• Short Summary

    Units of the United States 7th Fleet, operating off the coast of Vietnam, have been supporting government troops hard-pressed in the South, and attacking targets in the North.

  • Description

    Units of the United States 7th Fleet, operating off the coast of Vietnam, have been supporting government troops hard-pressed in the South, and attacking targets in the North.

    The guns and 'planes of the Fleet are among the most powerful weapons now being used by the United States, in its war effort.

    US attacks on the North last weed reached the second highest peak since bombing was resumed in response to the current Communist offensive.

    Land and carrier based aircraft have flown as many as 340 raids in a 24 hour period....hitting military installations, airports and rail centres in the North.

    This film was shot during the Fleet's operations, in support of South Vietnamese Marines in Quang Tri province, and while raids were being made on the North.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4AKYFCJ2O9UVZM8UXQP0IPA6N
    Media URN:
    VLVA4AKYFCJ2O9UVZM8UXQP0IPA6N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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