• Short Summary

    CARL HOFMANN, THE LATE MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (NPD) OF WEST GERMANY WAS KILLED DURING POLITICAL DEMONSTRATION RECENTLY, WAS GIVEN A MILITARY FUNERAL IN A MUNICH SUBURB TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    CARL HOFMANN, THE LATE MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY (NPD) OF WEST GERMANY WAS KILLED DURING POLITICAL DEMONSTRATION RECENTLY, WAS GIVEN A MILITARY FUNERAL IN A MUNICH SUBURB TODAY (TUESDAY). HERR HOFMANN DIED DURING A DEMONSTRATION IN FAVOUR OF THE EXTREME RIGHT-WING NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY IN MUNICH.

    AN OFFICIAL MEDICAL REPORT SHORTLY AFTER HERR HOFMANN'S DEATH SAID HE HAD DIED OF A HEAR ATTACK BUT AN AUTOPSY -- CONDUCTED ON THE INSISTENCE OF HIS WIDOW -- SHOWED THAT HE HAD DIED BY VIOLENT MEANS.

    HERR ADOLF VON TADDEN, FEDERAL CHAIRMAN OF THE NPD, AND OTHER PARTY MEMBERS, ATTENDED THE FUNERAL HERR VON TADDEN SPOKE AT THE GRAVE-SIDE. HE SAID TO MAKE CARL HOFMANN A MARTYR WOULD BE BESTOWING ONLY CHEAP PRAISE ON THE MAN.

    THE FUNERAL FOLLOWED THE FORMAT NORMALLY GRANTED TO A WAR VETERAN. THERE WERE WREATHS, AND A RIFLE SALUTE WAS FIRED OVER THE GRAVE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADKI19N9DIZ76RBCDF64UGAAG9
    Media URN:
    VLVADKI19N9DIZ76RBCDF64UGAAG9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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