Hundreds of ex-servicemen who fought for the British in the two World Wars marched with hundreds of other people through the streets of Kampala on Thursday.
GV Ugandan Police band heads parade
SV Ex-servicemen marching towards parliament building (2 shots)
CU European woman and child look on (FADE SOUND DOWN)
GV Ex-servicemen lay wreath outside parliament (BRING SOUND UP)
GV Ex-servicemen march from Parliament followed by crowds (4 shots) (FADE SOUND OUT)
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Background: Hundreds of ex-servicemen who fought for the British in the two World Wars marched with hundreds of other people through the streets of Kampala on Thursday. The arch was an expression of thanks to Uganda's president, General Amin, for expelling non-Ugandan Asians from the country and putting the economy into the hands of Ugandan citizens.
The procession was led by the Uganda Police Band, playing martial music. The ex-servicemen and crowds who joined the procession on the way marched to Kampala's Parliament Building where they took a general salute before continuing the march.
The ex-servicemen have already made it clear that they are ready to rejoin Uganda's armed forces whenever they are called on to do so.