• Short Summary

    The first group of the 500 R.A.F. personnel to replace Greek-Cypriot workers dismissed from their?

  • Description

    1.
    SHOT AIRMEN IN LOUNGE.


    2.
    C.U. GROUP.


    3.
    SHOT MAN WRITING.


    4.
    SHOT PLANE WRITING.


    5.
    SHOT MEN WALKING OUT WITH BAGS IN RAIN.


    6.
    SHOT UP STEPS.


    7.
    CLOSER ANGLE MEN CLIMBING INSIDE TRANSPORT PLANE.


    8.
    SHOT NOSE OF PLANE.


    9.
    SHOT AIRSCREW TURNS SLOWING.


    10.
    SHOT MAN SIGNALLING TO PILOT.


    11.
    L.S. PLANE MOVING SLOWLY.


    12.
    C.S. DITTO.




    Initials S-D/CW A.S/.R.L.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first group of the 500 R.A.F. personnel to replace Greek-Cypriot workers dismissed from their posts as a result of bomb planting on Army and R.A.F. installations left Lyneham R.A.F. station, U.K., on November 12. There were 29 men in this first batch, 12 of whom had volunteered for the trip.

    Most of the men are either stewards or cooks and will work in NAAFI canteens. The call for civilians to replace the sacked Greek-Cypriots has been answered by an overwhelming number of people. For 500 jobs their have been 25,000 application, despite the dangerous environment on the island.

    NAAFI authorities are hoping to fly the first group of civilian volunteers of Cyprus this week-end.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAM6F0DLZJMUKVEFZK9G3E6MNF
    Media URN:
    VLVAAM6F0DLZJMUKVEFZK9G3E6MNF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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