• Short Summary

    IN THE GREAT DIVIDING RANGE, NORTH-WEST OF SYDNEY, MEN OF THE FIRST BATTALION, BRITAIN'S ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES, PATROL A BUSH PATH.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS TROOPS PATROLLING BUSH PATH (2 SHOTS)
    5 1/2 ft

    2.
    MCU THEY PATROLLING
    10 ft

    3.
    MCU SOLDIER
    12 ft

    4.
    MS AMBUSH
    16 ft

    5.
    LS PLANE BRINGING GOVERNOR-GENERAL
    19 ft

    6.
    LS FLAG
    20 ft

    7.
    LS GOVERNOR-GENERAL STEPPING DOWN PLANE
    24 ft

    8.
    CU HE WALKING
    25 1/2 ft

    9.
    MS HE AND OTHERS WALKING TO FIELD (3 SHOTS)
    35 ft

    10.
    MS TROOPS
    36 ft

    11.
    CU GOVERNOR-GENERAL TELEPHONING
    38 ft

    12.
    MS HE TALKING TO SOLDIER
    40 ft



    Initials CAR/S/GAP/YA/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE GREAT DIVIDING RANGE, NORTH-WEST OF SYDNEY, MEN OF THE FIRST BATTALION, BRITAIN'S ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES, PATROL A BUSH PATH.

    THEY ARE WALKING INTO AN AMBUSH - BUT THE ENEMY IS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ULSTER RIFLES.

    IT WAS OPERATION SKYHIGH THE BIGGEST COMBINED AIR FORCE-ARMY EXERCISE EVER HELD IN AUSTRALIA IN PEACE TIME.

    A DISTINGUISHED SOLDIER ARRIVES TO SEE THE EXERCISE - AUSTRALIA'S GOVERNOR-GENERAL, LORD DE LISLE, WHO WON THE VICTORIA CROSS DURING THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN OF WORLD WAR II.

    ACCOMPANIED BY OFFICERS OF THE ROYAL ULSTERS, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL VISITED THE TROOPS IN THE FIELD.

    MORE THAN SEVEN THOUSAND TROOPS ARE TAKING PART IN THE OPERATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADBCZZBLNEG66B0YZ6U9NH7AZ8
    Media URN:
    VLVADBCZZBLNEG66B0YZ6U9NH7AZ8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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