• Short Summary

    AMIDST THE POLITICAL UNREST IN SOUTH VIETNAM, GOVERNMENT PARATROOPS OBSERVED A SPECIAL DAY IN THEIR HONOUR WITH A BIG PARADE IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY.

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    AMIDST THE POLITICAL UNREST IN SOUTH VIETNAM, GOVERNMENT PARATROOPS OBSERVED A SPECIAL DAY IN THEIR HONOUR WITH A BIG PARADE IN SAIGON ON SUNDAY.

    MAJOR-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH, CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES AND FORMER PRIME MINISTER, REVIEWED THE TROOPS. HE AWARDED GALLANTRY MEDALS TO SOME AMERICAN MILITARY ADVISERS.

    ALSO PRESENT WERE THE AMERICAN MILITARY ASSISTANCE COMMANDER, GENERAL WILLIAM WESTMORELAND; HIGH RANKING SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMED FORCES PERSONNEL AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS.

    A LARGE CROWD AFTERWARDS WATCHED A DISPLAY OF PARACHUTE JUMPING. A FEW PARACHUTISTS LANDED IN THE SEA BUT WERE QUICKLY PICKED UP BY FAST ARMY-ASSAULT CRAFT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACVLP6L74F2EJ67T6H5IBOWJP9
    Media URN:
    VLVACVLP6L74F2EJ67T6H5IBOWJP9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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