• Short Summary

    OPERATION DRAGON FIRE, INVOLVING KOREAN MARINES, IS BEING HELD IN THE BATANGAN PENINSULA, AIMED AT DESTROYING VIET CONG INFILTRATION FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEA.

  • Description

    OPERATION DRAGON FIRE, INVOLVING KOREAN MARINES, IS BEING HELD IN THE BATANGAN PENINSULA, AIMED AT DESTROYING VIET CONG INFILTRATION FROM THE SOUTH CHINA SEA.

    THE OPERATION ENTERED ITS 45TH DAY TODAY (FRIDAY). ROCKET-FIRING HELICOPTERS ARE SUPPORTING THE TROOPS.

    THE MARINES, ELEMENTS OF THE KOREAN BLUE DRAGON UNIT, HAVE SO FAR REPORTED KILLED AN ESTIMATED 527 GUERILLAS CAPTURED FIVE, TAKEN FOUR SUSPECTS INTO CUSTODY AND CAPTURED A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF WEAPONS.

    THE KOREANS SUFFERED 41 KILLED AND 170 WOUNDED.

    THE SEARCH AND DESTROY MISSION, THE LONGEST INVOLVING KOREANS IS CONTINUING IN THE NORTHERN PROVINCE OF QUANG NGAI, ABOUT 350 MILES (560 KMS) NORTHEAST OF SAIGON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4OFPTU3WMDJSNYA1HN2EQROS5
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OFPTU3WMDJSNYA1HN2EQROS5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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