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    THE 25TH DIVISION OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMY USED TO BE KNOW AS ONE OF THE POOREST FIGHTING OUTFITS OF THE WAR ..

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    SOUTH VIETNAMESE SOLDIERS MOVING THROUGH WOODED ARE NEAR VILLAGE, SOLDIERS AND ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIERS ADVANCING ACROSS FIELD, FIRING HEARD IN DISTANCE, UNITS STOP ADVANCE, JET FIGHTER MAKES BOMB RUN, EXPLOSION HEARD FROM VILLAGE, SHOTS OF BURNING HOUSES IN VILLAGE, SOLDIERS POKE THROUGH BELONGS OF RESIDENTS AND IN DEBRIS, VARIOUS SHOTS WOMEN AND CHILDREN SOME YOUNG MEN IN VILLAGE, APPARENTLY ASKING SOLDIERS TO STOP GOING THROUGH THEIR BELONGINGS, MORE SHOTS RUINS OF VILLAGE, SOME PARTS STILL BURNING.




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    Background: THE 25TH DIVISION OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMY USED TO BE KNOW AS ONE OF THE POOREST FIGHTING OUTFITS OF THE WAR ..BUT THAT APPARENTLY IS NO LONGER TRUE.

    AN OFFICER PROMISED A CAMERA CREW THEY WOULD SEE ACTION IF THEY STAYED WITH HIM ..AND THE NORTH VIETNAMESE MADE GOOD ON THE PROMISE. THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE RESPONDED WITH AIR STRIKES AND PEASANTS FLED THE VILLAGE OF PREY ROM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACWUD0C3HOSMAATM6L17MQ8X8D
    Media URN:
    VLVACWUD0C3HOSMAATM6L17MQ8X8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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