• Short Summary

    ALL FRENCH TROOPS LEFT BIZERTA TOWN BY OCT 2 FOLLOWING FRANCO-TUNISIAN AGREEMENT ON THEIR WITHDRAWAL FROM POSITIONS CAPTURED IN THE FIGHTING THAT COST 700 LIVES LAST JULY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV LINE OF FRENCH TROOPS TOWARDS LORRIES, BIZERTA
    0.05

    2.
    LV TROOPS CLIMB ON LORRIES
    0.08

    3.
    SV PAN.. TUNISIANS LOOK ON
    0.12

    4.
    LV PAN. TROOPS CLIMB ON LORRIES
    0.15

    5.
    SV DITTO
    0.20

    6.
    LV PAN.. PEOPLE AT WINDOWS, PAN DOWN TO LORRIES READY TO BE PARKED
    0.23

    7.
    SV PAN.. OFFICERS LEAVE BUILDING
    0.29

    8.
    LV CREWS CLIMB ON ARMOURED VEHICLES
    0.34

    9.
    SV MACHINEGUNNER AT POST ON ARMOURED VEHICLE
    0.37

    10.
    LV TROOPS INTO JEEPS
    0.41

    11.
    LV ARMOURED VEHICLES MOVE OFF
    0.50

    12.
    SV JEEPS DITTO
    0.55

    13.
    SV LORRIES DITTO
    0.58

    14.
    LV CONVOY OF JEEPS ALONG STREET
    1.02



    Initials JRG/S/WS/ES



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: ALL FRENCH TROOPS LEFT BIZERTA TOWN BY OCT 2 FOLLOWING FRANCO-TUNISIAN AGREEMENT ON THEIR WITHDRAWAL FROM POSITIONS CAPTURED IN THE FIGHTING THAT COST 700 LIVES LAST JULY.

    AMONG THE LAST FRENCH TROOPS TO WITHDRAW TO POSITIONS AT THE FRENCH AIR AND NAVAL BASE AT BIZERTA WERE PARATROOPS OCCUPYING THE ADMINISTRATIVE QUARTER OF THE TUNISIAN GOVERNOR OF BIZERTA, IN A STATEMENT, THE GOVERNOR SAID THE WITHDRAWAL PROCEEDED WITH 'DIGNITY ON BOTH SIDES'.

    THE FRANCO-TUNISIAN WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT LEFT UNTOUCHED TUNISIA'S EARLIER DEMANDS FOR THE IMMEDIATE RETURN OF THE BASE TO TUNISIAN SOVEREIGNTY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1V7LZI4U4Q9TO2AI217D706T1
    Media URN:
    VLVA1V7LZI4U4Q9TO2AI217D706T1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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