• Short Summary

    The village and outpost of An nhon Tao was attacked by NVA regiment size, the area was guarded by just by around 50 Regional force troops that resisted against enemy fight by 2 days and night 17 and 18 April 1975, at the end the civilian, guards troops withdraw with casualties of around killed dead around more then 10, on enemy side they suffer all twice more.

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    Roll 1: Different views of the An Nhon Tao outpost after being overrun by NVA, ARVN soldiers regional Forces checking the damage, bunker blown up by mine, roof of the outpost de damaged by mortars, president Thieu picture wit frame remaining just the name only, while the NVA task away the picture. Views of houses in the village flatten down by fire, and villagers trying to gather rice remaining after the fire to a yard beside. Different views General shots and closer shots of the other side of the outpost damaged with soldiers around. Views of the bridge beside the out post blown up by enemy mine and villages trying to walk across.



    Roll 2: 50 ft. Different views of 2 soldiers carrying away from rice field a body of a friend and gather it at the side walk of the village read leading to the village.




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    Background: The village and outpost of An nhon Tao was attacked by NVA regiment size, the area was guarded by just by around 50 Regional force troops that resisted against enemy fight by 2 days and night 17 and 18 April 1975, at the end the civilian, guards troops withdraw with casualties of around killed dead around more then 10, on enemy side they suffer all twice more. The NVA withdraw away from the spot late on the evening 19th April 1975. Now on the GVN, there are new reinforcement troops of the 9th, 7th and 2nd divisions, plus regional forces units for the protection of Long An province and town, as enemy is aiming at occupying Long An town beside highway 4 and cut completely traffic of fo? supply from the Delta to the Saigon capital. ARVN troops are waiting on alert positioned around Long An province and town for another enemy offensive may be as like Xuan Loo.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA63EN3RPM1HHDNDT50CVTISZHY
    Media URN:
    VLVA63EN3RPM1HHDNDT50CVTISZHY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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