• Short Summary

    ITALY TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATED REPUBLIC DAY WITH A MILITARY MARCH PAST OF 16,000 MEN AND A FLY PAST OF 168 AIRCRAFT.

  • Description

    LV PARADE PAST ARCH
    GV TILT DOWN INFANTRY IN PARADE
    SV DITTO
    LV PRESIDENT SEGNI TAKES SALUTE
    GV & SCUS 'BERSAGLIERI' - MOUNTAIN TROOPS - PAST DAIS
    LV PAN FIGHTERS FLY OVER COLOSSEUM
    SV FROGMEN IN PARADE
    SCU PRESIDENT SEGNI
    LV PARADE AWAY
    LV TANKS IN PARADE
    GV TANKS AND ARMOURED VEHICLES
    SV MILITARY PERSONNEL ON DAIS
    GV PAN MISSILES ON RAMPS PAST
    GV PAN ANTI-AIRCRAFT MISSILES
    GV PAN. LARGE MISSILES PAST ON TRANSPORTERS

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    Background: ITALY TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATED REPUBLIC DAY WITH A MILITARY MARCH PAST OF 16,000 MEN AND A FLY PAST OF 168 AIRCRAFT.

    AND, AS USUAL, ROME WAS PACKED WIT SIGHTSEERS FROM PIAZZA VENEZIA TO THE COLOSSEUM AS PRESIDENT SEGNI TOOK THE SALUTE.

    TANKS, ARMOURED CARS, TRUCKS, ARTILLERY, ROCKET-LAUNCHERS, HORSES AND MULES TOOK PART IN THE PARADE. AND, AS THE PARADE WOUND ALONG THE TRADITIONAL ROUTE, FIGHTER AND BOMBER PLANES AND HELICOPTERS ROARED OVERHEAD.

    AMONG THE MANY REGIMENTS PRESENT WERE FAMOUS MOUNTAIN TROOPS -- THE PLUME-HATTED 'BERSAGLIERI'.

    TODAY WAS THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC. SIMILAR PARADES TOOK PLACE IN OTHER ITALIAN CITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WFZI2PJ74BNXI77F7W228EYD
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WFZI2PJ74BNXI77F7W228EYD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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