• Short Summary

    THE WAR IN SOUTH VIETNAM HAS INTENSIFIED IN THE PAST WEEK. SINCE LAST WEDNESDAY THERE?

  • Description

    THE WAR IN SOUTH VIETNAM HAS INTENSIFIED IN THE PAST WEEK. SINCE LAST WEDNESDAY THERE HAVE BEEN THREE MAJOR BATTLES. GOVERNMENT FORCES SUFFERED DEFEATS IN TWO OF THEM, BUT TODAY THEY WERE ABLE TO REPULSE A VIET CONG ATTACK IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. THE AMERICAN ADVISERS CALLED THE GOVERNMENT TROOPS' EFFORT, "A MAGNIFICENT DEFENSE."
    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE LOST 57 MEN. GOVERNMENT SOURCES CLAIM THAT AT LEAST 58 VIET CONG WERE KILLED.

    TWO AMERICAN ARMY ADVISERS WERE KILLED. SO WAS AN AUSTRALIAN ADVISER.

    ON JULY FOURTH, SOUTH VIETNAMESE PRESIDENT KHAN CALLED FOR A VICTORY PARADE IN MY-THE CITY ABOUT FIFTY MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAIGON. THE GOVERNMENT ARMY'S SEVENTH DIVISION, WHICH TOOK PART IN THE VICTORY, PARADED IN FRONT OF A STAND WITH SOUTH VIETNAMESE AND AMERICAN MILITARY OFFICIALS, INCLUDING PRESIDENT KHAN.

    PRESIDENT KHAN ALSO DECORATED NEARLY 100 VIETNAMESE AND AMERICAN SOLDIERS, WHO TOOK PART IN THE LATEST MEKONG DELTA BATTLE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA570YDT7EXRDIBFX9U35DXZ925
    Media URN:
    VLVA570YDT7EXRDIBFX9U35DXZ925
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/07/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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