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    The 760 officers and men of the Irish Battalion were April 24 presented with the United Nations 'Congo Medal' by Brigadier Reginald Nerenha, the Indian Commander of the UN forces in Katanga.

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    Background: The 760 officers and men of the Irish Battalion were April 24 presented with the United Nations 'Congo Medal' by Brigadier Reginald Nerenha, the Indian Commander of the UN forces in Katanga.

    He praised the "valour and chivalry" shows by the Irishmen since they arrived in Katanga shortly after the beginning of the fighting in December. The Congo Medal is for 90 days service in the Congo.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACFDKAAHJ0RNZRKH942LDWHRND
    Media URN:
    VLVACFDKAAHJ0RNZRKH942LDWHRND
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
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    N/A

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