• Short Summary

    THE MASSIVE INFANTRY SEARCH AND DESTROY OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE VIETCONG "IRON TRIANGLE" STRONGHOLD IN SOUTH VIETNAM CONTINUES TO MEET LITTLE RESISTANCE.

  • Description

    THE MASSIVE INFANTRY SEARCH AND DESTROY OFFENSIVE AGAINST THE VIETCONG "IRON TRIANGLE" STRONGHOLD IN SOUTH VIETNAM CONTINUES TO MEET LITTLE RESISTANCE. AS IN THE OTHER GIANT OPERATION IN THE MEKONG DELTA, THE VIETCONG REMAIN AS ELUSIVE AS EVER.

    THE OPERATION, KNOWN AS CEDAR FALLS, IS TAKING PLACE NORTH OF SAIGON. MORE THAN 16,000 TROOPS ARE DEPLOYED. THEY ARE DESTROYING 60 SQUARE MILES (155 SQ.KMS) OF SCRUB AND FOREST AND REMOVING 10,000 PEASANTS TO REFUGEE CAMPS.

    THEIR HOMES ARE BEING BURNED DOWN. THE PEASANTS IN THE BEN CAT AREA TOOK ALL THEIR BELONGINGS WITH THEN, INCLUDING THEIR PIGS. THEY WERE FLOWN OUT BY HELICOPTERS TO THE CAMPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZH2CCLFVR9DPB1R2OY0MA40O
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZH2CCLFVR9DPB1R2OY0MA40O
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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