Troops from Thailand are on their way to Korea to relieve troops stationed there under United Nations command.
G.V. THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDING.
S.V.PAN TROOPS PARADING.
L.V.ZOOM IN PREMIER THANOM ADDRESSES THE TROOPS.
L.V.PAN FROM PREMIER THANOM PAN TO TROOPS ON PARADE.
S.V. THE PREMIER PRESERVES INSIGNIAS TO SOLDIERS.
L.V. TROOPS PARADE TO RECEIVE HOLY WATER FROM MONK.
S.V. MONK SPLASHES HOLY WATER ON TO TROOPS.
L.V. TROOPS LEAVE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE IN LORRIES.
L.V. LORRIES LINED UP AT DOCKSIDE.
S.V. NAME PLATE OF RIVER VESSEL WHICH WILL CARRY THEM TO LINER.
L.V.PAN TROOPS LINED UP ON DOCKSIDE.
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Background: Troops from Thailand are on their way to Korea to relieve troops stationed there under United Nations command.
Premier Thanom of Thailand, who is his country's Defence Minister and Acting Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, saluted his men - the 10th Expeditionary Force - in Bangkok, the capital, on June 24, the National Day.
The Force of 15 officers and 282 men were addressed by the President on a parade ground at the Defence Ministry. Officers received garlands and the troops received presents.
The Force then paraded before a Buddhist monk to receive holy water. Relatives and friend were at the quayside to see them off.