• Short Summary

    Elements of the 4th Marine Regiment conduct a recent search and destroy mission through known Viet Cong territory about 40 miles south of Chu Lai.

  • Description

    Elements of the 4th Marine Regiment conduct a recent search and destroy mission through known Viet Cong territory about 40 miles south of Chu Lai.

    The mission, part of Operation Double Eagle, consisted of a company size sweep, searching for Viet Cong. Operation Double Eagle is the largest amphibious operation to date in the Republic of Vietnam.

    This film shows a marine patrol coming under Viet Cong fire while advancing through a wooded area. The marines return the fire and continue the advance to rout the Viet Cong from tunnels and grass shacks. Several Viet Cong were captured and a number of suspects detained.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3Y8EGEASBUK926XA84GT6FNWE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3Y8EGEASBUK926XA84GT6FNWE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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