• Short Summary

    THE HEAVIEST, SUSTAINED FIGHTING IN S. VIETNAM SINCE THE CEASEFIRE 14 MONTHS AGO HAS BEEN?

  • Description


    NATSOF ARVN FIRING MORTARS, EXPLOSIONS-VOICEOVER SHOTS ARVN TROOPS RACING ACROSS PADDY, VARIOUS LS AND MLS TROOPS ADVANCE, ARVN IN BUSH, ADVANCING, MMS ARVN SOLDIER RETRIEVING WEAVINEEE WEAPON FROM BODY OF V.C., SHOT OF BODY - MORE SHOTS ARVN MOVING THROUGH BUSH - MORE VOICEOVER SHOTS FARMERS WORKING IN PADDY - PLANTING RICE, WORKING FIELDS, MILLEEE MILITARY CHECKPOINT ON RIVER - SOLDIER CHECKING IDENTS AND CARGO OF FARMER - SHOTS RICE BAGS BEING OFFLOADED.




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    DENNIS TROUTE

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    Background: THE HEAVIEST, SUSTAINED FIGHTING IN S. VIETNAM SINCE THE CEASEFIRE 14 MONTHS AGO HAS BEEN IN THE MEKONG DELTA.... WHERE THE NFL AND SAIGON ARE BATTLING FOR THE RICE CROP. THE NFL NEEDS IT TO FEED ITS TROOPS. SAIGON WANTS TO STARVE OUT THE VIETCONG BUT MORE IMPORTANT...NEEDS THE RICE TO OFFSET A CRITICAL SHORTAGE THAT HAS ALREADY SEVERELY WEAKENED THE ECONOMY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6UZCHUKTFM993BYNYFXB2RME4
    Media URN:
    VLVA6UZCHUKTFM993BYNYFXB2RME4
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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