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

  • Description

    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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    Film ID:
    VLVA68G5JCQKYQVCDP2VDAD1301HA
    Media URN:
    VLVA68G5JCQKYQVCDP2VDAD1301HA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding 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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