THE MO­MENT OF SPLEN­DOUR

New Straits Times - - News -

A bird’s eye-view of the pa­rade to cel­e­brate Malaya’s in­de­pen­dence and to hon­our the first Yang di-Per­tuan Agong Tuanku Ab­dul Rah­man Tuanku Muham­mad in front of the Sul­tan Ab­dul Samad build­ing in Kuala Lumpur on Sept 1, 1957. For two hours, 2,000 men and women of Fed­er­a­tion and Com­mon­wealth armed forces, to­gether with civil­ian or­gan­i­sa­tions, marched past the sec­re­tariat build­ing and saluted the nation’s first king. He then in­spected the guard-of-hon­our.

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