• Short Summary

    TWO SOUTH KOREAN DIVISIONS -- THE TIGER AND WHITE HORSE DIVISIONS -- COMBINED RECENTLY IN THEIR BIGGEST OPERATION YET IN SOUTH VIETNAM.

  • Description

    TWO SOUTH KOREAN DIVISIONS -- THE TIGER AND WHITE HORSE DIVISIONS -- COMBINED RECENTLY IN THEIR BIGGEST OPERATION YET IN SOUTH VIETNAM. IT WAS DESIGNED TO MOP UP VIETCONG TROOPS IN THE COASTAL AREA NORTH-EAST OF SAIGON.

    THE KOREAN OPERATION IS AIMED AT LINKING THE ACTIVITIES OF THEIR TWO DIVISIONS. SINCE IT BEGAN ON MARCH 8, THE KOREANS CLAIM TO HAVE KILLED 149 VIET CONG AND CAPTURED 150 MORE.

    WHEN THE OPERATION IS COMPLETED, SOUTH KOREAN FORCES WILL CONTROL A VITAL COASTAL STRIP NORTH OF SAIGON. THIS STRIP WILL BE 250 MILES LONG AND SEVERAL MILES INLAND.

    A NUMBER OF CAPTURED VIET CONG HAVE CALLED ON THEIR COMRADES TO SURRENDER BEFORE BEING FLOWN TO FEAR POSITIONS FOR FURTHER QUESTIONING.

    U.S. ARTILLERY, AIRCRAFT AND HELICOPTERS HAVE BEEN SUPPORTING THE SOUTH KOREANS DURING THEIR OPERATIONS. SOUTH KOREAN LOSSES HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED, SO FAR, AS LIGHT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD5FLK3W4YFE2ZEBLLKW3C1PKZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD5FLK3W4YFE2ZEBLLKW3C1PKZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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