• Short Summary

    Belgian troops were preparing to leave Elizabethville, Katanga's capital, Aug 15, as Moroccan and Swedish contingents of the United Nations force began to arrive by air to replace them.

  • Description

    Belgian troops were preparing to leave Elizabethville, Katanga's capital, Aug 15, as Moroccan and Swedish contingents of the United Nations force began to arrive by air to replace them.

    Before their departure, the Belgian troops paraded through the centre of the city. General Gheysen, commander of Belgian forces in the Congo, addressed his men, thanking them for their bravery in protecting the lives of Belgian women and children and telling then that there was work for them at home in the ranks of NATO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADCUM5UKBGE031AW95Y5D68HCP
    Media URN:
    VLVADCUM5UKBGE031AW95Y5D68HCP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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