First contingent of Canadian troops for the United States Nations peace-keeping force departs Canada for Cyprus.
The film shows shots of the troops at the airport, troops getting on the plane and the departure of the plane.
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Background: First contingent of Canadian troops for the United States Nations peace-keeping force departs Canada for Cyprus. Twenty-six men and three officers specially for police action boarded a Royal Canadian Air Force Yukon Transport in Canada for its long flight to the Mediterranean. One-thousand one hundred more Canadian soldiers are expected to arrive in Cyprus in the next weeks. Another transport plane from Canada was due on this island with jeeps and equipment.