• Short Summary

    BRITAIN'S 2ND BATTALION, THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT, LEFT SINGAPORE FOR MALAYSIAN BORNEO YESTERDAY (TUESDAY). THEY WILL?

  • Description

    BRITAIN'S 2ND BATTALION, THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT, LEFT SINGAPORE FOR MALAYSIAN BORNEO YESTERDAY (TUESDAY). THEY WILL RELIEVE A BRITISH BATTALION WHICH IS DUE FOR REST. THE PARATROOPS LEFT ABOARD THE BRITISH TROOPSHIP "AUBY".

    WHILE IN MALAYSIAN BORNEO, THE PARATROOPS WILL JOIN FORCES WITH OTHER BRITISH, AUSTRALIAN AND MALAYSIAN UNITS IN DEFENDING MALAYSIAN BORNEO AGAINST INDONESIAN INCURSIONS.

    THE PARATROOPS WERE FLOWN OUT TO SINGAPORE EARLY IN JANUARY FROM BRITAIN, DURING THE BUILD-UP OF BRITISH FORCES IN MALAYSIA. MEMBERS OF THE BATTALION HAVE UNDERGONE INTENSIVE JUNGLE TRAINING AT A BRITISH ARMY'S JUNGLE WARFARE SCHOOL IN SOUTHERN MALAYA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA62UB2B4XJH1VT9MMM4J0IEX8B
    Media URN:
    VLVA62UB2B4XJH1VT9MMM4J0IEX8B
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1965
    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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