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    SIXTY YOUNG EAST AFRICANS RECENTLY COMPLETED A 6 1/2-MONTH INFANTRY OFFICERS COURSE SOMEWHERE IN ISRAEL.THE?

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    SIXTY YOUNG EAST AFRICANS RECENTLY COMPLETED A 6 1/2-MONTH INFANTRY OFFICERS COURSE SOMEWHERE IN ISRAEL.THE THREE TOP CADETS WERE PRESENTED WITH THEIR SECOND LIEUTENANT'S BARS IN JERUSALEM LAST THURSDAY BY MR.LEVI ESHKOL, THE ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER AND DEFENCE MINISTER.

    THE CADETS, FROM TANGANYIKA AND UGANDA, MARCHED ONTO THE PARADE GROUND IN REGULAR ARMY OFFICERS' UNIFORMS, SMARTLY CARRYING BRITISH ENFIELD RIFLES INSTEAD OF THE F.N.AUTOMATICS USED BY THE ISRAELI ARMY.

    GUESTS OF HONOUR INCLUDED FOREIGN MINISTER GOLDA MEIR, THE TANGANYIKA MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS, MR.JOB LUSINDE, AMBASSADORS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND A GROUP OF AFRICAN CADET PILOTS NOW TRAINING WITH THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE.

    (THE ISRAELI ARMY STATES THAT MANY ON THE COURSE BEGAN AS RAW RECRUITS BUT THE SPECIALLY PLANNED INTENSIVE COURSE, WHICH INCLUDED MILITARY BACKGROUND STUDIES WIDER THAN THE ORDINARY INFANTRY OFFICERS' SYLLABUS PRODUCED OFFICERS OF COMPANY COMMANDER LEVEL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAN4PYD00T920V9J15RBTGJGGU
    Media URN:
    VLVAAN4PYD00T920V9J15RBTGJGGU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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