• Short Summary

    INDONESIAN WOMEN VOLUNTEERS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO JOIN REGULAR TROOPS IN DJAKARTA'S CONFRONTATION AGAINST MALAYSIA.

  • Description

    INDONESIAN WOMEN VOLUNTEERS ARE ON THEIR WAY TO JOIN REGULAR TROOPS IN DJAKARTA'S CONFRONTATION AGAINST MALAYSIA.THEY EMBARKED FROM DJAKARTA ON SATURDAY.

    THE WOMEN, NUMBERING 126, HAVE UNDERGONE INTENSIVE TRAINING IN JUNGLE AND GUERILLA WARFARE AT A SPECIAL SITE IN WESTERN JAVA, THEIR COMMANDER IS A 24-YEAR-OLD GIRL.

    THEY ANSWERED A CALL LAST YEAR FOR VOLUNTEERS TO "CRUSH" THE BRITISH-BACKED FEDERATION.LIEUT-COL.MAHMUD PASHA TOLD THEM THAT WOMEN HAD ALWAYS BEEN INVOLVED IN WARS, NO MATTER WHERE THEY TOOK PLACE.HE CITED AS EXAMPLES ALGERIA, NORTH VIETNAM AND NORTH KOREA.

    MME SUBANDRIO FAREWELLED THEM AT THE DOCKSIDE ON BEHALF OF THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT, WHICH REGARDS MALAYSIA AS A NEO-COLONIALIST PLOT.

    (UNLOADED WAR HAS BROKEN OUT ALONG THE MALAYSIAN-INDONESIAN BORDER IN BORNEO, WHILE INDONESIAN LANDINGS ON MALAYSIAN TERRITORY ELSEWHERE HAVE BEEN FREQUENT - TWO REPORTED IN THE PAST WEEK.MEANWHILE, TODAY (MONDAY) JET FIGHTERS FLEW LOW OVER DJAKARTA AT THE START OF WEEK-LONG EXERCISES SIMULATING AN ATTACK BY BRITISH AND MALAYSIAN FORCES).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9U89MF6LVDD8EUCIR2HZR12GY
    Media URN:
    VLVA9U89MF6LVDD8EUCIR2HZR12GY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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