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ITN Reports: Congo: Stanleyville massacre of hostages

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Report on a rescue operation launched by Belgian paratroopers to free white hostages being held by Congolese rebels in Stanleyville in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

'ITN Reports' was a series of documentary reports from around the world, produced by ITN News and broadcast on ITV from November 1964 - December 1965. Black and White B/W material.

(Conflict and war / unrest / massacre)

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:
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AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of Stanleyville (now Kisangani)
Belgian paratroopers parachuting down on rescue mission
AIR VIEW of Stanleyville and Congo River
Unidentified bu...

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO:
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AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of Stanleyville (now Kisangani)
Belgian paratroopers parachuting down on rescue mission
AIR VIEW of Stanleyville and Congo River
Unidentified building
Various of Belgian paras (soldiers / troops) at airport and driving away in vehicles
TRACKING SHOTs along road towards Stanleyville
Belgian troops in vehicle
Dead body lying in road
Various of main square and Lumumba monument where European hostages have been killed by rebel insurgents
Various of covered dead bodies of white hostages - possibly including Dr Paul Carlson (American missionary)
Congolese soldiers guarding prisoners (suspected rebels)
Various of Congolese men (possibly rebels ?) - including some holding weapons
Group of Congolese soldiers lying down outside building
Soldiers guarding prisoners

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Various of men being held in prison compound
Congolese soldier hitting prisoner in face with his gun
Prisoners sitting

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Unidentified man running along at airport, as followed by soldier

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Various of white survivors in city centre
TRACKING SHOT along road past refugees walking to airport
People along towards airport
White children being lifted out of car at airport
Young child being hel...

Various of white survivors in city centre
TRACKING SHOT along road past refugees walking to airport
People along towards airport
White children being lifted out of car at airport
Young child being held by soldier
White women and children
Elderly woman being helped along
Woman trying to force dog to stay in box
Congolese people speaking to soldier (not heard)
Congolese woman with young child on back
Congolese people waiting at airport
General Mobutu (Mobutu Sese Seko) along and chatting (not heard)

Leopoldville (now Kinshasa):
Plane taxiing
People watching
White people (evacuated from Stanleyville) disembarking plane
Rescued Europeans along
Moise Tshombe (Congolese Premier) along next to plane
Various of injured people on stretchers being unloaded and driven away

BELGIUM: Brussels:
Various of King Baudouin and Queen Fabiola of Belgium greeting survivors of massacre at Brussels airport
Belgium nuns disembarking plane
Face of Queen Fabiola

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