• Short Summary

    FOUR THOUSAND MORE UNITED STATES TROOPS - MEMBERS OF THE 25TH INFANTRY DIVISION - HAVE MOVED INTO THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF SOUTH VIETNAM TO REINFORCE UNITS ALREADY THERE.

  • Description

    FOUR THOUSAND MORE UNITED STATES TROOPS - MEMBERS OF THE 25TH INFANTRY DIVISION - HAVE MOVED INTO THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF SOUTH VIETNAM TO REINFORCE UNITS ALREADY THERE. THE TROOPS ENCOUNTERED NO OPPOSITION FORM VIET CONG FORCES WHILE ESTABLISHING THEIR CAMP NEAR PLEIKU.

    THE TROOPS HAVE BEEN TRAINED IN JUNGLE WARFARE IN HAWAII, IN CONDITIONS SIMILAR TO THOSE OF THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS.

    THE NEW CAMP WILL SERVE AS A STAGING AREA FOR FUTURE 'SEARCH AND DESTROY' MANOEUVRES AGAINST VIET CONG FORCES IN THE AREA.

    THE REMAINDER OF THE 25TH INFANTRY DIVISION IS EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN SOUTH VIETNAM BY MARCH, BRING THE TOTAL INFANTRY STRENGTH OF THE UNITED STATES FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM UP TO FIVE DIVISIONS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7LQHJDRY3AH7630FYSVHP62G3
    Media URN:
    VLVA7LQHJDRY3AH7630FYSVHP62G3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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