• Short Summary

    UNITS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMY RECENTLY TOOK TIME OFF FROM THE WAR AGAINST THE VIET CONG TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THE LUNAR YEAR - THE TET FESTIVAL.

  • Description

    1.
    LS CEREMONIAL STAND TILT DOWN TO TROOPS
    3 ft

    2.
    MS U.S. MILITARY ADVISERS
    5 ft

    3.
    MS GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE CUTS RIBBON TO OPEN DISPLAY OF CAPTURED VIET CONG WEAPONS
    7 1/2 ft

    4.
    MLS TROOP.
    9 ft

    5.
    MS GENERAL CAO ARRIVES
    10 1/2 ft

    6.
    MS CAPTURED WEAPONS
    13 ft

    7.
    MS MACHINE GUN
    14 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS CAO INSPECTS MACHINE GUN
    16 ft

    9.
    MS TROOPS
    18 ft

    10.
    MS CAO TALKS WITH TROOPS
    20 1/2 ft

    11.
    CU GENERAL
    21 1/2 ft

    12.
    CU GENERAL SHAKES HANDS.
    23 ft

    13.
    MS TROOPS TILT DOWN TO CELEBRATIONS
    26 ft

    14.
    MS TROOPS LUNCHEON
    28 1/2 ft

    15.
    CU FOOD BEING SERVED
    31 ft

    16.
    MS EATING AND DRINKING
    32 1/2 ft

    17.
    MS PAN.. GIFTS FOR TROOPS
    35 ft

    18.
    CU GIFTS
    37 ft

    19.
    MS LOCAL ASSEMBLYMAN PRESENTS GIFTS TO TROOPS (TWO SHOTS)
    42 ft

    20.
    MS U.S. ADVISER HANDS OVER GIFTS
    45 ft

    21.
    MS VIETNAMESE OFFICER PRESENT, GIFT.
    49 ft

    22.
    MS SOLDIERS CLAPPING
    50 1/2 ft

    23.
    CU SOLDIER TILT DOWN TO GIFT
    53 ft

    24.
    MS & LS.. SOLDIERS WITH THEIR GIFT.
    55 ft



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    Background: UNITS OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE ARMY RECENTLY TOOK TIME OFF FROM THE WAR AGAINST THE VIET CONG TO CELEBRATE THE END OF THE LUNAR YEAR - THE TET FESTIVAL.

    AT A PARTY HELD FOR THE SOLDIERS, THEY WERE PRAISED FOR THEIR SUCCESSFUL ACTIONS AGAINST THE VIET CONG IN THE MEKONG DELTA. SINCE JANUARY 1, THESE UNITS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE DESTROYED SEVERAL GUERILLA FOOD DEPOTS. THEY ALSO KILLED 85 VIET CONG, WOUNDED 19 AND CAPTURED 17 WITHOUT ANY CASUALTIES. VIET CONG, WOUNDED 19 AND CAPTURED 17 WITHOUT ANY CASUALTIES. DURING THEIR OPERATIONS A CONSIDERABLE QUANTITY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION WERE CAPTURED.

    THE COMMANDER OF 4TH CORPS, GENERAL CAO, CONGRATULATED THE TROOPS ON THEIR EFFORTS DURING THE PAST FEW WEEKS AND HANDED OVER GIFTS TO THE MEN UNDER HIS COMMAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3R9NLN7VYEW24XOI09OCHUY00
    Media URN:
    VLVA3R9NLN7VYEW24XOI09OCHUY00
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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