• Short Summary

    125,000 United States troops are taking part in the big-scale operation 'Operation Sabre Hawk' in the Frankfurt district of West Germany.

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. Helicopters taking off.


    2.
    S.V. Officers watching, and helicopters away.


    3.
    S.V. Officers talking.


    4.
    L.V. Ditto.


    5.
    L.V. N.A.T.O. Officers watching.


    6.
    S.V. British Observers watching.


    7.
    S.V. Local people watching.


    8.
    C.U. Two U.S. Army Officers.


    9.
    L.V. General Hodes speaking to officer.


    10.
    L.V. Plane in air.


    11.
    G.V. Plane dropping parachutists.


    12.
    C.U. General Hodes speaking to officer.


    13.
    L.V. Parachutists dropping.


    14.
    G.V. Ditto dropping.


    15.
    S.V. Officers watching with glasses.


    16.
    L.V. Local children with nun.


    17.
    L.V. Nuns walking across field.


    18.
    S.V. Two nuns walking across field.


    19.
    S.V. Helicopter taking off.


    20.
    L.V. Ditto.


    21.
    L.V. People watching.


    22.
    S.V. Ditto.


    23.
    G.V. Tanks through Wuerzburg.


    24.
    C.U. Two locals.


    25.
    S.V. Tanks through street.


    26.
    C.U. Tanks passed.


    27.
    Air Shot of Manouevres.


    28.
    Air View of Tanks and traffic along road.


    29.
    Air View of pan- of lorries along road.


    30.
    Shot Of village.


    31.
    S.V. Of tanks along road.


    32.
    G.V. Of river.


    33.
    Air View of Tanks across field.


    34.
    Air View of Red Cross Unit across field.


    35.
    Long V. In field. "Honest John Missile Unit"


    36.
    C.U. Soldier turning wheel.


    37.
    S.V. Rocket.


    38.
    L.V. Getting rocket into position.


    39.
    L.V. Raising rocket.


    40.
    S.V. Rocket on truck.


    41.
    S.V.Pan Rocket past.


    42.
    L.V. Rocket past on truck.




    Initials J.H./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 125,000 United States troops are taking part in the big-scale operation 'Operation Sabre Hawk' in the Frankfurt district of West Germany. These winter exercises are the biggest ever undertaken in Europe. They are being watched closely by several N.A.T.O. officials...and Soviet observers. These scenes show a helicopter 'Field Airport' where several of the guests from NATO countries are seen speaking to one another and four-star U.S. General Hodes talks to high-ranking officers from several nations. The helicopters take off and paratroops go into action. Interested civilian onlookers watch as tanks roll through the streets of Wuerzberg. In the woods an 'Honest John' missile unit goes through its paces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7BVXNVLUC48FKRDERW1K03PB9
    Media URN:
    VLVA7BVXNVLUC48FKRDERW1K03PB9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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