• Short Summary

    "OPERATION GHOST" - A SWEEP AGAINST THE VIETCONG IN THE HONBA MOUNTAINS NEAR TUY-HOA IN SOUTH VIETNAM IS BEING CARRIED OUT BY TROOPS NEWLY-ARRIVED FROM SOUTH KOREA."
    THE SOUTH KOREANS BELONG TO THE WHITE HORSE DIVISION WHICH IS ENLARGING ITS OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN PHU-YEN PROVINCE.

  • Description


    ARMOURED VEHICLES THROUGH RIVER, GUNS IN ACTION, BLINDFOLDED PRISONERS TAKEN FOR QUESTIONING.




    Initials JRG/V/BHH/MM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: "OPERATION GHOST" - A SWEEP AGAINST THE VIETCONG IN THE HONBA MOUNTAINS NEAR TUY-HOA IN SOUTH VIETNAM IS BEING CARRIED OUT BY TROOPS NEWLY-ARRIVED FROM SOUTH KOREA."
    THE SOUTH KOREANS BELONG TO THE WHITE HORSE DIVISION WHICH IS ENLARGING ITS OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN PHU-YEN PROVINCE. THE HONBA MOUNTAINS ARE IN AN AREA WHERE NO NON-VIETNAMESE TROOPS HAVE BEEN SINCE THE END OF THE INDOCHINA WAR IN AUGUST 1954.

    SOUTH KOREA HAS 45,000 COMBAT TROOPS SERVING IN SOUTH VIETNAM. IN THE WAR IN THE AIR, THE UNITED STATES WAS REPORTED TODAY (SUNDAY) TO HAVE LOST THE HIGHEST DAILY TOLL SINCE IT WAS LAUNCHED TWO YEARS AGO - EIGHT AIRCRAFT AND 13 AIRMEN BROUGHT DOWN ON FRIDAY. THE LOSS BRINGS THE OFFICIAL TOTAL OF US AIRCRAFT BROUGHT DOWN OVER NORTH VIETNAM TO 435. HANOI FIGURES PUT THE TOTAL AT 1578.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD9QLY78KB1LYK9C951FQB1DYO
    Media URN:
    VLVAD9QLY78KB1LYK9C951FQB1DYO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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