• Short Summary

    THE LANDING OF SOME ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED COMMONWEALTH TROOPS IN NORTHEAST OF THAILAND ON JUNE 1 MARKED THE LAUNCHING OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO) EXERCISE.

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    THE LANDING OF SOME ONE THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED COMMONWEALTH TROOPS IN NORTHEAST OF THAILAND ON JUNE 1 MARKED THE LAUNCHING OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION (SEATO) EXERCISE.

    THE TROOPS ARE FROM AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN AND NEW ZEALAND.THEY LANDED IN UBOL, A PARCHED PLAIN IN NORTHEAST OF THAILAND, WHICH IS SOON TO BE LASHED BY MONSOON RAINS.

    THE EXERCISE, NICKNAMED "DHANARAJATA," IS A COMBINED MILITARY EXERCISE WHICH IS BEING PARTICIPATED BY SEATO MEMBER NATIONS' ARMED FORCES.

    IT IS THE LARGEST OF ITS KIND SO FAR TO BE CONDUCTED IN THAILAND.THE EXERCISE HAS BEEN IN THE PLANNING STAGE SINCE SEPTEMBER 1962.

    EXERCISE "DHANARAJATA" IS NOT IN RESPONSE TO THE PRESENT SITUATION IN LAOS.

    THAILAND AND THE UNITED STATES, CO-SPONSORS OF THIS GIANT EXERCISE ARE PROVIDING MORE THAN NINETY-FIVE PERCENT OF THE MANPOWER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAERIPE7HQF3QJNLNPIRJ1CODYS
    Media URN:
    VLVAERIPE7HQF3QJNLNPIRJ1CODYS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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