• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH KOREAN FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM HAVE HAD A CHANGE OF COMMAND. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL CHAE?

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    1.
    GV CEREMONY STAND
    0.03

    2.
    LV TROOPS WITH COLOURS
    0.06

    3.
    LV OFFICERS SALUTING
    0.11

    4.
    CU GENERAL CHAE MYUNG
    0.12

    5.
    CU KOREAN AMBASSADOR
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    6.
    CU NEW COMMANDER GENERAL LEE SAE HO
    0.19

    7.
    CU GENERAL ABRAMS
    0.22

    8.
    SV GENERAL HAY
    0.27

    9.
    SV TRANSFER OF UNIT FLAG
    0.32

    10.
    CU GENERAL CHAE MYUNG AND GENERAL LEE SAE HO SHAKING HANDS
    0.33

    11.
    LV BOTH GENERALS IN JEEP INSPECTING TROOPS
    0.38

    12.
    LV TROOPS LINED UP
    0.43

    13.
    CU GENERAL LEE SAE HO ADDRESSING TROOPS
    0.49

    14.
    LV TROOPS MARCHING PAST FOLLOWED BY NURSES
    0.54

    15.
    LV TROOPS TOWARDS & GV DITTO
    1.05



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    Background: THE SOUTH KOREAN FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM HAVE HAD A CHANGE OF COMMAND. LIEUTENANT-GENERAL CHAE MYUNG SHIN HAS BEEN RELIEVED BY LIEUTENANT-GENERAL LEE SAE HO.

    THE CHANGE-OVER TOOK PLACE AT AN OFFICIAL CEREMONY AT NHA TRANG. THOSE PRESENT INCLUDED THE SOUTH KOREAN AMBASSADOR TO SOUTH VIETNAM, SHIN SANG CHUL; THE AMERICAN COMMANDER, GENERAL CREIGHTON ABRAMS; AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HAY; AND OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF OTHER COUNTRIES INVOLVED IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT.

    IN HIS FAREWELL SPEECH, GENERAL CHAE SAID THAT SUCH A BURDEN AS THE SOUTH KOREANS HAD BORNE WOULD NOT BE TREATED AS A TRIFLE IN FUTURE HISTORY. HE SAID HE WISHED SUCCESS FOR THE ALLIED FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA68G5JCQKYQVCDP2VDAD1301HA
    Media URN:
    VLVA68G5JCQKYQVCDP2VDAD1301HA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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