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    THE CHIEF OF THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL STAFF, MAJOR GENERAL R. B. DAWSON, FLEW INTO?

  • Description

    1.
    LS DAWSON OUT OF PLANE AND GREETED BY SMITH AND BUI (LEFT AND RIGHT)
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    2.
    MS THE THREE OF THEM
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    3.
    MS NZ AND VIETNAMESE FLAGS
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    4.
    MS DAWSON AND OTHERS SALUTING
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    5.
    MS HONOUR GUARDS
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    6.
    MS DAWSON AND OTHERS WALK PAST GUARDS AND TILT UP SAME FLAGS
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    7.
    MS GROUP AWAY TOWARD TERMINAL BUILDING
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    Background: THE CHIEF OF THE NEW ZEALAND GENERAL STAFF, MAJOR GENERAL R. B. DAWSON, FLEW INTO SAIGON ON THURSDAY (JULY 20) FOR DISCUSSIONS WITH VIETNAMESE LEADERS AND TO MEET NEW ZEALAND UNITS SERVING IN VIETNAM.

    MAJ. GEN. DAWSON, ON A WEEK'S VISIT, WAS WELCOMED BY VIETNAM'S MAJOR GENERAL BUI HUU NHON AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL SMITH, COMMANDER OF THE NEW ZEALAND FORCES IN VIETNAM.

    FORMERLY COMMANDER OF 28 COMMONWEALTH BRIGADE GROUP IN MALAYSIA, MAJ. GEN. DAWSON WAS APPOINTED CHIEF OF THE GENERAL STAFF EARLY THIS YEAR. THIS IS HIS FIRST VISIT TO SOUTH-EAST ASIA IN HIS CAPACITY.

    MAJ. GEN. DAWSON, WHO WILL ALSO BE VISITING SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA AND THAILAND, WILL INSPECT NEW ZEALAND TROOPS AT NUI DAT, NORTH EAST OF SAIGON, AND A MEDICAL TEAM AT BONG SON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB3X5MUP0EYHWROLRCOUDCUQPO
    Media URN:
    VLVAB3X5MUP0EYHWROLRCOUDCUQPO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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