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  • Description


    roll one:



    soldiers searching houses along highway one.



    troops moving along highway one, people fleeing from Trang Bang district.



    ox cart transporting people's belongings. highway one mined by vistoong. troops on highway one.



    roll two:



    troops moving to area occupied by vietcong. aircraft AA-37 VNAF bombing area. smoke coming up. troops on ground.



    roll three:



    aircraft missing target and bombing at arvn units, troops running out.



    wounded troops and people running (sound; people crying). troops receiving first-aid.



    roll four:
    50 ft


    children hit by napalms, burning and crying and running (sound).



    old woman carrying a boy burned by napalm. wounded people fleeing.



    local bus and various kind of vehicles jamed



    sound sequences: - air-craft



    children crying.



    troops talking while receiving first-aid.



    the vietcong launched their attack on highway one and ran over the area one kilometre south of Trang Bang district, Hau Nghia province, (the area is located about 25 miles west of Saigon) since two days. the fighting has blocked the traffic on highway one connecting Saigon - Hau Nghia-Tay Ninh. The ARVN 25th Infantry division has conducted the operation to reoccupy the area.




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    PROCESSING INSTRUCTIONS/ASA RATING: normal ASA:80 filter 85B
    OPPOSITION: NBC, UPI-TN
    SEPARATE COVERAGE TO:
    This film contained Rolls ??? 2 only
    3-4 are missing

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3MZWVPHLGYFAB943WLKXZJ3A1
    Media URN:
    VLVA3MZWVPHLGYFAB943WLKXZJ3A1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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