• Short Summary

    President Carlos Garcia of the Philippines on a visit of six days to Formosa (Nationalist China) watched May 5 army manoeuvres at Feng-Shan to assess the island's military preparedness in case of attack by Communist China.

  • Description

    1.
    LS Garcia reviews honour guard
    0.11

    2.
    MS Garcia with Chen Cheng
    0.16

    3.
    MLS Ditto
    0.25

    4.
    MLS Officer briefing
    0.28

    5.
    MS Garcia and wife on platform
    0.33

    6.
    LS Planes drop parachutists.
    0.45

    7.
    LS Parachutists with Garcia f.g.
    0.48

    8.
    LS Ditto
    0.54



    Initials JRG/S/AW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: President Carlos Garcia of the Philippines on a visit of six days to Formosa (Nationalist China) watched May 5 army manoeuvres at Feng-Shan to assess the island's military preparedness in case of attack by Communist China.

    The President, 64, accompanied by Formosan Vice-President Chen Cheng, saw defence forces on exercise at the base then watches a parachute drop by 1000 men at the Southern Formosan airfield of Ping Tung.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD39IZT2JFEGNB5L76ATQGQODA
    Media URN:
    VLVAD39IZT2JFEGNB5L76ATQGQODA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1960
    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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