• Short Summary

    The operation Enterprise is continuing their sweep in the long-An Province, just 16 miles South West of Saigon, searching the vietcong stronghold village of Rach-Cau-Dinh, after the heavy fighting with the battalion size near Rach-Kien last week.

  • Description


    bird-eye view of the battle field just after air strike near Rack-Kien from helicopter



    elements of the 39th Battalion of the 9th infantry being ??? lifted to Rach-Cau-Dinh vietcong strong hold to man



    ??? Di???n sign-board, in Vietnamese, reads "Battle-Field" and ??? many comrades killed during the heavy contact last week.



    infantry troops searching the suspects in the vietcong village soldiers sticking with a pole to search any hide in a rice pile



    soldiers searching around the village along the cannal with a boat



    rice paddies being sweept by the soldiers



    troops searching everything in the kitchen, pots and others



    troops crossing a cannal about shoulder deep



    platoon leader watching forward with binoculars



    having o-ration at lunch time after sweeping the village




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    Background: The operation Enterprise is continuing their sweep in the long-An Province, just 16 miles South West of Saigon, searching the vietcong stronghold village of Rach-Cau-Dinh, after the heavy fighting with the battalion size near Rach-Kien last week.

    The operation reported yesterday only sporadic and scattered actions with the enemy during the village search. They have so far killed 441 enemy, 27 detained, and ceased 32 weapons including 2 crew served weapons as the operation continues, for two months exactly, which ??? the 14th of February.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9F02WO4LTH9XYQMPCNQ9BS50R
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F02WO4LTH9XYQMPCNQ9BS50R
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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