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    Amman.

    Group of Jordan officers and U.S.A. Military representatives. Headed by band, Jordan Army Paratroops marching. King Hussein arriving greeted by Brigadier TCH Pearson. Flags of Britain and Jordan. National Anthems, King at salute. Inspection of Guard of Honour. King inspects Paratroops equipment. Parachutes, kit and guns. GV. R.A.F. section Hunter pilots. GV. CU. King in cockpit of Hunter. Spectators. King watching aerobatics being performed by Hunter Squadron, also rocket fire and mortar demonstration of hill target half a mile away.

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    note on the cameraman's report states - for fear of assassination during visit Jordon Army Guard for security surrounded him [King Hussein] and soldiers of Jordan posted everywhere along the route.

    Note: Very poor quality (crackly).

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    83849
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2902.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:35:00 / 01:51:29:00
    Canister:
    UN 3123 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 3123 E
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    National Library of Jordan Hussein of Jordan
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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