• Short Summary

    The army of Upper Volta celebrated its eleventh anniversary on November 1 with a parade attended by the President, General Sangoule Lamizana.

  • Description

    1.
    SCU President Lamizana salutes army colour (3 shots)
    0.18

    2.
    GV Guard of honour
    0.21

    3.
    SV President and Chiefs of Staff review troops (3 shots)
    0.37

    4.
    SV President shakes hands with officers (2 shots)
    0.51

    5.
    CU Tray of medals
    0.54

    6.
    SCU Minister Traore presents medals (2 shots)
    1.14

    7.
    SV Colonel Sy presents medals to troops (2 shots)
    1.26

    8.
    GV Crowdes lining parade route
    1.30

    9.
    SV Troops march past President on dais (5 shots)
    2.05



    Initials ESP/1545 ESP/1604



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The army of Upper Volta celebrated its eleventh anniversary on November 1 with a parade attended by the President, General Sangoule Lamizana. Ambassadors and top government officials were among the spectators at the ceremony, which was held in the Place du 3 Janvier (Place of the 3 January) in the capital, Ouagadougou. The square is named after the date of the 1966 revolution. The proceedings included the presentation of medals, made by M. Daouda Traore, the defence minister, and Colonel Baba Sy, the senior army officer. The President himself is Chief of the Army, and President of the Higher Council of Defence.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA56YBW4QLA5JKP0NDWYLAH1DX5
    Media URN:
    VLVA56YBW4QLA5JKP0NDWYLAH1DX5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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