• Short Summary

    A GROUP OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS RECENTLY PASSED OUT A PARADE AT CAMP KOKOLO IN CONGO-KINSHASA.?

  • Description

    A GROUP OF NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS RECENTLY PASSED OUT A PARADE AT CAMP KOKOLO IN CONGO-KINSHASA. THEY WERE THE SECOND GROUP TO ANSWER THE CALL OF MAJOR-GENERAL STAMSO, THE BRIGADE GENERAL.

    THE NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS RECEIVED THEIR STRIPES FROM BRIGADIER GENERAL MASSIALA, THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE NATIONAL CONGOLESE ARMY. SOME OF THE OFFICERS ARE MEMBERS OF THE REPUBLICAN GUARD.

    A TOTAL OF 100 CONGOLESE ARMY OFFICERS WERE PROMOTED RECENTLY UNDER A DECREE PASSED BY PRESIDENT JOSEPH MOBUTU. EIGHT COLONELS WERE GIVEN THE RANK BRIGADIER GENERAL.

    BRIGADIER GENERAL LEOPOLD MASSIALA NOW HEADS ARMY 40,000 STRONG.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAV4RMFRSO9XEA7NHY7A3EVT0Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV4RMFRSO9XEA7NHY7A3EVT0Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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