• Short Summary

    TANZANIA'S FIRST ARMY OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE IN DAR ES SALAAM ON FRIDAY (6 FEB.)
    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES, ITS INFANTRY OFFICER CANDIDATES ARE NOW BEING TRAINED LOCALLY
    PREVIOUSLY, CANDIDATES WERE SENT OVERSEAS FOR TRAINING - THE MAJORITY GOING TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND CANADA.

  • Description

    TANZANIA'S FIRST ARMY OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY PRESIDENT JULIUS NYERERE IN DAR ES SALAAM ON FRIDAY (6 FEB.)
    FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE HISTORY OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES, ITS INFANTRY OFFICER CANDIDATES ARE NOW BEING TRAINED LOCALLY
    PREVIOUSLY, CANDIDATES WERE SENT OVERSEAS FOR TRAINING - THE MAJORITY GOING TO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND CANADA. THE OPENING OF THE SCHOOL, HOWEVER DOESN'T MEAN AN END TO OVERSEAS TRAINING, AS COURSES OF A TECHNICAL NATURE CAN NOT BE PROVIDED LOCALLY.

    SUBJECTS TAUGHT INCLUDE POLITICAL EDUCATION, LANGUAGES, MILITARY LAW, TACTICS, LEADERSHIP AND FIELD TRAINING.

    ON COMPLETION OF ONE YEAR AT THE SCHOOL, SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES ARE COMMISSIONED AS SECOND LIEUTENANTS AFTER WHICH PROMOTIONS ARE GIVEN ACCORDING TO QUALIFICATIONS ACQUIRED.

    THE SCHOOL HAS ENROLLED 53 CANDIDATES FOR ITS INITIAL TRAINING PERIOD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAZUT8YYEABFL4FTBS8SP2TULC
    Media URN:
    VLVAZUT8YYEABFL4FTBS8SP2TULC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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