• Short Summary

    IN SOUTH VIETNAM'S CAPITAL, SAIGON, THE AIR FORCE ARRANGED A CEREMONY MAR 4 TO REAFFIRM ITS LOYALTY TO PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM, WHOSE PLACE WAS ATTACKED BY TWO AIR FORCE PLANES FEB 27.

  • Description

    IN SOUTH VIETNAM'S CAPITAL, SAIGON, THE AIR FORCE ARRANGED A CEREMONY MAR 4 TO REAFFIRM ITS LOYALTY TO PRESIDENT NGO DINH DIEM, WHOSE PLACE WAS ATTACKED BY TWO AIR FORCE PLANES FEB 27. AT THE CEREMONY WERE MEN OF THE AIR FORCE, ARMY AND NAVY, PARATROOPERS AND FOREIGN MILITARY OBSERVERS.

    COL. NGUYEN XUAN VINH, COMMANDER OF THE AIR FORCE, EXPRESSED THE LOYALTY OF THE MEN TO PRESIDENT DIEM AND THE REPUBLIC. THERE WAS A FLYPAST OF AIRCRAFT - HELICOPTERS, TRANSPORT "DAKOTAS" AND "AD-S" FIGHTERS, SUPPLIED THE PREVIOUS DAY BY THE UNITED STATES.

    PRESIDENT DIEM, REPLYING TO A LOYAL ADDRESS, SAID HE ALWAYS HAD CONFIDENCE IN THE AIR FORCE AND THAT HE REGRETTED THE FEB 27 INCIDENT. MEANWHILE, AT THE SAIGON HARBOUR, GROUNDS, ONE OF THE "AD-6" PLANES THAT ATTACKED THE PALACE AND WAS SHOT DOWN LAY ON THE GROUND. IT WAS GUARDED AND PEOPLE WERE NOT ALLOWED NEAR IT.

    THIS TYPE OF PLANE IS BEING SUPPLIED IN GREATER NUMBERS BY THE U.S. FOR THE VIETNAMESE AIR FORCE. THE NUMBER BROUGHT IN THE PREVIOUS DAY WAS NOT DISCLOSED

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEYWJ9KJ9SX0XWEZA7Q41H0YQU
    Media URN:
    VLVAEYWJ9KJ9SX0XWEZA7Q41H0YQU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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