• Short Summary

    THE U.S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER "BRETON" ARRIVED AT SAIGON HARBOUR,MAR 3, WITH A LOAD OF AD-6?

  • Description

    1.
    LS CROWD AT SAIGON HARBOUR
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS CARRIER "BRETON" SAILING IN
    8 ft

    3.
    MLS PLANES ON DECK
    12 ft

    4.
    LS FUNNEL AND PLANES
    18 1/2 ft

    5.
    MLS CROWD
    21 1/2 ft

    6.
    LS PAN STEN TO BOW OF SHIP
    32 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE U.S. AIRCRAFT CARRIER "BRETON" ARRIVED AT SAIGON HARBOUR,MAR 3, WITH A LOAD OF AD-6 FIGHTER PLANES AND HELICOPTERS FOR USE IN SOUTH VIETNAM'S FIGHT AGAINST COMMUNIST VIET CONG GUERILLAS.

    AS THE CARRIER SAILED INTO SAIGON HARBOUR, RIVER TRAFFIC WAS HALTED AND HELD IN CHECK BY MILITARY FORCES WHICH ALSO KEPT STRICT AREA.

    ANOTHER ARRIVAL WAS THE U.S." WATSON" WHICH ANCHORED AT VUNG TAU, ON THE SEASIDE OF THE CAPITAL, SAIGON.

    THE UNITED STATES IS HELPING SOUTH VIETNAM'S GOVERNMENT INSTRUCTORS AND WAR EQUIPMENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADYAZYZUW5EE2RPDV9BWTL2T6J
    Media URN:
    VLVADYAZYZUW5EE2RPDV9BWTL2T6J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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