U.S. Defence Minister Thomas Gates on a five-day visit to Austria to inspect its state?
U.S. Defence Minister Thomas Gates on a five-day visit to Austria to inspect its state of armed neutrality watched tank manoeuvres at Bruck, Lower Austria Mar 28.
Before the exercises, he and Austrian Defence Minister Graf reviewed the tanks and their crews in parade. Then the Ministers used a jeep to see at close hand the tanks in a mock action.
Defence Minister Gates, returning the U.S. visit of Herr Graf last November, arrived in Vienna from Berlin for the Austrian tour Mar 25.