• Short Summary

    French troops are falling back under heavy attack from the Viet Minh rebels.

  • Description

    Indo-China, Vietnam. French troops are fighting the Viet-Minh. Indo Chinese war.

    GV. Troops marching through jungle. LV. Towards troops marching through jungle SV. Towards troops marching through jungle CU. Feet marching. CU. Soldier marching towards. SCU. Soldier sitting by roadside pan down as he takes off boots LV. Men in clearing. SCU. Soldier looking up. LV. Aircraft flying overhead pan down. MV. Men running for cover. LV. Soldier crosses empty road. SCU. Soldier in ditch with gun at the ready. MV. Mortar team in action. & SV. SV. Machine gun in action. SV. Soldier fires rifle. SV. Machine gun in action. SV. Pan wounded man being helped away. SV. Wounded man receives attention. SV. Small field gun firing. CU. Empty shellcase falls from gun. MV. Small field gun. firing. & LV. SV. Wounded man being carried in blanket. SCU. Towards and pan wounded men on jeep. LV. Helicopter landing. SCU. Wounded men on ground. SV. Towards wounded man carried on stretcher. SV. Soldier laying on stretcher fixed to helicopter LV. Men waiting for helicopter to take off. CU. 'copters wheels leave ground. Pan up. MV. Men waiting in clearing. One points up. CU. Soldier. SV. Soldiers marching towards.

    (F.G.) (Orig. "C")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:04:00 / 01:12:33:00

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