• Short Summary

    Saigon July 30.- After the announcement of President Johnson that 50.000 US soldiers would be sent to Vietnam next month, many infantry marine and airborne divisions prepared to leave their camps for Vietnam.-the very known division of world war 2nd, the US 101st airborne division is now arrived.

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    MS,CU the USNS transport ship arrived to Cam Ranh Bay

    MS,CU The ship was loaded with thousand of soldiers of the 101st

    MS,CU Exchange of lies and acid welcome at the harbor by the US engineering corps

    MS,CU officers and soldiers leaved the ship

    MS,CU they were loaded on military trucks

    MS the trucks leaved the harbor

    MS,CU At the airfield of Dong Ba near Cam Ranh bay, the 101st prepared for the welcoming ceremony

    MS,CU US ambassador arrived with MAC-V chief general Westmoreland and defense minister , general Nguyen Huu Co

    MS,CU Review of troops

    MS Salute to color; Taylor, Westmoreland, and Co

    MS,CU US ambassador Taylor and his son, captain Taylor, officer of the 101st airborne division

    MS the flag of 101st division

    MS the end of the ceremony
    Background: Saigon July 30.- After the announcement of President Johnson that 50.000 US soldiers would be sent to Vietnam next month, many infantry marine and airborne divisions prepared to leave their camps for Vietnam.-the very known division of world war 2nd, the US 101st airborne division is now arrived.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9JNIMIDHX675O07KGRO05TPZA
    Media URN:
    VLVA9JNIMIDHX675O07KGRO05TPZA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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