• Short Summary

    FORCES OF THE SEATO NATIONS DEMONSTRATED THEIR SKILL BEFORE KING PHUMIPOL OF THAILAND IN THE "THANARAT" EXERCISE AT LOPBURI ON JUNE 13.

  • Description

    1.
    LS AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF ARMED FORCES, THAILAND'S PRIME MINISTER FIELD MARSHALL SARIT THANARAT TAKE SALUTE FOR BEGINNING OF DISPLAYS
    4 1/2 ft

    2.
    LS FLARE DROPPED FROM AIR SIGNIFIES STARTING SIGNAL
    7 ft

    3.
    CU/MS/MLS/LS US BATTLE GROUP SHOWS ITS PACES (FOUR SHOTS)
    15 ft

    4.
    MS MILITARY OBSERVERS FROM EIGHT SEATO NATIONS LOOK ON
    16 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS COMMONWEALTH TROOPS DEMONSTRATE WITH FIELD GUNS
    21 ft

    6.
    MS THANARAT TALKING TO AUSTRALIAN OFFICER WHEN INSPECTS COMMONWEALTH UNIT
    27 1/2 ft

    7.
    LS THAI AIRCRAFT FLY IN FORMATION
    34 1/2 ft

    8.
    MLS THAI KING MEETS PARTICIPATING OFFICERS
    41 ft

    9.
    LS US AIRCRAFT DROP NAPALM BOMBS
    44 1/2 ft

    10.
    LS NAPALM BOMB EXPLODES
    47 ft

    11.
    LS US HELICOPTER FLIES IN LITTLE JOHN ROCKET
    50 1/2 ft

    12.
    MS KING (RIGHT) WATCHES WITH GENERAL CHITTI NAVISATHIEN, THAI ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF AND DIRECTOR OF EXERCISE
    52 ft

    13.
    LS TROOPS RUN UP TO LITTLE JOHN
    55 1/2 ft

    14.
    MS OBSERVERS
    57 ft

    15.
    LS FIRING LITTLE JOHN
    58 1/2 ft

    16.
    MS KING AND GENERAL LOOKING ON
    60 ft



    Initials LCS/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FORCES OF THE SEATO NATIONS DEMONSTRATED THEIR SKILL BEFORE KING PHUMIPOL OF THAILAND IN THE "THANARAT" EXERCISE AT LOPBURI ON JUNE 13.

    AN AMERICAN INFANTRY BATTLE GROUP AND A BRITISH COMMONWEALTH RIFLE COMPANY, INCLUDING BRITISH AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TROOPS, PUT ON DISPLAYS.

    THAI AN UNITED STATES AIRMEN ALSO TOOK PART AND A SPECTACULAR PART OF THE EXERCISE WAS THE FIRING OF THE AMERICAN 318 MM LITTLE JOHN ROCKET AFTER IT HAD BEEN FLOWN IN BY HELICOPTER.

    THE COMMONWEALTH GROUP DEMONSTRATED HOW TO LAY AN AMBUSH IN THE JUNGLE.

    AMERICAN F-100 AIRCRAFT DROPPED NAPALM BOMBS DURING THE DISPLAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA22SAWT0OTCWW367J8GISWDERJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA22SAWT0OTCWW367J8GISWDERJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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