• Short Summary

    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.

  • Description

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    GV Ugandan Police band heads parade
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    2.
    SV Ex-servicemen marching towards parliament building (2 shots)
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    3.
    CU European woman and child look on (FADE SOUND DOWN)
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    GV Ex-servicemen lay wreath outside parliament (BRING SOUND UP)
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    5.
    GV Ex-servicemen march from Parliament followed by crowds (4 shots) (FADE SOUND OUT)
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    Initials BB/1804 GD/AW/BB/1815



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48WJ6O9KEPERFTIVO4RZXG1QO
    Media URN:
    VLVA48WJ6O9KEPERFTIVO4RZXG1QO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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