Saigon Feb, 4, - Today is the 5th day fighting between government troops and the Viet Cong in the area of the capitol city.
GV TROOPS STOP TRAFFIC
SV BURNT OUT JEEP
SV MARINES CHECKING HOUSES AND PEOPLE
GV BODY IN ROAD
SV MARINES WALKING DOWN THE ROAD
GV PAN: BUILDING IN RUINS
SV MARINES CARRY BODY AWAY
SV BODY PUT INTO TRUCK
SV DAMAGE BUILDINGS
SV PEOPLE GATHER UP BELONGINGS
GV DAMAGE BUILDINGS
GV TROOPS WATCH FROM BUILDING
SV TROOPS PATROL STREET
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Background: Saigon Feb, 4, - Today is the 5th day fighting between government troops and the Viet Cong in the area of the capitol city. The VC retreated to the north part of the city area but fighting continued fiercely between the VC and VN marine Government used 6 paratroops battalions and 4 marines battalions, many other armored and artillerry units and many other US battalions belong to the Division of 101 airborne, 25th infantry, 1st Infantry, 9th Infantry etc. to repelse the VC attack to the city of Saigon.