• Short Summary

    THE CAMEROUN DEFENCE MINISTER, M. SADOU DAOUDOU, HAS COMPLETED A WEEK'S TOUR OF FRANCE, DURING?

  • Description

    THE CAMEROUN DEFENCE MINISTER, M. SADOU DAOUDOU, HAS COMPLETED A WEEK'S TOUR OF FRANCE, DURING WHICH HE VISITED SCHOOLS AND MILITARY INSTALLATIONS, BY CALLING AT THE POLICE OFFICER SCHOOL AT MELUN, ABOUT 95 MILES (150 KMS) SOUTH EAST OF BREST.

    DURING HIS VISITS TO THE TRAINING ESTABLISHMENTS, M. DAOUDOU HAS BEEN PARTICULARLY INTERESTED IN MEETING ANY YOUNG CAMEROUNIANS THERE. AN OFFICIAL GUEST OF THE FRENCH ARMY MINISTER, PIERRE MESSMER, HE STARTED HIS TOUR IN SOUTH WEST FRANCE.

    AT ONE STAGE, M. DAOUDOU FLEW BY HELICOPTER TO WATCH HELICOPTER MANOEUVRES WITH ARMY UNITS, AND HE ALSO WATCHED PARACHUTE EXERCISES AT A SCHOOL FOR AIRBORN TROOPS. AT DAX, HE VISITED A SCHOOL FOR SPECIALIST IN LIGHT AIRCRAFT -- WHICH ARE COMING INTO INCREASING USE IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES.

    M. DAOUDOU HAD ALSO INTENDED TO VISIT THE NAVAL SCHOOL AT BREST, BUT FOG MADE IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR HIS PLANE TO LAND AND HE CONTINUED ON TO PARIS. M. DAOUDOU HAS ALSO VISITED A TRAINING BASE AT ROCHEFORT, THE MILITARY SCHOOL AT COETQUIDAN, NEAR RENNES, WHERE STUDENT OFFICERS FROM THE CAMEROUN ARE STUDYING, AND THE MILITARY COLLEGE OF SAINT CYR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RBWNWQUE4CWJ7MTZ4QZWKN23
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RBWNWQUE4CWJ7MTZ4QZWKN23
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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