Australian Prime Minister Visits Vietnam… 1966

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    Bien Hoa, Vietnam, Richmond and Sydney, Australia.

    Title reads 'P.M. Visits Australian Troops'.

    Various shots of the Australian soldiers being weighed and inspected before departure for Vietnam from Richmond airforce base at night - midnight takeoff. Men are seen waiting for takeoff, smoking, sitting around. Various shots of the wives, mothers and girlfriends waving and weeping as the soldiers depart for Vietnam. Several shots of the Australian soldiers boarding the plane and the relatives crying.

    Various shots at the Australian base at Bien Hoa, Vietnam, soldier patrols around the base area. Various shots of the Prime Minister of Australia Mr Holt arriving in Bien Hoa and has a look around this forward post. Various shots of Mr Holt visiting Australian hospital and he meets some of the young South Vietnamese patients.

    Various shots of Prime Minister Mr Holt arriving back and alighting from plane in Sydney.

    (Comb. Fine Grain.)

    Date found in the old record - 08/05/1966.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:22:00 / 01:14:35:00
    UN 4138 E
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    UN 4138 E
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    War & Revolution
    vietnam Vietnam
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