• Short Summary

    Officers of the South Vietnamese Armed Forces and local police gathered at Trang Bang on Highway One on Thursday (11 January) for a decoration ceremony.

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    1.
    GV Parade
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    2.
    GV General Minh salutes
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    3.
    SV Solder holding flag
    0.10

    4.
    SV Inspecting honour guard
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    5.
    LV Minh speaking
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    6.
    SV Soldiers listen
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    7.
    CU Cutaway of band
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    8.
    SV Minh presents medals (3 shots)
    0.37

    9.
    SV Girls present flowers to soldiers (2 shots)
    0.48

    10.
    GV Soldiers salute
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    Initials SGM/1832 SGM/1827



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Officers of the South Vietnamese Armed Forces and local police gathered at Trang Bang on Highway One on Thursday (11 January) for a decoration ceremony.

    General Nguyen Van Minh, sometimes known as 'Big Minh', officiated. He presented decorations to many of the men who took part in operation Delta, a campaign launched in November last year to educate the people about the South Vietnamese Government's policies in event of a cease-fire.

    SYNOPSIS: At Trang Bang on South Vietnam's Highway One last week, General Nguyen Van Minh attended a decoration ceremony for officers of the Armed Forces and local police.

    General Minh praised the work of officers who took part in Operation Delta, a campaign started last November to educate the people about the South Vietnamese Government's policies in the event of a ceasefire. Decorations were presented to officers in the Army, to members of the Regional and Popular Forces, to students and police who helped contribute to the campaign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6UKINBF3V11G2O12D3LIJUGM8
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UKINBF3V11G2O12D3LIJUGM8
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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