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    French military attacks in Indo-China (Vietnam) during their colonial war there.

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    Tonkin Delta, Indo-China (now the Mekong Delta, Vietnam).

    MS. From plane of other planes preparing to take off at Tonkin. (Planes are JU52 bombers.) MS. Tail of plane showing gun protruding. LS. Aerial shots of flat countryside in the Tonkin delta area, Wing of plane seen. LS. plane in flight. & MS. CU. Pilot of plane (2 shots) SCU. Back view pilots and control panel. MS. plane in flight over river. SCU. Tail of plane. MS. plane in flight dropping bombs. LS. Aerial bombs exploding. MS. Plane in flight. LS. Smoke rising from explosions by river. MS. Plane in flight. MS. Tank moving up in the delta area. CU. Back view tank driver in moving tank. MS. SCU. CU. Tanks moving forward (6 shots) CU. Undergrowth being crushed by tank. CU. Tank moving forward. LS. From vehicle of lorry and tank along road. MS. Tanks, lorry on embankment (2 shots) LS. MS. SCU. Tank being repaired (3 shots) MS. Tanks. LS. LMS. Armoured vehicles driving along road. MS. Soldier lying on ground. Tank at side (2 shots) LS. Smoke rising from hillside. MS. Tank. SCU. Soldier lying beside tank. MS. Soldier lying beside tank. MS. Emblem on tank MS. Inside tank, soldier firing. LS. Smoke blowing across from hillside. Tank in foreground. MS. Soldier firing machine gun mounted on tank. LS. Smoke rising from hill- side. CU. Soldier firing gun. & SCU.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:20:00 / 01:25:01:00
    UN 2334 A

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