• Short Summary

    SEVERAL TOP RANKING THAI OFFICERS FROM THE WAR COLLEGE IN BANGKOK, CURRENTLY IN SINGAPORE FOR A TWO-WEEK STUDY AND SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF MALAYSIA, VISITED BRITISH MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS ON MARCH 19.

  • Description

    1.
    MS THAI OFFICERS OUT OF BUS
    4 ft

    2.
    LS BASE WORKSHOP ENTRANCE
    7 ft

    3.
    MS THEY IN UNIT HEADQUARTERS
    10 ft

    4.
    MS THEY OUT OF HEADQUARTERS
    17 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS TOURING BASE
    23 ft

    6.
    CU SIGN
    24 ft

    7.
    CU MAJOR-GENERAL TRAMUALRATANA FONG (LEFT) WITH BRITISH OFFICER (PAN) OTHER THAI OFFICERS BEING BRIEFED
    28 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS GROUP BEING BRIEFED
    31 ft

    9.
    MS BAKERY
    36 ft

    10.
    MS GROUP INSPECTING BAKERY (TWO SHOTS)
    46 1/2 ft

    11.
    MS MAJOR-GENERAL TRAMUALRATANA INTO CAR
    49 ft

    12.
    MS CAR MOVES OFF
    52 ft



    Initials CAR/S/MK/YA/RBI



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SEVERAL TOP RANKING THAI OFFICERS FROM THE WAR COLLEGE IN BANGKOK, CURRENTLY IN SINGAPORE FOR A TWO-WEEK STUDY AND SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF MALAYSIA, VISITED BRITISH MILITARY ESTABLISHMENTS ON MARCH 19.

    THE GROUP, COLONELS AND UPWARDS, IS LED BY MAJOR-GENERAL TRAMUALRATANA FONG, COMMANDANT OF THE THAI WAR COLLEGE. THEY ARRIVED IN SINGAPORE ON MARCH 16.

    DURING THEIR FIVE-DAY STAY HERE AND BEFORE LEAVING FOR MALAYA, THE GROUP WILL CALL ON ADMIRAL SIR VARYL BEGG, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF FAR EAST UNIFIED COMMANDS. THEY WILL ALSO VISIT THE BRITISH NAVAL AND THE ROYAL AIR FORCE BASES.

    MEANWHILE, A SPOKESMAN FROM THE THAI CONSULATE SAID THAI THEIR VISIT HAD NO CONNECTION WITH THE MALAYSIA CRISIS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2LLYXQQ3HEMEN0SRFUOKXJ7GY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2LLYXQQ3HEMEN0SRFUOKXJ7GY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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