• Short Summary

    Like some ancient Olympic torch run across the nations, NATO sant - by car - across France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland, West Germany, a torch - lit by Supreme Commander Lauris Norstad in Paris - to Denmark July 7 to celebrate Denmark's "Home Guard Week."
    The torch, named the Torch of Liberty, and the Danish Home Guardsman who bore it from Paris, received a welcome at Storstroemen, a bridge on the Danish frontier, by an honour guard of women of a Home Guard detachment.

  • Description

    Like some ancient Olympic torch run across the nations, NATO sant - by car - across France, Luxembourg, Belgium, Holland, West Germany, a torch - lit by Supreme Commander Lauris Norstad in Paris - to Denmark July 7 to celebrate Denmark's "Home Guard Week."
    The torch, named the Torch of Liberty, and the Danish Home Guardsman who bore it from Paris, received a welcome at Storstroemen, a bridge on the Danish frontier, by an honour guard of women of a Home Guard detachment.

    Then the torch began its journey by runners to Maribo - 100 kilometres distant - centre of the Home Guard celebrations.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABQR0GK7XBL3UEZZCYRS62D8AS
    Media URN:
    VLVABQR0GK7XBL3UEZZCYRS62D8AS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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