• Short Summary

    THE LAST MEN OF THE 1,500-STRONG AMERICAN BATTLE GROUP WHICH LEFT AUGSBURG, WEST GERMANY FOR WEST BERLIN, DEC 4, REACHED THE BORDER OF THE DIVIDED CITY ON DEC 14.

  • Description

    1.
    GV. AMERICAN TRUCKS APPROACH CHECKPOINT.
    0.04

    2.
    SV. CHECKPOINT, SOLDIERS OUTSIDE HUT.
    0.07

    3.
    CU. SIGN "CHECKPOINT BRAVO" ON W. BERLIN BORDER.
    0.10

    4.
    SV. U.S. GENERAL PALM GREETED.
    0.13

    5.
    CU. GENERAL PALM TALKING.
    0.16

    6.
    LV. TRUCKS LINED UP WAITING TO CROSS.
    0.20

    7.
    SV. AMERICAN MILITARY POLICEMAN CHECKING TRUCK.
    O.24

    8.
    LV. TOWARDS..TRUCK PASSING THROUGH CHECKPOINT.
    0.28

    9.
    BV. TRUCKS AWAY.
    0.33

    10.
    SV.PAN..AMERICAN TROOPS IN LORRIES PAST.
    0.35

    11.
    CU.PAN..TRUCKS AND GUNS ON TRAILER PASSING.
    0.39

    12.
    CU. SIGN "CHECKPOINT".
    0.41

    13.
    SV. TRUCK TOWARDS DRIVER HANDS PAPERS TO MP.
    0.45

    14.
    SV.PAN.TO BV..TRUCKS PASSING THROUGH.
    0.52

    15.
    BV. TRUCKS AWAY PAST BARRIER.
    0.55



    Initials KJ/S/JH/FG


    EDITORS SEE PROD. NOS. 8888 & 8978/61.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LAST MEN OF THE 1,500-STRONG AMERICAN BATTLE GROUP WHICH LEFT AUGSBURG, WEST GERMANY FOR WEST BERLIN, DEC 4, REACHED THE BORDER OF THE DIVIDED CITY ON DEC 14. Riding ON TRUCKS TOWING ANTI-TANK GUNS, THE SOLDIERS PASSED RUSSIAN CONTROLS WITHOUT INCIDENT.

    STATIONED AT AUGSBURG SINCE JULY 1, 1958, THE BATTLE GROUP OF THE 19TH INFANTRY, 24TH U.S. INFANTRY DIVISION, WAS MOVED TO BERLIN TO RELIEVE ANOTHER BATTLE GROUP WHICH REINFORCED THE WEST BERLIN GARRISON LAST AUGUST AND IS NOW TO TAKE UP DUTIES IN WEST GERMANY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1K4RNDER66E58WE4T5LQVRF1H
    Media URN:
    VLVA1K4RNDER66E58WE4T5LQVRF1H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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