• Short Summary

    AUSTRALIAN TROOPS IN VIETNAM ENJOYED THE NEW YEAR TRUCE RELAXING AT THEIR BASES. THE ROYAL?

  • Description

    AUSTRALIAN TROOPS IN VIETNAM ENJOYED THE NEW YEAR TRUCE RELAXING AT THEIR BASES. THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT CELEBRATED THE NEW YEAR AT NUI-DAT, A BASE NEAR SAIGON.

    THE TROOPS HAD BEEN ON PATROLLING MISSIONS THROUGHOUT DECEMBER AND THE TRUCE WAS MUCH APPRECIATED. THEY HEARD A NEW YEAR MESSAGE FROM THEIR COMMANDING OFFICER, MAJOR IAN MACKAY AND AFTER A CELEBRATION DRINK STAGED ANN IMPROMPTU CONCERT.

    THE AUSTRALIAN TASK FORCE IN VIETNAM TOTALS 3,000 IN THE INFANTRY, AND 1,500 IN SUPPLY, ADMINISTRATION AND TRANSPORT. 65 HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ACTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6APOUFDMUIKJFPABBOOMNWSNK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6APOUFDMUIKJFPABBOOMNWSNK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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