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    GENERAL FRANCO RECENTLY CELEBRATED HIS 25TH ANNIVERSARY AMID GUN-SALUTES, MILITARY MUSIC, AND THE CHEERS OF HIS SUPPORTERS IN BURGOS, SPAIN.

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    GENERAL FRANCO RECENTLY CELEBRATED HIS 25TH ANNIVERSARY AMID GUN-SALUTES, MILITARY MUSIC, AND THE CHEERS OF HIS SUPPORTERS IN BURGOS, SPAIN.

    THE 68 YRS OLD CAUDILLO WAS OFFICIALLY PROCLAIMED CHIEF OF STATE AND GENERALISSIMO OF THE SPANISH ARMED FORCES ON OCT 1ST 1936, BY THE MILITARY JUNTA OF NINE MEN WHO HAD BEEN RULING NATIONALIST SPAIN SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE CIVIL WAS JULY 18TH.

    WEARING THE UNIFORM OF CAPTAIN GENERAL OF THE SPANISH ARMY, THE GENERAL WATCHED A MARCH-PAST OF 8,000 TROOPS FROM A TRIBUNE BUILT A FEW YARDS FROM THE SALUTE OF THE SPANISH HERO EL CID, BORN IN BURGOS.

    LATER, THE GENERAL WENT TO THE MONASTERY OF DUENAS, TO MEET THE LEADERS OF THE FALANGIST NATIONAL PARTY. THOUGHT IT WAS HOPED HE WOULD SEIZE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE SOME STATEMENT ABOUT HIS SUCCESSOR, THE CAUDILLO RESTRICTED HIMSELF TO SAYING THE PROBLEM OF HIS SUCCESSOR WOULD RAISE NO DIFFICULTIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE1QXMHEEC8J75DUGO2LZGH6KE
    Media URN:
    VLVAE1QXMHEEC8J75DUGO2LZGH6KE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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