• Short Summary

    IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM - CURRENTLY TAKING MEASURED AGAINST COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS - A BATTALION OF REBELS WERE RECENTLY WIPED OUT IN AN OPERATION IN THE JUNGLES OF THE DUC HOA DISTRICT (SOUTH OF SAIGON).

  • Description

    IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH VIETNAM - CURRENTLY TAKING MEASURED AGAINST COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS - A BATTALION OF REBELS WERE RECENTLY WIPED OUT IN AN OPERATION IN THE JUNGLES OF THE DUC HOA DISTRICT (SOUTH OF SAIGON).

    AND AT LONG-AN ON AUG. 29 CEREMONY WAS HELD TO HONOUR THE SOLDIERS WHO TOOK PART IN THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATIONS. AT THE CEREMONY WERE THE GOVERNOR OF THE WEST ZONE OF SOUTH VIETNAM, NGUYEN VAN VANG; GENERAL LE VAN, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE THIRD MILITARY ZONE; AND OTHERS.

    THE SOLDIERS WERE DECORATED WITH MEDALS, AND SOME WERE GARLANDED BY ADMIRING MEMBERS OF PUBLIC. A FEW CIVILIANS ALSO SHARED THE HONOUR FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE IN THE OPERATIONS AGAINST THE REBELS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7GY7WX3DU4IBF7SV9O23S1WLM
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GY7WX3DU4IBF7SV9O23S1WLM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1961
    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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