• Short Summary

    FINLAND CELEBRATED THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMED FORCES DAY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH MILITARY PARADES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV PRESIDENT KEKKONEN ARRIVES FOR PARADE.
    0.08

    2.
    GV CROWD.
    0.10

    3.
    GV PRESIDENT ON DAIS, PAN TO TROOPS MARCH BY.
    0.20

    4.
    MV MINISTERS WATCH PARADE.
    0.22

    5.
    GV TROOPS MARCH PAST.
    0.30

    6.
    GV TROOPS MARCHING.
    0.38

    7.
    MV OFFICERS SALUTE.
    0.40

    8.
    MV TROOPS MARCH BY.
    0.45

    9.
    GV MILITARY BAND.
    0.50

    10.
    CU DITTO.
    0.54

    11.
    GV NAVAL UNIT PAST.
    1.06

    12.
    GV JET AIRCRAFT OVERHEAD.
    1.12

    13.
    GV TROOP-CARRYING VEHICLES.
    1.19

    14.
    MV DITTO.
    1.21

    15.
    GV TANKS.
    1.27

    16.
    MV MINISTERS WATCH.
    1.30

    17.
    GV TANKS PASSING.
    1.36



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FINLAND CELEBRATED THE 45TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMED FORCES DAY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH MILITARY PARADES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY.IN HELSINKI, PRESIDENT URHO KEKKONEN TOOK THE SALUTE AT A BIG MARCH PAST IN GREAT CHURCH SQUARE.

    CABINET MINISTERS AND FOREIGN MILITARY ATTACHES WERE AMONG THE MANY THOUSANDS OF SPECTATORS.TAKING PART IN THE PARADE WERE ARMY AND NAVAL UNITS WHILE JET AIRCRAFT FLEW OVERHEAD.

    (FINLAND'S ARMED FORCES COMPRISE AN ARMY OF 34,500 TROOPS, A NAVY OF 4,500 MEN AND AN AIR FORCE OF 60 COMBAT AIRCRAFT, PLUS 3,000 PERSONNEL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8U29GM5ZXQUXCNAKDWEBK45MW
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U29GM5ZXQUXCNAKDWEBK45MW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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