• Short Summary

    NORTH VIETNAMESE GUNNERS INFLICTED THE HEAVIEST CASUALTIES ON UNITED STATES FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM SINCE MAY WHEN THEY LAUNCHED A ROCKET ATTACK ON THE HUGE DA NANG AIRBASE.

  • Description

    NORTH VIETNAMESE GUNNERS INFLICTED THE HEAVIEST CASUALTIES ON UNITED STATES FORCES IN SOUTH VIETNAM SINCE MAY WHEN THEY LAUNCHED A ROCKET ATTACK ON THE HUGE DA NANG AIRBASE. THREE AMERICANS WERE KILLED AND 36 WOUNDED AS BETWEEN FIVE AND TEN ROCKETS SMASHED INTO BARRACKS. IT WAS THE 15TH TIME THIS YEAR THAT THE SPRAWLING BASE HAD BEEN SHELLED. MILITARY SOURCES BLAME THE INCREASE IN ATTACKS ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF A FULL AMERICAN MARINE DIVISION FROM DA NANG'S DEFENCES.

    A SURVIVOR WAS INTERVIEWED ABOUT THE ATTACK.....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZ101AC98JJ944ARMRZ22PL38
    Media URN:
    VLVADZ101AC98JJ944ARMRZ22PL38
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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