• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMED FORCES GENERALS WHO DEPOSED THE GOVERNMENT OF PRIME MINISTER TRAN VAN HUONG LAST WEDNESDAY, WERE OUT IN STRENGTH AT THE AIR FORCE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMED FORCES GENERALS WHO DEPOSED THE GOVERNMENT OF PRIME MINISTER TRAN VAN HUONG LAST WEDNESDAY, WERE OUT IN STRENGTH AT THE AIR FORCE DAY CELEBRATIONS IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    AMONG THE GENERALS ATTENDING THE PARADE WAS AIR FORCE CHIEF, GENERAL NGUYEN CAO KY, WHO, BEFORE THE COUP, HAD REJECTED THE POST OF MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS, OFFERED HIM BY PRIME MINISTER HUONG.

    CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH, WHO HAS URGED THE CABINET TO REMAIN IN OFFICE UNTIL HE HAS SET UP A 20-MEMBER ARMY AND PEOPLES COUNCIL TO ADVISE THE GOVERNMENT, REVIEWED THE TROOPS DRAWN FROM VARIOUS UNITS OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    GENERAL KHANH ALSO PRESENTED GALLANTRY MEDALS TO SOME AIR FORCE PERSONNEL FOR THEIR ACTION IN CARRYING OUT BOMBING MISSIONS OVER VIETCONG TERRITORY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5Q7V2JW6JFZBCEURNBIL1XVCC
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Q7V2JW6JFZBCEURNBIL1XVCC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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