• Short Summary

    THE JAPANESE ISLAND OF HOKKAIDO, IN THE NORTH, HAS DECLARED "WAR" AND EIGHT THOUSAND SOLDIERS OF THE SELF-DEFENCE FORCES ARE ENGAGED IN FIGHTING FOR ONE WEEK.

  • Description

    1.
    LS WAR SITE
    4 ft

    2.
    MLS TANKS LINING UP
    6 ft

    3.
    CU TANK AND CREW
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    CU SOLDIER LOADING SHELL
    8 1/2 ft

    5.
    LS TANKS FIRING (TWO SHOTS)
    11 ft

    6.
    MS TWO SOLDIERS
    12 ft

    7.
    MS CANNON FIRING (TWO SHOTS)
    14 ft

    8.
    LS SHELLS EXPLODING
    15 1/2 ft

    9.
    MLS MORE SHELLING
    17 ft

    10.
    LS (PAN) STRAFING
    23 ft

    11.
    LS CROWD WATCHING
    24 1/2 ft

    12.
    LS TWO HELICOPTERS
    26 ft

    13.
    LS (AERIAL VIEW) LANDINGCRAFTS APPROACHING BEACH
    28 ft

    14.
    LS (AERIAL VIEW) LANDINGCRAFT
    30 1/2 ft

    15.
    CU AN OBSERVER
    32 ft

    16.
    MLS LANDINGCRAFTS NEARING BEACH (TWO SHOTS)
    35 ft

    17.
    MLS ACK GUN ON LANDINGCRAFT
    36 ft

    18.
    MS TROOPS RUNNING OUT OF LANDINGCRAFT
    39 ft

    19.
    MLS TANK COMING OUT OF LANDINGCRAFT
    40 ft

    20.
    MS MORE TROOPS COMING OUT (TWO SHOTS)
    48 ft

    21.
    MLS HELICOPTER
    49 ft

    22.
    LS (AERIAL VIEW) BEACH LANDING
    54 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/MY



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE JAPANESE ISLAND OF HOKKAIDO, IN THE NORTH, HAS DECLARED "WAR" AND EIGHT THOUSAND SOLDIERS OF THE SELF-DEFENCE FORCES ARE ENGAGED IN FIGHTING FOR ONE WEEK.

    IT HAS BEEN DECLARED FOR THE PURPOSE OF TESTING FORTY NEW JAPANESE-MADE TANKS, AMMUNITION AND SEVERAL GIANT LANDING CRAFTS.

    ABOUT EIGHTEEN JET FIGHTERS ARE ENGAGED IN STRAFFING "ENEMY POSITIONS WHILE THE HELICOPTERS ARE USED FOR AIRLIFTING TROOPS TO REMOTE AREAS.

    THE AUTUMN WAR STARTED ON SEPTEMBER 8, IS SAID TO BE THE LARGEST MILITARY MANOEUVRE EVER HELD IN HOKKAIDO.

    THE WAR IS CONCENTRATED SOUTH OF THE ISLAND AND IS THRILLING HUGE LUNCH HOUR CROWDS EVERYDAY WHICH PACK THE FORESHORES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4KTMMUY50IOFJXJL1BAGSMTP9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KTMMUY50IOFJXJL1BAGSMTP9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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