• Short Summary

    THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, THANOM KITTIKACHORN ??? THURSDAY FLEW BY HELICOPTER TO A MILITARY BASE?

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    1.
    LV AERIAL V BIEN HOA.
    0.06

    2.
    LV HELICOPTER WITH PREMIER ABOARD LANDING.
    0.09

    3.
    CU THAI SOLDIERS AROUND PREMIER.
    0.12

    4.
    CU PREMIER TOWARDS SOLDIERS.
    0.19

    5.
    MLV GREETING SOLDIERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.41

    6.
    SV PREMIER INTO TENT.
    0.48

    7.
    CU COBRA UNIT EMBLEM.
    0.49

    8.
    LV SOLDIERS.
    0.51

    9.
    LV ARTILLERY DEMONSTRATION.
    0.52

    10.
    MLV PREMIER IN FORTIFIED OUTPOST
    0.59

    11.
    SV CUTAWAY
    1.00

    12.
    SV PREMIER OUT OF SAME POSITION
    1.13

    13.
    LV SOLDIERS OUTSIDE, PREMIER WALKS AWAY
    1.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, THANOM KITTIKACHORN ??? THURSDAY FLEW BY HELICOPTER TO A MILITARY BASE OUTSIDE SAIGON ??? TALK WITH THAI COMMANDERS AND DECORATE HIS OWN SON.

    THE PREMIER, WHO ENDED HIS THREE-DAY VISIT TO SOUTH VIETNAM ON FRIDAY, VISITED THAILAND' QUEEN CORERA REGIMENT STATIONED 20 MILES (32 KMS) NORTH OF SAIGON. THE PRIME MINISTER RECEIVED CONFIDENTIAL REPORTS FROM THAI FIELD COMMANDERS.

    IN HIS FAREWELL STATEMENT ON FRIDAY, FIELD MARSHAL KITTIKACHORN SAID THAT THAILAND'S TROOPS COMMITMENT TO VIETNAM WILL REACH DIVISION STRENGTH IN ABOUT THREE MONTHS. HE SAID THE 9,000 TROOPS WHICH THAILAND LATE LAST YEAR ANNOUNCED IT WOULD ADD TO THE 3,000 MEN ALREADY IN VIETNAM WERE NOW BEGINNING THEIR TRAINING. THAILAND ALSO HAS NAVAL AND AIR UNITS IN VIETNAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4L0133DBRKX8JKVKQTP539VY9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4L0133DBRKX8JKVKQTP539VY9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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