• Short Summary

    UNITS OF ITALY'S ARMED FORCES PROUDLY PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF ROME TODAY (MONDAY), AND WERE SALUTED BY THE COUNTRY'S HEAD OF STATE, PRESIDENT ANTONIO SEGNI.

  • Description

    1.
    TV PARADE IN PROGRESS (2 SHOTS)
    0.14

    2.
    GV TROOPS MARCHING PAST
    0.27

    3.
    GV PARATROOPS MARCH PAST
    0.38

    4.
    GV V.I.P.S REVIEWING TROOPS ON DIAS
    0.43

    5.
    TV RUNNING REGIMENT PASS BY
    0.57

    6.
    GV CROWD
    1.00

    7.
    TV TANKS PASS BY
    1.10

    8.
    GV CROWDS APPLAUSE
    1.12

    9.
    GV MOBILE MISSILE CARRIERS PASS (2 SHOTS)
    1.27

    10.
    GV CROWDS
    1.37

    11.
    GV ROCKETS PASS BY
    1.45

    12.
    GV JET AIRCRAFT FLY OVERHEAD
    1.55



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    Background: UNITS OF ITALY'S ARMED FORCES PROUDLY PARADED THROUGH THE STREETS OF ROME TODAY (MONDAY), AND WERE SALUTED BY THE COUNTRY'S HEAD OF STATE, PRESIDENT ANTONIO SEGNI.

    MORE THAN 15,000 TROOPS DRAWN FROM REPRESENTATIVE SECTIONS OF THE ARMY LED THE PARADE; THEY INCLUDED THE PARATROOPERS, ALPINE TROOPS AND THE FAMOUS RUNNING BERSAGLIERI, CAVALRY UNITS FOLLOWED; 260 TANKS, 220 ARMOURED CARS AS WELL AS 61 SELF-PROPELLED GUNS.THE LATEST MISSILES BROUGHT ADMIRING LOOKS FROM A CROWD WHICH PACKED THE ROUTE FROM THE PIAZZA VENEZIA TO THE COLOSSEUM.OVERHEAD FLEW AIRCRAFT AND HELICOPTERS BELONGING TO THE ARMY, NAVY AND AIR FORCE.

    THE PARADE IS TRADITIONALLY HELD ON JUNE 2ND, BUT WAS POSTPONED THIS YEAR DUE TO THE SERIOUS ILLNESS AND SUBSEQUENT DEATH OF POPE JOHN XXIII.SIMILAR PARADES TOOK PLACE IN MANY OTHER CITIES AND CENTRES THROUGHOUT ITALY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVARHMXMVAC1PPYLSWX7GX67NKM
    Media URN:
    VLVARHMXMVAC1PPYLSWX7GX67NKM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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