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    Cyprus: GV Fire raging during the night. Nearer V Ditto. GV Rescuers silhoutted by the flames as they rescue the trapped men. SV A tree trunk ablaze SV A rescuer working amongst the fire. SCU Ditto. CU Tree trunk still burning. GV Desolate burnt out forest the following day. GV one of the army vehicles in which some of the men were trapped lies destroyed down the bottom of a bank. SV Two soldiers examining the driving cab. FV A burnt out ambulance lies on its side which had gone to the rescue. SV Showing burnt out stretcher in the roadway, Travel shot around burnt woodland, BV A captured terrorist leading troops to a terrorist hideout, SV Troops making their down mountain path, SV They discover the hideout dug in the ground and covered by corrugated sheets. CU Soldiers' boots stamping on one of the metal sheets to cave it in. SV Troops caving in the side of the dugout with their boots. FV Funeral procession marching into the cemetery leading the procession is a piper of the Highlanders. SV Members of the Highland regiment bearing a coffin in the procession. GV The coffins lying in the large grace and the priest scattering ashes, GV Soldiers firing shots into the air in salute, GV Officers lined up at the graveside.



    British Empire; Independence Movements; Disasters and Accidents; Military - Active; Rites of Passage; Military - Ceremonial; Ceremonies - Funerary




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    MOVIETONE & YIAXIS
    Cyprus

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF4T15WM5TKGK4T34W5USV3EN6
    Media URN:
    VLVAF4T15WM5TKGK4T34W5USV3EN6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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