German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer decides to retire.
Wurmsdorf Airfield, Federal Republic of Germany (Western Germany).
GV. West German Chancellor Dr Konrad Adenauer, who has finally decided to retire at the age of 87, standing up in car accompanied by new West German defence minister von Hassel inspecting German troops and officers on the Wurmsdorf Airfield. SV. German troops lined up. Shadow shot on ground. SV. Adenauer driving past air force men. CU. NATO flag. GV. German troops (part of NATO, marching past Adenauer, & LV. & SV. SV. Adenauer with von Hassel taking the salute. GV. German sailors marching past, & SV. SV. German Foreign Minister Schroeder watching. GV. German tanks driving past. SV. Pan, tanks driving past. LV. Tanks with guns mounted on turret. SV. Pan, tanks. SV. Armoured vehicle with large rocket driving past. SV. Officers watching which includes one from France. LV. Pan, rockets on carriers being driven past, & SCU. GV. Pan, rockets being driven past. CU. Adenauer watching. GV. Helicopters flying past in formation. SV. Crowds watching. SV. German transport planes flying past. SV. Adenauer and Hassel watching. LV. Jet fighter planes flying past. LV. Adenauer standing in car driving away surrounded by press photographers.