• Short Summary

    AN EXERCISE IN CARRYING ON GOVERNMENT DURING A NUCLEAR WAR IS BEING HELD IN WEST GERMANY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV BUILDING
    0.05

    2.
    GV MINISTERS LEAVE WITH SUITCASES
    0.09

    3.
    SV GROUP OF MINISTERS
    0.12

    4.
    CU LUGGAGE PLACED IN BOOT OF CAR
    0.17

    5.
    GV MINISTERS INTO CARS
    0.18

    6.
    GV CARS DRIVE OFF
    0.26

    7.
    TRAVEL SHOT. CARS ON ROUTE
    0.30

    8.
    GV DITTO ANOTHER ANGLE
    0.33

    9.
    SV SOLDIER ON ROAD WITH FIELD TELEPHONE
    0.36

    10.
    SV SOLDIERS ON PATROL
    0.41

    11.
    GV EIFEL MOUNTAINS CHALLET IN F/G
    0.44

    12.
    GV EMPTY CARS RETURN FROM SHELTER
    0.50



    Initials JRG/V/CR/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN EXERCISE IN CARRYING ON GOVERNMENT DURING A NUCLEAR WAR IS BEING HELD IN WEST GERMANY. CABINET MINISTERS LEFT BONN TODAY WITH BAGS PACKED AND HEADED FOR AN UNDERGROUND SHELTER DEEP IN THE EIFEL MOUNTAINS.

    THE DEFENCE MINISTER HERR KAI-UWE VON HASSEL IS AMONG THOSE TAKING PART IN THE OPERATION WHICH IS DESIGNED TO SHOW THAT GOVERNMENT CAN BE CARRIED ON AFTER NUCLEAR ATTACK.

    THE OPERATION IS PART OF THE NATO EXERCISE FALLEX 66 WHICH IS BASED ON THE ASSUMPTION THAT THE SOVIET UNION HAS STRUCK DEEP INTO WEST GERMANY.

    THE EMERGENCY GOVERNMENT AS IT IS CALLED WILL STAY IN THE SECRET BUNKER FOR FIVE DAYS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE9G941P0MGP4K2JBSH6FIJNYE
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9G941P0MGP4K2JBSH6FIJNYE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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