• Short Summary

    COLONEL ROBERT OLDS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE FLEW INTO SAIGON FROM HIS THAILAND BASE RECENTLY.

  • Description

    COLONEL ROBERT OLDS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE FLEW INTO SAIGON FROM HIS THAILAND BASE RECENTLY. THE COLONEL, WHO IS 44 YEARS OLD, HAS DOWNED FOUR MIG AIRCRAFT OVER NORTH VIETNAM. WITH ANOTHER KILL, HE WILL BE DECLARED AMERICA'S FIRST "ACE" IN VIETNAM.

    PILOTING HIS SUPERSONIC F-4C PHANTOM, COLONEL OLDS WAS WELCOMED BY BRIGADIER GENERAL F.A. NICHOLS, DEPUTY COMMANDER OF THE 7TH UNITED STATES AIR FORCE IN VIETNAM.

    AS A FIGHTER PILOT IN WORLD WAR II COLONEL OLDS MARKED UP TWO "KILLS" AGAINST THE GERMAN AIR FORCE. IN SAIGON HE GAVE A NEWS CONFERENCE, DURING WHICH HE DESCRIBED ONE OF HIS ACTIONS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9CLC5KMTJ2K0S5JNXK13QHZB
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9CLC5KMTJ2K0S5JNXK13QHZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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