General Navarre inspecting troops in Indo China
Dien Bien Phu, Indo China
GEN. NAVARRE INSPECTS TROOPS IN INDO-CHINA
Heavy artillery in action. General Navarre inspecting the troops. Awarding Legion of Honour to Commander Charley of the paratroops. General Gilles decorating two war correspondents, Andre Lebon (cameraman) and Daniel Camus (photographer). Gen. Navarre and party inspecting the fortified places of Dien Bien Phu. Gen. Gilles explaining situation to Gen. Navarre. Aerial views of landscape with rising smoke from bombing raid. Building airdrome, in view of organizing air-bridge. Parachuting 3 ton bulldozer. Laying the foundation for terrace. Various material being parachuted. First planes landing and unloading Dakota Bristol material. Opening of air bridge. - planes landing and taking off.