• Short Summary

    A WATERFALL DEEP IN THE SERIAN JUNGLE, SOME THIRTY MILES SOUTH-EAST OF KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, HAS BECOME A FAVOURITE AND EXCLUSIVE SWIMMING, POOL FOR MEN OF THE THIRD COMMANDO BRIGADE, ROYAL MARINES.

  • Description

    A WATERFALL DEEP IN THE SERIAN JUNGLE, SOME THIRTY MILES SOUTH-EAST OF KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, HAS BECOME A FAVOURITE AND EXCLUSIVE SWIMMING, POOL FOR MEN OF THE THIRD COMMANDO BRIGADE, ROYAL MARINES.

    WHEN THEY RELAX THEMSELVES NEAR OR IN THE POOL, A GUARD IS ALWAYS ON DUTY AGAINST POSSIBLE INFILTRATION ATTACK FROM INDONESIAN BORDER BANDITS.

    THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE COMMANDO BRIGADE IS IN KUCHING WHERE NAVAL HELICOPTERS FROM THE COMMANDO SHIP, H.M.S. "ALBION", ARE BEING USED TO STOP REBELS FROM GOING INTO SARAWAK.

    SMALL BANDS OF ARMED INDONESIANS ARE KNOWN TO BE HIDING IN THE NEARBY SERIAN JUNGLE WHICH IS BEING PATROLLED BY THE ROYAL MARINE COMMANDOS.

    MEANWHILE, M COMPANY OF 42 COMMANDO, ROYAL MARINES, HAVE LEFT FOR A SERIAN BORDER VILLAGE WHERE THEY WILL RELIEVE SOME MARINES WHO HAVE BEEN ON JUNGLE PATROL FOR A WEEK.

    42 COMMANDO ARE NOW RESPONSIBLE FOR MUCH OF THE SECURITY OF 1,800 SQUARE MILES OF SOUTHERN SARAWAK AND ABOUT 170 MILES OF DIFFICULT COUNTRY ALONG THE INDONESIAN BORDER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA627ZZEDZJKR8SB4X6DQZOU42
    Media URN:
    VLVA627ZZEDZJKR8SB4X6DQZOU42
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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