• Short Summary

    Men of the 25th U.S. Army Division, were filmed Jan 6 as they went through?

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    1.
    Hickam Air Base situated on the island of Oahu, Honolulu, Hawaii.


    2.
    Enlisted men discussing possible Laos implication. Men of the 25th Div.


    3.
    Materials being hoisted into body of plane.


    4.
    The officers in charge - at the rest Air Force Plane.


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    Jeeps going up ramp into body of plane. Jeeps coming out of plane.


    6.
    Officer directing movement.


    7.
    Interior of plane showing loading of plane.


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    Men waiting in jeeps for their turn to board plane.


    9.
    Officer commending men for "smooth" operation.


    10.
    Over all shot of plane - jeep line up and men.




    Initials TDH/S/CW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Men of the 25th U.S. Army Division, were filmed Jan 6 as they went through extensive practice of loading and unloading men and materials aboard aircraft at Hickam Air Base near Honolulu, Hawaii.

    After recent instructions from President Eisenhower to step-up readiness of US forces in the Pacific area because of the present situation in Laos, mobility exercises at Hickam Field have been more frequent.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA615ZJX03CJ37HLZL7B65J1BO9
    Media URN:
    VLVA615ZJX03CJ37HLZL7B65J1BO9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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