• Short Summary

    CAMBODIA'S PRESIDENT LON NOL STILL CONTENDS THAT THE PHNOM PENH GOVERNMENT ARMY IS FIGHTING VIETNAMESE COMMUNISTS RATHER THAN FELLOW CAMBODIANS AND HE RECENTLY VISITED HIS TROOPS TO GET THEM OFF TO MOUNT A NEW DRIVE AGAINST THE FOE.

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    LON NOL ON STEPS OF BUILDING IN TWON REVEWING TROOPS, SHOTS OF HIM WALKING DOWN STEPS, WITH HELP OF AIDES AND CANE, SHOTS OF LON NOL SHAKING HANDS OF SOLDIERS, AWARDING MONEY TO TROOPS, AWARDING MEDALS, SOLDIER SALUTES LON NOL, AFTER RECEIVING MEDAL, TROOPS MOVE OUT, SHOTS OF JEEPS WITH CANNONS MOUNTED ON THEM FIRING ROUND, SHOTS FXXX OF APC.




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    Background: CAMBODIA'S PRESIDENT LON NOL STILL CONTENDS THAT THE PHNOM PENH GOVERNMENT ARMY IS FIGHTING VIETNAMESE COMMUNISTS RATHER THAN FELLOW CAMBODIANS AND HE RECENTLY VISITED HIS TROOPS TO GET THEM OFF TO MOUNT A NEW DRIVE AGAINST THE FOE. LON NOL RECENTLY VISITED HIS TROOPS TO HAND MONEY AND MEDALS NEAR THE TOWN OF KOMPNG CHOM, WHICH HAD BEEN THE TARGET OF A COMMUNIST DRIVE THAT FAILED. U.S. OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN HOPEFUL FOR PEACE NEGOTIATIONS, BUT THE COMMUNISTS HAVE BEEN RELUCTANT TO START THEM EVEN AFTER THEIR DEFEAT NEAR KOMPONG CHOM PROBABLY BECAUSE THE COMMUNISTS IN SOUTH VIETNAM ARE LIKELY TO MOUNT A NEW OFFENSIVE AND THEY NEED THEIR SUPPLIXXX SUPPLY LINES IN CAMBODIA OPEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2H7KZIQC36HK3APCE94QJ5A1L
    Media URN:
    VLVA2H7KZIQC36HK3APCE94QJ5A1L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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