• Short Summary

    SOLDIERS OF THE UNITED STATES FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION RECENTLY MADE A HELICOPTER LANDING OUTSIDE THE VILLAGE OF CHANH LUU, ABOUT 20 MILES (ABOUT 32 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF SAIGON.

  • Description

    1.
    LV HELICOPTERS AND TROOPS LANDING OUTSIDE VILLAGE OF CHANH LUU
    0.06

    2.
    MV SOLDIER ON GUARD
    0.09

    3.
    MV SOLDIER WALKING DOWN ROAD
    0.14

    4.
    MLV SOLDIER REMOVING VIETCONG PLACARD FROM BUILDING
    0.19

    5.
    MV SOLDIER PAINTING PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE SLOGAN ON HUT WALL
    0.20

    6.
    CU DITTO
    0.25

    7.
    MV DITTO
    0.28

    8.
    MV SOLDIERS CHECKING TRAIL FOR MINES
    0.31

    9.
    CU DITTO
    0.37

    10.
    CU SOLDIER CHECKING GROUND FOR MINE
    0.39

    11.
    MV SOLDIER ATTACHING POSTER TO BUILDING
    0.42

    12.
    MV SOLDIERS DISTRIBUTING POSTERS TO VILLAGERS (3 SHOTS)
    0.57

    13.
    MV SUSPECTS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY
    1.01

    14.
    LV DITTO
    1.06

    15.
    MV DITTO
    1.11

    16.
    MV SOLDIER MARCHING PRISONER (BLINDFOLDED) PAST CAMERA
    1.21

    17.
    MV GROUP OF SOLDIERS SOLDIERS AND PRISONERS BLINDFOLD REMOVED
    1.27



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    Background: SOLDIERS OF THE UNITED STATES FIRST INFANTRY DIVISION RECENTLY MADE A HELICOPTER LANDING OUTSIDE THE VILLAGE OF CHANH LUU, ABOUT 20 MILES (ABOUT 32 KILOMETRES) NORTH OF SAIGON. THEIR MISSION: TO SEAL OFF AND SEARCH THE VILLAGE AND DESTROY ANT EXISTING VIETCONG ORGANISATION.

    WHILE THE INFANTRYMEN WERE SEALING OFF CHANH LUU, A PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE TEAM ENTERED THE VILLAGE, WHERE IT DISTRIBUTED ANTI-VIETCONG PAMPHLETS AND PAINTED ANTI-VIETCONG SLOGANS ON THE WALLS.

    THE VILLAGERS WERE QUESTIONED ABOUT VIETCONG ACTIVITY IN THE AREA. SEVERAL VIETCONG SUSPECTS WERE TAKEN INTO CUSTODY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE8DOWVCAHCCGWJU9QYYJ5ESRV
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8DOWVCAHCCGWJU9QYYJ5ESRV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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