• Short Summary

    EARL MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS ON A VISIT TO WEST AFRICA, HAS REACHED NIGERIA. HE FLEW?

  • Description

    EARL MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS ON A VISIT TO WEST AFRICA, HAS REACHED NIGERIA. HE FLEW THERE FORM GHANA, WHERE HE WAS GUEST OF PRESIDENT NKRUMAH.

    EARL MOUNTBATTEN, WHO IS A BRITISH ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET AND CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE STAFF SPENT SOMETIME YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) INSPECTING NAVY AND ARMY INSTALLATIONS NEAR LAGOS, THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL.

    HE WAS SHOWN AROUND AND NAVAL BASE AT APAPA - THE CENTRE OF NIGERIA'S GROWING NAVY. HE SPENT SOMETIME WALKING AROUND THE BASE WITH NIGERIAN OFFICERS. NIGERIAN IS AT PRESENT HAVING HER FIRST FRIGATE BUILT IN THE NETHERLANDS.

    LATER EARL MOUNTBATTEN MET ARMY CHIEFS INFORMALLY. EARL MOUNTBATTEN ENDS HIS NIGERIAN TOUR TODAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAV9JTBRYK6EMD8SYYTQZR7FNM
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV9JTBRYK6EMD8SYYTQZR7FNM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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