• Short Summary

    KUWAIT SHOWS ITS MILITARY STRENGTH YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH A HUGE ARMED FORCES PARADE TO MARK THE COUNTRY'S SIXTH NATIONAL DAY.

  • Description

    KUWAIT SHOWS ITS MILITARY STRENGTH YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) WITH A HUGE ARMED FORCES PARADE TO MARK THE COUNTRY'S SIXTH NATIONAL DAY.

    JET FIGHTERS, HELICOPTERS AND TROOP-CARRYING HELICOPTERS ROARED OVERHEAD AS THE AMIR, SHEIKH SABAH AL SALIM AL SABAH, TOOK THE SALUTE ON THE REVIEWING STAND AS COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    THE PARADE - THE BIGGEST EVER IN KUWAIT - LASTED FOR 90 MINUTES. AMONG THE MILITARY VEHICLES RUMBLING PAST WERE CENTURION TANKS, ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS, ARMOURED CARS, FIELD GUNS AND LONG-RANGE RADAR EQUIPMENT.

    UNITS FROM THE POLICE, AIR FORCE, ARMY COMMANDOS AND BOY SCOUTS TOOK PART IN THE PARADE, WHICH WAS WATCHED BY THE CROWN PRINCE AND PRIME MINISTER, SHEIKH JABER AL AHMED AL JABER SABAH, MINISTERS, DEPUTIES, MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AND A CROWD OF OVER 30,000.

    ATHLETES LATER TOOK PART IN A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY AT THE SPORTS STADIUM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVATY7IDQY1AJO0AIPGHMUS947F
    Media URN:
    VLVATY7IDQY1AJO0AIPGHMUS947F
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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