• Short Summary

    INFANTRY OF THE KOREAN WHITE HORSE DIVISION HAVE BEEN ENGAGED IN INTENSIVE FIGHTING WITH VIETCONG FORCES 200 MILES (320 KMS) NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON.

  • Description

    INFANTRY OF THE KOREAN WHITE HORSE DIVISION HAVE BEEN ENGAGED IN INTENSIVE FIGHTING WITH VIETCONG FORCES 200 MILES (320 KMS) NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON. IN THE SEVEN DAYS TO 5 FEBRUARY THE HELICOPTER-BORNE FORCE WAS SAID TO HAVE KILLED 210 VIETCONG AND TO HAVE CAPTURED 19.

    THE KOREANS WERE FLOWN TO THE BATTLE AREA FOR THE BEGINNING OF THE OPERATION ON JANUARY 29, AND TOOK 105MM HOWITZERS WITH THEM. THEY ATTACKED A VIETCONG ENCAMPMENT, BURNED HUTS AND SEIZED A LARGE QUANTITY OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES. MAJOR-GENERAL LARSON, COMMANDING GENERAL OF FIELD FORCE 11 IN SOUTH VIETNAM, LATER INSPECTED CAPTURED WEAPONS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT.

    SYNOPSIS: INFANTRY OF THE KOREAN WHITE HORSE DIVISION HAVE BEEN ENGAGED IN INTENSIVE FIGHTING WITH VIET CONG FORCES 200 MILES NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON.

    HELICOPTERS FLEW THE MEN INTO THE NINH-HOA BATTLE AREA FOR THE BEGINNING OF THE OPERATION ON 29 JANUARY. THEY T??? HOWITZERS WITH THEM.

    AFTER A MARCH THROUGH THE JUNGLE, THE KOREANS EVENTUALLY CAME UPON A VIET CONG CAMP.

    THEY ATTACKED IT, BURNED SEVERAL HUTS TO THE GROUND, AND SEIZED A LARGE QUANTITY OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND MILITARY EQUIPMENT.

    MAJOR-GENERAL LARSON, COMMANDING OFFICER OF FIELD FORCE II IN SOUTH VIETNAM, CALLED ON THE KOREANS LATER AND INSPECTED THE CAPTURED EQUIPMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAMTXPDYEE4UU852XZ7CSHV3JA
    Media URN:
    VLVAAMTXPDYEE4UU852XZ7CSHV3JA
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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