• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM ARMED SERVICES MOUNTED A COMBINED OPERATION IN THE KIEN GIAN PROVINCE BETWEEN FEBRUARY 9 AND 11 AGAINST THE VIETCONG.

  • Description

    1.
    MLS. TROOPS BOARD BOATS. (2 SHOTS)
    5 1/2 ft

    2.
    MS. TROOPS IN BOATS.
    7 ft

    3.
    LS. BOAT MOVES OFF
    10 1/2 ft

    4.
    MS. FIELD HEADQUARTERS.
    12 1/2 ft

    5.
    MS. READING UP RIVER POSTS.
    17 ft

    6.
    MS. MESSAGE TRANSMISSION.
    18 1/2 ft

    7.
    MS. TROOPS CROSSING SWAMP LAND (2 SHOTS)
    28 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS. SIGNAL MAN.
    30 1/2 ft

    9.
    MLS. VIETCONG HUT BURNT.
    34 ft

    10.
    MS/CU. OFFICERS INSPECTING CAPTURED MINES (2 SHOTS)
    41 ft



    Initials VTS/S/MK/GAP/MK



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH VIETNAM ARMED SERVICES MOUNTED A COMBINED OPERATION IN THE KIEN GIAN PROVINCE BETWEEN FEBRUARY 9 AND 11 AGAINST THE VIETCONG.

    MEN OF VIETNAMESE NAVY, AIR FORCE, RANGERS ACTED AS ADVISERS AND VISITED THE BATTLEFIELDS.

    THE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCED THAT 71 VIETCONG WERE KILLED AND SEVEN WERE CAPTURED DURING THE OPERATION. TWENTY HOUSES OF VIETCONG WERE DESTROYED AND SOME AMMUNITION WAS ALSO RECOVERED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA79OHVL887KS93XL7C13ZAMR9X
    Media URN:
    VLVA79OHVL887KS93XL7C13ZAMR9X
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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