Robert Grainger Ker Thompson interviewed by a reported, people celebrate independence in Malaysia
Malaysia Date:1966 Duration:4 min 41 sec Sound:Yes
Film about guerrilla war for independence fought between Commonwealth armed forces and Malayan Communist Party in Malaysia. Reporter interviews former Secretary of Defense for Malaya Sir Robert Grainger Ker Thompson. He compares the Guerrilla war condition in Malaysia and Vietnam. He insists that the strategies take time to be executed as it takes time to take people into confidence. They discuss on role of Vietcong. A board reads 'Merdeka'. People cheer at independence in 1957. Tribes play on drums. People carry burning torches. Prime Minister of Malaysia Tunku Abdul Rahman meets people. A fireworks show during the independence celebrations.
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