• Short Summary

    A new commander for United Nations forces in the Congo Republic - Lieutenant-General Sean McKeown, aged 50, of Dublin, Eire.

  • Description

    A new commander for United Nations forces in the Congo Republic - Lieutenant-General Sean McKeown, aged 50, of Dublin, Eire. He left Dublin Airport for Leopoldville, Jan 6,
    He is married, with four children: Tom (14), Marie (11), John (9)and Peter (6), Among those who say him off - his wife and Mr. Aiken, the Irish Republic's Minister of External Affairs.

    Following soon will be Irish troops of the 34th Battalion. They will be travelling in "Globemaster" aircraft of the United States Air Force, Lieutenant-General McKeown will have about 20,000 troops under his command, from various nations, in the Congo.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5188YRZPDVL9AY63ESX9F7VS3
    Media URN:
    VLVA5188YRZPDVL9AY63ESX9F7VS3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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