• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed, May 25, at Zerka, Jordan, a display by Royal Cavalry guards and Army Motor Cyclists, part of the 13th Independence Day anniversary celebrations.

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    Visnews filmed, May 25, at Zerka, Jordan, a display by Royal Cavalry guards and Army Motor Cyclists, part of the 13th Independence Day anniversary celebrations.

    Watched by the Jordanian Chief of Staff, Habes Majali, and military representatives from neighbouring countries, the display was unexpectedly upset by one horse shattering the human arch.

    This year's celebrations have been marred by the unrest in the Army, resulting in the recent removal to a detention camp of General Sherar, the Army Chief of Staff, and the arrest of Chief of Police, Col. Hermat Mihyar, and Gen. Bahjat, military governor of the West Bank of the Jordan.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEIUHNWPNVDMDUR9X451DLJX0G
    Media URN:
    VLVAEIUHNWPNVDMDUR9X451DLJX0G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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