• Short Summary

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE OPERATION AGAINST THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL IN LAOS HAS COME TO AN END, AND THE DIVISIONS INVOLVED IN THE DRIVE ARE MAKING THEIR WAY BACK INTO SOUTH VIETNAM VIA HIGHWAY NINE -- UNDER A HEAVY NORTH VIETNAMESE ASSAULT.

  • Description

    THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE OPERATION AGAINST THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL IN LAOS HAS COME TO AN END, AND THE DIVISIONS INVOLVED IN THE DRIVE ARE MAKING THEIR WAY BACK INTO SOUTH VIETNAM VIA HIGHWAY NINE -- UNDER A HEAVY NORTH VIETNAMESE ASSAULT. UNITED STATES FORCES, WHO GAVE AIR SUPPORT IN THE STRIKE AGAINST THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL, HAVE ALSO BEEN ATTACKED AT THEIR FORWARD BASE IN KHE SANH. CASUALTIES HAVE BEEN HEAVY ON BOTH SIDES. THIS FILM SHOWS A SOUTH VIETNAMESE RECOVERY UNIT TRYING TO SALVAGE DAMAGED TANKS AND ARMOURED PERSONNEL CARRIERS USED IN THE TRIAL FIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA590N78TYX2AY615O8R3BR4B2N
    Media URN:
    VLVA590N78TYX2AY615O8R3BR4B2N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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