• Short Summary

    French troops in Indochina cleaning up an area where guerilla men are in hiding.

  • Description

    Tonkin, Indochina.

    Troops making way through water. Angle shot, troops riding on tank. SBV tank entering and going through water. Angle shot, another tank advancing. GV Troops making way through paddy fields. LV artillery firing. Angle shot, guns firing. LV shell burst. Angle shot, gun firing. SBV another gun firing. LV shell bursts. SV guns firing SV troops advancing in front of shelled area. SCU officers directing advancing troops. SV tank firing. STV troops wading through head high water carrying wounded man on stretcher, & SCU. Side view, man on stretcher. CU showing long nails sticking out of wooden base (booby trap) SV wounded man with bandaged and blood stained foot. LV tanks and troops advancing through paddy fields. SV machine gun post firing. SV bazooka firing. SV wounded being transferred to helicopter. SCU wounded man on stretcher. SV another wounded man on stretcher SV another wounded man on stretcher CU helicopter pilot. Angle shot, helicopter taking off with wounded men.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    122.04
    Media URN:
    28889
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:44:00 / 01:05:05:00
    Canister:
    53/79

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