• Short Summary

    THE ROYAL NAVY HAS SET UP A HELICOPTER BASE IN KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, FOR AIRLIFTING AMMUNITION AND SUPPLIES TO A GURKHA UNIT HUNTING A GUERILLA BAND AFTER LAST WEEK'S CLASH ON THE SARAWAK-INDONESIAN BORNEO BORDER.

  • Description

    THE ROYAL NAVY HAS SET UP A HELICOPTER BASE IN KUCHING, THE SARAWAK CAPITAL, FOR AIRLIFTING AMMUNITION AND SUPPLIES TO A GURKHA UNIT HUNTING A GUERILLA BAND AFTER LAST WEEK'S CLASH ON THE SARAWAK-INDONESIAN BORNEO BORDER.

    AUTHORITATIVE MILITARY SOURCES DISCLOSED THAT SINCE THE PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE INDONESIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION, THAT INDONESIAN MILITARY FORCES IN INDONESIAN BORNEO WERE TRAINING REFUGEES FROM BORNEO, THE PRESSURE ON SARAWAK'S BORDERS HAD INCREASED.

    SO FAR, THE PRESUME HAS COME IN THE FORM OF RAIDS ON IBAN (SEA DAYAK) LONGHOUSES BY INDONESIAN GUERILLA UNITS.

    COMMANDING THE HELICOPTER SQUADRON IS LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER, D.F.BURKE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8WOQO056MUZ5A4J9GAL8D0R15
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WOQO056MUZ5A4J9GAL8D0R15
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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