• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 700 MEN OF THE 41ST ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO HAVE FLOWN INTO DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE CAPITAL OF TANGANYIKA, TO TAKE OVER GARRISON DUTIES FROM ANOTHER MARINE COMMANDO UNIT.

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    MORE THAN 700 MEN OF THE 41ST ROYAL MARINE COMMANDO HAVE FLOWN INTO DAR-ES-SALAAM, THE CAPITAL OF TANGANYIKA, TO TAKE OVER GARRISON DUTIES FROM ANOTHER MARINE COMMANDO UNIT. THEY'VE REPLACED THE 45TH COMMANDO, WHICH HELPED QUELL THE MUTINY BY THE TANGANYIKA RIFLES MORE THAN A WEEK AGO.

    THE 41ST COMMANDO WAS FLOWN TO NAIROBI LAST WEEKEND FROM BRITAIN, AFTER A MUTINY BY ONE BATTALION OF THE KENYA RIFLES AT LANET CAMP, AT THE REQUEST OF THE KENYA GOVERNMENT. THEY REPLACED TROOPS IN NAIROBI SENT TO RESTORE ORDER AT LANET, AND UNITS DESPATCHED BY BRITAIN FROM THE KENYA GARRISON TO UGANDA.

    THERE IS NO INDICATION AS TO HAVE LONG THE 41ST COMMANDO WILL REMAIN IN DAR-ES-SALAAM, BUT THEY'VE TAKEN OVER QUARTERS SET UP IN A LOCAL SPORTS STADIUM USED BY THEIR FELLOW MARINES FOR THE PAST WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4PFK84ZAM982WXQDTQ7GGLELV
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PFK84ZAM982WXQDTQ7GGLELV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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