• Short Summary

    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.

  • Description

    1.
    Air To Ground Flying over operations zone
    0.05

    2.
    Ground to Air helicopter in flight
    0.10

    3.
    SV & GV Refugees in forest area (2 shots)
    0.26

    4.
    Ground to Air helicopter flying
    0.29

    5.
    Tracking shot Section of military convey along road
    0.34

    6.
    LV & SV South Vietnamese troops along read on foot
    0.42

    7.
    SV PAN Troops on armoured vehicles across open land
    0.50

    8.
    SV Tank over rough ground
    0.56

    9.
    SV PAN Troops search Viet Cong camp site
    1.04

    10.
    SCU Soldier searching bunker
    1.09

    11.
    SV Soldiers pull down huts in camp site
    1.15

    12.
    SV Soldiers carry away a bed
    1.19


    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



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAG7AYRKOCRDHEK13LUTERHY8P
    Media URN:
    VLVAAG7AYRKOCRDHEK13LUTERHY8P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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