• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT CHIANG KAI-SHEK, ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL LIU AN-CHI, CHIEF OF THE ARMY, REVIEWED TROOPS OF THE ARMED FORCES IN AN ANNUAL PARADE HELD AT THE LUNG TANG AIRFORCE BASE IN TAIPEI RECENTLY.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT CHIANG KAI-SHEK, ACCOMPANIED BY GENERAL LIU AN-CHI, CHIEF OF THE ARMY, REVIEWED TROOPS OF THE ARMED FORCES IN AN ANNUAL PARADE HELD AT THE LUNG TANG AIRFORCE BASE IN TAIPEI RECENTLY.

    THE 77-YEAR-OLD TAIWAN PRESIDENT'S SALUTE FROM A SLOW-MOVING LIMOUSINE WAS WATCHED BY HUNDREDS OF DIGNITARIES SEATED IN A SPECIAL ENCLOSURE.

    PRESIDENT CHIANG AND OTHERS THEN WATCHED THE DROPPING OF THOUSANDS OF PARATROOPERS FROM FAST FLYING PLANES IN FRONT OF THE DAIS.

    THE PARATROOPERS LANDED A SHORT DISTANCE AWAY FROM THE STEEL-HELMETED TROOPS AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS.

    BEFORE ROUNDING UP THE MAMMOTH PARADE, PRESIDENT CHIANG DELIVERED A SPEECH WHICH WAS FOLLOWED BY THREE LOUD CHEERS OF "LONG LIVE TAIWAN" FROM THE TROOPS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAJU0YOR2VIINCSEA2DDDH5Y5T
    Media URN:
    VLVAJU0YOR2VIINCSEA2DDDH5Y5T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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