• Short Summary

    TWO MINISTERS OF THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MADE THEIR FIRST VISIT TO FORWARD TROOPS FROM TWO FEDERAL REGULAR ARMY BATTALIONS IN POSITIONS COMMANDING WADI BORAN AND WADI RABWA, EAST OF THUMIER.

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    TWO MINISTERS OF THE SOUTH ARABIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) MADE THEIR FIRST VISIT TO FORWARD TROOPS FROM TWO FEDERAL REGULAR ARMY BATTALIONS IN POSITIONS COMMANDING WADI BORAN AND WADI RABWA, EAST OF THUMIER. SULTAN FADHLE BIN ALI, THE MINISTER OF DEFENCE, AND SULTAN SALEH BIN HUSSEIN, THE MINISTER OF INTERNAL SECURITY, FLEW TO THE OPERATIONAL BASE AT THUMIER IN AN R.A.F. PLANE AND THEN UP TO F.R.A. POSITIONS IN AN ARMY HELICOPTER.

    ACCOMPANYING THE MINISTERS WERE THE ACTING COMMANDER OF THE F.R.A., COLONEL A.R.KETTLES, THE COMMANDER OF THE F.R.A. GROUP IN'RADFORCE', LT.COL. D.M. PONTIFEX, AND OFFICIALS OF THE TWO MINISTRIES.

    BEFORE VISITING THE MEN OF THE F.R.A., THE MINISTERS HAD THE MILITARY SITUATION EXPLAINED TO THEM BY BRIGADIER R. LOUIS HARGROVES, 'RADFORCE' COMMANDER UNTIL TODAY WHEN HE WAS RELIEVED BY BRIGADIER C.H. BLACKER. BRIGADIER HARGROVES IS RESUMMING JIS DUTIES AS ADEN GARRISON COMMANDER.

    OFFICIAL FILM RELEASED BY THE R.A.F. SHOWS ATTACKS ON REBEL POSITIONS BY ROCKET-FIRING HAWKER HUNTERS FROM THE KHORMAKSAR BASE, ADEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJ6E2MSOFTDBU3PFA0PEU6HQY
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJ6E2MSOFTDBU3PFA0PEU6HQY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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