• Short Summary

    AMERICA'S AMBASSADOR TO INDIA, MR. CHESTER BOWLES, ON FRIDAY PAID HIS FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO?

  • Description

    AMERICA'S AMBASSADOR TO INDIA, MR. CHESTER BOWLES, ON FRIDAY PAID HIS FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE INDIAN ARMY UNITS BASED IN LADAKH. THE AMBASSADOR WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND MAJOR GENERAL KELLY, OF THE U.S. MILITARY SUPPLY MISSION IN INDIA.

    THE AREA VISITED WAS LEH, DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS FOR THE LADAKH DISTRICT. THIS WAS THE REGION WHERE LAST YEAR'S MAJOR CLASH TOOK PLACE BETWEEN CHINESE AND INDIAN FORCES.

    (HIS VISIT COINCIDED WITH THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE U.S.-C130 TRANSPORT PLANES WHICH WENT INTO SERVICE WITH THE INDIAN AIR FORCE FOLLOWING LAST YEAR'S DISENGAGEMENT FROM THE CHINESE).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5V98O78RARF2TD46CXZK9U7UP
    Media URN:
    VLVA5V98O78RARF2TD46CXZK9U7UP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1963
    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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