• Short Summary

    Dutch troops sent to protect West New Guinea from invasion by Indonesia.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Troops to New Guinea".

    Hook of Holland (Netherlands).

    Reinforcements leave Hook for East Indies. Various night shots soldiers boarding SS Zuiderkruis. Various shots soldiers checking in with offices and then going to their cabins.

    Daytime. M/S funnel. M/S men on quay releasing rope from capstan, the ship leaves the docks. Various shots of troops waving from ship as it goes out to sea. Various shots soldiers' relatives weeping and waving handkerchiefs from quay.

    The troops are being sent to reinforce Dutch territory in West New Guinea from invasion by Indonesia.

    Djakarta, Indonesia.

    Various shots huge crowds surging around convertible car. In the car stands President Soekarnoe waving to crowds. We see him enter palace surrounded by officials.

    For search purposes, note alternative spelling; Sukarno.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1719.01
    Media URN:
    53371
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:33:00
    Canister:
    62/35

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