• Short Summary

    TROOPS OF THE AMERICAN, BRITISH, AND FRENCH GARRISONS PARTICIPATED IN A FAREWELL PARADE IN WEST BERLIN, APRIL 26, IN HONOUR OF GENERAL SIR ROHAN DELACOMBE, THE DEPARTING BRITISH COMMANDANT.

  • Description

    1.
    LV GENERAL SIR ROHAN DELACOMBE AT SALUTING BASE PAN TO TROOPS LINED UP
    0.10

    2.
    CU UNION JACK
    0.13

    3.
    LV GENERAL WALKS TO INSPECT TROOPS
    0.17

    4.
    SV GENERAL DELACOMBE INSPECTS TROOPS
    0.20

    5.
    SV DELACOMBE GREETS HERR WILLI BRANDT
    0.25

    6.
    SV CROWD LOOK ON
    0.27

    7.
    SV DELACOMBE STANDS WITH HERR BRANDT AT MICROPHONE PAN TO CANON
    0.34

    8.
    SV BRANDT SPEAKING
    0.40

    9.
    SV BRANDT SHAKES HANDS WITH GENERAL DELACOMBE PAN TO CROWD CLAPPING
    0.45

    10.
    LV GENERAL DELACOMBE ON SALUTING BASE, TROOPS MARCH PAST
    0.48

    11.
    SV SOLDIER LOOKS ON
    0.58

    12.
    LV TROOPS MARCH PAST SALUTING BASE
    0.58



    Initials TDH/S/JH/CJB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TROOPS OF THE AMERICAN, BRITISH, AND FRENCH GARRISONS PARTICIPATED IN A FAREWELL PARADE IN WEST BERLIN, APRIL 26, IN HONOUR OF GENERAL SIR ROHAN DELACOMBE, THE DEPARTING BRITISH COMMANDANT. ALSO THERE TO PAY TRIBUTE WAS HERR WILLI BRANDT, CHIEF BURGOMASTER OF BERLIN.

    GENERAL DELACOMBE, WHO WON HIMSELF AND BRITAIN GREAT SYMPATHY DURING HIS THREE-YEAR STAY IN BERLIN, IS RETIRING FROM THE BRITISH ARMY TO LECTURE ON BERLIN IN 19 CANADIAN CITIES. HERR BRANDT SPOKE APPRECIATIVELY OF GENERAL DELACOMBE'S COOPERATION, AND SAID THREE THINGS ABOVE ALL CHARACTERIZED THE PARTING COMMANDANT: A SINCERE SENSE OF DUTY, GREAT UNDERSTANDING AND THE READINESS TO HELP. IN THE NAME OF OFFICIALS AND BERLINERS, HE VOICED REGRET TO SEE THE GENERAL AND HIS FAMILY DEPART.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEXNTQ9A7TGIF98RIPGGFZ5XJE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXNTQ9A7TGIF98RIPGGFZ5XJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1962
    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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