• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAS BEEN TAKING A LOOK AT INDONESIA'S MILITARY STRENGTH. IN DJAKARTA ON SATURDAY,?

  • Description

    PRESIDENT SUKARNO HAS BEEN TAKING A LOOK AT INDONESIA'S MILITARY STRENGTH. IN DJAKARTA ON SATURDAY, HE TOOK THE SALUTE ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF THE INDONESIAN ARMED FORCES. HUNDREDS OF BOTH SERVICEMEN AND SERVICEWOMEN FROM INDONESIA'S 400,000-STRONG FORCE MARCHED PAST AS HELICOPTERS BUZZED OVERHEAD.

    IN A SPEECH BEFORE THE MARCH-PAST, THE INDONESIAN LEADER SAID: "OUR ENEMIES CALL ME AN UNPREDICTABLE MAN, AN UNGOVERNABLE MAN - THEY EVEN CALL ME A CORNERED RAT. BUT I HAVE THE PRINCIPLE TO SERVE MY STATE AND NATION." HE SAID HE WOULD MAKE HIS COUNTRY A "GLORIOUS" NATION.

    ON MALAYSIA, HE SAID INDONESIA WOULD OPPOSE THE FEDERATION "AT ALL COSTS," BECAUSE, HE CLAIMED, ITS FORMATION WAS CONTRARY TO THE WISHES OF THE PEOPLE OF SARAWAK AND NORTH BORNEO, TWO OF THE FEDERAL TERRITORIES.

    THE CELEBRATIONS CONTINUED ON SUNDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3GBZCSLOP44RKCSNV4Y8W1OQ8
    Media URN:
    VLVA3GBZCSLOP44RKCSNV4Y8W1OQ8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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