• Short Summary

    On morning 09-05-65 the Soviet army laid wreathes at the Soviet War memorial in the British Sector.

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    On roll 1 is an exclusive story for Reuters. This is the first time Soviet army laid such a story on for a west cameraman: The son Sergeant Wassili Wasin (2) whose father died as a hero of the Soviet Union by putting up the Red Flag on top of the Reichstag building on 23.April 1945 (father Corporal Wasin) laid a wreath under the name of his father on the memorial and went onto guard as honour besides the wreath. Wasin came together with his wife Galina Michailovna Wasin and his unit commander before the official wreath laying ceremony. The Wasins are stationed in East Germany since 6 years they have a daughter of 10 month.



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    Official honour guard marching onto memorial, official delegation arrives with wreathes, officials Soviet CinC General Koshevoi & Ambassador Abrassimov, honour guard march behind barbed wire put up British troops, Koshevoi saluting.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On morning 09-05-65 the Soviet army laid wreathes at the Soviet War memorial in the British Sector. on the end of WW II.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA18QJPP959QPJ5KHJ20JVSFYOY
    Media URN:
    VLVA18QJPP959QPJ5KHJ20JVSFYOY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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