• Short Summary

    IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 44TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOVIET REVOLUTION, MORE THAN 200 RUSSIAN CROSSED INTO WEST BERLIN NOV 7 TO LAY WREATHS AT THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL IN THE BRITISH SECTOR.

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    IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 44TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOVIET REVOLUTION, MORE THAN 200 RUSSIAN CROSSED INTO WEST BERLIN NOV 7 TO LAY WREATHS AT THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL IN THE BRITISH SECTOR.

    BOOED BY WEST BERLINERS, THEIR CONVOY WAS ESCORTED FROM THE CROSSING POINT BY BRITISH MILITARY POLICE. EAST GERMAN COMMUNIST DELEGATIONS. WHO USUALLY TAKE PART, WERE ALLOWED OVER FOR THIS YEAR'S WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY.

    BRITISH TROOPS HAD EARLIER REMOVED THE BARBED-WIRE ENTANGLEMENTS PROTECTING THE MEMORIAL FROM DEMONSTRATIONS BY WEST BERLINERS. THE RUSSIANS' MAIN BERLIN CEREMONY WAS IN THE EAST OF THE CITY WHERE THEY HAVE A LARGER WAR MEMORIAL.

    IN LONDON, LORD HOME, UK FOREIGN SECRETARY, AND THE AMBASSADORS OF THE US, FRANCE AND HOLLAND DECLINED INVITATIONS TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL CELEBRATION MARKING THE REVOLUTION ANNIVERSARY AT THE SOVIET EMBASSY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACBX7WN8W2FSFEUBXBCUPBC7JR
    Media URN:
    VLVACBX7WN8W2FSFEUBXBCUPBC7JR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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