• Short Summary

    IN BATTLE-TORN VIETNAM,AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN TROOPS ARE BEGINNING TO PREPARE FOR THEIR CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS AND ARE DISTRIBUTING BLANKETS AND SUGAR TO REFUGEES FROM THE BITTER WAR.

  • Description


    SOLDIERS DISTRIBUTING BLANKETS AND SUGAR, CHRISTMAS TREES BEING DECORATED.




    Initials JGS/V/MGT/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN BATTLE-TORN VIETNAM,AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN TROOPS ARE BEGINNING TO PREPARE FOR THEIR CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS AND ARE DISTRIBUTING BLANKETS AND SUGAR TO REFUGEES FROM THE BITTER WAR.

    DESPITE THE CONSTANT THREAT OF VIETCONG ATTACKS, THE TROOPS ARE DETERMINED TO MAKE THE BEST OF THE FESTIVE SEASON BOTH FOR THEMSELVES AND FOR THE DISTRESSED PEOPLE OF VIETNAM. CHRISTMAS TREES CAN NOW BE FOUND NOT ONLY IN THE CAMPS BUT EVEN DECORATING THE TRENCHES.

    REFUGEES FROM NORTH VIETNAM WHO HAVE BEEN RESETTLED IN DA NANG, ARE EXPERIENCING THEIR COLDEST WINTER IN RECENT YEARS. THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTING THICK WOOLLEN BLANKETS AND SUGAR TO EASE THEIR PLIGHT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA85V7QZP6GTMXUVBUWPXHRWWIZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA85V7QZP6GTMXUVBUWPXHRWWIZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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