• Short Summary

    WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HEINRICH LUEBKE LED AN ESTIMATED 2,000 ALLIED GERMAN OFFICIALS AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, HELD IN WEST BERLIN TODAY (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    WEST GERMAN PRESIDENT HEINRICH LUEBKE LED AN ESTIMATED 2,000 ALLIED GERMAN OFFICIALS AT A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL, HELD IN WEST BERLIN TODAY (THURSDAY).

    THE HUGE CUPOLA HALL AT THE OLYMPIC STADIUM, WHERE THE BRITISH MILITARY GOVERNMENT HAS ITS HEADQUARTERS, WAS PACKED AS THE REVEREND REES DAVIS, CHAPLAIN OF THE BRITISH GARRISON, OPENED THE CEREMONY.

    HE WAS ASSISTED BY PASTORS AND CHAPLAINS OF THE FRENCH AND AMERICAN ARMIES, OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, THE DANISH AND DUTCH CHAPLAINS IN BERLIN, AND BY GERMAN PROTESTANT PASTORS.

    GUESTS OF HONOUR INCLUDED THE GOVERNMENT MAYOR, HERR WILLY BRANDT AND MAJOR GENERAL JOHN. F. FRANKLIN, THE AMERICAN COMMANDANT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8QOJPAKOKAFO3F6R4FDKPLB1
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8QOJPAKOKAFO3F6R4FDKPLB1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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