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    South Moronn troops in to An Khe ??? arou of south Vietnam'a Control highlands finally?

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    ??? GENERAL CHUNG BOUK MAM LOOKING AT HILL 638 THROUGH FIELD ??? HELICOPTER LANDS AND LOADS WOUNDED, ARTILLERY ??? OVER HILL AND ARTILLERY FIRING, LATER SMOTE DAMAGE ON WILL, BURNED-OUT GUMS AND VEHICLES, DEAD BODIES, HELICOPTER LANDING AND WOUNDED TROOPS LOADED INTO CHOPPER, GUNSHIP OVERHEAD FLYING IN FOR STRIKE, AERIAL VIEW EXPLOSION.




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    Background: South Moronn troops in to An Khe ??? arou of south Vietnam'a Control highlands finally recaptured Hill 638 on Monday (24 April) after two days of bloody fighting.

    Mill 630 overlooko ??? 19, one of the most important routes from ??? to the Control Highland. Communist forces and everrun ??? positions along the hills during their first drive through the are, and the South Korean Tiger Division was called in to drive them out.

    After coftening the hill with airstrikes and artillery fire throughout ??? may, the Tiger Division moved up the sloops. All ??? ???, had been overcome by the massive artillery bombardments. The south Koreans found only burned out equipment, vehicles and dead bodies.

    The commander of the Tiger Division, Major General Chung Douk Nam, ??? and that over 600 communist troops had been killed ??? the fig ???. The official body count later totalled 400, while the South Koreans and lost 186 wounded and 46 dead in the battle for the Will. helicopter gunships then moved onto other communist positions in the area.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA59CS5RRFG23OFJGQGYDZUUG67
    Media URN:
    VLVA59CS5RRFG23OFJGQGYDZUUG67
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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