• Short Summary

    Saigon Feb, 20. - The coup leaded by mostly the catholic officers are failed when generate Khanh ordered the 7th infantry division from My Tho and the 3 para--troops battalion enter and retake the city.

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    Feb, 19 - LS, MS Troops from the 25th division posted outside of the saigon airport and military airbase.



    MS other troops took the head quarter of the armed forces



    MS traffic was in trouble.



    MS,LS Many views of troops moved outside of the air base.



    Feb, 20 - trouble of camera - film broken in two pieces.



    LS The 7th infantry division moved into the city



    CU 2 the radioman of the 7th division was in touch with his commander during the entrance to retake the city



    LS They passed by the cite of the national buddhist shrine



    MS, CU many people case to the Institute of Dharma to take refuge and follow the news of the events



    LS the entry to the city of the 7th division



    many CU - with their -??? amphibious tanks



    MS,CU crowds cheered the soldiers



    MS Crowds and soldiers in town.




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    Background: Saigon Feb, 20. - The coup leaded by mostly the catholic officers are failed when generate Khanh ordered the 7th infantry division from My Tho and the 3 para--troops battalion enter and retake the city. At 8 am Feb, 20 the radio station of Saigon was retook and 7th division advanced to surround the 25th battalion of the revolutionary.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADXSG2ZQ37K0DSE1S7VZR929TR
    Media URN:
    VLVADXSG2ZQ37K0DSE1S7VZR929TR
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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