• Short Summary

    Film showing Seabees of the United States Navy arriving in Thailand to begin a technical assistance program in that country.

  • Description

    Film showing Seabees of the United States Navy arriving in Thailand to begin a technical assistance program in that country. The Seabees (the name comes from CB or "construction batallion) are sailors trained to perform a variety of construction jobs. The groups assigned to Thailand will work on a variety of projects designed to improve living conditions in that country. The men are attached to the US Military Mission in Thailand, and arrived recently at Ubon airport in Thailand from their base in Okinawa. They have begun a roadbuilding and irrigation project in Northern Thailand, and will instruct the Thais in engineering skills ranging from road and dam construction to the building, operation and repair of machinery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACNA2K8TKBUG8U8CSFLV4J3YFN
    Media URN:
    VLVACNA2K8TKBUG8U8CSFLV4J3YFN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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