• Short Summary

    THE FAMED "FLYING TIGERS" SQUADRON OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE, NOW BASED IN SOUTH VIETNAM,?

  • Description

    1.
    SCU AMERICAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL WITH TIGER.
    0.07

    2.
    SV TIGER PLAYS WITH PILOT. (3 SCENES)
    0.28

    3.
    CU TIGER
    0.30

    4.
    SV TIGER HAVING BATH
    0.47

    5.
    SV TAKEN FOR A DRINK OF WATER
    0.56

    6.
    CU TIGER DRINKS
    1.04

    7.
    MS TIGER WALKS ABOUT IN ENCLOSURE
    1.08



    Initials PGR/S/MGT/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FAMED "FLYING TIGERS" SQUADRON OF THE U.S. AIR FORCE, NOW BASED IN SOUTH VIETNAM, HAS ADOPTED A TIGER AS THEIR MASCOT. RAISED FROM A CUB BY AN OFFICER OF THE SQUADRON, THE TIGER IS KEPT IN A FENCED COMPOUND AND ENJOYS AN OCCASIONAL ROMP WITH PILOTS.

    WHAT HAPPENS WHEN IT GROWS TO FULL SIZE? THAT'S A PROBLEM THE SQUADRON HAVE YET TO SOLVE. MEANTIME, THE TIGER PROVIDES PLENTY OF FUN FOR OFF-DUTY PERSONNEL.

    THE "FLYING TIGERS" ARE THE 93RD HELICOPTER SQUADRON OF THE USAF, CURRENTLY ENGAGED IN ANTI-GUERILLA OPERATIONS IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6YNEWNRZST3JZ3FTOWL89Q85H
    Media URN:
    VLVA6YNEWNRZST3JZ3FTOWL89Q85H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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