• Short Summary

    TAXI DRIVERS FROM MANY PARTS OF WEST GERMANY ATTENDED THE FUNERAL YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) OF ONE OF THEIR COLLEAGUES FOUND DEAD WITH BULLET WOUNDS IN A DITCH.

  • Description


    DEATH SPOT, WREATHS, TAXIES IN FUNERAL PROCESSION AND DEMONSTRATION, TAXI DRIVERS AT FUNERAL CEREMONY, BURIAL. BLACK RIBBONS ARE TIED ON THE TAXI AERIALS AS A SIGN OF MOURNING.




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    Background: TAXI DRIVERS FROM MANY PARTS OF WEST GERMANY ATTENDED THE FUNERAL YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) OF ONE OF THEIR COLLEAGUES FOUND DEAD WITH BULLET WOUNDS IN A DITCH.

    THE DEATH, NEAR BERGEN IN THE LUNERBERG HEATH REGION, BRINGS TO MORE THAN 180, THE NUMBER OF TAXI DRIVERS MURDERED, OR WHO HAVE MET DEATH IN MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES, IN WEST GERMANY SINCE THE END OF THE WORLD WAR TWO.

    IN A LONG FILE OF CARS, THE TAXIMEN DROVE TO THE SPOT WHERE THE DRIVER 21-YEAR-OLD HANS PETER BLAESIG -- WAS DISCOVERED.

    FLOWERS WERE LAID AT THE DITCH SIDE, AND HEAPED ON THE GRAVE, AT BERGEN CEMETERY.

    (IN LONDON TODAY, A TAXI DRIVER WAS FOUND SHOT DEAD OVER THE WHEEL OF HIS CAB).

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEGC2GG7JBX9ZX7XWT9NOFKZFH
    Media URN:
    VLVAEGC2GG7JBX9ZX7XWT9NOFKZFH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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