Explosions At Bien Hoa Us Air Base 1965

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    Bien Hoa US Air base, Vietnam.

    LS of billows of black smoke coming from the explosions that are taking place as American bombers loaded with bombs are detonated in a chain reaction - after sabotage attack by Vietcong. VS Base personnel risk their lives as they jump into remaining planes and taxi them away from the immediate area of the explosions. VS Burning wreckage of planes and fire fighters attempt to control the burning. VS Wreckage. AS of Bienhoa Air Base with the burning wreckage still littering the airfield. VS Despite this set back a helicopter patrol over the Vietcong controlled countryside, they land and make brief search and take off again.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests that material dates from around 25/05/1965.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1965
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    87896
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3114.16
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:11:00 / 01:54:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 4026 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 4026 G
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