• Short Summary

    INDONESIAN SOLDIERS UNDERGO A TOUGH JUNGLE WARFARE TRAINING COURSE SOMEWHERE IN JAVA. INDONESIA'S CRACK UNITS?

  • Description

    INDONESIAN SOLDIERS UNDERGO A TOUGH JUNGLE WARFARE TRAINING COURSE SOMEWHERE IN JAVA. INDONESIA'S CRACK UNITS HAVE REACHED A HIGH STANDARD OF TRAINING. THEY WEAR AMERICAN-STYLE UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT WHILE THEIR ARMS ARE A MIXTURE OF AMERICAN, RUSSIAN, AND EUROPEAN.

    INDONESIA'S ARMY HAS MORE THAN 350,000 MEN, DISTRIBUTED THROUGHOUT THE MANY ISLANDS OF THE NATION. THE ARMY COMMANDER IN CHIEF, GENERAL ACHMAD YANI, SAYS THAT NO REGULAR UNITS OF THE ARMY HAVE SO FAR BEEN INVOLVED IN THE FIGHTING IN MALAYSIAN BORNEO. HOWEVER, HE STATED IN A RECENT INTERVIEW, SOME REGULAR SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN FREED FROM THE ARMY TO FIGHT IN SARAWAK AND SABAH AS "VOLUNTEERS". HE ALSO SAID THAT THE ARMY HAD SET UP TRAINING COURSES AND PROVIDED EQUIPMENT FOR "VOLUNTEERS" READY TO FIGHT AGAINST MALAYSIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAS60U9521CS6ZNLEGT6YK3QT3
    Media URN:
    VLVAAS60U9521CS6ZNLEGT6YK3QT3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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