• Short Summary

    AT CAMP COLONEL CHASHI NEAR KINSHASA, OFFICERS OF CONGO-KINSHASA'S NATIONAL ARMY WERE PRESENT AT A PARADE TO MARK THE PROMOTION OF OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS.

  • Description

    AT CAMP COLONEL CHASHI NEAR KINSHASA, OFFICERS OF CONGO-KINSHASA'S NATIONAL ARMY WERE PRESENT AT A PARADE TO MARK THE PROMOTION OF OFFICERS AND OTHER RANKS. THE PARADE WAS TAKEN BY THE NEWLY-APPOINTED COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL BOBOZO.

    AMONG THOSE WHO WERE PRESENT AT THE CEREMONY WAS COLONEL NKULUFA, WHO CONGRATULATED THE OFFICERS AND INTRODUCED THE MANY MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS WHO ATTENDED THE PARADE.

    THE FIRST OF THE NEWLY-PROMOTED OFFICERS TO RECEIVE THE CONGRATULATIONS OF THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF WAS COLONEL BUMBA. THEN, NEW LIEUTENANTS WERE PRESENTED TO GENERAL BOBOZO AND FINALLY, JUNIOR OFFICERS WHO HAD BEEN PROMOTED FROM THE RANKS.

    THE FINAL EVENT OF THE DAY WAS A MARCH-PAST, AT WHICH THE SALUTE WAS TAKEN BY GENERAL BOBOZO, IN THE PRESENCE OF GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, DIPLOMATS AND THE MAYORS OF THE CAPITAL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9SGQILYWZ1X0DIG9CA6RKFHRZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9SGQILYWZ1X0DIG9CA6RKFHRZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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