• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM ... AND FILM OF THE UNITED STATES HELICOPTERS THAT ARE CURRENTLY ASSISTING THE?

  • Description

    1.
    SV HELICOPTER ON STRIP.
    0.07

    2.
    GV HELICOPTERS ON STRIP.
    0.15

    3.
    LV PAN.. AIR-TO-AIR .. HELICOPTERS IN FLIGHT.
    0.26

    4.
    LV HELICOPTER TAKE-OFF.
    0.31

    5.
    SV INT.. OF COCKPIT.
    0.36

    6.
    AIR TO AIR.. HELICOPTERS IN FLIGHT.
    0.39

    7.
    DITTO....
    0.45

    8.
    AIR TO AIR... DITTO HOVERING.
    0.51

    9.
    AIR TO AIR .. TERRAIN.
    0.58

    10.
    LV HELICOPTERS OVER ADVANCING TROOPS.
    1.05

    11.
    LV TROOPS IN GUN EMPLACEMENT.
    1.15



    Initials EHR/V/WS/PB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH VIETNAM ... AND FILM OF THE UNITED STATES HELICOPTERS THAT ARE CURRENTLY ASSISTING THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST THE COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS. AT A RECENT NEWS CONFERENCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE IN WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAID THE FIGHTING THERE WAS GETTING MORE FEROCIOUS.

    ATTACKS ON THE SOUTH VIETNAM GOVERNMENT AND ITS PEOPLE AND INCREASED. PRESIDENT KENNEDY SAID THE U.S. WAS ASSISTING IN ALL POSSIBLE WAYS - BUT WOULD NOT GIVE ANY INFORMATION THAT WOULD HELP THE ENEMY. THE HELICOPTER REINFORCEMENTS, TOGETHER WITH THEIR HIGHLY-TRAINED CREWS, ARRIVED RECENTLY FROM FORT RILEY, KANSAS, U.S.A.

    THEY BACK UP THE AMERICANS ALREADY IN SOUTH VIETNAM AS SOLDIER-TECHNICIANS - THESE NUMBER MORE THAN 3,000. THEY CAN MAINTAIN AND REPAIR THE HELICOPTERS, AND ARE ALSO SKILLED IN SETTING UP RADIO COMMUNICATION NETWORKS THAT DEFY THE MOST RUGGED TYPES OF TERRAIN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1JMXSIZMHINCYS8UPNIY096UV
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JMXSIZMHINCYS8UPNIY096UV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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