• Short Summary

    When South Vietnamese forces entered Laos earlier this year, it marked the first time that South Vietnamese Marines fought as a division.

  • Description

    When South Vietnamese forces entered Laos earlier this year, it marked the first time that South Vietnamese Marines fought as a division. Previously, they had been used a shock troops, rushed from area to area as crises developed. Although heavily supported by American airpower, the marines have fought for and held firebases inside Laos. Some reports say the marines now have the initiative in Laos, and are fighting from positions previously held by the North Vietnamese troops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJXO8S2LCVXIKNAMODDBOCBID
    Media URN:
    VLVACJXO8S2LCVXIKNAMODDBOCBID
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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