With the recent step ??? Viet Cong actions against American installations in Soviet Vietnam, and?
2 shots establishing USIS building
5 shots of hammering...
3 shots of putting steel nets in place
1 shot MC net in place
Ms barbed wire
CU Sign "Headquarters U.S. Military Command"...
MLS U.S. Flag surrounded by steel net fence....
5 shots of guard with rifles..
3 cu faces of guards
8 shots in cars being stopped
2 M shots checking identification
1 shot M searching man..
Medium shot Guard with rifle
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Background: With the recent step ??? Viet Cong actions against American installations in Soviet Vietnam, and the heightened tension following the American raids on North Vietnam, security precautions are being intensified in the South Vietnamese capital, Saigon.
At the United States information Service building in downtown saigon steel nets have been installed over windows to guard against possible grenade attacks. In front of the building, a barbed-wire fence has been set up.
A high steel fence surrounds the U.S. military headquarters in Saigon. Vietnamese military and civilian police stand guard.
The police make frequent checks of vehicles, searching for weapons, explosives or other suspicious items. Sometimes the passengers are searched.