• Short Summary

    Emperor Haile Selassie, on a State visit to Belgium, was accompanied by King Baudouin on a visit to Anvers July 19 to watch military manoeuvres during "Exercise Brasshat'.

  • Description

    Emperor Haile Selassie, on a State visit to Belgium, was accompanied by King Baudouin on a visit to Anvers July 19 to watch military manoeuvres during "Exercise Brasshat'.

    Tanks and highly mobile artillery were supported by low flying fighter-bomber aircraft. A weapon the Ethiopian Emperor remembers from the unfortunate Italo-Abyssinia campaign.

    On his arrival in Brussels from Prague, Czechoslovakia, July 17, the Emperor was grated by King Baudouin and a fifty-one gun salute. His was the first State visit to Belgium since King Baudouin's accession eight years ago.

    The Ethiopian Emperor flew to Paris July 19 for a State visit to France. His World tour has so far included a visit to Moscow where a trade past was signed between Ethiopia and Russia.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF15A8VYJ5X8Y6QFEH7D5D9YLK
    Media URN:
    VLVAF15A8VYJ5X8Y6QFEH7D5D9YLK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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