• Short Summary

    CANADIAN TROOPS PREPARE TO FLY TO CYPRUS, WHERE THEY WILL JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE-KEEPING FORCE.

  • Description

    1.
    LONG SHOT OF DRILL HALL WHERE TROOPS BEING PROCESSED....


    2.
    PAYMASTER...TROOPS BEING GIVEN U.S. FUNDS, AND ASKED TO SETTLED OUTSTANDING DEBTS AT HOME...AND LEAVE MONEY FOR FAMILIES...


    3.
    INOCULATION WITH ANTI-POLIO VACCINE, AND ORAL VACCINES...


    4.
    CUTS-INS...


    5.
    DENTAL EXAMINATIONS....MEDICAL ETC...


    6.
    QUARTERMASTER STORES WHERE MEN TURNING IN OLD EQUIPMENT... THROWING SHEETS, PILLOWCASES AND BEDDING INTO PILES...


    7.
    CUT-IN ETC....SIGNS, CARDS ETC...


    8.
    MEN ISSUED NEW EQUIPMENT, BOOTS BEING REMOVED FROM BOXES, MEN GETTING CLOTHING ISSUES, MAN EXCHANGING RIFLE...


    9.
    BATONS AND PROTECTIVE STEEL MESH SHIELDS FOR CROWD AND RIOT CONTROL WORK...


    10.
    GAS MASK TESTING HUT, WITH MEN ENTERING SHACK WITH TEAR AND HYDROGEN GAS


    11.
    GENERAL ESTABLISHING SHOTS OF CAMP




    Initials


    UNSTATED

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CANADIAN TROOPS PREPARE TO FLY TO CYPRUS, WHERE THEY WILL JOIN THE UNITED NATIONS PEACE-KEEPING FORCE. THESE TROOPS ARE FROM THE ROYAL 22ND REGIMENT, BETTER KNOWN AS THE "VAN DOOS."
    THE REGIMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR U.N. PEACE POLICE DUTY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD. THE 900-ODD OFFICERS AND MEN WHO MAKE UP FORCE HAVE BEEN TRAINED IN CONVENTIONAL INFANTRY WARFARE.

    FILM SHOW THEM AT CAMP VALCARTIER, NEAR QUEBEC CITY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABNRD5N7RM9IA5S20WXS0QBECX
    Media URN:
    VLVABNRD5N7RM9IA5S20WXS0QBECX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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