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    THE NEWLY APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF, GENERAL T.J. DALY, ARRIVED IN SAIGON?

  • Description

    THE NEWLY APPOINTED AUSTRALIAN CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF, GENERAL T.J. DALY, ARRIVED IN SAIGON ON SEPTEMBER 6 TO VISIT THE AUSTRALIAN FORCES FIGHTING IN VIETNAM.

    AT THE AUSTRALIAN FORCES HEADQUARTERS IN THE FREE WORLD MILITARY ASSISTANCE ORGANISATION BUILDING, GENERALLY DALY, MET SOME OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE FIFTH AND SIXTH BATTALION, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT.

    GENERAL DALY, WHO WILL SPEND ON WEEK VISITING THE AUSTRALIAN TROOPS IN THE FRONTLINES, ALSO CALLED ON THE CHIEF OF GENERAL STAFF OF THE VIETNAMESE ARMED FORCES, GENERAL CAO VAN VIEN.

    AUSTRALIA IS ONE OF THE COUNTRIES THAT IS GIVING MILITARY AID TO SOUTH VIETNAM. IT HAS FOUR THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED MEN PRESENTLY FIGHTING IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

    FOR GENERAL DALY THIS IS THIS IS FIRST OVERSEAS VISIT OF THE AUSTRALIAN UNITS SINCE HE TOOK UP HIS APPOINTMENT TWO MONTHS AGO.

    HE FLIES TO SINGAPORE ON SEPTEMBER 12 TO VISIT THE AUSTRALIAN FORCES (PART OF THE COMMONWEALTH STRATEGIC RESERVE) ON THE MALAYAN MAINLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7A27LK3M8TTJ7ESG3TMDLHPAU
    Media URN:
    VLVA7A27LK3M8TTJ7ESG3TMDLHPAU
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1966
    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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