Elite troops of the South Vietnamese army continue to struggle towards the besieged provincial capital of An Loc, 100 kms from Saigon.
Guns firing (3 shots)
Troops moving (2 shots)
Troops running (2 shots)
Troops (2 shots)
Incoming rocket and troops running (4 shots)
Troops firing (5 shots)
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Background: Elite troops of the South Vietnamese army continue to struggle towards the besieged provincial capital of An Loc, 100 kms from Saigon. They are with 2 km of the battered rubber township and still unable to advance in face of fierce resistance from the encircling North Vietnamese forces.
Although the South Vietnamese Rangers continue to press their attacks through the bomb-scarred scrub beside Highway ??? which leads direct from An Loc to Saigon, they are being seriously battered by accurate rocket and artillery fire from NVA positions hidden in nearby jungle. When this film was shot, the attacking troops and the Visnews cameramen were pinned down by Communist fire; the attack was later abandoned.