• Short Summary

    THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PARATROOP BRIGADE WAS CELEBRATED IN CHOLAN, SAIGON, DEC 1 WITH A MASS PARADE.

  • Description

    THE SIXTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PARATROOP BRIGADE WAS CELEBRATED IN CHOLAN, SAIGON, DEC 1 WITH A MASS PARADE. NGO DINH DIEM, PRESIDENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM WAS PRESENT AT THE CELEBRATION TO REVIEW THE TROOPS.

    PRIDE OF PLACE THIS YEAR WAS TAKEN BY THREE WOMEN PARATROOPERS WHO EXECUTED JUMPS. AMONG THE AUDIENCE WERE VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN NGOC THO, CABINET MINISTERS,AND MILITARY OBSERVERS INCLUDING MANY AMERICAN OFFICERS.

    THE PREVIOUS DAY,THE PRESIDENT WAS IN DALAT, 150 MILES NORTH, WHERE THE COUNTRY'S MILITARY ACADEMY IS SITUATED. IT WAS FOR THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF THE 10TH BATCH OF CADETS OF THE NATIONAL GENDARMERIE. THE GRADUATES WERE GIVEN GENDARMERIE CAPS TO SIGNIFY THEIR SUCCESS IN TRAINING.

    THEY HAD COMPLETED A FOUR-MONTH PRELIMINARY COURSE, FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER EIGHT MONTHS IN THE STUDY OF LAW, JUDICIAL INVESTIGATION, CONTROL OF TRAFFIC, HANDLING UNRULY CROWD AND EVEN THE JUDO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4HT3VW75KOZALVXDSEODDZ1C3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4HT3VW75KOZALVXDSEODDZ1C3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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