• Short Summary

    Continuing their advance towards the Communist-held ruins at Angkor Wat, Khmer Government troops have fanned out in an effort to surround the Communist force.

  • Description

    1.
    GVs & SVs Khmer across filed, and through jungle (3 shots)
    0.26

    2.
    GVs & SVs Troops occupy temple of Angkor period (5 shots)
    0.45

    3.
    SV Troops through bushes
    0.48

    4.
    MV Troops crouching as firefight takes place
    0.53

    5.
    SCU Mortar firing
    0.56

    6.
    GVs & SVs Troops forward as wounded brought in (6 shots)
    1.22

    7.
    Ground TO Air Spotter aircraft overhead
    1.26



    Initials SGM/1705 SGM/1725



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Continuing their advance towards the Communist-held ruins at Angkor Wat, Khmer Government troops have fanned out in an effort to surround the Communist force.

    Khmer Government commanders want to prevent fighting among the sacred ruins - so their plan is to impose a blockade which will starve the Communists out.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4NYUZRZKV6UBIRRJJ7ESHTKP9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4NYUZRZKV6UBIRRJJ7ESHTKP9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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