• Short Summary

    CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION GOT INTO FULL SWING YESTERDAY, (JULY 23), WITH THE BIGGEST MILITARY DISPLAY EVER STAGED BY THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

  • Description

    1.
    TV NASSER IN CAR WITH ABDEL HAKIM
    0.07

    2.
    BV DITTO PAN TO ROCKETS
    0.12

    3.
    LV ROCKETS
    0.15

    4.
    GTV YEMEN VETERANS MARCHING
    0.22

    5.
    STV DITTO
    0.27

    6.
    GV TROOPS MARCHING
    0.31

    7.
    CU NASSER AND AMER
    0.34

    8.
    GV PARADE
    0.38

    9.
    STV NAVY MARCHING
    0.42

    10.
    CU MARCHING
    0.47

    11.
    GV ROCKETS PAN TO TROOPS MARCHING
    0.54

    12.
    SV PALESTINE ARMY MARCHING WITH FLAG
    0.58

    13.
    SV MARCHING
    1.02

    14.
    SV AFRICAN LEADERS IN STAND HAILLE SELASSIE
    1.07

    15.
    LTV PARATROOPS TROTTING
    1.13

    16.
    SV & LV DITTO
    1.21

    17.
    CU TANK PASSING
    1.24

    18.
    GV TANKS TOWARDS
    1.29

    19.
    CU BEN BELLA WITH OTHERS IN STAND WATCHING
    1.32

    20.
    GV TANKS TOWARDS
    1.37

    21.
    SV KENYATTA PAN TO OTHER AFRICAN LEADERS WATCHING
    1.45

    22.
    SV ILYSUION-TWIN ???ISTON TRANSPORTS PASSING IN AIR
    1.50

    23.
    LV TUPOLEV AIRLINER PASSING
    1.55

    24.
    SV ACROBATIC SHOW BY MIG 17S
    2.11

    25.
    GV MIGS TURNING IN SKY
    2.18

    26.
    CU NASSER WATCHING
    2.21

    27.
    GV JETS FALLING AWAY IN SKY
    2.26

    28.
    SV ROCKETS PASSING IN PARADE
    2.37

    29.
    BV DITTO
    2.41

    30.
    CU NASSER AND ABDEL HAKIM SALUTING
    2.44

    31.
    GV MASS CROWD
    2.48

    32.
    SV CROWD BEING PUSHED BACK
    2.54

    33.
    GTV MASS CROWD
    2.58

    34.
    GTV MASS CROWD BREAKING AT END OF PARADE
    3.08



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    Background: CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EGYPTIAN REVOLUTION GOT INTO FULL SWING YESTERDAY, (JULY 23), WITH THE BIGGEST MILITARY DISPLAY EVER STAGED BY THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC.

    PRESIDENT NASSER AND LEADERS OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES STILL IN CAIRO AFTER THE CONFERENCE OF THE ORGANISATION OF AFRICAN UNITY WATCHED THE 2 1/2 HOUR PARADE IN WHICH TROOPS, TANKS, ARTILLERY AND ROCKETS RUMBLED BY A WILDLY CHEERING CROWD OF 100 THOUSAND PEOPLE.

    BEFORE THE LONG PROCESSION OF ARMED MIGHT BEGAN TO ROLL BY, THE FIRST VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED ARAB REPUBLIC, FIELD MARSHAL ABDEL HAKIM AMER, DECLARED THAT THE U.A.R. HAD, IN THE PAST YEAR, BECOME "A MIGHTY ROCKET FORCE IN LAND, SEA AND AIR."
    HEADING THE PARADE WAS AN EGYPTIAN ARMY UNIT, WHICH ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL COMMENTATOR, HAD RETURNED FROM THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE ROYALISTS IN THE YEMEN. OTHER UNITS INCLUDED SQUADRONS OF THE CAMEL CORPS, JOG-TROTTING SHOCK TROOPS AND PARATROOPERS AND A CONTINGENT OF THE "PALESTINE LIBERATION ARMY."
    MILITARY OBSERVERS SAID THERE WAS NOTHING NEW IN THE DISPLAY OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT WHICH INCLUDED 200 HEAVY AND MEDIUM TANKS - MAINLY RUSSIAN-MADE T.54 AND T.34 LAND TANKS AND THE LIGHTER T.76 AMPHIBIOUS TANK. OTHER HEAVY EQUIPMENT ON SHOW - LIGHT AND MEDIUM FIELD GUNS; ROCKET LAUNCHERS; SOVIET-BUILT GROUND-TO-AIR S.A.M. 2 MISSILES AND THE EGYPTIAN-BUILT RAED, (PIONEER) AND ZAFER (VICTOR) ROCKETS.

    AS THE LONG PROCESSION MOVED BY, THE SPOTLIGHT WAS TAKEN BY THE U.A.R. AIRFORCE. FLYING PAST IN REVIEW WERE MIG-17, MIG-19 AND THE SUPERSONIC MIG-21 FIGHTERS; ANTONOV TRANSPORTS; IL-28 MEDIUM BOMBERS AND THE HEAVIER TU-16 BOMBER.

    AN EXPERIMENTAL EGYPTIAN FIGHTER, ALSO SCHEDULED TO HAVE FLOWN LAST YEAR, DID NOT MAKE AN APPEARANCE. FIELD MARSHAL AMER SAID MONEY AND RESEARCH HAD BEEN DEVOTED TO MAKE THE PLANE, THE 1500 M.P.H. CAIRO THE MOST MODERN AND POWERFUL FIGHTER IN THE WORLD.

    AFTER THE PARADE THE CROWD BROKE THROUGH A CORDON OF ARMY AND POLICE PERSONNEL AND TRIED TO SURROUND THE CAR CARRYING PRESIDENT NASSER. HOWEVER, THE MOTORCADE WAS ABLE TO CARRY ON TO ITS DESTINATION, ALTHOUGH PRESIDENT NASSER AND HIS GUESTS SMILINGLY ACKNOWLEDGED THE CHEERS OF THE PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA13SVLFCSYOSZ7VLXXMKNMF843
    Media URN:
    VLVA13SVLFCSYOSZ7VLXXMKNMF843
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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