• Short Summary

    THE NETHERLANDS CROWN PRINCESS, PRINCESS BEATRIX WHO IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO THAILAND ON THE INVITATION OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND SPENT HER THIRD DAY IN THAILAND BY GOING UP NORTH 100 MILES TO THE WAR CEMETERY IN KARANCHANABURI WHERE NEARLY 1,800 DUTCH SOLDIERS WHO DIED DURING THE LAST WAR ARE INTERNED.

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    THE NETHERLANDS CROWN PRINCESS, PRINCESS BEATRIX WHO IS ON A SIX-DAY VISIT TO THAILAND ON THE INVITATION OF THE KING AND QUEEN OF THAILAND SPENT HER THIRD DAY IN THAILAND BY GOING UP NORTH 100 MILES TO THE WAR CEMETERY IN KARANCHANABURI WHERE NEARLY 1,800 DUTCH SOLDIERS WHO DIED DURING THE LAST WAR ARE INTERNED.

    SHE LAYED WREATH AT THE MEMORIAL AND LATER WENT IN A LAUNCH FURTHER UP THE RIVER KWAI TO ANOTHER BIGGER WAR CEMETERY AT CHUNGKAY WHICH DURING THE WAR WAS A BIG HOSPITAL CAMP. THE CHUNGKAY CEMETERY HAS UNNUMERABLE GRAVES OF DUTCH, BRITISH, AUSTRALIAN AND SOME AMERICAN SOLDIERS.

    EARLIER, ON HER SECOND DAY IN BANGKOK, THE PRINCESS MET THE DUTCH COMMUNITY AT THE DUTCH AMBASSADOR'S HOUSE, WENT AROUND THE THAI GRAND PALACE ACCOMPANIED BY THE KING AND QUEEN, AND AT NIGHT ATTENDED A RECEPTION GIVEN IN HER HONOUR BY PREMIER, FIELD MARSHAL SARIT THANARAT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4E83J10TKDQPX8J8DYHJ7PONQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4E83J10TKDQPX8J8DYHJ7PONQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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