• Short Summary

    ABOUT 400 FORMER INDONESIAN PROSTITUTES IN BANDUNG, WEST JAVA, ARE BEING TRAINED AS MEMBERS OF INDONESIA'S ARMED FORCES.

  • Description

    ABOUT 400 FORMER INDONESIAN PROSTITUTES IN BANDUNG, WEST JAVA, ARE BEING TRAINED AS MEMBERS OF INDONESIA'S ARMED FORCES.

    THESE WOMEN AT ONE TIME COULD BE SEEN IN ALL CORNERS OF BANDUNG--FROM THE BRIGHTLY LIT RESTAURANTS TO THE DARK ALLEYS AND SIDEWALKS. THE POLICE HOPE THAT MORE PROSTITUTES WILL COME FORWARD TO TAKE UP ARMS AS VOLUNTEERS.

    THE PRESENT GROUP OF 400 WOMEN ARE DIVIDED INTO THREE COMPANIES. THEY ARE TAUGHT HOW TO DRILL CORRECTLY AND ABOVE ALL THE USE OF MODERN AUTOMATIC WEAPONS, PARTICULARLY THE RIFLE. THE GIRLS ARE RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS FROM POLICE EXPERTS.

    AT A RECENT PRESS CONFERENCE, THE BANDUNG POLICE COMMISSIONER MR. KURHIDAJAT, STRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING AT LEAST 1,500 FORMER PROSTITUTE VOLUNTEERS TO PATROL THE STREETS OF BANDUNG, THUS ALLOWING ARMY REGULARS TO CONCENTRATE ON MORE IMPORTANT TASKS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANDANOZSCN71NPNGHRX3C4VPB
    Media URN:
    VLVANDANOZSCN71NPNGHRX3C4VPB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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