• Short Summary

    A COMPANY OF M-113 ARMOURED CARS DID A MAJOR MOP UP OPERATIONS AROUND SOUTH VIETNAM CAPITAL RECENTLY IN PROVINCES OF LONG AN AND GIA DINH, ABOUT 20 MILES SOUTH WEST OF SAIGON, FOR TEN DAYS.

  • Description

    1.
    LS M-113 TANKS OF RICE FIELDS (2 SHOTS)
    7 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS SOLDIERS CATCH SUSPECTS & SEARCH (3 SHOTS
    18 ft

    3.
    LS SOLDIERS AND TANKS (2 SHOTS)
    21 ft

    4.
    MS U.S. ADVISER AND LOCAL OFFICERS
    23 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS SOLDIER LOOKS THROUGH BINOCULARS
    26 ft

    6.
    LS SOLDIERS THROUGH RICE FIELDS
    30 ft

    7.
    MLS TANKS MOVING (5 SHOTS)
    48 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A COMPANY OF M-113 ARMOURED CARS DID A MAJOR MOP UP OPERATIONS AROUND SOUTH VIETNAM CAPITAL RECENTLY IN PROVINCES OF LONG AN AND GIA DINH, ABOUT 20 MILES SOUTH WEST OF SAIGON, FOR TEN DAYS.

    M-113 TANKS WHICH MOVE ABOUT FREELY IN MARSHES AND RICE FIELDS, SOLDIERS AND AMERICAN MILITARY ADVISERS COMBED THE AREA FOR VIETCONG HIDEOUTS. FOUR WERE KILLED AND TEN WERE CAPTURED AND THEIR DOCUMENTS SEIZED.

    THE LEADER OF THE OPERATIONS WAS MAJOR NGUYEN DUC XICH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA55HBTPQB9PSFCH36XHF2KMBL9
    Media URN:
    VLVA55HBTPQB9PSFCH36XHF2KMBL9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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