• Short Summary

    AIR-VICE MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER, SAID YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT THE EXPECTED MONSOON OFFENSIVE BY THE VIETCONG HAD APPARENTLY FIZZLED OUT.

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    AIR-VICE MARSHAL NGUYEN CAO KY, THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER, SAID YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THAT THE EXPECTED MONSOON OFFENSIVE BY THE VIETCONG HAD APPARENTLY FIZZLED OUT. HE WAS SPEAKING AT A SECRET GATHERING OF 2000 OFFICERS FROM THE COUNTRY'S ARMED FORCES IN SAIGON.

    REPORTS SAID THE CONFERENCE, CALLED FOR THE MILITARY JUNTA, WAS TO STRENGTHEN MORALE AND DEMONSTRATE THE SOLIDARITY AND UNITY OF MIND OF THE ARMED FORCES.

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S MILITARY FORCES GOT EXTRA SUPPORT TODAY WHEN 20,000 EXTRA UNITED STATES TROOPS BEGAN ARRIVING AT THE PORT OF QUI NHON. NORTH OF SAIGON. THEY WILL BOOST AMERICAN STRENGTH TO ABOUT 128,000.

    (MEANWHILE, NORTH VIETNAM TODAY CONDEMNED THE AMERICANS FOR THE "REPEATED USE" OF POISON GAS IN THE WAR. A STATEMENT ALLEGED THAT GAS HAD BEEN USED IN TERRORIST OPERATIONS. ITS USE WAS CRUEL AND SAVAGE.")

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2BI09BHJG6W8S3G2UM8H2V5VS
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BI09BHJG6W8S3G2UM8H2V5VS
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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