Viet Cong guerrillas have been driven out of the Srang area, near Phnom Penh, in a combined sweep by Khmer Republic and South Vietnamese forces.
Air To Ground Flying over operations zone
Ground to Air helicopter in flight
SV & GV Refugees in forest area (2 shots)
Ground to Air helicopter flying
Tracking shot Section of military convey along road
LV & SV South Vietnamese troops along read on foot
SV PAN Troops on armoured vehicles across open land
SV Tank over rough ground
SV PAN Troops search Viet Cong camp site
SCU Soldier searching bunker
SV Soldiers pull down huts in camp site
SV Soldiers carry away a bed
This film, shot on Wednesday (February 2) shows the combined operation in action.
Helicopter over flight zone; refugees congregating in forest area; military convoy along road; South Vietnamese troops along road; tank and armoured carrier patrols across country; troops investigating and destroying deserted Viet Cong encampment and bunker.
Initials SGM/2225 SGM/2205
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Background: Viet Cong guerrillas have been driven out of the Srang area, near Phnom Penh, in a combined sweep by Khmer Republic and South Vietnamese forces. The sweep was a regular operation -- and Viet Cong forces, hearing it coming, left the area hurriedly. No fighting was reported.