Saigon Feb, 20.- The coup was failed when the 7th infantry division from My Tho entered Saigon to break the coup.
LS The 7th division entered Saigon from Dinh Tuong province
MS,CU Soldiers were on military GLC trucks
MS,CU They were escorted by M-113 amphibious tanks
LS Slowly they moved into the city
MS other troops, on foot, moved along the streets
LS The radio station of Saigon was retook
MS,CU armored cars and the paratroops retook other parts of the city
MS,CU They posted along the streets
MS Crowds surrounded the troops to get news of the events
MS All trucks and jeeps were armed with machine guns
MS,CU Soldiers removed to retake other places of the city
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Background: Saigon Feb, 20.- The coup was failed when the 7th infantry division from My Tho entered Saigon to break the coup.The coup leaders surrendered and the radio station was retook in the morning of Feb, 20.