• Short Summary

    DETACHMENTS OF THE THAI ARMY WERE REVIEWED BY THE THAI MINISTER OF DEFENCE, MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN, ON WEDNESDAY AS THEY PREPARED TO LEAVE BANGKOK FOR SERVICE IN VIETNAM.

  • Description

    DETACHMENTS OF THE THAI ARMY WERE REVIEWED BY THE THAI MINISTER OF DEFENCE, MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHORN, ON WEDNESDAY AS THEY PREPARED TO LEAVE BANGKOK FOR SERVICE IN VIETNAM.

    MEN OF THE QUEEN'S COBRA REGIMENT WERE MUSTERED AT PHRAMANE, NEAR BANGKOK, FOR THE CEREMONY. FIRST, THEY WERE INSPECTED BY THE COMMANDER, COLONEL SANAN YUTHASARNPRASIT MARSHAL GARLANDED A NUMBER OF TROOPS.

    ALTOGETHER, 2,400 MEN OF THE COBRAS LEFT THAILAND FOR VIETNAM, FOLLOWING A DECISION TAKEN ON JULY 3 BY THE THAI GOVERNMENT TO SEND REGULAR TROOPS FOR SERVICE IN VIETNAM.

    THAILAND HAS AN ARMY OF ABOUT 85,000 MEN, COMPRISING THREE INFANTRY DIVISIONS AND ONE CALVARY DIVISION MADE UP OF MOTORISED UNITS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5Y3NWGKI7I9OJWFZC1US91QG4
    Media URN:
    VLVA5Y3NWGKI7I9OJWFZC1US91QG4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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