• Short Summary

    Indian soldiers preparing to leave for the Congo in Africa.

  • Description

    India sends 5,000 to Congo. Africa.

    GV Elevated army tents. SV Men sorting out boots. SV Indian soldiers packing kit bag. SV. Men eating. SV Soldier picking up rifles. SV Group of the officers. GV Crowd of officers talking. CU One of the officers. GV Crowd of troops seated. LV The Indian defence minister Krishna Menon addressing the troops. SCU Krishna Menon. GV Troops cheering and clapping. CU Sign reading "H.Q. Movement control OP. Congo" LV Troops filing towards aircraft. One of the troops shakes hands with Krishna Menon and Mr. Menon withdraws his hand sharply after a tight handshake. LV Troops filing up the gangplanks into the Globemasters. GV Globemaster taxiing out to runway. (F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2923.04
    Media URN:
    68998
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:49:00 / 01:15:35:00
    Canister:
    61/24

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