• Short Summary

    AT A CEREMONY AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE FORCES OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) AT MUNCHEN GLADBACH, IN WEST GERMANY ON WEDNESDAY, GENERAL SIR WILLIAM STIRLING ASSUMED COMMAND OF THE NORTHERN ARMY GROUP OF NATO, AND TOOK OVER AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE BRITISH ARMY OF THE RHINE.

  • Description

    1.
    LV PAN SIGN "HEADQUARTERS" PAN TO BUILDING.
    0.07

    2.
    LV CAR ARRIVES, GEN. STIRLING STEPS OUT.
    0.13

    3.
    GV TROOPS LINED UP.
    0.16

    4.
    SV GEN. STIRLING INSPECTS TROOPS.
    0.24

    5.
    CU CANADIAN SOLDIER.
    0.27

    6.
    CU BELGIAN SOLDIER.
    0.29

    7.
    CU DUTCH SOLDIER.
    0.31

    8.
    CU GERMAN SOLDIER.
    0.33

    9.
    SV GEN. STIRLING ON INSPECTION.
    0.35

    10.
    CU REGIMENTAL SGT. MAJOR.
    0.38

    11.
    LV PAN FROM BAND MARCH-PAST TO STIRLING ON DAIS.
    0.44

    12.
    CU GENERAL STIRLING
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    13.
    SV LEFT TO RIGHT..MAJ. GEN. BATTEN, GEN. STIRLING AND AIR MARSHAL SIR JOHN GRUNDY.
    0.50



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    Background: AT A CEREMONY AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE FORCES OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANISATION (NATO) AT MUNCHEN GLADBACH, IN WEST GERMANY ON WEDNESDAY, GENERAL SIR WILLIAM STIRLING ASSUMED COMMAND OF THE NORTHERN ARMY GROUP OF NATO, AND TOOK OVER AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE BRITISH ARMY OF THE RHINE.

    THE GENERAL INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR MADE UP OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FORCES UNDER HIS NEW COMMAND. TROOPS FROM CANADA, BELGIUM, WEST GERMANY, HOLLAND AND BRITAIN TOOK PART.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD8Y4RLKSQMHCGIWSBBGP5WAHB
    Media URN:
    VLVAD8Y4RLKSQMHCGIWSBBGP5WAHB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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