• 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

    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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