• Short Summary

    While South Vietnamese troops fighting inside Laos continue to encounter heavy resistance, tensions also appear to be growing between South Vietnamese and United States troops on the Vietnamese side of the border.

  • Description

    While South Vietnamese troops fighting inside Laos continue to encounter heavy resistance, tensions also appear to be growing between South Vietnamese and United States troops on the Vietnamese side of the border. The American soldiers at Quang Tri, a firebase just inside South Vietnam, are responsible for security on the Vietnamese side of the border. They complain that South Vietnamese forces get the supplies and support the U.S. forces lack.

    This film, shot by a United States camera crew, highlights one of the consequences of the growing Vietnamisation of the war. It comes at a time when Washington spokesmen have just said (Friday 26 Feb.) U.S. infantry combat troops may be sent into Laos to protect missions aimed at rescuing U.S. helicopter crews.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8A2GNB9E6KMMID855IOGYYQ32
    Media URN:
    VLVA8A2GNB9E6KMMID855IOGYYQ32
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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