• Short Summary

    PEOPLE IN CENTRAL JAVA, ONCE THE STRONGHOLD OF EX-PRESIDENT SUKARNO, GAVE A BIG WELCOME ON MONDAY (APRIL 17) TO THE PRESIDENT, GENERAL SUHARTO, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN JOGJAKARTA.

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    PEOPLE IN CENTRAL JAVA, ONCE THE STRONGHOLD OF EX-PRESIDENT SUKARNO, GAVE A BIG WELCOME ON MONDAY (APRIL 17) TO THE PRESIDENT, GENERAL SUHARTO, WHEN HE ARRIVED IN JOGJAKARTA. THE ACTING-PRESIDENT WAS IN THE FORMER INDONESIAN CAPITAL TO PRESIDE AT THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF THE ARMY PARA-COMMANDO REGIMENT, OF WHICH HE WAS COMMANDING OFFICER.

    TO MARK THE ANNIVERSARY THE PARA-COMMANDOS PUT ON A DISPLAY OF PARACHUTE JUMPING. THE ARMY PARA-COMMANDO REGIMENT IS PART OF THREE BATTALIONS OF STRATEGIC RESERVE TROOPS SENT TO CENTRAL JARVA BY GENERAL SUHARTO TO OFF-SET UNCERTAIN ELEMENTS IN THE DIPONEGORO AND MARINE DIVISIONS LOYAL TO GENERAL SUKARNO.

    AMONG THOSE PRESENT AT THE CELEBRATIONS WAS THE COMMANDER OF THE SILIWANGI DIVISION, MAJOR-GENERAL DHARSONO.

    THE PARA-COMMANDO REGIMENT WAS ONE OF THE MAIN FORCES WHICH PUT DOWN THE ABORTIVE COUP IN 1965 WHEN IT WAS UNDER THE COMMAND OF GENERAL SUHARTO, AND IS CONSIDERED TO CONTAIN THE BEST TROOPS IN INDONESIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3K6R14BB2Z7OVNVTDYEMZC66T
    Media URN:
    VLVA3K6R14BB2Z7OVNVTDYEMZC66T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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