• Short Summary

    FIERCE FIGHTING BROKE OUT TODAY (SUNDAY) BETWEEN AMERICAN AND VIET CONG TROOPS IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    FIERCE FIGHTING BROKE OUT TODAY (SUNDAY) BETWEEN AMERICAN AND VIET CONG TROOPS IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF SOUTH VIETNAM. THE BATTLE IS TAKING PLACE NOT FAR FROM THE SPECIAL FORCES CAMP AT PLEI ME, WHERE BOTH SIDES FOUGHT A BIG BATTLE ABOUT TWO WEEK AGO.

    THE ACTION BEGAN LAST NIGHT WHEN VIET CONG FORCES ENGAGED TWO AMERICANS SAY 47 VIET CONG WERE KILLED AND ONE OF THE AMERICAN UNITS SUFFERED HEAVY CASUALTIES.

    ELSEWHERE IS SOUTH VIETNAM'S HIGHLANDS THE AMERICANS HAVE BEEN ACTIVE, BUT NOT IN THE STRICT MILITARY SENSE. U.S TRANSPORT PLANES DROPPED SUPPLIES LAST THURSDAY TO A NEW VILLAGE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF TANH LINH PROVINCE. THE VILLAGE, SETTLED BY PEOPLE WHO HAVE FLED VIET CONG CONTROLLED AREAS, HAS BEEN CUT OFF FROM THE OUTSIDE WORLD FOR SOME TIME.

    THE AIRCRAFT DROPPED MAINLY FOOD AND AFTER TROOPS AND THE SETTLERS GATHERED IN THE PACKAGES, STOCKS OF RICE WERE DISTRIBUTED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAYR1QCUIGYK4M69IT526NK4FC
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYR1QCUIGYK4M69IT526NK4FC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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