• Short Summary

    THE SECOND PHASE OF THE UNITED STATES TROOPS WITHDRAWALS FROM SOUTH VIETNAM HAS GOT UNDER WAY.

  • Description

    THE SECOND PHASE OF THE UNITED STATES TROOPS WITHDRAWALS FROM SOUTH VIETNAM HAS GOT UNDER WAY. ON SATURDAY I-HUNDRED MEN OF THE 172ND TRANSPORTATION COMPANY FLEW OUT FROM CAM RANH BAY, NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON.

    THE MEN OF THE 172nd TRANSPORTATION COMPANY WHO LEFT VIETNAM FOR KANSAS ON SATURDAY, ABOARD A C-141 STARLIFTER, WERE THE SECOND BATCH TO LEAVE UNDER PRESIDENT NIXON'S LATEST MOVE TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF US TROOPS IN THE VIETNAM CONFLICT BY A FURTHER 35-THOUSAND MEN. THE FIRST BATCH LEFT LAST MONDAY, ALTHOUGH THEIR DEPARTURE WAS NOT ANNOUNCED UNTIL FOUR DAYS LATER.

    THE TROOPS LEFT WITH A MINIMUM OF FUSS. MILITARY POLICE SEARCHED THEIR BAGGAGE, AND THEN THEY WERE ON THEIR WAY HOME. THE MEN'S COMPANY IS A RESERVE UNIT FROM NEBRASKA AND IT WILL NOW BE DISSANDED.

    BY MID-DECEMBER, A TOTAL OF 60-THOUSAND MEN ARE SCHEDULED TO HAVE BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM VIETNAM.

    (TODAY, IT WAS ANNOUNCED THAT 6-THOUSAND US TROOPS ARE TO BE PULLED OUT OF THAILAND.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8U29IHMPHR8L9CBJFEAKW8HZ6
    Media URN:
    VLVA8U29IHMPHR8L9CBJFEAKW8HZ6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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