Item ITN/5/6/176 - Prince Charles climbing Snowdon

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Prince Charles climbing Snowdon


  • 30 July 1976 (Creation)

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Prince Charles, in uniform as Colonel of the Welsh Guards, on his way to the summit of Snowdon today with 30 members of the British Limbless Ex Service Men's Association (BLESMA). The party took a mountain train to a height of 2,556 feet and then climbed the final 900 feet to the top in an exercise to show bomb blast victims what cold be achieved with artificial legs. The demonstration was seen by ex Welsh Guardsmen injured in the Caterham pub bomb blast last August

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