• Short Summary

    UNITED STATES NAVY CONSTRUCTION BATTALIONS ARE BUSIER NOW THAN THEY HAVE BEEN AT ANY TIME SINCE WORLD WAR TWO.

  • Description

    UNITED STATES NAVY CONSTRUCTION BATTALIONS ARE BUSIER NOW THAN THEY HAVE BEEN AT ANY TIME SINCE WORLD WAR TWO. THERE ARE FOUR NAVY SEEBEE BATTALIONS NOW OPERATING IN SOUTH VIETNAM. THEY ARE WORKING ON A WIDE VARIETY OF PROJECTS FROM AIR BASES WITH RUNWAYS TO REPAIR SHOP FACILITIES TO HOSPITALS AND LIVING QUARTERS AS WELL AS POWER AND WATER PROJECTS. THEY HAVE COMPLETED IN SOUTH VIETNAM 150-MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF CONSTRUCTION AND WHEN PROJECTS NOW UNDERWAY ARE COMPLETED THEY WILL HAVE COMPLETED ANOTHER 150-MILLION DOLLARS WORTH. THE AIR BASE CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY IN THIS FILM WAS MADE AT CHU LAI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZS311B50WIZ2HT7VMR09MIAY
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZS311B50WIZ2HT7VMR09MIAY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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