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    THE ELEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPANESE SELF-DEFENCE FORCES AS HELD AT THE MEIJI PARK IN TOKYO ON NOVEMBER 1.

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    Background: THE ELEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE JAPANESE SELF-DEFENCE FORCES AS HELD AT THE MEIJI PARK IN TOKYO ON NOVEMBER 1. NEARLY 5,200 SOLDIERS, INCLUDING 1,000 CADETS FROM MILITARY COLLEGES, PARTICIPATED IN THE MARCH PAST BEFORE PREMIER IKEDA AND MEMBERS OF THE CABINET.

    AMONG THOSE TAKING PART INCLUDED MEN AND WOMEN FROM THE TANK CORPS, ARTILLERY, MARINES AND WOMEN AUXILIARY.

    PREMIER IKEDA, WHO REVIEWED THE TROOPS, LATER ADDRESSED THEM ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SELF-DEFENCE. "HEAVEN HELPS THOSE WHO HELP THEMSELVES," HE POINTED OUT.

    F.86 JETS AND HELICOPTERS PARTICIPATED IN A FLY-PAST, AND FOR THE FIRST TIME ANTI-TANK MISSILES WERE PARADED BEFORE THE PUBLIC.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3H7MRPAZQETGBKF9WREL48UNY
    Media URN:
    VLVA3H7MRPAZQETGBKF9WREL48UNY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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