• Short Summary

    Several thousand South Vietnamese troops, including paratroopers, began operations in southern Laos yesterday (February 1), according to the Japanese Kyodo News Agency.

  • Description

    1.
    CU PAN instructor talking over P.A. system - PAN - paratroopers
    0.08

    2.
    CU instructor talking into microphone
    0.10

    3.
    SV troops running during training
    0.21

    4.
    SV soldiers putting on parachute harnesses (2 shots)
    0.29

    5.
    CU officer checking equipment on soldiers
    0.34

    6.
    GV airfield with smoke flare
    0.35

    7.
    G-A paratroopers jumping from aircraft (4 shots)
    0.56

    8.
    LV paratroopers landing in field (2 shots)
    1.08

    9.
    GV parachutists land (3 shots).
    1.25



    Initials SGM/1425 PAF/PS/1519



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Several thousand South Vietnamese troops, including paratroopers, began operations in southern Laos yesterday (February 1), according to the Japanese Kyodo News Agency. The United States Air Force is providing support, including helicopters, said the Agency, but no American ground troops are involved. This film, released by the United State Defence Department in 1969, shows South Vietnamese troops undergoing intensive paratroop training under US Special Forces guidance.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NSTTB675XU8XE6TJFMLEIHJC
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NSTTB675XU8XE6TJFMLEIHJC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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