• Short Summary

    THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF ATHENS FROM NAZI OCCUPATION, HAS BEEN MARKED THIS WEEKEND WITH MEMORIAL CELEBRATION THROUGHOUT GREECE.

  • Description

    THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF ATHENS FROM NAZI OCCUPATION, HAS BEEN MARKED THIS WEEKEND WITH MEMORIAL CELEBRATION THROUGHOUT GREECE.

    ON SUNDAY THE NATIONAL FLAG WAS HOISTED ON THE ACROPOLIS TO COMMEMORATE THE HOISTING OF THE GREEK FLAG THERE WHEN THE CITY WAS LIBERATED.

    AMONG THOSE PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE KING, MR. GEORGES PAPANDREOU, THE PRIME MINISTER, MEMBERS OF THE CABINET, AND CHURCH LEADERS, INCLUDING ATHENS ARCHBISHOP CHRYSSOSTOMES.

    LATER ME. PAPANDREOU LAID A WREATH AT THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN WARRIOR. MEMBERS OF THE GREEK RESISTANCE ORGANISATIONS AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WERE GUESTS OF HONOUR AT THE CELEBRATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEPT8WMUD48EWFPR6DD8CZDZEP
    Media URN:
    VLVAEPT8WMUD48EWFPR6DD8CZDZEP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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