• Short Summary

    THE FOUR-DAY LUNAR NEW YEAR CEASE-FIRE IN VIETNAM HAS ENDED, AND FORCES ON BOTH SIDES HAVE RESUMED THE WAR.

  • Description

    THE FOUR-DAY LUNAR NEW YEAR CEASE-FIRE IN VIETNAM HAS ENDED, AND FORCES ON BOTH SIDES HAVE RESUMED THE WAR.

    UNITED STATES FORCES RECEIVED ORDERS TO TAKE UP BATTLE POSITIONS AT SIX O'CLOCK ON SUNDAY EVENING.

    SHORTLY AFTER THE CEASE-FIRE EXPIRED VIET CONG FORCES LAUNCHED A HEAVY MORTAR ATTACK ON THE UNITED STATES AIR BASE AT DA NANG. THREE SOLDIERS WERE REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN KILLED AND TWENTY OTHERS WOUNDED. NONE OF THE AIRCRAFT AT THE BASE WAS DAMAGED.

    ON THE SAME DAY UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT LAUNCHED AN ATTACK ON VIET CONG POSITIONS NEAR CANTHO AND ARE REPORTED TO HAVE KILLED AT LEAST 190 VIET CONG TROOPS.

    BEFORE THE FIGHTING RESUMED UNITED STATES FORCES WERE URGED TO EXERT AS MUCH EFFORT AS POSSIBLE IN FIGHTING THE VIET CONG.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA53G0ZTTIDWBHUATEUG8N8660Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA53G0ZTTIDWBHUATEUG8N8660Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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