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    American military commanders responsible for carrying out global strategy, assembled at the Pentagon, Washington, Aug 17 for a conference on America's state of readiness.

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    American military commanders responsible for carrying out global strategy, assembled at the Pentagon, Washington, Aug 17 for a conference on America's state of readiness.

    Heads of Strategic and Continental Air Commands and of Major overseas commands had gathered at the summons of American Secretary of Defence Gates. Officials connect the meeting with President Eisenhower's appeal to Congress last week to step up the readiness of America's armed through expanded strategic exercises.

    Later the same day, Defence Secretary Gates announced the formation of an agency to decide which targets were to be attack by which branch of the Services in time of war. General T. Power was put in command of the agency a Director of strategic target planning. He will remain Strategic Air Commander.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKBVLX91VPUAU10GE0AUWAIJH
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKBVLX91VPUAU10GE0AUWAIJH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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