• Short Summary

    COMBINED AMPHIBIOUS FORCES OF NATO (NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION) HAVE COMPLETED TWO DAYS OF FIELD EXERCISES IN TURKEY.

  • Description

    1.
    LV LANDING CRAFT COMING IN
    0.04

    2.
    LV PAN.. JEEP OFF LANDING CRAFT
    0.11

    3.
    SV PAN.. BOAT COMES IN
    0.17

    4.
    LV HELICOPTERS FLY OVER LANDING CRAFT
    0.25

    5.
    SV TROOPS COME ASHORE
    0.33

    6.
    REAR V.. TROOPS RUN UP SHORE
    0.38

    7.
    SV MORE TROOPS OFF CRAFT
    0.48

    8.
    LV PARATROOPS BEING DROPPED
    0.51

    9.
    LV TANKS MOVE UP BEACH
    0.57

    10.
    LV MANY PARATROOPS IN AIR
    1.01

    11.
    LV MEN LANDING
    1.06

    12.
    SV SOLDIERS GETTING OUT OF CHUTES
    1.09

    13.
    SV SOLDIERS WITH FIELD PHONE
    1.13

    14.
    LV TRUCKS COMING OFF DOCK
    1.16

    15.
    SV SOLDIERS MARCHING UP BEACH
    1.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: COMBINED AMPHIBIOUS FORCES OF NATO (NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION) HAVE COMPLETED TWO DAYS OF FIELD EXERCISES IN TURKEY.HIGHLIGHT OF THE MANOEUVRE WAS A COMBINED AIRDROP AND AMPHIBIOUS LANDING LAST THURSDAY.

    THOUSANDS OF TROOPS STORMED FROM LANDING BARGES, WHILE PARATROOP UNITS WERE DROPPED INLAND. LATER, TANKS AND MECHANIZED VEHICLES CAME ASHORE TO SUPPORT THE FOOT SOLDIERS.

    WITHIN A SHORT TIME AFTER THE ADVANCE UNITS HAD GONE ASHORE, COMBAT-TYPE "DOCKS" WERE COMPLETED TO ALLOW THE UNLOADING OF MEN, SUPPLIES AND VEHICLES FROM LANDING CRAFT.

    THE EXERCISE -- COMMENDED ON 24 SEPTEMBER -- WAS SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDED ON THURSDAY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA5VWUYQLUTMX7F1FSH2E7VG32
    Media URN:
    VLVAA5VWUYQLUTMX7F1FSH2E7VG32
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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