• Short Summary

    More than 800 American paratroopers Wednesday (March 3) dropped into south Korean territory to launch a joint assault exercise code-named "Freedom Vault".

  • Description

    More than 800 American paratroopers Wednesday (March 3) dropped into south Korean territory to launch a joint assault exercise code-named "Freedom Vault". The exercise comes shortly after the Americans announced they were withdrawing 20,000 troops from South Korea by June this year. However with the announcement came a pledge that the US would always honour its commitments in the country.... and the exercise was clearly designed to show how troops would be rushed in to help if South Korea was attacked.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABMMUUPXRWU443BLMJX82TEDTO
    Media URN:
    VLVABMMUUPXRWU443BLMJX82TEDTO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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