• Short Summary

    At 9 pm the Saigon radio station announced that all the 4 army corps including Air Force and special force rallied to the coup (excepted the Navy).

  • Description


    CU - many family members of the 5 released generals waited for the return which was scheduled to 10 am Sept 13, at the airport of Saigon when suddenly the alert announced. They runned away far from the airfield.



    CU,ES During that moment, troops and armoured cars of the 7th Division from Dinh Tuong province, surrounded the Army general Head Quarter



    CU Armoured with the shooting direction towards the Head Quarter



    MS Crowds were surprised and accused to be tired with the very often coup d'etat in Vietnam



    CU The Saigon radio station Other groups of soldiers occupied the radio station



    MS,CU Soldiers taken guard and arranged barbed wire in front of the station



    MS Crowds came to ask soldiers news of the coup



    MS,CU At the prime minister palace, the Rangers of the battalion 3/43 from Vinh Long province, occupied the palace.




    Initials



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    Background: At 9 pm the Saigon radio station announced that all the 4 army corps including Air Force and special force rallied to the coup (excepted the Navy). In Dalat, General Nguyen Khanh by the Dalat Radio station, still requested the troops and office to act against the coup. Leaders of the coup, generals Lam Van Phat, former minister of Interior and Duong Van Duc, commander of Corps 4th proclaimed a revolutionary charter No 1 which the main policy is to keep religion out of politic out of religion.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7PP8ICP7S1EGZ0IB4690YZ5R2
    Media URN:
    VLVA7PP8ICP7S1EGZ0IB4690YZ5R2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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