• Short Summary

    LARGE QUANTITIES OF CAPTURED WEAPONS, AMMUNITION, AN FLAGS BEARING PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH OF NORTH VIETNAM WERE DISPLAYED LAST WEEK BY SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT FORCES.

  • Description

    LARGE QUANTITIES OF CAPTURED WEAPONS, AMMUNITION, AN FLAGS BEARING PORTRAITS OF PRESIDENT HO CHI MINH OF NORTH VIETNAM WERE DISPLAYED LAST WEEK BY SOUTH VIETNAMESE GOVERNMENT FORCES.

    THEY WERE CAPTURED FROM VIETCONG UNITS WHOM GOVERNMENT FORCES FOUGHT IN TWO PROVINCES NORTHEAST OF SAIGON. THE BATTLES LASTED FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

    BOTH SIDES WERE REPORTED TO HAVE SUFFERED HEAVY CASUALTIES, AND MORE THAN 10 VIETCONG WERE CAPTURED.

    SEVERAL NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND MEN WHO TOOK PART IN THE OPERATIONS WERE GIVEN GALLANTRY MEDALS BY BRIGADIER GENERAL NGUYEN VAN THIEU, COMMANDER OF THE FOURTH CORPS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3OF92S9O7499O5ZZEIXT6AJO
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3OF92S9O7499O5ZZEIXT6AJO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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