• Short Summary

    WINGING HIS WAY 730 MILES OVER NORTHEAST THAILAND, NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER KEITH HOLYOAKE, ON APRIL 21 VISITED AND PAID TRIBUTE TO SCATTERED UNITS OF THE KIWI ARMY.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS PREMIER HOLYOAKE MEETS MEN OF 41 SQUADRON (FOUR SHOTS)
    12 ft

    2.
    MS HE MEETS VILLAGERS
    17 ft

    3.
    LS TRACTORS AT WORK ON AIRSTRIP AT MUKDHARN
    20 ft

    4.
    MS HE INSPECTS HONOUR GUARDS
    23 ft

    5.
    MS MEETS NZ ARMY ENGINEERS (SIX SHOTS)
    36 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/AB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: WINGING HIS WAY 730 MILES OVER NORTHEAST THAILAND, NEW ZEALAND PRIME MINISTER KEITH HOLYOAKE, ON APRIL 21 VISITED AND PAID TRIBUTE TO SCATTERED UNITS OF THE KIWI ARMY.

    ACCOMPANIED BY NEW ZEALAND AMBASSADOR TO THAILAND, GENERAL SIR STEPHEN WIER AND MEMBERS OF HIS OFFICIAL PARTY, THE PRIME MINISTER STARTED HIS "THANKS FOR KEEPING THE FLAG FLYING" INSPECTION TOUR AT KORAT, BASE OF THE SECOND LARGEST THAI AIRBASE OUTSIDE OF DON MUANG.

    PREMIER KEITH HOLYOAKE SPOKE BRIEFLY TO THE 35 MEN OF 41 TRANSPORT SQUADRON PRAISING THEIR SUCCESS IN HEAVY FLIGHT DUTIES.

    AFTER HIS ONE-AND-HALF HOUR VISIT, MR. KEITH HOLYOAKE TOOK OFF TO VISIT THE 33 NEW ZEALAND ARMY ENGINEERS WORKING ON THE MUKDHARN STRATEGIC AIRFIELD NEAR THE LAOTIAN BORDER.

    BRITAIN IS BUILDING THE AIRSTRIP AS PART OF THE SOUTH-EAST ASIA TREATY ORGANISATION AID TO THAILAND. ALSO WORKING ON THE PROJECT ARE 625 BRITISH AND 50 AUSTRALIA ARMY ENGINEERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAVLHQTMYLOD66JD2CF04WBJ8D
    Media URN:
    VLVAVLHQTMYLOD66JD2CF04WBJ8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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