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    M. BEN BELLA, AND THE FOUR OTHER ALGERIAN MINISTERS FREE LATS MONTH BY THE FRENCH?

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    M. BEN BELLA, AND THE FOUR OTHER ALGERIAN MINISTERS FREE LATS MONTH BY THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT, LEFT TUNIS APRIL 18 TO VISIT THE BORDER AREA BETWEEN ALGERIAN AND TUNISIA WHERE FLN TROOPS AND ALGERIAN REFUGEES ARE ENCAMPED.

    THE TOWN OF KEF MARKED THE FIRST STAGE OF THE VISIT. THERE, M. BEN BELLA REVIEWED A PARADE OF SOME 3,000 FLN TROOPS IN CAMOUFLAGE UNIFORM (AMERICAN), STEEL HELMETS (CZECH) AND MOUNTAIN BOOTS (CHINESE). ALSO IN THE PARADE WERE ANTI-AIRCRAFT BUNS (CZECH), HOWITZERS AND FIELD-GUNS (RUSSIAN) AND JEEPS (AMERICAN).

    TUNISIAN HORSEMEN OF THE KEF REGION ESCORTED THE MINISTERS TO THE PARADE - AT FIVE KILOMETRES FROM THE BORDER - WHERE SEVERAL HUNDRED WOMEN CLAMOURED TO WELCOME THEM! LATER, A MINUTE OF SILENCE MARKED ALGERIA'S "MILLION DEAD".

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYDDH9OWIXB59IXKJX0BGAATZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAYDDH9OWIXB59IXKJX0BGAATZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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