• Short Summary

    MOZAMBIQUE -- AND BIG-SCALE JUNGLE MANOEUVRE BY UNITS OF THE PORTUGUESE ARMY.AIM OF THE MONTH-LONG?

  • Description

    1.
    ANGLE V PARATROOPERS JUMP FROM AIRCRAFT.
    0.03

    2.
    GV DITTO.
    0.06

    3.
    SCU GENERAL VILJOEN WATCHES.
    0.10

    4.
    SV PARATROOPER LANDS.
    0.13

    5.
    SV TROOPS JUMP FROM TRUCKS, RUN TO TAKE UP POSITIONS.
    0.20

    6.
    SV SOLDIERS IN FIRING POSITION.
    0.23

    7.
    CU DITTO.
    0.26

    8.
    SCU SOLDIER WITH PORTABLE RADIO.
    0.29

    9.
    CU SOLDIER.
    0.32

    10.
    LV SOLDIERS IN FIRING POSITIONS
    0.35

    11.
    SCU MORTAR CREW.
    0.37

    12.
    LV TROOPS PATROL AREA.
    0.41

    13.
    SCU PAN DITTO.
    0.46



    Initials PGR/S/MR/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: MOZAMBIQUE -- AND BIG-SCALE JUNGLE MANOEUVRE BY UNITS OF THE PORTUGUESE ARMY.AIM OF THE MONTH-LONG EXERCISE IS TO TRAIN TROOPS IN "ANTI-SUBVERSIVE" WARFARE.

    SEVERAL HUNDRED PARATROOPERS TOOK PART IN AN AIR-DROP OF MEN AND EQUIPMENT AT MOAMBA, NEAR LOURENCO MARQUES, ON MONDAY.ON HAND WATCHING THE OPERATION WAS SOUTH AFRICA'S CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, GENERAL VILJOEN.

    LATER, GROUND UNITS, SUPPORTED BY MORTAR CREWS, LAUNCHED AN ATTACK ON A MOCK ENEMY ENTRENCHED ON A JUNGLE-CLAD HILLSIDE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA38GOAB8TGW9T76L7RXKIAHA02
    Media URN:
    VLVA38GOAB8TGW9T76L7RXKIAHA02
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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