• Short Summary

    UNITED STATES ARMY TRUCKS WERE FLOWN INTO ELISABETHVILLE BY U.S.AIR FORCE GLOBEMASTERS LAST MONDAY AS?

  • Description

    UNITED STATES ARMY TRUCKS WERE FLOWN INTO ELISABETHVILLE BY U.S.AIR FORCE GLOBEMASTERS LAST MONDAY AS THE UNITED NATIONS CONTINUED THEIR MILITARY BUILD-UP IN KATANGA.MAIN OBJECTIVE WAS STILL KOLWEZI, PRESIDENT TSHOMBE'S LAST REMAINING STRONGHOLD.SINCE THEN, MR TSHOMBE HAS OFFERED TO DISCUSS ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE PEACEFUL ENTRY OF U.N.TROOPS INTO KOLWEZI.

    WITH PRESIDENT TSHOMBE OUT OF ELISABETHVILLE ONCE AGAIN AND HIS POWER RAPIDLY DIMINISHING, BALUBA TRIBESMEN AND WOMEN DEMONSTRATED IN THE CITY'S SUBURBS, PRAISING THE UNITED NATIONS VICTORY IN KATANGA.

    MARCHING IN PROCESSION UNDER THE EYES OF TUNISIAN U.N.PATROLS, THE DEMONSTRATORS DISPLAYED THE CONGOLESE FLAG.THEY WORE THE TRADITIONAL DRESS OF THE BALUBAS OF NORTHERN KATANGA AND DECLARED THEIR SUPPORT FOR MR JASON SENDWE, THE NORTH KATANGA BALUBAKAT LEADER.

    (MR SENDWE, OF WHOM VERY LITTLE HAS BEEN HEARD IN RECENT MONTHS, REMAINS A PUZZLING FIGURE IN THE DISPUTE OVER KATANGA.A LONG-STANDING KATANGESE OPPONENT OF MR TSHOMBE, HE HOLDS THE CENTRAL CONGOLESE GOVERNMENT POST OF DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA97OGV0AW48K0PLGXXB1BYU2HG
    Media URN:
    VLVA97OGV0AW48K0PLGXXB1BYU2HG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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