• Short Summary

    GOVERNMENT TROOPS IN SOUTH VIETNAM CLAIM TO HAVE INFLICTED HEAVY CASUALTIES ON VIETCONG FORCES DURING A BATTLE ON SATURDAY (JULY 20) IN THE MEKONG DELTA, SOUTH-WEST OF SAIGON.

  • Description

    GOVERNMENT TROOPS IN SOUTH VIETNAM CLAIM TO HAVE INFLICTED HEAVY CASUALTIES ON VIETCONG FORCES DURING A BATTLE ON SATURDAY (JULY 20) IN THE MEKONG DELTA, SOUTH-WEST OF SAIGON.THOUGH THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS PUT THE CASUALTIES AS HIGH AS 500 VIETCONG KILLED, AN AMERICAN MILITARY ADVISER SAID 200 WAS CONSIDERED A MORE ACCURATE FIGURE.THIS WOULD STILL MAKE THE DEATHROLL THE BIGGEST IN ANY ACTION SO FAR DURING THE SOUTH VIETNAM WAR.

    THE GOVERNMENT 7TH DIVISION CLAIMS TO HAVE KILLED 58 TROOPS OF THE VIETCONG 514TH BATTALION DURING THE COURSE OF THE BATTLE - A REVENGE VICTORY FOR LOSSES SUFFERED IN A PREVIOUS CLASH AT AP BAC LAST JANUARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA28U3MBTA50PF4X7UOND4GL7NZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA28U3MBTA50PF4X7UOND4GL7NZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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