• Short Summary

    GENERAL CHIANG KAI-SHEK, LEADER OF THE KUOMINTANG REGIME, AND HIS WIFE, CRUISED FOR SIX HOURS IN THE TAIWAN STRAIT ABOARD THE U.

  • Description

    1.
    AV. CHIANG ARRIVES, OFFICERS GREET HIM.
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    2.
    SV. HONOUR GUARD.
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    3.
    SV. CHIANG LOOKING OVER MARINES.
    0.18

    4.
    GV. CHIANG AND WIFE TALKING TO OFFICERS.
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    5.
    LV. JET TAKING OFF CARRIER.
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    6.
    LV. SHIP FIRING GUNS.
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    7.
    LV. FIRING AT DRONE PLANE.
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    8.
    GV. AIRPLANE DROPS BOMB IN WATER.
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    9.
    GV. CHIANG SALUTES.
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    Background: GENERAL CHIANG KAI-SHEK, LEADER OF THE KUOMINTANG REGIME, AND HIS WIFE, CRUISED FOR SIX HOURS IN THE TAIWAN STRAIT ABOARD THE U.S.AIRCRAFT CARRIER "CONSTELLATION" LAST THURSDAY.

    THE GENERAL AND HIS WIFE WERE GUESTS OF VICE ADMIRAL THOMAS H.MOORER, COMMANDER OF THE U.S.SEVENTH FLEET.THEY ARRIVED BY HELICOPTER ABOARD THE 79-THOUSAND TON CARRIER.THE VISITING GENERAL REVIEWED SOME OF ITS COMPLEMENT OF MARINES AND SAILORS AND THEN WATCHED A SPECTACULAR DISPLAY BY ESCORTING SHIPS AND NAVAL AIRCRAFT.THEY SAW THE NAVAL PLANES DEMONSTRATE LOW BOMBING RAIDS, AND WATCHED THE ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS SHOOT DOWN A DRONE TARGET PLANE.

    GENERAL CHIANG KAI-SHEK TOOK A MILITARY SALUTE BEFORE DEPARTING, BY HELICOPTER, TO TAIWAN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8CKHQKYP5REECQSWU8EILPBRG
    Media URN:
    VLVA8CKHQKYP5REECQSWU8EILPBRG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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