• Short Summary

    US army equipment bolsters Laotian defences against Communist China and North Vietnam.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Turmoil in Laos.

    Various shots of hilly countryside in Laos. LS plane taxiing in. CU sign on side of aircraft. LS supplies being lifted out of plane by soldiers. CU sacks of military supplies from USA. LS & MS supplies being loaded onto lorries. LS villagers carrying bundles leaving village. LS villagers. Various shots of Laotian army kneeling in bushes ready for attack. Two LSs Laotian army walking through bushes with rifles ready.

    The Laotian army is bolstering defences with US equipment, against Chinese and North Vietnamese Communists.

    Date on dope sheet is 03/09/1959.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2744.02
    Media URN:
    80803
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:49:00 / 01:08:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 3261 B

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