The National Liberation Front in South Vietnam on Saturday (15 April) announced that they had seized the provincial capital of An Loc, north of Saigon.
GV Street scenes PAN TO people looking at bulletin boards showing map of battles in Vietnam and large posters (6 shots)
GV & CU People reading newspapers (3 shots)
GV People entering exhibiting hall.
CU people looking at pictures and posters of downed U.S. pilots (6 shots)
GV & SV People digging and cleaning out trench holes (4 shots)
GV & CU people clearing water from small bomb shelters (3 shots)
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Background: The National Liberation Front in South Vietnam on Saturday (15 April) announced that they had seized the provincial capital of An Loc, north of Saigon.
South Vietnamese officials in Saigon, however, denied that An Loc had been taken, but did admit that heavy fighting was still going on there. On Friday (14 April) the North Vietnamese claimed its defence forces shot down six U.S. planes in souther parts of the country north of the demilitarized zone. The claim brought the number of U.S. planes downed in the past two weeks to 29.
In Hanoi, the progress of the National Liberation Front's campaign in South "vietnam is daily reported in newspapers and on television and radio. A special exhibition at the Tran Tien on the main street of Hanoi shows war situation in Indo-China. Visitors can see photographs of U.S. pilots shot down over North Vietnam.
Because of increased U.S. bombing of North Vietnam, the Defence Committee of Hanoi and Haiphong have warned citizens to build more air shelters in case of emergency.
This film is from Nihon Denpa News.