• Short Summary

    Saigon Feb, 4, - Today is the 5th day fighting between government troops and the Viet Cong in the area of the capitol city.

  • Description

    1.
    GV TROOPS STOP TRAFFIC
    0.05

    2.
    SV BURNT OUT JEEP
    0.08

    3.
    SV MARINES CHECKING HOUSES AND PEOPLE
    0.16

    4.
    GV BODY IN ROAD
    0.21

    5.
    CV DITTO
    0.26

    6.
    SV MARINES WALKING DOWN THE ROAD
    0.32

    7.
    GV PAN: BUILDING IN RUINS
    0.46

    8.
    SV MARINES CARRY BODY AWAY
    0.51

    9.
    SV BODY PUT INTO TRUCK
    0.58

    10.
    SV DAMAGE BUILDINGS
    1.04

    11.
    SV PEOPLE GATHER UP BELONGINGS
    1.10

    12.
    GV DAMAGE BUILDINGS
    1.15

    13.
    GV TROOPS WATCH FROM BUILDING
    1.18

    14.
    SV TROOPS PATROL STREET
    1.25



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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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5SFNKW9YLYTHH21NF5OZ5Y1EY
    Media URN:
    VLVA5SFNKW9YLYTHH21NF5OZ5Y1EY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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