• Short Summary

    GENERAL HAROLD JOHNSON, THE AMERICAN ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, IS IN SOUTH VIETNAM ON A FOUR-DAY VISIT.

  • Description

    GENERAL HAROLD JOHNSON, THE AMERICAN ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF, IS IN SOUTH VIETNAM ON A FOUR-DAY VISIT.HE WAS GREETED AT SAIGON AIRPORT ON FRIDAY BY THE AMERICAN AMBASSADOR, MAXWELL TAYLOR.

    BEFORE HE LEFT THE UNITED STATES, HE TOLD SENATORS LOOKING INTO THE ARMY'S BUDGET REQUESTS FOR THE COMING YEAR, THAT 75,000 MEMBERS OF THE VIETCONG HAD BEEN KILLED IN THE WAR IN VIETNAM SO FAR.OTHER OFFICIAL ESTIMATES PUT THE LOSSES OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE FORCES AT 20,000 AND THE US FORCES THERE AT A LITTLE OVER 300.

    (TWO BATTALIONS OF AMERICAN MARINES - 3,500 MEN - ARE ARRIVING IN SOUTH VIETNAM.THEY ARE THE FIRST U.S.GROUND COMBAT TROOPS TO BE STATIONED THERE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5ME9IIPMTM7X9EWAC6QK4KTCL
    Media URN:
    VLVA5ME9IIPMTM7X9EWAC6QK4KTCL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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