French troops destroying small dams constructed to stop them moving along river.
Various long shots of the flooded field (or swamp land) in Indochina with people looking on. LS. Local people carrying supplies across bridge. LS. Troops preparing to go out on patrol. LS. Troops wading through swamp on patrol. LS. Landing craft being used to help destroy the hasty dams built by the Viet Minh forces to stop the crafts advancing along the river. MS. & LS. Troops placing explosive on van. LS. Officer and soldier firing explosive charge. LS. Explosion. GV. River. LS. Troops going aboard landing craft. LS. Landing craft cruising up river.
(Mute Dupe Neg.)
Date found in the old record - 01/09/1952.