• Short Summary

    TWENTY-FIVE NEW ZEALAND ARMY ENGINEERS, WERE GIVEN AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME BY A LARGE CROWD OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE, INCLUDING GIRLS, WHO GARLANDED THEM ON THEIR ARRIVAL IN SAIGON ON JUNE 29.

  • Description

    TWENTY-FIVE NEW ZEALAND ARMY ENGINEERS, WERE GIVEN AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME BY A LARGE CROWD OF SOUTH VIETNAMESE, INCLUDING GIRLS, WHO GARLANDED THEM ON THEIR ARRIVAL IN SAIGON ON JUNE 29.

    THE ENGINEERS ARRIVED ABOARD A ROYAL NEW ZEALAND AIR FORCE HASTINGS AIRCRAFT. THEY WERE MET BY MAJOR GENERAL SIR STEPHEN WEIR, NEW ZEALAND AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, THAILAND, LAOS AND CAMBODIA; LIEUTENANT GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND, AMERICAN MILITARY COMMANDER AND SCORES OF VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.

    THE ENGINEERS ARE IN SAIGON AT THE REQUEST OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE EMPLOYED IN ROAD AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1TMUEIFMN0M4W6DFQ0G0NYQ72
    Media URN:
    VLVA1TMUEIFMN0M4W6DFQ0G0NYQ72
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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