• Short Summary

    On the 93rd anniversary of his birth, a monument was unveiled to the late Field Marshall Mannerheim in Helsinki.

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    SV PAN..Line of Finnish Generals
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    2.
    SV President Kekkonen arrives
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    3.
    GV Onlookers
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    4.
    LV President speaks
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    5.
    MV President
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    6.
    CU Generals
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    7.
    LV Statue unveiled
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    8.
    CU Statue
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    9.
    Statue
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    10.
    SLV President lays wreath
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    11.
    GV Troops march past
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    12.
    SV DITTO
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    SV President on saluting dais
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    14.
    S HEAD on V...Troops with flags
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    15.
    MV DITTO
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    16.
    SLV Statue
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: On the 93rd anniversary of his birth, a monument was unveiled to the late Field Marshall Mannerheim in Helsinki. The occasion was also the Flag Day of the Finnish defence forces, and a memorial festival was held in honour of the great Finnish soldier-statesman.

    After a speech to the crowds, followed by the unveiling ceremony, Finland's President Kekkonen took the salute as troops paraded with flags.

    Carl Gustav Emil Mannerheim, born 1867, became a field marshal in the Finnish army in 1933. He became known throughout the world in 1939-40, when he led his country against invading Russian forces during the winter war. Later, he was to be President of Finland from 1944-46. He died in 1951.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADAL4ULFRD4GQ36CSYQ8JFHKAP
    Media URN:
    VLVADAL4ULFRD4GQ36CSYQ8JFHKAP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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