• Short Summary

    The film is of the American air cavalry and 196th infantry at Phu Bai airbase outside Hue about sixty miles south of the D-m*z.

  • Description

    1.
    SOLDIERS FILL SAND BAGS AND LOADING ONTO TRUCKS 3 SHOTS
    0.13

    2.
    CU VILLAGERS FILL SAND BAGS
    0.19

    3.
    U.S. TIGER HELICOPTER TAKES OFF 3 shots
    0.30

    4.
    SV SOLDIERS GO ABOARD CHOPPER 2 shots
    0.48

    5.
    CU ROTER TURNS AND CHOPPER TAKES OFF 2 shots
    1.01

    6.
    SV BOARD CHOPPER AS IT TAKES OFF
    1.07



    Initials ??? AW


    Was unable to do sound on film interviews with the men as I had intended because the commander of the unit was unavailable at the time to provide clearance which the men felt they should have.
    Cung
    Lauric
    pos and one mag track for vis lib

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The film is of the American air cavalry and 196th infantry at Phu Bai airbase outside Hue about sixty miles south of the D-m*z. These Americans have been brought up from Saigon and Da Rang because of the offensive on the northern front. They complement the advisers and support personnel regularly stationed here and provide just an added bit of security.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA97HNV3SKT172E0XNM3RJH2VJ5
    Media URN:
    VLVA97HNV3SKT172E0XNM3RJH2VJ5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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