• Short Summary

    PAKISTAN ON WEDNESDAY CELEBRATED ITS ANNUAL DEFENCE DAY. IN KARACHI, THE CAPITAL, A MILE-LONG PARADE?

  • Description

    PAKISTAN ON WEDNESDAY CELEBRATED ITS ANNUAL DEFENCE DAY. IN KARACHI, THE CAPITAL, A MILE-LONG PARADE OF MEN AND ARMS WAS REVIEWED BY PRESIDENT AYUB.

    ACCORDING TO OFFICIAL SOURCES, THE DAY "PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE VALDUR, COURAGE AND SACRIFICE DISPLAYED BY PAKISTANI SOLDIERS AGAINST INDIAN AGGRESSION...IN 1965."
    THE DISPLAY OF ARMED MIGHT IN KARACHI INCLUDED CONTINGENTS FROM THE AIR FORCE, ARMY, NAVY AND WEST PAKISTAN POLICE RANGERS. MORE THAN 100 HEAVY VEHICLES FROM THE THREE ARMED SERVICES WERE ON DISPLAY.

    MOTOR CYCLISTS HEADED THE PARADE, FOLLOWED BY AN ARMY ARTILLERY UNIT WITH FILED GUNS AND ASSORTED ARMS. NAVY VEHICLES CARRIED EQUIPMENT RANGING FROM ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS TO RESCUE GEAR.

    MANY OF THE AIRCRAFT USED IN THE "SEPTEMBER WAR" WERE DISPLAYED IN THE AIR FORCE'S SECTION OF THE PARADE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6B13ROVDJ5MGEEHBLI7VA3E8F
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B13ROVDJ5MGEEHBLI7VA3E8F
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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