• Short Summary

    Some 150 Cadets of the Royal Military Academy of Athens sworn in this morning before the King and the Crown Prince.

  • Description


    Shot : (ROLL ONE)


    1.
    Greek Sedense Undersecretary Mr. Thdmelis arrives at the Military Academy.


    2.
    King Paul of Greece accompanied by Crown Prince Constantine arrive at the Academy while an Army Detachment renders the honours.


    3.
    The King and the Crown Prince seen at the special stand for the religious ceremony, after having inspected the Cadets and Officers.


    4.
    The Royal Academy's Flags is being transferred to the new Class of Cadets.


    5.
    Views of the new officers.


    6.
    The religious chorus of the Academy helps the Aid/Arch Bishop of Athens Panteleimon who conducted the religious service prior to the Oath.


    7.
    General views of the Academy's court yard.


    8.
    The new officers are now swearing in. Various shots.



    (Roll Two)


    1.
    King Paul is now handing over to the new officers their golden swords. One by one the new 2/Its received from the hand of the King their swords. Various shots.


    2.
    Some close-ups of the King and the Crown Prince Constantine.


    3.
    The King and the Crown Prince (foreground) taking the salute of the new officers and the cadette of the Academy. (various shots).


    4.
    Close-ups of the King and the Crown Prince.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Some 150 Cadets of the Royal Military Academy of Athens sworn in this morning before the King and the Crown Prince. After taking the Oath, the new officers of the Greek Army received their golden swords from the hands of King Paul. These new officers will be absorbed by the Army and will complete the ranks of the newly formed divisions. And this, for 7 army divisions out of eleven were ready and complete until recently. The Greek General Staff has placed special attention on the increase of the number of officers which will help to augment the fighting value of the new divisions.

    It is noteworthy that among the new officers are some/19 young Cypriots who are destined to become the first officers of the contemplated new Cypriot Army.

    King Paul and Crown Prince Constantine came to Athens form their Corfu Summer residence yesterday just to attend at the swearing in ceremony of the cadets of the Royal Military Academy of Athens.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3D8LPPV03GN50EFZGFC8U4PU
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3D8LPPV03GN50EFZGFC8U4PU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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