• Short Summary

    MAJOR GENERAL RICHARD CARVER ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AS COMMANDER OF THE JOINT PEACE KEEPING FORCE IN CYPRUS THIS EVENING (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

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    LV JOINT FORCE HEADQUARTERS (2 SHOTS)
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    2.
    SV SOLDIER ON PATROL
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    3.
    LV ARMOURED CAR ARRIVES
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    4.
    SV GENERAL YOUNG AND GENERAL CARVER (2 SHOTS)
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    5.
    SV TWO GENERALS JOINED BY AIR MARSHAL BARNETT
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    6.
    CU DITTO
    0.38

    7.
    SV GENERALS AND AIR MARSHAL LOOK AT MAP (3 SHOTS)
    0.48

    8.
    SV AIR MARSHAL FOLDS UP MAP
    0.56



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    Background: MAJOR GENERAL RICHARD CARVER ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AS COMMANDER OF THE JOINT PEACE KEEPING FORCE IN CYPRUS THIS EVENING (WEDNESDAY).

    AT AN UNOFFICIAL CEREMONY ON THE ISLAND YESTERDAY (TUESDAY), AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR DENIS BARNETT, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, BRITISH FORCES NEAR EAST, HANDED MAJOR GENERAL CARVER A MAP OF CYPRUS. ALSO PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY, GENERAL PETER YOUNG, WHO HAS COMMANDED THE FORCE SINCE IT WAS ESTABLISHED AFTER THE FIRST VIOLENT CLASHES TOOK PLACE BETWEEN GREEK AND TURKISH CYPRIOTS AT THE END OF DECEMBER. GENERAL YOUNG REVERTS TO HIS FORMER POST AS GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING CYPRUS DISTRICT, IN CHARGE OF THE BRITISH SOVEREIGN BASES ON THE ISLAND.

    MAJOR-GENERAL CARVER, WHO WAS COMMANDER OF THE 3RD DIVISION, SOUTHERN COMMAND, FLEW OUT TO CYPRUS WITH 170 MEMBERS OF HIS HEADQUARTERS STAFF, ON 15TH FEBRUARY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7W8ARQNAOHMM08SJTAKU9QTLL
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W8ARQNAOHMM08SJTAKU9QTLL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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