• Short Summary

    AN AMERICAN NAVY SHIP, THE "LT. ROBERT CRAIG" HAS BEEN AT BANGKOK THIS WEEK UNLOADING?

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    MLS US NAVAL SHIP "ROBERT CRAIG" DOCKED WHARF
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    2.
    MCU NAME OF SHIP - "ROBERT CRAIG"
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    3.
    MS M-41 TANK BEING LIFTED FROM HATCH
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    4.
    MLS TWO MILITARY PERSONNEL LOOKING ON
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    5.
    MLS TANK UNLOADED
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    6.
    CU SIGN ON AMMUNITION CRATES
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    7.
    MS AMMUNITION BEING UNLOADED
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    8.
    MS MORE TANKS BEING UNLOADED (4 SHOTS)
    0.57

    9.
    CU MILITARY PERSONNEL HELP UNLOAD TANK
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    10.
    CU & LS TANKS BEING TOWED AWAY
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN AMERICAN NAVY SHIP, THE "LT. ROBERT CRAIG" HAS BEEN AT BANGKOK THIS WEEK UNLOADING A CARGO OF TANKS AND MILITARY EQUIPMENT. THIS IS PART OF A CONSIGNMENT DESIGNED TO MODERNISE THE THAI ARMY AND, UNITED STATES OFFICIALS EMPHASISE, HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE CURRENT CRISIS CENTRED ON THE GULF OF TONKIN.

    ALL THE TANKS UNLOADED THIS WEEK ARE TO BE MOVED IMMEDIATELY TO THE BORDER AREAS IN THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THAILAND -- THE BORDER ADJOINING LAOS. NINE TANKS HAD BEEN DELIVERED IN A SHIPMENT A FEW WEEKS AGO.

    (MEANWHILE TWO UNITED STATES TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRONS HAVE BEEN ORDERED INTO THAILAND BY THE UNITED STATES AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE IN THE LIGHT OFF THE RECENT GUNBOAT ATTACKS ON AMERICAN DESTROYERS OFF THE VIETNAM COAST.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFOBDOUKY3VI41RC1ER9JF3XT
    Media URN:
    VLVADFOBDOUKY3VI41RC1ER9JF3XT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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