• Short Summary

    AT THE EAST JAVANESE TOWN OF SURABAYA, INDONESIA, NATIONAL MOBILE POLICE, SERVING AS PART OF THE ARMED FORCES DURING THE CURRENT EMERGENCY OVER DUTCH NEW GUINEA, DEMONSTRATED FIGHTING METHODS TO VISITING AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER ATHOL G.

  • Description

    AT THE EAST JAVANESE TOWN OF SURABAYA, INDONESIA, NATIONAL MOBILE POLICE, SERVING AS PART OF THE ARMED FORCES DURING THE CURRENT EMERGENCY OVER DUTCH NEW GUINEA, DEMONSTRATED FIGHTING METHODS TO VISITING AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE MINISTER ATHOL G. TOWNLEY JUNE 6. MR. TOWNLEY IS ON A SIX-DAY TOUR OF INDONESIA AS THE GUEST OF INDONESIAN DEFENCE MINISTER GENERAL NASUTION.

    AT THE RIFLE RANGE, THE POLICE SHOT AT TARGETS HELD BY COLLEAGUES, SOMETIMES AT THEIR SIDES, SOMETIMES BETWEEN THEIR LEGS. THEY ALSO FIRED AT TARGETS WHILE LYING ON THEIR BACKS.

    THE MOBILE POLICE ALSO DEMONSTRATED WAYS TO SURVIVE AN AMBUSH BY ROLLING ON THE GROUND TO ESCAPE THE FIRE AND RETURN IT. THEN THEY TRACKED THE ENEMY-THE SURROUNDING HILLY COUNTRY PROVIDING THEM WITH GOOD TRAINING GROUND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA37WL4WD3ZRVC32214BADMSR8A
    Media URN:
    VLVA37WL4WD3ZRVC32214BADMSR8A
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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