• Short Summary

    THE FIRST OF 15,000-COMBAT TROOPS SOUTH KOREA IS SENDING TO SOUTH VIETNAM HAVE ARRIVED.AN ADVANCE?

  • Description

    THE FIRST OF 15,000-COMBAT TROOPS SOUTH KOREA IS SENDING TO SOUTH VIETNAM HAVE ARRIVED.AN ADVANCE PARTY 270 STRONG FLEW INTO NHA TRANG, 200 MILES (320 KMS) NORTH OF SAIGON, SATURDAY.

    THE MAIN BODY OF THE SOUTH KOREAN DIVISION - KNOWN AS THE TIGER DIVISION - WILL FOLLOW IN THE NEXT TWO MONTHS, SWELLING THE AMERICAN FORCE CURRENTLY TOTALLING 128,000 MEN.

    SOUTH KOREA'S DECISION TO SEND TROOPS HAS BEEN CRITICISED BY NORTH KOREA, WHERE IT IS REPORTED THAT VOLUNTEERS HAVE BEEN OFFERING NORTH VIETNAM THEIR SERVICES.

    (SOUTH KOREA ALREADY HAS A 2,000-MAN ARMY ENGINEERING FORCE IN SOUTH VIETNAM, BUT THEY HAVE NOT BEEN TAKING PART IN COMBAT DUTY).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA10RBQX8A534LSERXNZYW94WU0
    Media URN:
    VLVA10RBQX8A534LSERXNZYW94WU0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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