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    Various shots from helicopter of troops being picked up by helicopters: - with commentary on number of soldiers in Vietnam and morale of US soldiers.
    25 ft

    CU Soldier talks of his experiences in a mill and the ensuing battle in the mill.
    53 ft

    Ground to air shot of helicopter, tilt down to soldiers walking through village:- with commentary on the rough terrain in Vietnam.
    64 ft

    Various shots people working in fields.
    71 ft

    Interview with US sergeant on the experience and stamina of his men, and the chances of more fighting in the future.
    87 ft

    Various shots soldiers queuing for food and eating: -with sergeant's interview as commentary.
    111 ft

    CU Comments by thirteen young soldiers on how they felt about fighting and the V.C.
    180 ft

    CU Comments by six soldiers on Vietnamese women.
    207 ft

    Various shots of soldiers being briefed for patrol.(SOF)
    224 ft

    Various shots of soldiers on patrol:- with commentary on jungle conditions.
    278 ft

    CU US Colonel Brough interviewed on methods of fighting the Viet Cong and the war in general.
    338 ft

    Various shots of the Mekong Delta:- with commentary on the Viet Cong in this area.
    370 ft

    Various shots of the Rangers, (South Vietnamese crack soldiers) on inspection (at Can Tho) line up and the using US supplied helicopters.- Air to ground shots and Ranger firing machine gun from helicopter.- Air to air shots of other helicopters.- Rangers landing and Viet Cong prisoners being taken in the fields.- helicopter staffing Viet Cong in the fields.- CU young Viet Cong prisoners in helicopter.- helicopters take off.- V.C. prisoners taken away.- tracking shot fields from helicopter.
    500 ft

    Viet Cong prisoners at a Command post:- with commentary on the surrender of Viet Cong over the last year.
    526 ft

    US soldiers listening to Hanoi Radio broadcast. (Propaganda)
    544 ft

    Various shots of US soldiers singing. (sof) and ground to air shots of helicopters flying over:- with singing in background.
    600 ft


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