• Short Summary

    TANGANYIKA WAS SELECTED BY WEST GERMANY TO RECEIVE THE FIRST GROUP OF THE NEWLY FOUNDED GERMAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE.

  • Description

    TANGANYIKA WAS SELECTED BY WEST GERMANY TO RECEIVE THE FIRST GROUP OF THE NEWLY FOUNDED GERMAN VOLUNTEER SERVICE. AND LAST WEEK 15 VOLUNTEERS ARRIVED IN DAR ES SALAAM: BUILDING ENGINEERS, HORTICULTURISTS, TEACHERS AND NURSES - ALL HAVE GIVEN UP WELL-PAID JOBS AND PROFESSIONAL JOBS TO ASSIST TANGANYIKA IN ITS STRUGGLE FOR DEVELOPMENT.

    FILM TAKEN AUGUST 25/26 SHOWS THE VOLUNTEERS TOURING THE MACONEMI AND KINONDOMI HOUSING SITES IN THE CITY AND GIVING ADVICE ON BRICK-LAYING AND CONCERT FLOORING AND LEARNING ABOUT TECHNIQUES IN TANGANYIKA.

    WHEN THE VOLUNTEER SERVICE GROUP LEFT BONN LAST WEEK, WEST GERMANY PRESIDENT LUESKE TOLD THEM THEY HAD DEDICATED THEMSELVES TO AN IMPORTANT UNDERTAKING, A TASK DECISIVE FOR IGNORANCE, DISEASE AND HUNGER WHICH STILL OVERSHADOWS THE LIFE OF WHOLE NATIONS TODAY.....CONSIDER YOURSELVES SOLDIERS OF PEACE. YOU COME FROM A COUNTRY WHICH THROUGH BITTER EXPERIENCE ABHORS WAR AND REJECTS WAR AS AN INSTRUMENT OF POLITICS...."
    (TANGANYIKA WAS A GERMAN PROTECTORATE UNTIL CONTROL PASSED TO BRITAIN AT THE END OF WORLD WAR ONE).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE3ZPT1X1W5JIXILHPBII3A4PE
    Media URN:
    VLVAE3ZPT1X1W5JIXILHPBII3A4PE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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