• Short Summary

    NEARLY 1,000 FRENCH AND TUNISIAN MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PRISONERS WERE EXCHANGED IN A NO MAN'S LAND OUTSIDE THE FRENCH POSITIONS AT MENZEL DJEMIL NEAR BIZERTA IN TUNIS SEPT 10.

  • Description

    NEARLY 1,000 FRENCH AND TUNISIAN MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PRISONERS WERE EXCHANGED IN A NO MAN'S LAND OUTSIDE THE FRENCH POSITIONS AT MENZEL DJEMIL NEAR BIZERTA IN TUNIS SEPT 10. THE EXCHANGE TOOK PLACE UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE INTERNATIONAL RED CROSS.

    BY THREE O'CLOCK THE FIRST LORRIES CARRYING THE TUNISIANS HAD BEGUN TO ARRIVE. DOCUMENTS WERE CHECKED, AND THE PRISONERS THEN HANDED OVER TO WAITING TUNISIAN AUTHORITIES.

    THE FRENCH CONSUL IN BIZERTA WAS WAITING TO SEE THE ARRIVAL OF THE FRENCH PRISONERS, WHICH BEGAN AT 5 PM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADTUKFI1FS8UKUNWKI4LLPR3RA
    Media URN:
    VLVADTUKFI1FS8UKUNWKI4LLPR3RA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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