• Short Summary

    A BRONZE PLAQUE COMMEMORATING ALL THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS DURING WORLD WAR TWO TODAY (TUESDAY) WAS CONSECRATED IN THE CRYPT OF THE LONDON 'CHURCH, ST.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ST. MARTIN'S-IN-THE-FIELDS
    0.05

    2.
    GV INT PLAQUE UNVEILED BY MAJOR-GENERAL SIR COLIN GUBBINS, BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM STANDING WITH HIM.


    3.
    CV PLAQUE
    0.12

    4.
    CV MAJOR-GENERAL GUBBINS
    0.16

    5.
    CV BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM
    0.20

    6.
    CV MR. R.T. MOSS (FRANCE), LORD REA AND MR. MAX HEALD THROUGH CRYPT TO LOOK AT PLAQUE
    0.25

    7.
    GV SUZANNE CHARISE (FRANCE) & DIANA WINDLATT (IN UNIFORM) DITTO
    0.30

    8.
    CV SUZANNE CHARISE
    0.33

    9.
    CV DIANA WINDLATT
    0.36

    10.
    CV PLAQUE
    0.39

    11.
    SCV WREATH LAYED BESIDE ANOTHER
    0.45

    12.
    GV EXT SPECIAL FORCES CLUB
    0.50



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A BRONZE PLAQUE COMMEMORATING ALL THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS DURING WORLD WAR TWO TODAY (TUESDAY) WAS CONSECRATED IN THE CRYPT OF THE LONDON 'CHURCH, ST. MARTIN'S-IN-THE-FIELD. THE PLAQUE, DESIGNED AT THE REQUEST OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION OF NAZI CAMP SURVIVORS; IS THE ONLY MEMORIAL IN BRITAIN TO THOSE WHO DIED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS.

    IT WAS CONSECRATED BY THE ANGLICAN BISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM, THE RT. REV.O.L. WILSON, HIMSELF A FORMER PRISONER OF WAR UNDER THE JAPANESE. WITH HIM AT TODAY'S CEREMONY WAS MAJOR-GENERAL SIR COLIN GUBBINS WHO IS TO UNVEIL THE PLAQUE WHEN IT IS PLACED IN ITS PERMANENT SETTING, THE SPECIAL FORCES CLUB. MEMBERS OF THE CLUB - FOUNDED IN 1945 BY FORMER MEMBERS OF THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS EXECUTIVE - WERE PRESENT AT THE CONSECRATION SERVICE.

    THE PLAQUE BEARS THE INSCRIPTION: "IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO RESISTED, SUFFERED AND DIED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS." BENEATH THE WORDS IS A TRIANGLE WHICH WAS THE SYMBOL, IN DIFFERENT COLOURS, USED IN THE CAMPS TO SHOW WHY THE WEARER WAS IMPRISONED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADCI19LBZ7VI29NTWM9XRIR7D
    Media URN:
    VLVADCI19LBZ7VI29NTWM9XRIR7D
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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