• Short Summary

    Mass funeral of avalanche victims in Switzerland, who died in the worst avalanches in the history of Western Europe

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    SWITZERLAND: Swiss Alps:
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    GRAVES Mass burial of 200 victims killed in avalanche in Switzerland. Sledge born coffins. Service conducted by Clergy in surplices in hard wind. Large Grave hole dug in snow

    SNOW. Service conducted in snow for 200 killed in avalanche in Switzerland

    SWITZERLAND Mass burial in snow of 200 people who were killed in big avalanche. Coffins dragged on sledges, rows of them. Large hole and service taken by choir and clergy in robes in hard wind

    Disasters and Accidents; Rites of Passage; Ceremonies - Funerary

    Alps, natural disaster, freak weather, mass grave
    Background: Mass funeral of avalanche victims in Switzerland, who died in the worst avalanches in the history of Western Europe

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9QKR7LMQLRARA4UOVPFTDQDJT
    Media URN:
    VLVA9QKR7LMQLRARA4UOVPFTDQDJT
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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