• Short Summary

    Nearly 4,500 personnel of the Japanese Self Defence Forces recently (November 1) celebrated their third anniversary, in Tokyo.

  • Description

    Nearly 4,500 personnel of the Japanese Self Defence Forces recently (November 1) celebrated their third anniversary, in Tokyo.

    Japanese Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi and Gisen Sato the Director of Defence Agency reviewed the mechanized units of the self defence forces at the Meiji Shrine outer garden.

    The self defence personnel including infantry, tank and air units, women's corps and Defence College students participated in the march past while 128 planes flew overhead.

    On hand to observe the might of the Self Defence Forces were 700 diplomats and military observers.

    Prime Minister Kishi said it was necessary to build up Japan's military strength in order to ensure world peace and that Japan should have stronger defence forces.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7J3Y4I6T6KVJDQ89M7UWTI6MX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7J3Y4I6T6KVJDQ89M7UWTI6MX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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