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Sports day for disabled veterans in Doorn

Week number 54-36

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The annual sports celebration for disabled veterans is held at the training area of the militairy convalescent home Aardenburg in Doorn. English contestants are doing archery. An English and a Dutch team, who call themselves the Rolling Lions, play a game of wheelchair basketball. After their victory the English team receive their prizes from colonel W. van Lanschot, chairman of the Association Military War Victims. In the audience are mister Rietveld, secretary general of the Ministry of War, and the count C.Th.E. Van Lynden van Sandenburg, Royal Commissioner in Utrecht.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
4 September 1954
Length:
01:15

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Contributions:
Bloemendal, Philip (commentaar)
Type:
video
Original format:
Film 
User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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