• Short Summary

    SOUTH VIETNAM'S ARMED FORCES CHIEF, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH HAS PROMOTED ONE OF THE GENERALS, WHO WITH EIGHT OTHER STAGE A PARTIAL COUP ON DECEMBER 20 IN SAIGON WHICH OUSTED THE HIGH NATIONAL COUNCIL.

  • Description

    1.
    MS KHANH ON OPEN VEHICLE REVIEWS TROOPS (2 SHOTS)
    0.09

    2.
    MS TROOPS (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    3.
    MS SOLDIERS LAYING WREATH AT UNKNOWN SOLDIERS MONUMENT (2 SHOTS)
    0.19

    4.
    MS KHANK SALUTING
    0.20

    5.
    MS SOLDIERS CARRYING MEDALS
    0.24

    6.
    CU KHANH PINS MEDAL GEN. THIEU (2 SHOTS)
    0.27

    7.
    CU A DIVISION COMMANDER BEING DECORATED
    0.33

    8.
    MS U.S. MILITARY ADVISOR BEING DECORATED
    0.37

    9.
    CU GEN. STILL WELL CONGRATULATES U.S. ADVISOR
    0.40

    10.
    MS MARCH-PAST BY TROOPS
    0.44

    11.
    MS KHANH ON REVIEWING STAND
    0.45

    12.
    LS MARCH-PAST
    0.50



    Initials AK/V/RM/SGM



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOUTH VIETNAM'S ARMED FORCES CHIEF, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH HAS PROMOTED ONE OF THE GENERALS, WHO WITH EIGHT OTHER STAGE A PARTIAL COUP ON DECEMBER 20 IN SAIGON WHICH OUSTED THE HIGH NATIONAL COUNCIL.

    BRIGADIER-GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, COMMANDER OF THE FOURTH ARMY CORPS, WAS PROMOTED TO MAJOR-GENERAL. THE CORPS RECENTLY HAD SUCCESSES OVER VIETCONG FORCES IN THE MEKONG DELTA DURING WHICH MORE THAN ON HUNDRED GUERRILLAS WERE KILLED AND LARGE QUANTITIES OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION CAPTURED.

    GENERAL KHANH ALSO DECORATED THE DIVISIONAL COMMANDER AND OTHER U.S. MILITARY ADVISORS. U.S. GENERAL STILLWELL, REPRESENTING THE U.S. MILITARY COMMAND, WAS PRESENT.

    THERE WAS A MARCH PAST BY THE FOURTH ARMY CORPS IN WHICH GENERAL NGUYEN KHANH TOOK THE SALUTE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAV8PZEJHTNHUGJK36T8AVW6TM
    Media URN:
    VLVAAV8PZEJHTNHUGJK36T8AVW6TM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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