• Short Summary

    FOLLOWING THE MEETING IN PRETORIA LAST WEEK BETWEEN IAN SMITH, LEADER OF THE ILLEGAL RHODESIAN REGIME, AND SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER JOHN VORSTER, WHEN THEY DISCUSSED JOINT MILITARY AND POLICE ACTION AGAINST RENEWED AFRICAN GUERILLA ACTIVITY ALONG THE ZAMBESI, THE RHODESIANS HAVE REPORTED THE KILLING OF 29 MEMBERS OF THE GUERRILLA RAIDING PARTY IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF FIGHTING, - ALSO THE CAPTURED OF MORE GUERRILLA AND THE SEIZURE OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION.

  • Description

    FOLLOWING THE MEETING IN PRETORIA LAST WEEK BETWEEN IAN SMITH, LEADER OF THE ILLEGAL RHODESIAN REGIME, AND SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER JOHN VORSTER, WHEN THEY DISCUSSED JOINT MILITARY AND POLICE ACTION AGAINST RENEWED AFRICAN GUERILLA ACTIVITY ALONG THE ZAMBESI, THE RHODESIANS HAVE REPORTED THE KILLING OF 29 MEMBERS OF THE GUERRILLA RAIDING PARTY IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS OF FIGHTING, - ALSO THE CAPTURED OF MORE GUERRILLA AND THE SEIZURE OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION.

    AT THE TIME OF THE PRETORIA TALKS PARATROOPERS OF THE RHODESIAN ARMY ENGAGE ON MANOEUVRES IN THE EASTERN HIGHLANDS OF RHODESIA.

    DURING THESE EXERCISES, THEY WERE PRACTISING THE INTERCEPTION OF INFILTRATORS, AIRCRAFT DROPPED THE PARATROOPS AT VARIOUS PLACES TO TAKE UP NIGHT AMBUSH POSITIONS.

    THE FIRST GUERRILLA OFFENSIVE EARLIER THIS YEAR WAS MADE BY A BAND ABOUT 100 FROM THE NORTH. ON THAT OCCASION, MORE THAN 50 WERE KILLED IN A SERIES OF SHORT, FIERCE ENGAGEMENTS AND MOST OF THE REMAINDER CAPTURES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1WLCXMDOEXL4NTXX9A02ZG1OW
    Media URN:
    VLVA1WLCXMDOEXL4NTXX9A02ZG1OW
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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