• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ANNOUNCED ON THE WEEKEND (SUNDAY) THAT HE WAS REORGANISING THE EGYPTIAN ARMED FORCES TO CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE AGAINST ISRAEL.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT NASSER OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC ANNOUNCED ON THE WEEKEND (SUNDAY) THAT HE WAS REORGANISING THE EGYPTIAN ARMED FORCES TO CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE AGAINST ISRAEL. IN A SPEECH TO MARK THE 15TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OVERTHROW OF THE MONARCHY, PRESIDENT NASSER CALLED FOR TOTAL MOBILISATION OF THE EGYPTIAN PEOPLE AND SAID: "THE MILITARY STRUGGLE WILL HAVE TO BE FOUGHT .... BY THE WHOLE NATION."
    ABOUT 5,000 PEOPLE HEARD THE PRESIDENT MAKE THE SPEECH IN THE AUDITORIUM OF CAIRO UNIVERSITY. THE SPEECH, LASTING TWO AND A HALF HOURS, WAS ONLY HIS SECOND SINCE LAST MONTH'S ARAB-ISRAELI WAR.

    HE CALLED ON HIS PEOPLE TO FACE BRAVELY THE DIFFICULTIES BROUGHT ON BY WHAT HE SAID WAS THE MOST SERIOUS CRISIS THE UAR HAD EVER FACED. "WE HAVE TO OVERCOME OUR SORROWS AND GO ALONG THE PATH OF VICTORY WITH FAITH," HE TOLD THE RALLY. "IT IS NO GOOD CRYING AND WEEPING."
    ALTHOUGH HE GAVE NO DETAILS OF MILITARY REORGANISATION, PRESIDENT NASSER SPOKE OF POPULAR RESISTANCE FORCES USING "GUERRILLA" TACTICS AGAINST ISRAEL FORCES OCCUPYING PARTS OF EGYPT, SYRIA AND JORDAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAR21TNTC8CEGG2XGE14T39WEI
    Media URN:
    VLVAR21TNTC8CEGG2XGE14T39WEI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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