• Short Summary

    The largest review of French naval forces since President de Gaulle inspected the French Fleet at Toulon July 14, '58, was filmed by VISNEWS June 14 outside Mer-el-Kebir, Oran, Algeria.

  • Description

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    TVPAN.Senior naval officials on deck PAN to fleet.
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    2.
    LV. Formation of aircraft.
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    LV. Bombs straddle fleet.
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    SV Radar scanner.
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    Naval officers watching review
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    LV. Submarine.
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    LV.PAN. Planes, PAN to bombs straddling fleet.
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    SV. Sailors hoist signal.
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    SV. Naval personnel looking on.
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    LV. Planes through radar screen.
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    LV. Fleet.




    Initials TDH/WB/CW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The largest review of French naval forces since President de Gaulle inspected the French Fleet at Toulon July 14, '58, was filmed by VISNEWS June 14 outside Mer-el-Kebir, Oran, Algeria.

    French Minister of Armed Forces Guillaumat, and other senior officers, boarded the anti-aircraft cruiser 'Colbert' to watch manoeuvres by eighty-two ships of the Mediterranean and Atlantic Squadrons.

    In May President de Gaulle withdraw the French Mediterranean Fleet from NATO command and placed it under the command of Admiral Auboyneau.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA47ZV0K1JVP7FO6Z4T5GQEM40F
    Media URN:
    VLVA47ZV0K1JVP7FO6Z4T5GQEM40F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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