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  • Short Summary

    Turkish troops disembark at Famagusta. Good shots of car searches at UN checkpoints.

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    Unissued / unused material - date and location may be unclear / unknown.

    Famagusta and Nicosia, Cyprus

    MS and CU a sign in English, Greek and Turkish at a United Nations check point on a road in the open Cyprus country. Various shots, general activity of Canadian UN troops sitting in their jeeps and blocking the road.

    Various shots, at Famagusta Docks, troops of the Turkish National Contingent disembark from ship (they are unarmed). They parade on dock. They board minibuses etc. and leave for Nicosia. LS More troops disembarking with full kit. They also parade on dock and then board lorries.

    Various good shots, cars going through checkpoint and being searched by U.N. / United Nations troops. GV. Famagusta. Various shots, the Turkish National Contingent's convoy of armoured vehicles and military jeeps on the road to Nicosia mixed in with local traffic. MS Troops arriving at barracks in lorries and other vehicles. Various shots, naval ship "Basaran (A582)" arriving at Famagusta Docks with supplies.

    Note: Date on original record: 26/10/1964. Contemporary notes refer to the reopening of the Kyrenia Road to civilian traffic at 09.30, that there were no Greek roadblocks at either end and that the UN would carry out a 24 hour patrol along the road. The cameraman was not allowed to film on the way to Kyrenia.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:53:00 / 01:15:45:00
    UN 3953 B

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