• Short Summary

    THE LAST OF THE CANADIAN TROOPS FOR THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE ARRIVED IN CYPRUS TODAY (MONDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LV "HMCS BONAVENTURE"
    0.03

    2.
    LS DITTO
    0.07

    3.
    CS NAME "BONAVENTURE"
    0.10

    4.
    MS APPROACHING SIDE OF SHIP
    0.13

    5.
    MS OFFICERS WAVE
    0.15

    6.
    LS DECK
    0.21

    7.
    MS VEHICLE MOVING ON TO PLATFORM
    0.28

    8.
    CU SAILOR
    0.30

    9.
    MS PLATFORM WITH VEHICLE HOISTED INTO THE AIR AND OVER THE SIDE
    0.41

    10.
    LS VEHICLE OVER THE SIDE DOWN TO FERRY
    0.55

    11.
    MS SAILORS HAULING ON ROPES
    1.00

    12.
    CS SAILOR
    1.02

    13.
    CU SAILORS HANDS HOLDING ROPE
    1.05

    14.
    LS VEHICLE ONTO FERRY
    1.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE LAST OF THE CANADIAN TROOPS FOR THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE FORCE ARRIVED IN CYPRUS TODAY (MONDAY). THEY DISEMBARKED AT FAMAGUSTA FROM THE CANADIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER "BONAVENTURE".

    GENERAL PREM SINGH GYANI, THE INDIAN COMMANDER OF THE U.N. FORCE, WAS AT THE DOCKSIDE TO WELCOME THE MEN. THE CARRIER BROUGHT ABOUT 100 MEN AND 54 VEHICLES. FILM SHOWS THE MEN LEAVING THE SHIP AND UNLOADING THEIR EQUIPMENT.

    MEANWHILE A CYPRUS GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN HAS ADMITTED THAT GOVERNMENT SECURITY FORCES HAD FIRED BY MISTAKE ON BRITISH TROOPS EARLIER IN THE DAY AT HALEFKA, 15 MILES (24 KILOMETRES) NORTH-EAST OF NICOSIA.

    THE SPOKESMAN SAID INVESTIGATION SHOWED THAT SECURITY FORCES MISTOOK THE PATROL FOR "TURKISH TERRORISTS" AND FIRED ON THEM. HE ADDED THAT U.N. TROOPS HAD ACCEPTED IT AS A "BONA FIDE CASE OF MISUNDERSTANDING."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6NT2TPZYQP9KZNWWK3Z76OBAJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA6NT2TPZYQP9KZNWWK3Z76OBAJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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