• Short Summary

    Cambodian troops have began an operation to open up the Mekong river link with the third largest town in Cambodia, Kompong Cham.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Troops through shrub country
    0.03

    2.
    GV Military trucks & troops through ditto
    0.08

    3.
    CU Maj-Gen Tam at wheel of jeep
    0.11

    4.
    GV Troops & army trucks towards Mekong bank
    0.19

    5.
    MV Gen. Tam on bank of Mekong with troops
    0.22

    6.
    MV Troops inspecting bunker (3 shots)
    0.34

    7.
    SV & GV Troops on bank of Mekong (2 shots)
    0.37

    8.
    SV Gen. Tam talks to villagers
    0.40

    9.
    GTV Troops searching village & bunker
    0.45

    10.
    GVs Troops headed by General down track (3 shots)
    0.53


    Troops in shrub country; military trucks and troops; Major General in Tam; at wheel of jeep; General with troops; troops inspecting bunker; General with villagers; troops searching village.




    Initials SGM/2135 SMG/2208



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Cambodian troops have began an operation to open up the Mekong river link with the third largest town in Cambodia, Kompong Cham. The river is a vital supply link with, the Communist-beleaguered town. With the troops as they pushed towards the town was Visnews cameraman, Neil Davis, who filmed this exclusive coverage.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABAU1KLFD16EX1841ZE8OJKCGP
    Media URN:
    VLVABAU1KLFD16EX1841ZE8OJKCGP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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