• Short Summary

    SIX COMMANDOS FROM TAIWAN WHO WERE RESCUED BY A SOUTH KOREAN FISHING BOAT FROM THE CHINA SEA LAST WEEK, RECEIVED A GREAT WELCOME ON THEIR RETURN TO TAIPEI, ON JUNE 14 ABOARD A TAIWAN AIR FORCE PLANE.

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    SIX COMMANDOS FROM TAIWAN WHO WERE RESCUED BY A SOUTH KOREAN FISHING BOAT FROM THE CHINA SEA LAST WEEK, RECEIVED A GREAT WELCOME ON THEIR RETURN TO TAIPEI, ON JUNE 14 ABOARD A TAIWAN AIR FORCE PLANE.

    THE COMMANDOS WERE ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN WITH A RAIDING PARTY THAT ATTACKED THE CHINES PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC-WELD SHANTUNG PENINSULA, ON THE WEST MAINLAND COAST ON JUNE 1, KILLING 30.

    THE MOTORISED JUNK IN WHICH THEY ESCAPED LATER DEVELOPED ENGINE TROUBLE AND DRIFTED ON THE YELLOW SEA FOR FIVE DAYS AND NIGHTS BEFORE BEING PICKED UP BY THE SOUTH KOREAN FISHING BOAT.

    AT THE AIRPORT TO GREET THEM WERE SIX TAIPEI BEAUTIES WHO PRESENTED THEM WITH FLOWERS. ALSO ON HAND TO WELCOME THEM WERE GENERAL PENG MENG-CHI, CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF OF THE TAIWAN ARMED FORCES AND VISITING COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARGENTINE ARMY, GENERAL D. JUAN C. ONGANIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAER7VQ9LA47MARHK9EEDDT2CTF
    Media URN:
    VLVAER7VQ9LA47MARHK9EEDDT2CTF
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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