• Short Summary

    THE TAIWAN ARMED FORCES HELD THEIR ANNUAL JOINT EXERCISES IN SOUTHERN TAIWAN ON TUESDAY. PRESIDENT?

  • Description

    THE TAIWAN ARMED FORCES HELD THEIR ANNUAL JOINT EXERCISES IN SOUTHERN TAIWAN ON TUESDAY. PRESIDENT CHIANG KAI-SHEK AND MADAME CHIANG WATCHED THE EXERCISES AT A NAVAL BASE.

    NAVAL FROGMEN, WARSHIPS AND AIRCRAFT TOOK PART IN THE MANOEUVRES. MARINES DEMONSTRATED MOUNTAIN RESCUE OPERATIONS. NAVAL GUNS FIRED ON HIGH SPEED CRAFT APPROACHING THE COAST. FOUR SUPERSONIC F-104 STARFIGHTERS ATTACKED AN OIL DUMP. REAL BATTLE CONDITIONS WERE SIMULATED AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.

    THERE WAS A FLY-PAST BY 12 CADET AIRCRAFT. EACH CARRIED A HUGE CHINESE SIGN DANGLING UNDERNEATH. THE 12 SIGNS READ "HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU", IN CELEBRATION OF GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S 82ND BIRTHDAY ON THURSDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAIHW764NLRT0J1G7R2RHK43MI
    Media URN:
    VLVAAIHW764NLRT0J1G7R2RHK43MI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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