• Short Summary

    One of the causes to the new controls of berliners are those meetings of the Heimkehrer Verband, the Prisoner of war association, here while having a working session in the famous congress hall of west berlin; while on session an exhibition is shown in the same building showing works and arts of former prisoners of war during their prison or when coming home.

  • Description


    Heimkehrerverband on Session. A number of countries of western germany have send their delegates to the session of the association of former war prisoners. To an old war prisoner and active member of the union a flag is given to him. A number of shots showing delegates close up etc.



    Last shot showing the Congress Hall outside.



    Showing the Brandenburger Tor with people in front of it watching situation there;



    several telephoto shots



    at the border control point Friedrichstrasse same with people police shocking west berliners. When coming back young communist girl giving propaganda material to west berliner Volkswagen.




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    Background: One of the causes to the new controls of berliners are those meetings of the Heimkehrer Verband, the Prisoner of war association, here while having a working session in the famous congress hall of west berlin; while on session an exhibition is shown in the same building showing works and arts of former prisoners of war during their prison or when coming home. This exhibition is quite anti soviet and nothing is said about western camps. That is one thing Moscau don't like.

    The situation at the frontier is calm here at the Brandenburger gate where Berliners are watching Volkspolizei activity. The western side located soviet war memorial is still at its place close to the Brandenburger Gate and soviet officers are around talking to west berliners.

    At the place Friedrichstrasse same situation cars are carefully shecket and a young communist girl is giving propaganda material to west berliners passing back with their cars.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADBZ4YEBMC8WGKKAUZAZDFQHTU
    Media URN:
    VLVADBZ4YEBMC8WGKKAUZAZDFQHTU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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