• Short Summary

    THE INDONESIAN ARMY, ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN THE WORLD, WENT ON PARADE IN BANDUNG ON SATURDAY.

  • Description

    THE INDONESIAN ARMY, ONE OF THE BIGGEST IN THE WORLD, WENT ON PARADE IN BANDUNG ON SATURDAY. PRESIDENT SUKARNO TOOK THE SALUTE, AND AMONG THE GUESTS WERE MILITARY ATTACHES FROM CHINA, THE SOVIET UNION, AND THE UNITED STATES. WEAPONS BUILT IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA, EAST GERMANY AND RUSSIA WERE CARRIED IN THE PARADE.

    IN THE PARADE WERE WOMEN TROOPS, INCLUDING VOLUNTEERS FOR INDONESIA'S ARMED "CONFRONTATION" AGAINST MALAYSIA. HEAVY WEAPONS WERE PROMINENT, MOST OF THEM BUILT IN EASTERN EUROPE.

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO, FRESH FROM LEADING CELEBRATIONS MARKING INDONESIA'S TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY, WAS GUEST-OF-HONOUR. HE NAMED A WEST JAVA DIVISION THE BEST IN THE INDONESIAN ARMY. IT IS CALLED THE SILIWANGI DIVISION -- IT MEANS TIGER -- AND ITS TROOPS AND ARMED WITH SOVIET - BUILT WEAPONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1DCCW774HX49O3T2PFP0VFGUQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA1DCCW774HX49O3T2PFP0VFGUQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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