• Short Summary

    THOUSAND OF DUTCH TROOPS AND CIVILIANS ARE CONTINUING TO LEAVE WEST NEW GUINEA. MORE THAN?

  • Description

    THOUSAND OF DUTCH TROOPS AND CIVILIANS ARE CONTINUING TO LEAVE WEST NEW GUINEA. MORE THAN 600 PEOPLE LEFT HOLLANDIA, THE CAPITAL, RECENTLY IN THE GREEK LINER "PATRIS". ACCORDING TO ONE TO ONE ESTIMATE, ABOUT 12,000 CIVILIANS - MAINLY DUTCH HAVE ALREADY LEFT BY SEA AND AIR FOR HOLLAND.

    DUTCH ADMINISTRATION ENDED WITH THE DEPARTURE OF THE GOVERNOR, MR. PLATEEL. AT HOLLANDIA AIRPORT, A GUARD OF HONOUR WAS FORMED BY TROOPS OF THE UNITED NATIONS AND LOCAL PAPUAN POLICE. MR. PLATEEL FLEW IN A DUTCH AIR FORCE PLANE TO BIAK, WHERE HE JOINED A JETLINER FOR HOME.

    THE UNITED NATIONS FLAG WAS RAISED IN HOLLANDIA ON SEPTEMBER 29. AFTER 134 YEARS OF DUTCH RULE, THE U.N. WILL BE IN FORMAL CONTROL OF THE TERRITORY UNTIL INDONESIA TAKES OVER NEXT MAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAGMAB3NO26A1NVTMJQ03AJZZM
    Media URN:
    VLVAGMAB3NO26A1NVTMJQ03AJZZM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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