• Short Summary

    IN WEST BERLIN, THE BULLET-RIDDLED UK MILITARY CAR IN WHICH THE DRIVER, A BRITISH ARMY CORPORAL, WAS WOUNDED BY EAST GERMAN BORDER POLICE, MARCH 10, WAS SHOWN TO THE PRESS, MARCH 12.

  • Description

    IN WEST BERLIN, THE BULLET-RIDDLED UK MILITARY CAR IN WHICH THE DRIVER, A BRITISH ARMY CORPORAL, WAS WOUNDED BY EAST GERMAN BORDER POLICE, MARCH 10, WAS SHOWN TO THE PRESS, MARCH 12.

    THE CAR, WITH SOVIET REGISTRATION PLATES AND A UNION JACK, HAD EIGHTEEN HOLES IN THE BACK AND LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT.

    THE CORPORAL, SHOT IN THE STOMACH, WAS "CONSIDERABLY IMPROVED" IN CONDITION AFTER AN OPERATION IN A POTSDAMM HOSPITAL IN EAST GERMANY. A BRITISH COLONEL IN THE CAR AT THE TIME OF THE SHOOTING ESCAPED UNINJURED AND WAS ALLOWED TO RETURN TO WEST BERLIN TO REPORT THE INCIDENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2ZYWYY6OPV8EYDGL4OQC7OZS
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2ZYWYY6OPV8EYDGL4OQC7OZS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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