• Short Summary

    IN CHINHAE, SOUTH KOREA, HUNDREDS OF VISITORS TURN UP AT THE CHERRY BLOSSOMED GROUND OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY ON APRIL 8TH.

  • Description

    1.
    LS. CROWD.
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS. - DO -.
    4 1/2 ft

    3.
    MLS. CADETS MARCHING PAST.
    11 1/2 ft

    4.
    CROWD.
    14 ft

    5.
    MS. HIGH-RANKING MILITARY LEADERS TAKING SALUTE.
    17 1/2 ft

    6.
    PAN SHOT NAVAL GUARD OF HONOUR.
    23 ft

    7.
    MS. NAVAL OFFICERS AT CEREMONY.
    24 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS. CADETS RECEIVING DIPLOMAS.
    27 ft

    9.
    CU. ONE CADET SHAKING HANDS WITH AMERICAN OFFICER.
    29 ft

    10.
    MLS. CADETS RECEIVING DIPLOMAS.
    31 ft

    11.
    CU. CADETS BEING CROWNED WITH NEW OFFICER'S CAP.
    35 ft

    12.
    MS. - DO -.
    39 ft



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    Background: IN CHINHAE, SOUTH KOREA, HUNDREDS OF VISITORS TURN UP AT THE CHERRY BLOSSOMED GROUND OF THE NAVAL ACADEMY ON APRIL 8TH. THE OCCASION IS THE 14TH GRADUATION CEREMONY OF THE ACADEMY.

    NOT ONLY PARENTS, BUT MANY MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC TURNED UP TO WATCH THE COLOURFUL CEREMONY AT THIS KOREAN MILITARY PORT.

    IN THE 1960 GRADUATION, 116 CADETS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR FOUR-YEAR COURSE AND RECEIVED COMMISSIONS AS OFFICERS IN THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA NAVY AND MARINE CORPS. ABOUT 48 OF THEM WERE COMMISSIONED AS MARINE OFFICERS.

    DEFENCE MINISTER KIM CHUNG YUL OFFICIATED FOR PRESIDENT RHEE WHO COULD NOT ATTEND THE GRADUATION CEREMONY. FLANKED BY HIGH RANKING GOVERNMENT AND MILITARY LEADERS DEFENCE MINISTER KIM PRESENTED DIPLOMAS TO SUCCESSFUL GRADUATES AND SHOOK HANDS WITH EVERY ONE OF THEM.

    AFTER FORMALLY RECEIVING THEIR DIPLOMAS, THE CADETS SHED THEIR OLD CAPS AND WERE CROWNED WITH NEW OFFICER'S CAPS...SYMBOLICALLY WELCOMING THEM AS FULL-FLEDGED OFFICERS OF SOUTH KOREA'S NAVY AND MARINE CORPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF1MS1IONZTM53SQ46TJOG6242
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1MS1IONZTM53SQ46TJOG6242
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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