• Short Summary

    THE CANADIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER BONAVENTURE, FULLY LOADED WITH ARMY EQUIPMENT AND TRACKER PLANES, LEFT HALIFAX IN NOVA SCOTIA TODAY FOR CYPRUS.

  • Description


    THE CANADIANS IN A TENTED CAMP IN NICOSIA, RELAXING, BUYING FRUIT AND ICE CREAM AND A CEREMONY SHOWING BOTH THE U.N. AND THEIR OWN FLAG BEING RAISED.




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    Background: THE CANADIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER BONAVENTURE, FULLY LOADED WITH ARMY EQUIPMENT AND TRACKER PLANES, LEFT HALIFAX IN NOVA SCOTIA TODAY FOR CYPRUS. ON BOARD ALSO IS ABOUT 100 SOLDIERS. THEY'LL JOIN THE CANADIAN CONTINGENT OF THE UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING FORCE, THE VANGUARD OF WHICH IS ALREADY ON THE ISLAND.

    IN NEW YORK, THE U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL U THANT HAS FORMALLY ANNOUNCE THAT THE FORCE IN CYPRUS "IS IN BEING" HE SAID IT WOULD BE "ESTABLISHED OPERATIONALLY" WHEN SUFFICIENT TROOPS WERE AVAILABLE IN CYPRUS. MEANWHILE, THE ISLAND STAYS CALM.

    ALTOGETHER, ABOUT 1,100 SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN WILL MAKE UP THE CANADIAN CONTINGENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAETRX8CNPFHMIZH1PS8QL3UAVX
    Media URN:
    VLVAETRX8CNPFHMIZH1PS8QL3UAVX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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