• Short Summary

    DESPITE THE OFFER OF AN AMNESTY BY PRINCE NORODOM SIHANOUK, CAMBODIAN HEAD OF STATE, A GROUP OF REBELS OPPOSED TO HIS GOVERNMENT HAVE SURRENDERED TO THE GOVERNMENT OF NEIGHBOURING SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    DESPITE THE OFFER OF AN AMNESTY BY PRINCE NORODOM SIHANOUK, CAMBODIAN HEAD OF STATE, A GROUP OF REBELS OPPOSED TO HIS GOVERNMENT HAVE SURRENDERED TO THE GOVERNMENT OF NEIGHBOURING SOUTH VIETNAM. ABOUT ONE HUNDRED MEMBERS OF THE "WHITE TURBAN", OR KAMPUCHEA KHMER KHOM MOVEMENT -- ALSO KNOWN AS THE KKK -- TURNED THEMSELVES IN TO VIETNAMESE AUTHORITIES AT LOC NINH, ABOUT ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY MILES NORTHWEST OF SAIGON, ON SATURDAY (AUGUST 17). THEY ALSO HANDED OVER A NUMBER OF RIFLES AND MACHINE GUNS TO THE SOUTH VIETNAMESE.

    THE SURRENDER WAS ACCEPTED BY GENERAL DO CAO TRI, THE COMMANDER OF THE THIRD CORPS TACTICAL ZONE. GENERAL TRI ALSO DECORATED THE AMERICAN AND VIETNAMESE OFFICERS WHO ACTED AS INTERMEDIATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9OG260AGA07PZ06QKY0J6Y3VN
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OG260AGA07PZ06QKY0J6Y3VN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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