• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN ADEN, SIR HUMPHREY TREVELYAN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) JOINED MEMBERS OF AN ARMOURED BATTALION ON AN EXERCISE IN THE DESERT.

  • Description

    1.
    LV TREVELYAN OUT OF HELICOPTER GREETED
    0.05

    2.



    3.
    SV ARMOURED CAR
    0.15

    4.
    SV TREVELYAN LOOKS THROUGH BINOCULARS
    0.19

    5.
    GV TARGET AREA
    0.24

    6.
    SV DITTO WITH OFFICER STAND IN ARMOURED CAR
    0.29

    7.
    SV ARMOURED CAR FIRES
    0.33

    8.
    SV TREVELYAN CLIMBS INTO TURRET (2 SHOTS)
    0.41

    9.
    TV INSTRUCTION GIVEN
    0.48

    10.
    LV & CV ARMOURED CAR (2 SHOTS)
    0.54

    11.
    GV TARGET AREA-ROUND EXPLODING
    0.57

    12.
    SV TREVELYAN INSTRUCTED ON MACHINE GUN
    1.02

    13.
    SV TREVELYAN FIRES
    1.06

    14.
    GV TARGET AREA
    1.10

    15.
    SV TREVELYAN FIRES LIGHT MACHINE GUN
    1.13

    16.
    LV TARGETS
    1.20

    17.
    SV PARTY WALK BACK TO HELICOPTER
    1.23



    Initials GHB/VS/MGT/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN ADEN, SIR HUMPHREY TREVELYAN, YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) JOINED MEMBERS OF AN ARMOURED BATTALION ON AN EXERCISE IN THE DESERT. SIR HUMPHREY JOINED THE CREW OF AN ARMOURED CAR AND FIRED A LIGHT MACHINE GUN.

    SIR HUMPHREY, SENIOR BRITISH REPRESENTATIVE IN THE TROUBLED PROTECTORATE, WAS YESTERDAY UNDERSTOOD TO HAVE REQUESTED THE RETURN OF SEVERAL FEDERAL LEADERS WHO WENT TO GENEVA FOR TALKS, WITH A SPECIAL UNITED NATIONS MISSION ON THE FUTURE OF SOUTH ARABIA, DUE TO BECOME INDEPENDENT ON JANUARY 9 1968.

    AND TODAY (FRIDAY) SOUTH ARABIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, SULTAN FADHLE BIN ALI AL ABDALI, FLEW TO LONDON AMID REPORTS THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT WAS NEARING COLLAPSE. THE SULTAN IS THE CURRENT CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERAL SUPREME COUNCIL (CABINET) AND RULER OF THE IMPORTANT STATE OF LAHED.

    FLYING IN FROM GENEVA, INFORMATION MINISTER HUSSEIN ALI BAYOOMI WAS ONE OF ONLY TWO MINISTERS LEFT IN THE FEDERATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE12ZMMMFD3KHGKKOXKZUB206X
    Media URN:
    VLVAE12ZMMMFD3KHGKKOXKZUB206X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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