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    IN SOUTH VIETNAM, THE U.S. ARMY'S LONG-RANGE 175MM SELF-PROPELLED GUN WENT INTO ACTION FOR THE?

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    IN SOUTH VIETNAM, THE U.S. ARMY'S LONG-RANGE 175MM SELF-PROPELLED GUN WENT INTO ACTION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN FRIDAY, POUNDING VIETCONG POSITIONS NEAR BIEN HOA.

    SHOOTING 147-POUND SHELLS OVER 20 MILES (OVER 30 KMS), IT BLASTS ENEMY TERRITORY HITHERTO BEYOND THE RANGE OF SIMILAR WEAPONS.

    THE GUN SITS ON A POWERFUL CHASSIS, WITH AN EQUALLY POWERFUL ENGINE, TO GET IT OVER THE ROUGHEST TERRAIN. IT HAS OUTSIZE WHEELS AND AN OUTSIZE FUEL TANK - SUFFICIENT TO CARRY 300 GALLONS OF FUEL FOR 450 MILES (720 KMS_ OF TRAVEL.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8WS9XIFXW8PK685FWS2FUZH0A
    Media URN:
    VLVA8WS9XIFXW8PK685FWS2FUZH0A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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