• Short Summary

    EGYPT MARKED THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX-DAY MIDDLE EAST WAR WITH A FLY-PAST OVER CAIRO TODAY OF JET FIGHTERS AND FORMATIONS OF TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTERS.

  • Description

    EGYPT MARKED THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIX-DAY MIDDLE EAST WAR WITH A FLY-PAST OVER CAIRO TODAY OF JET FIGHTERS AND FORMATIONS OF TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTERS. IN THE FIRST HOURS OF THE WAR LAST JUNE THE EGYPTIAN AIR FORCE WAS CRIPPLED BY LIGHTING ISRAELI STRIKES BUT IT HAS SINCE BEEN REBUILT.

    WHILE EGYPTIANS IN CAIRO WATCHED THE FLY-PAST, THE ANNIVERSARY WAS MARKED WITH SPECIAL CEREMONIES AND SERVICES RIGHT THROUGHOUT THE ARAB WORLD.

    THE AIRCRAFT IN TODAY'S FLY-PAST WERE ALL SOVIET-BUILT. THEY WERE MIG 17 AND 21 JET FIGHTERS AND IL-28'S, AS WELL AS MIL 4 AND MIL 6 TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAZA3LQ89VHJ5BSWRD0HFPKLKW
    Media URN:
    VLVAAZA3LQ89VHJ5BSWRD0HFPKLKW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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