• Short Summary

    BRITISH MARINES, ANSWERING PRESIDENT NYERERE'S CALL FOR HELP DURING THE MUTINY, ARE STATIONED AT DAR-ES-SALAAM.?

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    BRITISH MARINES, ANSWERING PRESIDENT NYERERE'S CALL FOR HELP DURING THE MUTINY, ARE STATIONED AT DAR-ES-SALAAM. ON THE FLAGSTAFF THAT WAS USED TO LOWER THE UNION JACK AND HOIST THE FLAG OF THE INDEPENDENT TANGANYIKA - NOW FLIES THE MARINES' FLAG.

    ABOUT SIX MILES AWAY, DEFENCE MINISTERS OF 32 AFRICAN STATES ARE GATHERED TO DEBATE HOW TO REPLACE THEM AND OTHER BRITISH TROOPS. THEIR AIM, PRESIDENT NYERERE SAYS, SHOULD BE TO FORM AN AFRICAN ARMY THAT CAN BE USED TO GET TO TROUBLE SPOTS IN A HURRY WITHOUT HAVING TO CALL ON THE BRITISH.

    ACCORDING TO A RELIABLE SOURCE, GHANA MAY BE ASKED TO SUPPLY THE NECESSARY SOLDIERS TO REPLACE THE BRITISH FORCES IN TANGANYIKA, UGANDA AND KENYA. MR. MURUMBI, MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE IN NAIROBI TOLD OUR CORRESPONDENT THAT KENYA MAY ASK THE BRITISH FORCES TO REMAIN IN KENYA FOR TWO YEARS - TO GIVE THEM TIME TO TRAIN AN AIR FORCE.

    MEANWHILE, THE MARINES ARE SORTING OUT THE ARMS TAKEN FROM THE TANGANYIKA RIFLES, THE NOW DISBANDED MUTINEERS. AND YESTERDAY (THURSDAY), THE TANGANYIKA RED CROSS WERE TAKING BLOOD FROM ABOUT SIXTY MARINES FOR USE IN THE STARVED BLOOD BANKS OF THE COUNTRY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6C0T38Y3XR9VWUBE6W68KDUE
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6C0T38Y3XR9VWUBE6W68KDUE
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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