• Short Summary

    The First Vietnamese Infantry Division of the South Vietnamese Army on Tuesday (15 July) mounted a week-long operation to destroy Vietcong installations in an area near the Ashau Valley in the Quang Dien district of South Vietnam's Thua Thien Province.

  • Description

    The First Vietnamese Infantry Division of the South Vietnamese Army on Tuesday (15 July) mounted a week-long operation to destroy Vietcong installations in an area near the Ashau Valley in the Quang Dien district of South Vietnam's Thua Thien Province.

    The operation was called Lam Son 342, and contact was made with a unknown number of Vietcong belonging to the K-6 Communist base 20 miles (32 Kms) east of the Ashau Valley.

    Several Vietcong were capture in the first few days of the operation, as well as many rifles and other weapons.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA575ZWD6HJ3ID88ZQ53N5TPOI
    Media URN:
    VLVA575ZWD6HJ3ID88ZQ53N5TPOI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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