• Short Summary

    CAMBODIAN TROOPS FRESH FROM FIGHTING IN LAOS -- NOT PREVIOUSLY KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN THERE AT ALL -- HAVE JUST ROUTED COMMUNIST FORCES IN A NEW BATTLE FOR THE VITAL SEA-LING OF HIGHWAY FOUR.

  • Description

    1.
    LS TROOPS PATROL HIGHWAY
    0.08

    2.
    LS TROOPS CROSSING SMALL BRIDGE (2 SHOTS)
    0.13

    3.
    CU SOLDIERS PAST CAMERA
    0.16

    4.
    MS TROOPS CROUCHING UNDER FIRE
    0.19

    5.
    MS SOLDIER FIRING GUN ACROSS HIGHWAY (3 SHOTS)
    0.22

    6.
    MLS TROOPS RUSH ACROSS ROAD
    0.27

    7.
    MLS TROOPS CROSS PADDY-FIELD
    0.30

    8.
    MLS MORE TROOPS ACROSS ROAD (2 SHOTS)
    0.37

    9.
    MCS TROOPS CROUCHING IN PADDY
    0.38

    10.
    MCS TROOPS FIRING INTO WOODS AND ADVANCING (2 SHOTS)
    0.50

    11.
    MCS TROOPS RUSHING INTO WOOD (3 SHOTS)
    0.58

    12.
    MCS SOLDIER HOLDING KNIFE OVER DEAD VIET CONG
    1.04

    13.
    MS PAN FROM SOLDIER TO DEAD VIET CONG
    1.09

    14.
    MCS SOLDIERS EXAMINE FALLEN VIET CONG
    1.14

    15.
    CU FALLEN MAN
    1.18

    16.
    MS VIET CONG BEING DRAGGED AWAY
    1.22

    17.
    MCS FALLEN VIET CONG
    1.28

    18.
    CU FALLEN VIET CONG
    1.34

    19.
    CU YOUNG CAMBODIAN SOLDIER
    1.36

    20.
    MS VIET CONG BODIES SURROUNDED BY TROOPS
    1.44



    Initials OS/2327 OS/031



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CAMBODIAN TROOPS FRESH FROM FIGHTING IN LAOS -- NOT PREVIOUSLY KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN THERE AT ALL -- HAVE JUST ROUTED COMMUNIST FORCES IN A NEW BATTLE FOR THE VITAL SEA-LING OF HIGHWAY FOUR. THEY FOUGHT THEIR WAY TO WITHIN TWO MILES OF A BESIEGED GOVERNMENT GARRISON AT THE STRATEGIC PICH NIL PASS ON HIGHWAY FOUR, ACCORDING TO REPORTS FROM PHNOM PENH ON WEDNESDAY (APRIL 28). THE TROOPS ARE FROM THE 201ST BATTALION WHO HAVE JUST SPENT SEVEN MONTHS FIGHTING ON THE HO CHI MINH TRAIL IN LAOS UNDER UNITED STATES MILITARY GUIDANCE -- FACTS ONLY REVEALED THIS WEEK, ACCORDING TO THE VISNEWS HONG KONG BUREAU, WHO HANDLED THIS FILM FROM STAFF CAMERAMAN NEIL DAVIS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF3MTYL7GRMQEXPC133RARYR42
    Media URN:
    VLVAF3MTYL7GRMQEXPC133RARYR42
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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