• Short Summary

    IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), SOUTH VIETNAMESE VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY PRESIDED AT THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF 1,700 NEW CIVIL DEFENCE GUARDS.

  • Description

    IN SAIGON YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY), SOUTH VIETNAMESE VICE-PRESIDENT NGUYEN CAO KY PRESIDED AT THE GRADUATION CEREMONY OF 1,700 NEW CIVIL DEFENCE GUARDS.

    THE GUARDS, PART OF THE NATION'S GENERAL MOBILISATION, HAD RECENTLY COMPLETED A TWO-WEEK MILITARY TRAINING COURSE.

    THE GUARDS TOOK THEIR OATH OF ALLEGIANCE TO DEFEND THE NATION IN THE EVENT OF A VIETCONG ATTACK.

    SPEAKING TO THEM, VICE-PRESIDENT KY SAID HE BELIEVED THE VIETCONG WERE NO LONGER CAPABLE OF MOUNTING A FULL-SCALE ATTACK ON SAIGON.

    BUT THEY MIGHT STILL TRY TO INCREASE INFILTRATION AND MAKE MORTAR AND MINE ATTACKS, HE ADDED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4NCCEEGFNQ23X2IAZMZTVK6HZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4NCCEEGFNQ23X2IAZMZTVK6HZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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