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Germany / World War II / Rendezvous On The Elbe River #159557

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Torgau, Germany: Jim Wooten) The 50th anniversary of the rendezvous on the Elbe River in Torgau, Germany, of World War II troops from the United States and Russia featured; war film shown. [68th Infantry Division Lieutenant Edward LUCCI, Lieutenant Bill ROBERTSON - recall events in 1945.] [On video, voice of BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) radio reporter Frank GILLARD - narrates the meeting of Americans and Russians.] Historic photograph of Robertson and Russian soldier Aleksandr Silvashko embracing and their current reunion shown.

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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