• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PARATROOPERS WHO FOUGHT A MAJOR ACTION AGAINST VIETCONG TROOPS ON FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY 1967, REPORT KILLING 108, AND TAKING MANY PRISONERS.

  • Description

    SOUTH VIETNAMESE PARATROOPERS WHO FOUGHT A MAJOR ACTION AGAINST VIETCONG TROOPS ON FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY 1967, REPORT KILLING 108, AND TAKING MANY PRISONERS.

    THE ACTION WAS FOUGHT 12 MILES FROM SAIGON, NEAR TAN BINH. IN THE FIRST ENCOUNTER SOUTH VIETNAMESE TROOPS REPORTED KILLING 27 VIETCONG. FOUR HOURS LATER THERE WAS A SECOND FURIOUS ACTION IN WHICH THEY REPORTED KILLING 71 VIETCONG.

    AS WELL AS PRISONERS THE AIRBORNE TROOPS REPORTED TAKING MACHINE GUNS, ROCKET LAUNCHERS AND RIFLES. SOUTH VIETNAMESE LOSSES IN BOTH ACTIONS WERE REPORTED TO BE VERY LIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3MD57W5HHA3HCOLLJW5UNCEBL
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MD57W5HHA3HCOLLJW5UNCEBL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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