• Short Summary

    FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY TODAY (SATURDAY) LEFT THE U.A.R. FOR LONDON AT THE END OF?

  • Description

    FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY TODAY (SATURDAY) LEFT THE U.A.R. FOR LONDON AT THE END OF HIS 10-DAY VISIT. BEFORE LEAVING HE HAD TALKS YESTERDAY WITH PRESIDENT NASSER AND TODAY VISITED THE NASSER MILITARY ACADEMY IN CAIRO.

    LAST NIGHT LORD MONTGOMERY HAD A 70-MINUTE MEETING WITH PRESIDENT NASSER, BUT MADE NO STATEMENT AFTERWARDS. THE PRIVATE TALKS WERE HELD DURING LORD MONTGOMERY'S VISIT TO THE BATTLEFIELDS WHERE 25 YEARS AGO HE LED THE EIGHTH ARMY TO ITS DECISIVE DESERT VICTORY.

    TOP-RANKING U.A.R. SERVICE CHIEFS WERE AT THE AIRPORT WHEN THE 79-YEAR-OLD FIELD MARSHAL LEFT CAIRO FOR LONDON TODAY.

    EARLIER HE HAD VISITED THE NASSER MILITARY ACADEMY IN CAIRO WHERE HE LECTURED ON HIS DESERT CAMPAIGN AND HIS GENERAL IDEAS ON WARFARE. HE ALSO VISITED THE ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJDXYKQEOQ47AHV6N0H9E65MK
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJDXYKQEOQ47AHV6N0H9E65MK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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