• Short Summary

    TROOPS OF THE AMERICAN 173RD AIRBORNE DIVISION FOUGHT A MAJOR ACTION AGAINST A VIET CONG BATTALION IN DENSE JUNGLE ON SUNDAY.

  • Description

    TROOPS OF THE AMERICAN 173RD AIRBORNE DIVISION FOUGHT A MAJOR ACTION AGAINST A VIET CONG BATTALION IN DENSE JUNGLE ON SUNDAY. THE AMERICAN PARATROOPERS HAD SEARCHED THE JUNGLE 30 MILES (48 KILOMETRES), EAST OF SAIGON FOR FOUR DAYS BEFORE THEY RAN INTO A VIET CONG ATTACK.

    THE FIRE WAS RETURNED ALTHOUGH THE AMERICANS COULD NOT SEE THEIR ATTACKERS, AND WHEN THEY LATER MOVED INTO THE AREA AN OFFICIAL SAID THEY FOUND 66 VIET CONG DEAD. ANOTHER FOUR WERE CAPTURED AND 20 SUSPECTS HELD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADM1RSSQEUDVQGC8IFF29Q0M7N
    Media URN:
    VLVADM1RSSQEUDVQGC8IFF29Q0M7N
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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