• Short Summary

    ON THE FINAL DAY OF HIS FIVE-DAY VISIT TO WEST GERMANY, GENERAL KAN OHMORI, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE JAPANESE ARMY, SPENT YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) SIGHT-SEEING IN BERLIN.

  • Description

    1.
    SV OHMORI WALKS IN "CHECKPOINT CHARLIE" AREA
    0.05

    2.
    SV SIGN 'ALLIED CHECK POINT'
    0.07

    3.
    CV OHMORI
    0.12

    4.
    GV AMERICAN SECTOR BORDER SIGN - OHMORI AND PARTY WALK TO WHITE LINE
    0.19

    5.
    CV OHMORI
    0.21

    6.
    SV GUIDE POINTS OUT FEATURES OF EAST BERLIN
    0.27

    7.
    LV BARRIER SEPARATING EAST FROM WEST
    0.29

    8.
    GV SEPARATING WALL
    0.34

    9.
    GV ANOTHER ANGLE OF WALL
    0.38

    10.
    SV OHMORI AND PARTY MOUNT PLATFORM
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    11.
    CV OHMORI WITH CINE-CAMERA, EAST BERLIN IN B/G.
    0.47

    12.
    LV PARTY ON PLATFORM
    0.52

    13.
    SV SIGN "FRIEDRICHSTRASSE", E. BERLIN IN B/G.
    0.55

    14.
    SV SIGN "POTSDAMER PLATZ" PAN TO PARTY WALKING TO PLATFORM
    1.03

    15.
    GV EAST BERLIN
    1.07

    16.
    SV PARTY ON PLATFORM
    1.10

    17.
    CU OHMORI
    1.13

    18.
    GV REAR VIEW..PARTY
    1.17

    19.
    SV OHMORI MOUNTS ANOTHER PLATFORM
    1.23

    20.
    GV PLATFORM, BRANDENBURG GATE IN B/G.
    1.26

    21.
    TELEPHOTO..VOPOS ON STEPS ON GATE
    1.30

    22.
    LV BRANDENBURG GATE WITH OHMORI LOOKING
    1.34



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    Background: ON THE FINAL DAY OF HIS FIVE-DAY VISIT TO WEST GERMANY, GENERAL KAN OHMORI, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE JAPANESE ARMY, SPENT YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) SIGHT-SEEING IN BERLIN.

    THE GENERAL, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS ADJUTANT AND THE JAPANESE MILITARY ATTACHE, COLONEL EIZO HORI, SPENT MUCH OF THE DAY TOURING THE WALL WHICH DIVIDES THE CITY. HE VISITED THE AMERICAN SECTOR, AND THEN WENT TO THE BRANDENBURG GATE. CARRYING A CINE-CAMERA, HE TOOK PICTURES OF THE WALL, AND EAST BERLIN - SEEN OVER THE WALL. A GUIDE ACCOMPANIED THE PARTY AND POINTED OUT SOME OF THE INTERESTING FEATURES OF BOTH SIDES OF THE CITY.

    GENERAL OHMORI CAME TO GERMANY IN RESPONSE TO AN INVITATION FROM THE GERMAN ARMY. HE HAS SPENT MOST OF HIS TRIP TOURING MILITARY UNITS AND INSTALLATIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAYI2ZOZRCJMG8LN5R9OK8FOH1
    Media URN:
    VLVAYI2ZOZRCJMG8LN5R9OK8FOH1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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