• Short Summary

    Major General D.K. Addo, Army Commander, Ghana, visited the headquarters of the British Army Strategic?

  • Description

    1.
    Establishing shot, headquarters, Army Strategic Command, Salisbury.


    2.
    Close-up, Strategic Command flag.


    3.
    General view; Cal arrives at headquarters building. General Addo leaves car and talks to Brigadier H.B.C. Watkins, Brigadier General Staff.


    4.
    General Addo enters headquarters building.


    5.
    General Addo waits for photographers to take pictures.


    6.
    General views of General Addo and Brigadier Watkins.


    7.
    General Addo is met by Lieutenant General Sir Mervyn Butler, General Officer Commanding-in-chief, Army Strategic Command.


    8.
    General Addo inspects quarter guard of 1st Battalion The Royal Highland Fusiliers at Kiwi Barracks, Bulford, Salisbury.


    9.
    General Addo discusses the deployment of an airportable battalion on active service.


    10.
    General Addo sees a display of airportable kit for the Royal Highland Fusiliers.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Major General D.K. Addo, Army Commander, Ghana, visited the headquarters of the British Army Strategic Command at Salisbury yesterday. He was accompanied by Major Ras-Desta Komla Dzogbenuku. General Addo discussed future training exercises in Ghana with Lieutenant-General Sir Mervyn Butler, General Officer Commanding-in-chief, and spent an hour inspecting staff procedures in Strategic Command's operations room. After lunch General Addo went to Kiwi Barracks and inspected a quarter guard mounted by the 1st Battalion the Royal Highland Fusiliers. He saw support vehicles being prepared for an air move by the battalion.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6RMGR2J2I2XPS8ZZ43GEJJIDS
    Media URN:
    VLVA6RMGR2J2I2XPS8ZZ43GEJJIDS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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