• Short Summary

    SOUTH KOREA CELEBRATED ITS ARMED FORCES DAY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH A MILITARY PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS OF SEOUL.

  • Description

    SOUTH KOREA CELEBRATED ITS ARMED FORCES DAY YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) WITH A MILITARY PARADE THROUGH THE STREETS OF SEOUL.

    THE SOUTH KOREAN ARMY THIS YEAR HAS A TOTAL STRENGTH OF ABOUT 540,000 MEN, INCLUDING 46,000 IN SOUTH VIETNAM. THE MARINE CORPS HAS A TOTAL STRENGTH OF 30,000 MEN AND HAS A BRIGADE IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

    THE TOTAL STRENGTH OF THE ARMY INCLUDES 18 FRONT LINE INFANTRY DIVISIONS AND 40 ARTILLERY BATTALIONS. ABOUT 10,000 SOUTH KOREANS ARE SERVING WITH THE AMERICAN ARMY IN KOREA.

    IN SOUTH VIETNAM, THE SOUTH KOREANS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTROL AND PACIFICATION OF 6,800 SQUARE KMS (4,500 SQUARE MILES) OF TERRITORY AROUND SAIGON AND IN FIVE PROVINCES ALONG THE CENTRAL COASTLINE OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA72MYWT8CETGQY7W078SCWF3ZE
    Media URN:
    VLVA72MYWT8CETGQY7W078SCWF3ZE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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