• Short Summary

    Nationalist leader and head of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) Joshua Nkomo has claimed his men have shot down five Rhodesian jets, when they attacked a military camp southeast of Lusaka on Friday (November 3).

  • Description

    Nationalist leader and head of the Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU) Joshua Nkomo has claimed his men have shot down five Rhodesian jets, when they attacked a military camp southeast of Lusaka on Friday (November 3). On Tuesday (November 7) he displayed a heap of twisted and scorched metal, said to be the wreckage of an aircraft, captured automatic, rifles, bloodstained uniforms and parachutes and a lone steel helmet with the name McCormack written across it. He continues to reject western plans for an all-party conference and denounced the present Government of Rhodesia as a band of savages.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABIZUP2OXILNIJB6G3H3YNP1LI
    Media URN:
    VLVABIZUP2OXILNIJB6G3H3YNP1LI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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