• Short Summary

    WHILE THE TRUCE ON THE HIMALAYAN FROM CONTINUED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), INDIA PRESSED ON WITH HER DEFENCE PREPARATIONS AGAINST THE POSSIBILITY OF A RENEWED ONSLAUGHT BY THE CHINESE FORCES.

  • Description

    WHILE THE TRUCE ON THE HIMALAYAN FROM CONTINUED YESTERDAY (FRIDAY), INDIA PRESSED ON WITH HER DEFENCE PREPARATIONS AGAINST THE POSSIBILITY OF A RENEWED ONSLAUGHT BY THE CHINESE FORCES.

    MR. HARRIMAN, PRESIDENT KENNEDY'S SPECIAL ENVOY HAD TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER NEHRU. AT THE MEETING, ATTENDED ALSO BY US AMBASSADOR GALBRAITH, A PERSONAL LETTER FROM PRESIDENT KENNEDY WAS HANDED TO THE INDIAN LEADER. TALKS COVERED THE BORDER DISPUTE AND INDIA'S FURTHER DEFENCE REQUIREMENTS.

    OTHER DEFENCE TALKS WERE HELD BETWEEN MR. NEHRU AND THE BRITISH UNDER-SECRETARY FOR COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS, AND BETWEEN THE INDIAN SERVICES CHIEFS AND THE BRITISH AND AMERICAN MILITARY AID MISSIONS.

    DURING THE DAY, ELEVEN AMERICAN AIR FORCE C-130 HERCULES TRANSPORT PLANES LANDED IN DELHI. COMPLETE WITH AIR CREWS AND GROUND MAINTENANCE MEN, THEY ARE ON LEASE TO THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT, TO FERRY TROOPS AND SUPPLIES TO THE FRONT. MORE TRANSPORTS TO ARRIVE LATER WILL BRING THEIR STRENGTH UP TO A FULL SQUADRON OF 20.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4STQPRA4GJ89H20JKSR52YOR4
    Media URN:
    VLVA4STQPRA4GJ89H20JKSR52YOR4
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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