• Short Summary

    IN HOA XA VILLAGE, KIEN PHONG PROVINCE, 150 MILES NORTH OF SAIGON, THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS SCORED A VICTORY AGAINST THE COMMUNIST VIET CONG ON NOVEMBER 27.

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    IN HOA XA VILLAGE, KIEN PHONG PROVINCE, 150 MILES NORTH OF SAIGON, THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS SCORED A VICTORY AGAINST THE COMMUNIST VIET CONG ON NOVEMBER 27.

    COL. VAN CAO, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE SEVENTH ZONE, MET THE TROOPS THE NEXT DAY TO CONGRATULATE THEM ON THEIR SUCCESS.

    HE ALSO INSPECTED THE CAPTURED ARMS AND 15 PRISONERS. ARMS INCLUDED TWO AUTOMATIC RIFLES, TWENTY RIFLES AND MANY DOCUMENTS.

    AFTER PINNING HONOUR MEDALS ON SOME SOLDIERS, THE COLONEL VISITED THE SCENE OF THE PREVIOUS DAY'S BATTLE. IT WAS AMONG TRACTLESS BUSHES AND SWAMPS.

    FORTY NINE VIET CONGS WERE KILLED IN THE BATTLE.

    ON THE GOVERNMENT SIDE EIGHT CIVIL DEFENCE MEN WERE KILLED, AND 4 WOUNDED. THE GOVERNMENT IS NOW CONDUCTING HOPPING UP OPERATIONS IN THE AREA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA36CLY45AXPSQEH5S97CW6XG5T
    Media URN:
    VLVA36CLY45AXPSQEH5S97CW6XG5T
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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