• Short Summary

    A REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY WAS HELD ON NOVEMBER 17 IN THE BLACK STAR SQUARE OF ACCRA TO COMMEMORATE THE DEAD OF THE TWO WORLD WARS AND THOSE WHO FELL DURING THE CONGO DISTURBANCES IN 1961.

  • Description

    1.
    GV GHANA POLICE MARCHING PAST INDEPENDENCE ARCH.
    0.06

    2.
    GV INDEPENDENCE ARCH.
    0.11

    3.
    GV MONUMENT PAN DOWN TO INSCRIPTION.
    0.21

    4.
    GV CROWD.
    0.25

    5.
    GV TROOPS ON PARADE.
    0.29

    6.
    CU ARMY DETACHMENT.
    0.31

    7.
    CU NAVY AND ARMY DETACHMENT.
    0.40

    8.
    GV PRESIDENT OSAGYEFO LAYING WREATH.
    0.45

    9.
    MV SOLDIER ON GUARD.
    0.47

    10.
    MV CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF MAJOR-GEN. S.J.A. OTU LAYS WREATH.
    0.56

    11.
    GV WREATHS.
    0.59

    12.
    MV CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF SALUTES.
    1.02

    13.
    GV MONUMENT.
    1.06



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY WAS HELD ON NOVEMBER 17 IN THE BLACK STAR SQUARE OF ACCRA TO COMMEMORATE THE DEAD OF THE TWO WORLD WARS AND THOSE WHO FELL DURING THE CONGO DISTURBANCES IN 1961.

    THE LATE AFTERNOON CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE CENOTAPH IN THE PRESENCE OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AND MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    CONTINGENTS WERE PRESENT FROM THE ARMED SERVICES, POLICE, WORKERS' BRIGADES AND RED CROSS.FILM SHOWS THE MARCHERS, THE MONUMENT, PARADE VIEWS, WREATH-LAYING WITH PRESIDENT OSAGYEFO, OF GHANA, IN ATTENDANCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEYG5TL70DV7TXAX0M6QIAPDUE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYG5TL70DV7TXAX0M6QIAPDUE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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