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    Roll 1: Views of rangers progressing toward Song Thao village, South West/West of Xuan Loc town by around 30 kms, Long highway 1, locked by enemy since yesterday PM. Views of a battalion of regional force short of food cooking jack fruit to replace rice that could not arrive from their main unit still rounded by enemy at Xuan Loc. Views of a first it relaxing listening at small radio set. Views of other unit of the last battalion that arrived to Song Thao village yesterday late evening ??? rice soup as they have no rice supply yet since 3 days. Views of tanks ??? and APCs progressing toward the Song Twao village progressing toward Xuan Loc jungle as highway 1 cut by enemy with very heavy fire (that destroyed a tank yesterday at 2 PM and damaged 2 more ??? troops abandoned it over where and have no chance to
    evacuate it yet.
    Roll 2: Views of Ham Thuan village, ??? Sau Hamlet, Long Khanh province, West of Gia Kien by around 2kms with 100 houses completely burned down by enemy artillerist ??? yesterday late evening. Views of a damaged house and villagers outside looking bodies of 7 members of the family of the house all killed including a young girl 8 years old wrapped with a reed bed sheet and her mother. Views of ??? member of the family killed at different rooms of the damaged house ??? relative taking care of them. Views of villagers keeping ??? red road of the village and others ones from Gia Kiem leaving through the village.
    Roll 3: Views of Helicopters ??? lifting airborne troops at Suznnah rubber plantation air ??? along highway ??? Chinooks. Views of more airborne getting on chinooks ??? leaving ??? with reinforcement troops. Views of a dead ??? soldier at the ??? ???. Views of refugees getting down from Chinook arriving ??? Xua???. Roll 4: ??? ??? Refugees newly arrived from XuanLoc by Chinook getting on ??? for exiting the area. Views of military trucks evacuating ??? ???.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA4KJER8RZRW0C2XQ954OZ6S8F7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KJER8RZRW0C2XQ954OZ6S8F7
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:34:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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