• Short Summary

    After briefings by United States instructions, Vietnamese Marines took part in a day and night beach assault.

  • Description

    1.
    L.V. U.S MARINE OFFICER TALKING TO VIETNAMESE TROOPS
    3 ft

    2.
    C.U. DITTO.
    3 ft

    3.
    S.V. DITTO.
    3 ft

    4.
    S.V. DITTO.
    4 ft

    5.
    C.U. DO. DITTO.
    3 ft

    6.
    G.V. TROOPS RUNNING FORWARD.
    4 ft

    7.
    S.V. DITTO.
    1 ft

    8.
    S.V. MEN PREPARING MORTARS.
    2 ft

    9.
    C.U. DITTO.
    2 ft

    10.
    L.V. TROOPS RUNNING TO HILL.
    2 ft

    11.
    S.V. TROOPS ON GROUND WITH MAP.
    3 ft

    12.
    C.U. DITTO.
    3 ft

    13.
    L.V. TROOPS FIRE MORTAR.
    1 ft

    14.
    G.V. EXPLOSION.
    1 ft

    15.
    C.U. OFFICER ON GROUND GIVING ORDERS.
    1 ft

    16.
    TOP V. TROOPS GOING FORWARD.
    3 ft

    17.
    S. TOP V. DITTO.
    4 ft

    18.
    NEARER V. DITTO.
    2 ft

    19.
    C.U. SOLDIERS ON GROUND.
    2 ft

    20.
    C.U. WITH MACHINE GUN.
    1 ft

    21.
    C.U. SOLDIER WITH MACHINE GUN ROLLS OVER.
    2 ft

    22.
    G.V. EXPLOSIONS.
    3 ft

    23.
    S.V. SOLDIER FIRING BAZOOKA.
    1 ft

    24.
    L.V. BANNED WIRE.
    1 ft

    25.
    S.V. SOLDIER THROWS GRENADE.
    1 ft

    26.
    C.U. EXPLOSION.
    2 ft.

    27.
    L.V. TROOPS FORWARD.
    1 ft

    28.
    L.V. TROOPS ATTACKING PORT.
    2 ft

    29.
    S.V. TROOPS LINED UP FOR WITHDRAWAL.
    1 ft

    30.
    S.V. TROOPS INTO RUBBER BOATS.
    1 ft.

    31.
    SIDE V. TROOPS IN BOATS PULLING AWAY.
    7 ft

    32.
    S.V. TROOPS ROWING IN BOATS.
    4 ft

    33.
    C.U. DITTO.
    3 ft

    34.
    BACK V. APPROACHING SHORE.
    2 ft

    35.
    SIDE V. TROOPS LANDING.
    2 ft

    36.
    C.U. SOLDIER CUTTING WIRE.
    1 ft

    37.
    SIDE V. TROOPS CUTTING WIRE.
    2 ft

    38.
    C.U. SOLDIER CUTTING WIRE.
    1 ft

    39.
    C.U. SOLDIER WITH GUN.
    1 ft

    40.
    L.V. PILL BOX.
    1 ft

    41.
    C.U. TROOPS ADVANCING.
    2 ft

    42.
    G.V. FRONT ADVANCING.
    2 ft

    43.
    S.V. DITTO.
    1 ft

    44.
    S.V. CREEPING TO FORT.
    2 ft

    45.
    C.U. SOLDIER PUTTING GRENADE IN FORT.
    2 ft

    46.
    S.V. SOLDIERS ON GROUND
    1 ft

    47.
    L.V. SOLDIERS RETIRING.
    1 ft

    48.
    S.V. SOLDIERS RETREATING.
    2 ft

    49.
    L.V. EXPLOSION
    2 ft

    50.
    L.V. TROOPS IN RUBBER BOATS LEAVING.
    5 ft



    Initials D.C./CW J.H./R.L.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: After briefings by United States instructions, Vietnamese Marines took part in a day and night beach assault. Mission - by secrecy and surprise to destroy enemy fortifications and then withdraw.

    Their objective lay well protected behind bodies of water.

    The 28-week training course, is designed to bring out qualities of speed, self-confidence, and "the aggressive spirit needed to close in and kill".

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAH0190O6JXHJ9UL35O8D1JGWZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAH0190O6JXHJ9UL35O8D1JGWZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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