• Short Summary

    THE FIRST CONTINGENT OF EXTRA TROOPS ARRIVED IN GIBRALTAR IN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FROM BRITAIN. THE?

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    THE FIRST CONTINGENT OF EXTRA TROOPS ARRIVED IN GIBRALTAR IN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FROM BRITAIN. THE TROOPS, WERE THE ADVANCE GUARD OF 400 MEN WHO ARE LIKELY TO STAY ON THE ROCK FOR ABOUT SIX MONTHS.

    BRITISH ARMY SPOKESMEN DENIED THAT BRITISH FORCES IN GIBRALTAR WERE BEING STRENGTHENED BECAUSE OF FEAR OF ANY TROUBLE. IT WAS STARTED THAT THE MOVE HAD BEEN UNDER CONSTRUCTION FOR SOME TIME, BUT HAD NOT BEEN IMPLEMENTED PREVIOUSLY BECAUSE OF BRITAIN'S OTHER MILITARY COMMITMENTS.

    MOST OF THE SOLDIERS ARE FROM THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT, WITH SOME ROYAL ENGINEERS AND ROYAL SIGNALS MEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAOC9MYZ1DD91W67G2FJQL1M55
    Media URN:
    VLVAOC9MYZ1DD91W67G2FJQL1M55
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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