• Short Summary

    THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE VIETNAM WAR IS THAT THE UNITED STATES FORCES HAVE JUST STARTED A LARGE SCALE OPERATION IN AN AREA SOUTH OF SAIGON, NEAR THE MAIN SHIPPING CHANNEL TO THE CAPITAL.

  • Description

    THE LATEST NEWS FROM THE VIETNAM WAR IS THAT THE UNITED STATES FORCES HAVE JUST STARTED A LARGE SCALE OPERATION IN AN AREA SOUTH OF SAIGON, NEAR THE MAIN SHIPPING CHANNEL TO THE CAPITAL. U.S. MARINES STORMED ASHORE AT THREE POINTS IN A REGION OF SWAPS AND WATERWAYS, WHERE SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE PAST FEW WEEKS THE VIETCONG HAVE ATTACKED COMMERCIAL SHIPPING ON ITS WAY TO SAIGON.

    OUR FILM FEATURES A RECENT "SWEEP AND CLEAR" MISSION BY U.S. MARINES ON THE PHU BANG PENINSULA, IN THE AREA OF HA TAUNG. THE ACTION IS DESCRIBED BY THE MARINE PLATOON COMMANDER, LIEUTENANT DICK NICKLIN (S.O.F.)
    LT. DICK NICKLIN'S COMMENTARY ON THE ACTION:

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACZMTVQLJK6NJLDO4ISORK69XY
    Media URN:
    VLVACZMTVQLJK6NJLDO4ISORK69XY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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