• Short Summary

    AT KOKOLO CAMP NEAR KINSHASA, CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD RECENTLY TO COMMEMORATE THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY'S VICTORY AT BUKAVU, CAPITAL OF THE KIVU PROVINCE, OVER THE MERCENARIES WHO HAD HELD THE TOWN FOR THREE MONTHS DURING THEIR INCURSION INTO CONGO-KINSHASA IN THE SUMMER AND AUTUMN OF 1967.

  • Description

    AT KOKOLO CAMP NEAR KINSHASA, CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD RECENTLY TO COMMEMORATE THE SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY'S VICTORY AT BUKAVU, CAPITAL OF THE KIVU PROVINCE, OVER THE MERCENARIES WHO HAD HELD THE TOWN FOR THREE MONTHS DURING THEIR INCURSION INTO CONGO-KINSHASA IN THE SUMMER AND AUTUMN OF 1967.

    COLONEL PWATI, CHIEF OF STAFF, SPOKE AT THE PARADE WHICH WAS STAGED ON THIS OCCASION.

    PRESENT AT THE MARCH-PAST WERE GENERAL BOBOZO, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY; GENERAL MASIALA, THE VICTOR OF BUKAVU; AND GENERAL LUNDULA, IN CHARGE OF AWARDING NATIONAL DECORATIONS. THE CELEBRATIONS WERE ALSO ATTENDED BY MANY OTHER HIGH-RANKING PERSONALITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAV28YEZR5XY0WZ6H8L19VQAUA
    Media URN:
    VLVAV28YEZR5XY0WZ6H8L19VQAUA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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