Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 256/1954 24.12.1954


01 Bonn: Bundestag debate on the Paris agreements - 1st reading of Adenauer's lectern. Government bank with: Blücher, Schröder, Erhard. Adenauer actuality: "the Treaty, ladies and gentlemen, is the Federal Republic only able to eliminate the Division of Germany and to cope with the tasks involved with reunification. The Paris treaties capable of even more. You can initiate a new era in the history of Europe. The unity of Europe was a dream of a few, and she was a hope for many. It is a necessity for all of us." Clapping. Erich Ollenhauer actuality: "you can only the responsibility, which contains policy of the implementation of the Paris agreements and their implications for the fate of German and the personal fate of so many people, when every humanly possible effort has been made to avoid the danger of a permanent division of our people and the danger of severe psychological conflicts for millions of our people. Today is the decision still in our own hands, tomorrow it might be too late." Gerstermaier as President of the Bundestag. Ollenhauer goes to his place. The majority of members is behind the Government's position.
(55 m) 02. Tokyo: change of Government in Japan Prime Minister Yoshida at the lectern. The fall of the Government and replaced by Ichiro Hatoyama. Hatoyma speaks to reporters. (Normalization of relations with the Soviet Union and Red China seeks new Government.)
(13 m) 03. India: Planning a Russian steel work Russian technicians and engineers on arrival at airport. Plans for the construction of a steel plant are discussed.
(11 m) 04 Japan: Avalanche at the Fujiama of the Fujiama. Rescue squads in the snow in search of injured 15 students. 15 students recovered dead.
(9 m 05) Dortmund: train disaster before the station debris of 2 interconnected driven passenger trains from the main train station. Playing cards are between the rubble. The disaster, which was caused by incorrect setting of the course, claimed 15 dead and 34 injured. Wreckage of the trains are awesome.
(19 m) 06. United States: baptism of the largest aircraft carrier of Forrestal world crowd. Christening of the aircraft carrier at the shipyard in the dock.
(11 m) 07. Denmark: commissioning of the new ferry Kong Frederik IX. ferry Kong Frederik IX. during test drive from Copenhagen to Großenbrode. Settings of the vessel. Radar screen rotates. Rescue boats, dining room. Image Kong Frederik.
(19 m) 08 Rome: Giovanni Montini will be Archbishop of Milan ordination of Monsignor Montini, Archbishop of Milan in St. Peter's Church. Ceremony. Montini throws himself to the ground and kissing the floor.
(30 m) 09. The Hague: Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard to the Knight's Hall in the Hague continue state contract for Suriname and the Antilles in Golden State coach. People wave. Juliana goes from carriage. Soldiers salute. In Rittersaal, Juliana signed Treaty, according to which Suriname and the Antilles are equal members of the Dutch Kingdom. Members call "High" and pick up arms.
(19 m) 10 South Africa: Carnival of the Basutos Basuto warriors escort the Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa Dr. Verwoerd to meeting place. Dr. Verwoerd negotiated and clarifies dispute was caused by Communist agitation. Chiefs get chairs as a gift. Native dance.
(33 m) 11. Christmas at lightship Elbe I small Christmas tree is brought aboard ship. Lightship Elbe I in the Elbe estuary. Boat brings Tannenbaum and mail for the crew. The Christmas tree is decorated in cabin. The bridge watch on Christmas Eve in the service. In the cabin, the captain lit the Christmas tree and distributed gifts. Maat cigar kindling. Colorful plate on the table. Read the Christmas post. Radio operator in the radio room, alone. Big is distributed for the awake-free team. Beacon of Elbe I. (48 m)

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Adenauer, Konrad ; Bernhard von Holland ; Blücher, Franz ; Erhard, Ludwig ; Gerstenmaier, Eugen ; Hatoyama, Ichiro ; Juliana von Holland ; Kopf, Hinrich ; Kruse ; Montini, Giovanni ; Ollenhauer, Erich ; Schröder, Gerhard ; Verwoerd ; Yoshida


Dortmund ; India ; United States ; Japan ; Denmark ; South Africa ; Bonn ; Tokyo ; Rome ; The Hague


Sachindex Wochenschauen ; Railways ; Disasters ; development aid ; Pacts ; Political events ; Radar ; Religious events ; Shipping ; Dance ; Contracts ; Christmas ; Flugzeugwesen, Flugwesen ; Agreement ; Advent ; 14 find book new German newsreel slow motion


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Weekly Newsreel

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Neue Deutsche Wochenschau 256/1954

Die Zeit unter der Lupe (Other title)

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Title: Bundestag camera: Essmann, reason, Stoll remote Eastern Yoshida origin: Asahi news steel mission origin: Indian news avalanche Japan origin: Asahi news train accident Dortmund camera: Basic, Essmann aircraft carrier United States origin: Metro Kong Frederik camera: Stoll Montini origin: SEDI Staatsakt Holland origin: Polygoon Basuto fixed origin: Africa (Green Builder) Christmas at sea camera: Luppa final

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