The early days of Eurocorps in pictures

Produced in 1996 by the European Parliament, this film clip shows images dedicated respectively to the meeting in Verdun, on 22 September 1984, between François Mitterrand, President of the French Republic, and Helmut Kohl, German Chancellor, who stand in silent remembrance before the tombs of the German and French soldiers who fell on the battlefield in the First World War; to the military procession of 14 July 1984 on the Champs-Élysées in Paris in the presence, in particular, of François Mitterrand, Édouard Balladur, French Prime Minister, Helmut Kohl, Felipe González, Spanish Prime Minister, Jacques Santer, Luxembourg Prime Minister, and Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian Prime Minister; and, finally, to the inauguration, on 5 November 1993, in Strasbourg, of the Eurocorps in the presence, in particular, of François Léotard, French Defence Minister, Volker Rühe, German Defence Minister, and Leo Delcroix, Belgian Defence Minister.

Source and copyright

Source: CIG/PESC- Bruxelles: Parlement européen - Division de l'Audiovisuel [Prod.], 1996. Parlement européen, Bruxelles. - VIDEO (00:01:37, Couleur, Son original).
Parlement européen, Rue Wiertz, 1047 Bruxelles - Belgique.

Copyright: (c) PE 2005-2008 Parlement européen, Unité de l'Audiovisuel

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