• Short Summary

    ANOTHER DAY OF PRESSURE ON BERLIN BY THE EAST GERMANS -- SHOWING THEIR DISPLEASURE AT THE SYMBOLIC MEETING THERE OF THE WEST GERMAN BUNDESTAG.

  • Description

    ANOTHER DAY OF PRESSURE ON BERLIN BY THE EAST GERMANS -- SHOWING THEIR DISPLEASURE AT THE SYMBOLIC MEETING THERE OF THE WEST GERMAN BUNDESTAG.CHECK POINT DELAYS AND CLOSURES WERE STEPPED UP WHILE RUSSIAN JETS 'BUZZED' RAF AIRCRAFT.

    THE FIRST STAGE OF THE SOVIET-EAST GERMAN MANOEUVRES WHICH HAVE OBSTRUCTED THE AUTOBAHNS LINKING BERLIN AND WEST GERMANY WERE REPORTED TONIGHT (THURSDAY) TO HAVE BEEN COMPLETED AS EAST GERMAN GUARDS CONTINUED TO BLOCK THE HIGHWAYS.AND THE MILITARY CORRESPONDENT OF THE EAST GERMAN NEWS AGENCY SAYS THAT THE NEED TO MOVE TROOPS QUICKLY IN THE EXERCISES HAS MADE "TEMPORARY BLOCKADE MEASURES" NECESSARY.

    MEANWHILE EAST GERMAN GUARDS BLOCKED THE AUTOBAHNS FOR A SECOND TIME THIS AFTERNOON AFTER CLOSING THEM FOR THREE HOURS THIS MORNING.THE EAST GERMAN REPORT SAID THAT PARATROOPS FROM BASES OUTSIDE EAST GERMANY TOOK PART IN THE MANOEUVRES, AS HAD "MANY UNITS OF THE MOST MODERN AIRCRAFT OF THE TWO ARMIES IN AN AREA FROM BERLIN TO WEST OF THE ELBE."
    AN AMERICAN CONVOY OF THREE TRUCKS AND SIX MEN WAS HELD UP THIS MORNING -- THE FIRST TIME THAT A CONVOY, AS OPPOSED TO INDIVIDUAL MILITARY VEHICLES, HAD BEEN HALTED.

    WITH THE BUNDESTAG SESSION OVER, REPRESENTATIVES OF THE WEST GERMAN STATES WILL DECIDED IN BONN TOMORROW (FRIDAY) WHETHER ITS 48 MEMBERS WILL AGAIN MEET IN BERLIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEDH51T85G2KE02UCWXGS0IKIP
    Media URN:
    VLVAEDH51T85G2KE02UCWXGS0IKIP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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