• Short Summary

    FILM NUMBER 657 IS HALLS REFUGEES STORY SUU 430 SOF 200 SIL ALL NORMAL EXCEPT SILENT ROLL TWO MUST BE FORCED TWO STOPS.

  • Description

    FILM NUMBER 657 IS HALLS REFUGEES STORY SUU 430 SOF 200 SIL ALL NORMAL EXCEPT SILENT ROLL TWO MUST BE FORCED TWO STOPS. NARRATION ON AUDIOTAPE AND FULLCOAT. WILDTRACK ON AUDIOTAPE. THIS STORY COVERS THE REFUGEES SITUATION DURING THE RECENT ATTACK AGAINST SAIGON AND COMPARES THE REFUGEE SITUATION WITH FIGHTING DURING THE TET OFFENSIVE. FILM SHOWS REFUGEES IN CAMP GETTING READY TO BE MOVED BECAUSE FIGHTING IS COMING NEARER, AUDIO HAS GUNS FIRING, WATER PROBLEMS IN CAMPS, WASHING CLOTHES, SCHOOL DESKS AND BLACKBOARDS, CHILDREN, SCHOOLS BEING USED FOR CAMPS, PRIME MINISTER VISITS CAMP DRESSED IN GREEN FATIGUES, REFUGEES CARRYING PARCELS AND LISTENING EXPLOSIONS, REFUGEES WITH PRIME MINISTER, HOSPITAL WITH WOUNDED, NURSE WITH WOUNDED, CLOSEUP FACES, RELATIVES IN FRONT HOSPITAL. NEITHER CBS NOR ABC WERE OBSERVED.

    SUU MAY BE ABLE TO HEAR OTHER ROCKETS AS THEY MADE THEIR DEADLY WHISTLE UP THE STREET (UP NAT SOUND OF ROCKETS WHISTLING UPNSTREET).

    TEMPORARILY TROOPS AND TANKS PULLED BACK AND REINFORCEMENTS WERE CALLED FOR. LATER MILITARY SOURCES SAID THAT THE SITUATION WAS UNDER CONTROL AND WOULD REMAIN SO UNLESS FRESH COMMUNIST TROOPS COULD MANAGE TO BREAK INTO CHOLON FROM OUTSIDE THE CITY. TOM STREITHORST, NBC NEWS IN THE CHINESE QUARTER OF SAIGON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADZXMRHGQVN1WNNZIRG5ZQY868
    Media URN:
    VLVADZXMRHGQVN1WNNZIRG5ZQY868
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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