Archive video: Soviet sailors visit Portsmouth 60 years ago

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Archive footage shows a Soviet naval squadron visiting Portsmouth in 1955.

The video, which shows scenes from the naval base as the ships arrive, also includes footage of a visit by 100 Soviet sailors to the Dartmouth naval academy.

It is part of the British Pathe collection of historic newsreels.