• Short Summary

    THE ALMOST INSUPERABLE DIFFICULTIES OF MILITARY OPERATIONS BY GOVERNMENT FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM WERE GRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED IN A RECENT RAID BY GOVERNMENT FORCES ON TWO COMPANIES OF VIETCONG REPORTED 75 MILES FROM SAIGON.

  • Description

    THE ALMOST INSUPERABLE DIFFICULTIES OF MILITARY OPERATIONS BY GOVERNMENT FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM WERE GRAPHICALLY ILLUSTRATED IN A RECENT RAID BY GOVERNMENT FORCES ON TWO COMPANIES OF VIETCONG REPORTED 75 MILES FROM SAIGON.

    IT WAS A THREE-POINT ATTACK, MARINES AND INFANTRY ADVANCING BY ROAD, RANGERS CARRIED BY HELICOPTER AND OTHERS TRAVELLING BY TANK.

    IT WAS SLOW, HEAVY GOING FOR THE TANKS FORCED TO CHURN THROUGH RICEFIELDS AND MARSHES, THEIR TRACKS OFTEN DEEP IN WATER.

    WHEN THEY REACHED THE VIETCONG POSITION THREE MEN WERE CAPTURED, SEVERAL BUILDINGS DESTROYED AND SOME VIETCONG DOCUMENTS AND AMMUNITION SEIZED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4MXYFK1JQY9SCYSUWKYRGAQMO
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MXYFK1JQY9SCYSUWKYRGAQMO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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