• Short Summary

    A memorial ceremony marking the fourth anniversary of the founding of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces was observed in the open ground in front of the Art Gallery at the Meiji Shrine Outer Garden in Tokyo November 1.

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    A memorial ceremony marking the fourth anniversary of the founding of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces was observed in the open ground in front of the Art Gallery at the Meiji Shrine Outer Garden in Tokyo November 1.

    The function was attended by Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi, the President and Speaker of both Houses of the Diet besides Director-General Sato of the Self-Defense Agency.

    After the ceremony was over, some 4,000 members of the Land, Sea and Air Self-Defense Forces including women and 650 students of the Self-Defense University paraded in a form similar to a prewar military review for nearly one and half hours.

    During the review the might of the main force of the Ground Self-Defense Force was fully displayed before a large number of spectators interested in the defense of the country.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACNNT3XX80UUJVHJBJF57NLQM0
    Media URN:
    VLVACNNT3XX80UUJVHJBJF57NLQM0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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