• Short Summary

    A DEMONSTRATION OF MOUNTAINEERING TACTICS BY INDONESIAN PARATROOPS.

    THE DEMONSTRATION TOOK PLACE ON FRIDAY, IN A?

  • Description

    A DEMONSTRATION OF MOUNTAINEERING TACTICS BY INDONESIAN PARATROOPS.

    THE DEMONSTRATION TOOK PLACE ON FRIDAY, IN A HILLY AREA NEAR BANDUNG IN WEST JAVA. IT WAS ATTENDED BY THE MINISTER OF SECURITY, GENERAL ABDUL HARIS NASUTION WHO IS ALSO CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE ARMED FORCES. HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS DEPUTY, MAJOR GENERAL SUPRAPTO.

    THE TROOPS HIGHLIGHTED THEIR DEMONSTRATION WITH A DISPLAY OF CLIFF SCALING AND DESCENDING. THEY SHOWED THE PROCEDURE USED TO LOWER AN INJURED COMRADE FROM THE TOP OF SUCH A CLIFF TO THE MEDICAL TEAM WAITING BELOW. AT ONE POINT IN THE DEMONSTRATION, THE TROOPS SHOWED THE USE OF A FLAME THROWER HIGH ON THE CLIFF FACE. THIS COULD BE USED TO WIPE OUT SMALL ENEMY STRONGHOLDS IN STRATEGIC POSITION SUCH AS CAVES.

    AT THE END OF THE DEMONSTRATION, GENERAL NASUTION COMPLIMENTED THE TROOPS ON THEIR DISPLAY.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8YBJE15DXQRC0G7QVDSQ8P0LH
    Media URN:
    VLVA8YBJE15DXQRC0G7QVDSQ8P0LH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment