• Short Summary

    DURING THE CEASE-FIRE IN VIETNAM TO OBSERVE THE LUNAR NEW YEAR, US AND AUSTRALIAN FORCES ARE MAKING A DETERMINED ATTEMPT TO WIN DEFECTORS FROM THE VIET CONG.

  • Description

    DURING THE CEASE-FIRE IN VIETNAM TO OBSERVE THE LUNAR NEW YEAR, US AND AUSTRALIAN FORCES ARE MAKING A DETERMINED ATTEMPT TO WIN DEFECTORS FROM THE VIET CONG. THEY ARE DROPPING MILLIONS OF LEAFLETS URGING VIET CONG TO DEFECT AND HAND OVER THEIR WEAPONS.
    THREE HUNDRED MILLION LEAFLETS AND SAFE CONDUCT PASSES ARE BEING DROPPED OVER VIET CONG POSITIONS THROUGHOUT SOUTH VIETNAM. SOME OFFER REWARDS TO DEFECTORS WHO HAND IN WEAPONS.
    THE CAMPAIGN IS BEING BACKED UP BY POSTERS, BROADCASTS FROM AIRCRAFT, FILMS AND EVEN A POP SONG WRITTEN FOR THE OCCASION.
    IN THIS FILM, THE LEAFLET DROP IS BEING MADE BY MEN OF THE AUSTRALIAN TASK FORCE AND NUI DAT, 30 MILES SOUTH-EAST OF SAIGON. IT IS HOPED MANY VIET CONG WILL DEFECT AT THE END OF THE CURRENT TRUCE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA37207K7R4AE7HS39SYOXMXPZM
    Media URN:
    VLVA37207K7R4AE7HS39SYOXMXPZM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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