• Short Summary

    A REPORT FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM SAYS THAT A DEFENCE FORCE OF 54 GOVERNMENT TROOPS LAST TUESDAY (DECEMBER 8) BEAT OFF AN ATTACK BY ABOUT 400 VIET CONG ON THE VILLAGE OF DAT DO.

  • Description

    A REPORT FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTH VIETNAM SAYS THAT A DEFENCE FORCE OF 54 GOVERNMENT TROOPS LAST TUESDAY (DECEMBER 8) BEAT OFF AN ATTACK BY ABOUT 400 VIET CONG ON THE VILLAGE OF DAT DO. THE REPORT SAYS THE VIET CONG ASSAULT BEGAN JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT AND THREE OTHERS FOLLOWED UNTIL UNITED STATES HELICOPTERS AND A RELIEF FORCE ARRIVE.

    THE REPORT ADDED THE VIET CONG THEN WITHDREW, TAKING WITH THEM AN ESTIMATED 50 DEAD AND WOUNDED AND LEAVING BEHIND NINE DEAD AND A QUANTITY OF AMMUNITION AND ARMS, INCLUDING A MACHINE GUN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADI8RV8H7CGP6A9DP0FJQX8QIM
    Media URN:
    VLVADI8RV8H7CGP6A9DP0FJQX8QIM
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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