• Short Summary

    A BATTERY OF THE 1ST SURFACE AIR MISSILE (NIKE) GROUP, TURKISH FIRST ARMY, WAS HONOURED AT ISTANBUL, MAY 8, DURING A REVIEW BY ITALIAN AND UNITED STATES NATO COMMANDERS.

  • Description

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    GV AND TURKISH COMMANDERS REVIEWING NIKE UNIT
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    2.
    SV PAN DITTO
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    3.
    TV NATO OFFICERS
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    4.
    LV OFFICERS STAND IN SILENCE
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    5.
    LV STATUE OF ATATURK
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    6.
    SV RAISING TURKISH FLAG
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    7.
    CU NATO OFFICERS SALUTE
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    8.
    LV TURKISH FLAG
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    9.
    SCU ITALIAN GENERAL FANALI SPEAKS
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    10.
    CU CAPTAIN ISKENDER RECEIVES CUP FROM FINALI
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    11.
    CU FINALI
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    12.
    CU CAPTAIN ISKENDER
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    13.
    CU CAPTAIN ISKENDER WITH CUPS
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    Initials KJ/S/AW/CJB



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    Background: A BATTERY OF THE 1ST SURFACE AIR MISSILE (NIKE) GROUP, TURKISH FIRST ARMY, WAS HONOURED AT ISTANBUL, MAY 8, DURING A REVIEW BY ITALIAN AND UNITED STATES NATO COMMANDERS.

    MAJOR-GENERAL DUILIO FANALI OF ITALY, DEPUTY-COMMANDER OF THE ALLIED AIR FORCES, SOUTHERN EUROPE, WAS ASSISTED BY MAJOR-GENERAL ALFRED KALBERGER OF THE UNITED STATES AS HE PRESENTED THE BATTERY WITH A LARGE SILVER CUP FOR THEIR FIRING RECORD OF THE NIKE MISSILE AT FORT BLISS IN TEXAS LAST SEPTEMBER.

    CAPTAIN ISKENDER ACCEPTED THE AWARD ON BEHALF OF THE BATTERY WHICH SCORED 3,495 POINTS OUT OF A POSSIBLE 3,600 AMONG 24 UNITS FROM TURKEY, ITALY AND GREECE CONTESTING UNDER SIMULATED BATTLE CONDITIONS. THE LARGE TROPHY IS TO BE PASSED ON TO WINNERS OF FURTHER FIRING CONTESTS, BUT A SMALLER SILVER REPLICA WILL BE RETAINED BY THE BATTERY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9V823SOXXFRVX8TBXD7UDKWA7
    Media URN:
    VLVA9V823SOXXFRVX8TBXD7UDKWA7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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