• Short Summary

    IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM - CURRENTLY TAKING MEASURED AGAINST COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS - A BATTALION OF REBELS WERE RECENTLY WIPED OUT IN AN OPERATION IN THE JUNGLES OF THE DUC HOA DISTRICT (SOUTH OF SAIGON).

  • Description

    1.
    SV SOLDIERS (2 SHOTS)
    0.09

    2.
    SV GENERAL LE (EXTREME LEFT) AND SOLDIERS.
    0.14

    3.
    CU MEDALS IN BOX.
    0.17

    4.
    SV SOLDIERS.
    0.21

    5.
    CU LE PINS MEDAL TO A CAPTAIN.
    0.25

    6.
    SV SOLDIERS.
    0.28

    7.
    CU MEDAL TO ANOTHER OFFICER.
    0.30

    8.
    CU COLONEL CAO, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF 7TH DIVISION.
    0.34

    9.
    SV SOLDIERS.
    0.35

    10.
    LV SOLDIERS CONGRATULATED BY GOVERNOR NGUYEN.
    0.41

    11.
    CU GIRL GARLANDING SOLDIER.
    0.44

    12.
    SV DITTO.
    0.48

    13.
    SV LEFT TO RIGHT, NGUYEN, LE AND CAO.
    0.50

    14.
    GV MARCH-PAST OF SOLDIERS. (4 SHOTS)
    1.08



    Initials EHR/V/AW/MMcG



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM - CURRENTLY TAKING MEASURED AGAINST COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS - A BATTALION OF REBELS WERE RECENTLY WIPED OUT IN AN OPERATION IN THE JUNGLES OF THE DUC HOA DISTRICT (SOUTH OF SAIGON).

    AND AT LONG-AN ON AUG. 29 CEREMONY WAS HELD TO HONOUR THE SOLDIERS WHO TOOK PART IN THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS. AT THE CEREMONY WERE THE GOVERNOR OF THE WEST ZONE OF SOUTH VIETNAM, NGUYEN VAN VANG; GENERAL LE VAN, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE THIRD MILITARY ZONE; AND OTHERS.

    THE SOLDIERS WERE DECORATED WITH MEDALS, AND SOME WERE GARLANDED BY ADMIRING MEMBERS OF PUBLIC. A FEW CIVILIANS ALSO SHARED THE HONOUR FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN THE OPERATIONS AGAINST THE REBELS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7GY7WX3DU4IBF7SV9O23S1WLM
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GY7WX3DU4IBF7SV9O23S1WLM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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