• Short Summary

    FILM PRESENTS SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY SPECIAL FORCES IN VIETNAM.

    THEIR?

  • Description

    (a).
    NEWLY ARRIVED TRAINEES OF THE SELF DEFENSE CORPS ARRIVE FOR A CLASS IN WEAPONRY.


    (b).
    SICK CALL AT CHAN LANG VILLAGE. MEDIUM AND CLOSEUPS OF THE SPECIAL FORCES MEN, THE VILLAGERS, THE INTERPRETER AND EXAMINATIONS.


    (c).
    C-46 AIRCRAFT. INTERIOR SHOWING THE CARGO.


    (d).
    SPECIAL FORCES MEN AND HELPER PUSHING CHUTED SUPPLIES OUT FOR MANG BUK VILLAGE.


    (e).
    PUSHING RICE OUT OF CARIBOU AIRCRAFT FOR FREE FALL AIR DROP OVER TRI BONG.


    (f).
    SCENE OF THE AREA AFTER THE DROP.




    Initials


    OFFICIAL ARMY FOOTAGE RELEASED BY DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
    NOTE TO EDITORS: 210' 35MM B/W FILM HANDED OUT TO FOX-UP, FOR SERVICING BOTH TV AND THEATRICAL POOL MEMBERS. FINE GRAIN TO BE FORWARDED TO ARMY PICTORIAL CENTER, 35-11 35TH AVENUE, LONG ISLAND CITY I, NEW YORK, WITHIN 72 HOURS.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FILM PRESENTS SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY SPECIAL FORCES IN VIETNAM.

    THEIR PRIMARY PURPOSE IN VIETNAM IS TO LOCATE, TRAIN AND ARM THE MEN OF THE MORE DISTANT AND PRIMITIVE VILLAGES, NOTABLY MONTAGNARDA, INTO AN ORGANISED MILITARY UNIT FOR COUNTER GUERILLA ACTION AGAINST THE VIETCONG.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA75KWOEY5XBEBY24L1ZAKLFJ3H
    Media URN:
    VLVA75KWOEY5XBEBY24L1ZAKLFJ3H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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