• Short Summary

    A MILITARY PARADE AT THE CONGOLESE ARMY BASE OF KOKOLO SALUTED GENERAL JOSEPH MOBUTU, THE CONGOLESE ARMY LEADER, ON WEDNESDAY, ON HIS RETURN FROM EUROPE.

  • Description

    A MILITARY PARADE AT THE CONGOLESE ARMY BASE OF KOKOLO SALUTED GENERAL JOSEPH MOBUTU, THE CONGOLESE ARMY LEADER, ON WEDNESDAY, ON HIS RETURN FROM EUROPE.

    PRESIDENT TSHOMBE ATTENDED THE CEREMONY WHILE GENERAL MOBUTU TOOK THE SALUTE AT A MARCH PAST.THE GENERAL HAD BEEN TO EUROPE FOR A HEALTH CHECK UP.

    AMONG THOSE AT THE CEREMONY WAS THE BELGIAN AMBASSADOR AND BELGIAN OFFICERS SERVING AS TRAINING ADVISERS WITH NEW UNITS OF THE CONGOLESE ARMY.

    ELSEWHERE IN THE CONGO, THE FIGHT AGAINST THE INSURGENTS IS CONTINUING.STANLEYVILLE, ALTHOUGH CAPTURED NEARLY SIX MONTHS AGO, IS STILL HARDLY FUNCTIONING, WITH ONLY ABOUT TEN PER CENT OF THE PRE-REBELLION POPULATION OF 225,000 STILL LIVING THERE.

    THE GOVERNMENT FORCES AND HIGH-RANKING BELGIAN TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AIDES HAVE STILL TO WREST THE SURROUNDING FERTILE FARMING AREA FROM THE INSURGENTS, WIN OVER THE POPULATION AND MAKE THE REGION PRODUCTIVE AGAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD5J6UTEMUZC0U400VL04LDHFS
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5J6UTEMUZC0U400VL04LDHFS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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