• Short Summary

    South Vietnamese forces are strengthening their position in Laos amid reports that two North Vietnamese regiments are moving towards the strategic Laotian town of Tchepone now in the hands of the South Vietnamese.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Helicopter activity at Khe Sanh (2 shots)
    0.11

    2.
    LV Helicopters move off (2 shots)
    0.18

    3.
    GV Helicopter flies over Laos (2 shots)
    0.26

    4.
    LV Helicopter over jungle.
    0.29

    5.
    SV Prisoners run to helicopters. (Soldier hits prisoner. (3 shots)
    0.45

    6.
    LV Helicopter flies over.
    0.51

    7.
    SV South Vietnamese troops dig in at Sofia Hill (2 shots)
    0.58

    8.
    GV Supply helicopter overhead
    1.01

    9.
    CU Soldier on radio
    1.04

    10.
    GV Artillery fires on North Vietnamese positions
    1.12

    11.
    GV Helicopter attack on North Vietnamese positions.
    1.20

    12.
    GV Artillery guns firing
    1.23

    13.
    GV Helicopter in flight
    1.25

    14.
    CU Soldier in helicopter
    1.30

    15.
    SV Soldier checking South Vietnamese dead. Soldiers watching (4 shots)
    1.55



    Initials BB/2300 BB/2320



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: South Vietnamese forces are strengthening their position in Laos amid reports that two North Vietnamese regiments are moving towards the strategic Laotian town of Tchepone now in the hands of the South Vietnamese. From their supply base at Khe Sanh troops have been moved onto Hill Sophia, two and a half miles from Tchepone from where they are bombarding North Vietnamese positions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4A7AR6GEP1FXU4W3R5NY1PAID
    Media URN:
    VLVA4A7AR6GEP1FXU4W3R5NY1PAID
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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