• Short Summary

    Saigon May 21. - For the 2nd day of the fighting around the pagodas in Da Nang May 20, 1966, the battle became a real internal war with heavy mortar shells supported by both side for the battle lines.

  • Description

    Saigon May 21. - For the 2nd day of the fighting around the pagodas in Da Nang May 20, 1966, the battle became a real internal war with heavy mortar shells supported by both side for the battle lines. Many battalions of dissident forces entered Da Nang to reinforce their friendly positions when many other government paratroops were sent to Da Nang from Saigon to reoccupy Da Nang City. Battles continued costed for both side and civilians of Da Nang City more than 20 killed and more than 100 wounded.
    Saigon May 21, 1966. - To protest against the government Nguyen Cao Ky and the chairman of National Leading Committee, genera Nguyen Van Thieu, buddhists in Vietnam held a 24 hours hunger strike and demonstration. Also the monks and nuns of the National buddhist Shrine held a unlimited hunger strike to protest against the reprisal of government troops against buddhists in Da Nang.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADMCMQW7KFQQ1BG1WH5UIQQ6B8
    Media URN:
    VLVADMCMQW7KFQQ1BG1WH5UIQQ6B8
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment