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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 17
Title:
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Summary: Us Air Raids Over North Vietnam Suspended, N.Vietnam Minh
Story No: X01098
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 19/04/1968 00:00 AM
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N.Vietnam Plane

US air raids over North Vietnam suspended

02/04/1968

00:01:00

Haiphong, North Vietnam - 02/04/1968

1. A tracking shot along a street in Haiphong lined by badly damaged and gutted buildings and heaps of rubble where the destruction has been complete.

2. Various shots showing crude barriers blocking a street where an unexploded bomb has been uncovered and members of a North Vietnamese army bomb disposal team attaching a rope to an unexploded US 750-pound bomb near a water-filled bomb crater.

3. Various shots of the bomb disposal team trying to drag the bomb through the mud to a place where it can be safely disposed of.

4. Various shots showing Vietnamese men and women recovering the wing flap and main wing section from a shot-down US Navy jet (possibly a Vought A-7 Corsair fighter-bomber) from a river.

5. Various shots of a man wiping the mud off the wing section to and two young women posing with a US Navy flying helmet.

STORYLINE:

Haiphong, North Vietnam - 02/04/1968. Following President Lyndon B Johnson''s 31st March 1968 announcement of the suspension of US bombing missions over North Vietnam, a cameraman records the results of American air raids in Haiphong, North Vietnam''s second city and premier port.

F07001

N.Vietnam Minh

03/04/1968

00:01:00

Hanoi, North Vietnam - 03/04/1968

1. Various interior shots taken inside the Soviet embassy in Hanoi showing Ho Chi Minh in November 1966 attending a formal reception hosted by the Soviet amabassador, seen here in full diplomatic uniform, to honour the forty ninth anniversary of Lenin''s Bolshevik Revolution in October 1917. Also present are two Soviet cosmonauts.

2. Various shots showing Ho Chi Minh visiting a North Vietnamese army anti-aircraft battery in Hanoi meeting gunners manning a Soviet-designed and Chinese-built S-60/Type 59 57mm anti-aircraft cannon and handing out single cigarettes. Ho waves to the cameraman as he walks away from the gun site.

STORYLINE:

Hanoi, North Vietnam - 03/04/1968. Publicity shots of Ho Chi Minh, NorthVietnam''s frail-looking communist ruler, attending a reception in Hanoi in honour of the October 1917 Russian Revolution in 1966 and visiting one of the hundreds of anti-aircraft gun crews defending the North Vietnamese capital from US air attacks.

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 1
Title:
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Summary: Vietcong Battle Rages, S.Vietnam Bomb, Besieged Pagoda In Saigon, Aussie Troops Complete A Sweep For Viet Cong Guerrillas
Story No: X01086
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 24/07/1966 04:00 AM
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South Vietnam battle

Vietcong battle rages

12/12/1964

0:58

South Vietnam

Various shots showing buildings inside a South Vietnamese army barracks in a rural district either damaged or completely destroyed by Viet Cong mortars. Various shots of a circular concrete firing pit for an 81mm mortar, with discarded bottle-like objects and used artillery shell cases laid out on the rim. Various shots of Vietnamese soldiers and foreign journalists inspecting the perimeter defences and several bodies of Viet Cong fighters killed while trying to breach them. Various shots of the journalists and two US army advisors armed with M-14 rifles viewing the scene. A shot showing a US military advisor listening to a South Vietnamese army describing the battle to him.

STORYLINE:

Foreign journalists and US military advisors inspect the aftermath of an unsuccessful attack by Viet Cong guerrillas on a South Vietnamese army barracks in the countryside.

F07011

S.Vietnam bomb

Viet Cong bomb attack in Saigon

29/04/1966

00:01:00

Saigon, South Vietnam - 29/04/1966

1. Various shots taken in a street market in Saigon showing armed civilian policemen and South Vietnamese soldiers and military police

armed with M-1 carbines on duty after a Viet Cong bomb attack (no sign of any destruction or loss of life occasioned by the attack)and stopping

traffic from approaching the scene.

2. Various shots showing a Vietnamese policeman getting irritated by children who have gathered to watch events and South Vietnamese soldiers in the back of a covered truck smiling at the camera.

3. A shot of the policeman encouraging local people to move away.

STORYLINE:

Saigon, South Vietnam - 29/04/1966. While Saigon is in the grip of yet another political crisis involving Buddhist opposition to the Ky-Thieu regime, Viet Cong bomb attacks add to the mood of insecurity in the city.

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Vietnam pagoda

Besieged pagoda in Saigon

22/06/1966

0:56

Saigon, Vietnam

Various shots showing the gateway to a Buddhist monastery, with both big heavy metal doors closed, a Buddhist monk in traditional saffon robes staring at the camera at the narrow pedestrian entrance to the monastery, various shots showing a jeep leading a column of South Vietnamese army lorries towards the monastery gateway, a small crowd of young people at the gateway watching policemen drag coils of barbed wire off the back of a lorry and erect an improvised barrier near the monastery''s front gate, a soldier armed with an M-1 Garand rifle stands watch over the scene, shots of mischievous looking youngsters staring at the camera from the other side of a coil of barbed wire, the big doors of the monastery gates being closed shut.

STORYLINE:

South Vietnamese soldiers and police surround a Buddhist monastery in Saigon during a wave of anti-government protests.

F07012

S.Vietnam troops

Aussie troops complete a sweep for Viet Cong guerrillas

24/07/1966

00:01:00

Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam - 24/07/1966

1. Various shots from a moving M113 armoured personnel manned by men from the 1st Armoured Personnel Squadron heading down a road

through a rubber plantation past Vietnamese peasants going about their business and the APC commander on top of the vehicle next to his Browning .50 calibre machine gun mounting.

2. Various shots of a Bell 47G Sioux helicopter flying low over a column of 1st APC Squadron APCs carrying men from the 6th Battalion Royal Australian Rifles who prefer to ride on top of their M113s rather than inside them, an Australian 3-inch mortar position bombarding Viet Cong positions and the M113 APCS deploying in the countryside. (38 seconds)

3. Various shots showing Vietnamese peasant women going about their business, oxen-drawn farm waggons, market traders selling small amounts of fruit and vegetables.

STORYLINE:

Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam - 24/07/1966. In "Operation Brisbane" (16-18th July 1966), Australian troops conduct a sweep for Viet Cong guerrillas in Phuoc Tuy province between Nui Dinh and Nui Thi Vai. Scenes of everyday life for Vietnamese peasants in Phuoc Tuy province.

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 9
Title:
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Summary: Australian And New Zealand Troops Land At Nui Dat
Story No: X01354
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 01/06/1967 00:00 AM
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Vietnam troops

Australian and New Zealand troops land at Nui Dat

01/06/1967

00:04:00

Nui Dat, Vietnam - 01/06/1967

1. Various shots showing soldiers from the 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, standing by their weapons and luggage, waiting at a helicopter landing zone at Nui Dat in Phuoc Tuy Province and a US Army Boeing Chinook helicopter coming into land.

2. Various shots of the 6 RAR soldiers, each man carrying several bags full of the possessions he has acquired after nearly a year ''in-country'', making their way towards the helicopter as the new comers, the 2nd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, disembark onto Vietnamese soil for the first time from the Chinook''s big rear cargo door. (24 feet)

3. Various shots of the 6 RAR soldiers carrying their personal effects boarding the Chinook helicopter by its big rear cargo door under the supervision of the US Army cargo handler and the Chinook ready to take off from the landing zone. (35 feet)

4. Various shot showing the new arrivals, armed with the Lithgow SLR, the Australian copy of the NATO Belgian FN self-loading rifle and, in one or two cases, with another Australian-produced weapon, the F1 9mm sub machine-gun, loading their kit bags into the back of a three-ton truck and climbing aboard. (61 feet)

5. Various shots of an Australian army major and three other men, keeping their heads low to avoid the backwash from the Chinook''s rotor blades, newly-arrived soldiers climbing into the back of a three-ton truck and being driven to their base past other soldiers from the 6 RAR waiting to begin their journey home, a Land Rover following a trauckload of soldiers from 2 RAR. (77 feet)

6. Various shots of 6 RAR soldiers waiting at the Landing Zone for their turn to leave, several M113 armoured personnel carriers crewed by the 1st APC Squadron on guard duty at the landing zone, a group of officers standing around. (91 feet)

Out-takes (97 - 175 feet)

7. Six RAR soldiers waiting at the landing zone at Nui Dat with their personal weapons and suitcases and bags, the US Army Chinook helicopter landing, people lowering their heads to avoid the backwash from the rotor blades, the 6 RAR soldiers crossing the landing zone to board the helicopter and the new arrivals from 2 RAR passing them as they arrive on Vietnamese soil for the first time, the Chinook helicopter taking off, the new arrivals climbing into the back of a three-ton truck which then drives off, 6 RAR soldiers at the landing zone standing around near the M113 armoured personnel carriers on guard duty.

STORYLINE:

Nui Dat, Vietnam - 01/06/1967. A combined Australian-New Zealand unit, the 2nd Battalion Australian Regiment complete with two companies of New Zealanders, arrives by air at Nui Dat to replace the 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment after its year of combat duty in Vietnam.

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 13
Title:
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Summary: Thai Pm Visits South Vietnam, Troop Activity At South Vietnamese Border Base
Story No: X01095
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 19/01/1968 00:00 AM
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S.Vietnam Thanom

Thai PM visits South Vietnam

12/01/1968

00:02:00

Saigon, South Vietnam - 12/01/1968

1. Various shots of soldiers from the 9th US Division "The Old Reliables"riding on M113 armoured personnel carriers on guard duty around the perimeter of "Bearcat" divisional camp at Long Thanh 20 miles south east of Saigon.

2. Various shots showing Thai soldiers from the Royal Thai (Queen''s Cobras) Volunteer Regiment and US troops on parade at "Bearcat" with their regimental colours and General William Westmoreland, commander Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), his deputy, General Creighton Abrams, and a senior South Vietnamese army general waiting for the arrival of the Thai prime minister.

3. Various shots showing Thai premier Kittikachon Thanom (wearing army uniform) arriving in a jeep with South Vietnamese Vice-President Nguyen Cao Ky and standing to attention and saluting alongside Westmoreland and 9th Division''s commanding officer, Major-General Harris W Hollis, as the 9th Division''s band plays.

4. Various shots of Thanom inspecting soldiers from the Queen''s Cobra Regiment and watching Westmoreland decorating Thai soldiers for gallantry in combat, Thanom warmly congratulating them.

5. Various shots of US and Thai soldiers standing to attention.

STORYLINE:

Saigon, South Vietnam - 12/01/1968. The Thai prime minister Kittikachon Thanom visits the 2,500-strong Royal Thai Volunteer Regiment on combat service in Vietnam alongside the 9th US Division near Saigon.

F07008

S.Vietnam base

Troop activity at South Vietnamese border base

19/01/1968

00:01:00

South Vietnam - 19/01/1968

1. Various shots showing soldiers from the 1st US Division "The Big Red One" waiting to board helicopters for "Operation Bluefield" (1st - 9th June 1967) and Bell Huey helicopters arriving to collect the troops and taking off, fully-loaded.

2. Various shots showing two GIs, the nearest one holding a spade in one hand and an M-16 rifle in the other, and US soldiers in single file moving along a track.

3. A shot of US infantrymen deployed in extended order in a grassy field. (49 feet)

4. Various shots filmed in Di An showing the colour party of the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment on parade in front of General William Westmoreland, commander of the Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV).

5. Various shots of medals for gallantry on a tray for an awards ceremony for the

1/4th Regiment''s part in the fighting in Binh Long province and Westmoreland attaching a medal to the Regiment''s colours.

6. A shot of US soldiers of the 1/4th Regiment marching past the camera.

STORYLINE:

South Vietnam - 19/01/1968. Units of the 1st US Division ''The Big Red One'' take part in "Operation Bluefield" in June 1967. The US Army commander in Vietnam, General Westmoreland, decorates men of the division for bravery in combat in Binh Long province.

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.1: Part 8
Title:
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Summary: S. Vietnam: Marines Capture Vc Supplies, Captured Vietcong Arms Ship, Election Protest, Saigon: Dzu Students
Story No: X01082
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 15/02/1967 00:00 AM
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S. Vietnam: Marines capture VC supplies

15/2/1967

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Various shots showing Vietnamese civilians helping US Marines pour rice into a sack (seen held by a black US Martine), lifting bags of rice from a large stockpile, removing bags of rice from a straw and mud hut used by the local Viet Cong guerrillas as a rice storage depot and sacks of rice into the back of a Boeing Chinook helicopter.

Storyline: Captured Viet Cong rice in the hands of the US Marines in I Corps' zone of operations south of the Demilitarised Zone.

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Vietnam: Captured Vietcong Arms Ship

21/7/1967

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Various shots showing a small coastal freighter used by the North Vietnamese to smuggle weapons for the Viet Cong being put on display by the South Vietnamese government; its bridge and crew quarters show damage sustained during its capture by the South Vietnamese navy, senior South Vietnamese service chiefs headed by Air Vice-Marshal Ngyuyen Cao Ky seen inspecting the vessel and its armament of two DshKM 12.7mm anti-aircraft machine-guns, local Vietnamese people lining up to board the vessel.

Various shots showing the cargo of captured weaponry - SKS rifles, AK-47 assault rifles, Chinese-made 122mm mortar rounds and B-40 122mm rockets - on display and being examined by South Vietnamese head of state Nguyen Van Thieu, Thieu and Premier Ky reviewing a South Vietnamese naval Guard of Honour.

Various shots showing the South Vietnamese naval commander (?) making a speech and Ky decorating senior Vietnamese commanders.

Storyline: The capture of a North Vietnamese coastal freighter by the South Vietnamese navy is the occasion for much public rejoicing by the Saigon government.

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South Vietnam: Election Protest

8/9/1967

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Various shots showing Truong Dinh Dzu, opposition candidate in the South Vietnamese presidential elections being interviewed by local Vietnamese and foreign journalists on the steps of the National Assembly in the centre of Saigon in protest over the electoral victory of the armed forces' candidates, Nguyen Van Thieu and Nguyen Cao Ky.

Storyline: Truong Dinh Dzu, South Vietnam's only opposition leader of any stature, complains that the victory of President Thieu and Vice-President Ky in South Vietnam's presidential election held on the 3rd September 1967 was the result of corruption and ballot-rigging.

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Saigon: DZU students (sic)

17/9/1967

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Various shots of students putting up anti-government banners in the grounds of Saigon university protesting against the victory of President Thieu and Vice-President Ky and various shots of the leading figure in the opposition to the Thieu-Ky regime, Truong Dinh Dzu, being greeted by the students and joining them to listen to speeches inside a lecture hall.

Storyline: Students in Saigon's university rally to opposition leader Truong Dinh Dzu after his defeat in South Vietnam's presidential election on 3rd September 1967.

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Locations: Vietnam
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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.1: Part 1
Title:
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Summary: Saigon: Khanh Press Conference, Anti-Communist Demo, S. Vietnam: Ranger Patrol, Saigon: Racial Riots, Vietnam: Army Success Against Communists
Story No: X01074
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 18/09/1964 00:00 AM
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Saigon: Khanh press conference

2/2/1964

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Various interior shots showing journalists at a press conference as Lt-General Nguyen Khanh and his principal South Vietnamese army colleagues arrive in the conference room, various of Khanh speaking to the present: also present wearing glasses is the South Vietnamese army chief of staff, General Tran Van Minh.

Storyline: Lt-General Nguyen Khanh, South Vietnam's new strong man, holds a press conference in Saigon.

F04349

Saigon: Anti-Communist Demonstration (sic)

21/7/1964

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Various shots of Vietnamese civilians taking part in a pro-government demonstration held on 19th July 1964 in the centre of Saigon - the banners held by marchers and hung from buildings read 'We ask the Free World to come to our help in our North War March", "July 20th - our day of shame" and several anti-Chinese slogans.

Various shots of General Nguyen Khanh, the current South Vietnamese strong man, and other military leaders attending a ceremony with the US ambassador Maxwell Taylor, and a wreath-laying ceremony.

Various shots of the South Vietnamese army chief of staff, General Tran Van Minh, making a speech.

Various shots of Vietnamese youths riding on a motorised rickshaw carrying effigies of General de Gaulle and Ho Chi Minh and demonstrating in front of a part-vandalised French First World War memorial with placards in French reading 'Down with de Gaulle'.

Storyline: At a rally held on 19th July 1964 that coincided with the tenth anniversary of the signing of the 1954 Geneva Accords which divided Vietnam in two, the South Vietnamese regime whips up anti-French and anti-North Vietnamese opinion.

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S. Vietnam: Ranger patrol

15/8/1964

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0:33

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Various shots of soldiers belonging to a South Vietnamese (ARVN = Army of the Republic of South Vietnam) Rangers unit armed with M-1 carbines with fixed bayonets looking for Viet Cong in rice-growing country and discovering a dead body lying face down in a paddy field..

Various of three Vietnamese Rangers looking at and examining the body of a male Vietnamese lying on his back.

Brief shot of two Rangers dragging another corpse out of a drainage ditch.

Storyline: South Vietnamese troops from an elite unit trained by the Americans track down Viet Cong guerrillas.

F05916

Saigon: Racial Riots

31/8/1964

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Various shots showing youths in a street in Saigon's Cholon District after a riot against the city's Chinese community, a Vietnamese soldier comforts a small child, various shots of a woman being filmed as she mourns a relative killed in the rioting and other Chinese mourners standing by a row of bodies wrapped in shrouds, the victims of anti-Chinese riots.

Various shots of youths armed with sticks, metal poles and other objects in a street in the Cholon district of Saigon and hurling furniture and lumps of wood at the police during a riot, South Vietnamese troops with fixed bayonets advancing on the rioters to disperse them.

Storyline: Anti-Chinese rioters take to the streets of Saigon to attack Chinese-owned properties during a period of chronic political unrest in the South Vietnamese capital.

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Vietnam: Army success against Commies (sic)

18/9/1964

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Shots of a display organised for journalists at a South Vietnamese army barracks showing two male Viet Cong (VC) suspects, seen crouching on the ground looking fearful, and captured VC weaponry - a miscellany of bolt-action rifles, light machine-guns, a 57mm recoilless rifle and ammunition and a French-designed MAT-49 sub machine gun.

Storyline: To boost its own morale and prestige, the South Vietnamese army displays the results of one of its modest successes against the communist Viet Cong guerrillas.

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Locations: Vietnam
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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 3
Title:
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Summary: Australian Reinforcements Arrive In South Vietnam, Aussie Troops Airlifted To Phouc Tuy, Westmoreland Holds Informal Press Conference, Anti-Vietnam War Demonstration Held In Paris
Story No: X01088
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 04/05/1967 04:00 AM
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Vietnam troops

Australian reinforcements arrive in South Vietnam

05/04/1967

00:01:00

Phouc Tuy, Vietnam - 05/04/1967

1. Various shots showing Canadian-built de Havilland Caribou transport aircraft belonging to No. 30 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force taxying

along the dirt airstrip at Vung Tau and soldiers from the 7th RAR disembarking with their weapons - Australian-made copies of Belgian NATO-standard FN semi-automatic rifle called the Lithgow SLP and the Australian-designed F1 9mm sub machine-gun - via the back loading door of a Caribou transport plane.

2. Varous shots showing some of the new-arrivals chatting to fellow Australian soldiers, possibly from the 5th Battalion Royal Australian

Rifles.

3. Various shots of lines of soldiers unloading kit bags and other personal belongings from the back loading door of a Caribou transport plane.

STORYLINE:

Phouc Tuy, Vietnam - 05/04/1967. The advance party for the 7th Battalion Royal Australian Rifles arrives by air at Vung Tau in Phuoc Tuy province to relieve the 5th Battalion Royal Australian Rifles at the end of its tour of duty in Vietnam.

F07017

S.Vietnam troops

Aussie troops airlifted to Phouc Tuy

23/04/1967

00:01:00

Cape St Jacques, Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam - 23/04/1967

1. Various aerial shots showing warships lying off the South Vietnamese coast in the South China Sea near Cape St Jacques, and the flight deck of HMAS Sydney, an ex-Royal Navy light aircraft carrier converted into a troop transport, as the cameraman''s helicopter comes in to land.

2. Various shots of a US Army Boeing CH-46 Chinook landing on HMAS Sydney''s flight deck and soldiers from the 7th RAR, keeping their heads low to avoid the wash from the rotor blades, boarding the helicopter on the carrier flight deck and seated in two rows inside the Chinook while it is in flight.

3. Various shots showing a US Army Chinook hospital coming into land at Nui Dat, a sign put up to welcome the 7th RAR and soldiers from the battalion disembarking from the Chinook''s big rear door carrying their Lithgow SLRs (Australian-made copies of the NATO Belgian FN rifle) and shouldering their kit bags.

4. Various shots showing the new arrivals boarding a 3-ton truck and headin off on a dirt road to the battalion lines a short distance away.

STORYLINE:

Cape St Jacques, Phuoc Tuy, South Vietnam - 23/04/1967. The main body of the 7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment, the first Australian combat unit to be deployed in Vietnam with a high percentage of conscripted servicemen, is airlifted into Phuoc Tuy province to replace a sister battalion, the 5th, coming to the end of its tour of duty in Vietnam.

F07018

Vietnam Westmoreland

Westmoreland holds informal press conference

04/05/1967

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Vietnam - 04/05/1967

1. Various interior shots of General William Westmoreland, senior US Army commander in Vietnam,seated on a sofa with Ambassador Ellsworth Bunker in a building somewhere inside the US Embassy in Saigon (?), speaking to a small number of Vietnamese and foreign press and radio journalists.

2. Various shots showing Westmoreland leaving the building accompanied by arious US military and embassy (?) officials including Ellsworth Bunker and a senior general in the Military Assistance Command Vietnam(MACV).

STORYLINE:

Vietnam - 04/05/1967. At a time when he was both claiming that the war in Vietnam could be won but that he needed more troops to win the war, General William Westmoreland, the officer commanding the Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), gives an informal press conference to journalists.

F07019

France demonstration

Anti-Vietnam War demonstration held in Paris

04/05/1967

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Paris, France - 04/05/1967

1. Various shots, probably taken on 1st May 1967, showing a mass of demonstrators taking part in an anti-Vietnam War march in Paris'' Left Bank that is entirely peaceful and lacking almost any kind of police presence; the placards many of the marchers are carrying demand peace, a halt to US crimes, an end to US aggression in Vietnam and label President Johnson as a murder.

2. Various shots of the slow-moving mass of marchers shouting slogans and hand-clapping rhythmically and carrying the National Liberation Front for Vietnam (Viet Cong) flag.

STORYLINE:

Paris, France - 04/05/1967. Demonstrators take part in a peaceful anti-Vietnam War march along Paris'' Left Bank.

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.3: Part 1
Title:
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Summary: Bien Hoa: Van Thieu, Da Nang: Savage Battle
Story No: X01099
Source: UPI
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Date: 04/09/1968 04:00 AM
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30/8/1968 ''Bien Hoa: Van Thieu'' - President Thieu meets senior South Vietnamese army commanders at Bien Hoa

30/8/1968 ''Da Nang: Savage Battle'' - South Vietnamese troops in action with air support near Da Nang

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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.2: Part 11
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Summary: Sampan Attack Against Viet Cong On The Mekong River, Mao Meets With Viet Cong Leaders
Story No: X01355
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Date: 06/01/1968 00:00 AM
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S.Vietnam Sampans

Sampan attack against Viet Cong on the Mekong river

04/01/1968

00:01:00

Mekong Delta, South Vietnam - 04/01/1968

1. Various shots filmed on board a South Vietnamese army motorised sampan on patrol on the Mekong River (?) with another sampan, the gunner on board the cameraman''s own vessel threading a belt of .50 calibre rounds into the breech of his Browning machine-gun fitted with a close-fitting armoured shield as protection.

2. Various shots of the Browning .50 calibre gunner in action, firing rounds in short bursts at targets on the jungle-covered river bank, bursts of machine-gun fire in the water near the other South Vietnamese army sampan, view of the targets, two low buildings set back from the river''s edge in the jungle. (60 seconds)

3. Various shots showing South Vietnamese soldiers wading ashore and, accompanied by a US military advisor with a portable radio on his back, advancing into the jungle, firing their weapons - a Browning automatic rifle and M-1 Garand rifles - into the undergrowth. (1 minute 21 seconds)

4. Various shots showing the soldiers dashing past one of the low buildings whose straw-roofed outhouse is burning furiously and searching the jungle undergrowth and uncovering a rifle and a bag of ammunition (?)

A shot of three South Vietnamese soldiers crossing a stream in the jungle. (I minute 43 seconds)

STORYLINE:

Mekong Delta, South Vietnam - 04/01/1968. Dramatic scenes showing South Vietnamese army sampans in action against a Viet Cong hide-out on the Mekong River.

F07004

China Mao

Mao meets with Viet Cong leaders

06/01/1968

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Peking, China - 06/01/1968

1. Various interior shots showing Mao Zedong, wearing his usual semi-military ''Mao suit'', and other senior Chinese party and state officials greeting Vietnamese men and women from the National Liberation Front for Vietnam (the political wing of the Viet Cong)dressed in dark western suits for the occasion.

2. Various interior shots of Mao Zedong and several of his colleagues, notably Chinese foreign minister Zhou En Lai and defence minister Marshal Lin Biao, with bushy eyebrows, (allegedly killed in an air crash in 1969 while apparently trying to defect to the USSR) posing for a group photograph with the NLF delegation.

3. Various interior shots of the meeting breaking up after the photo-call and members of the Vietnamese delegation being individually bidden farewell by Mao.

STORYLINE:

Peking, China - 06/01/968. Chinese communist leader Mao Zedong meets a delegation from the National Liberation Front for Vietnam in Beijing.

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Subjects: War and Unrest, General News
Locations: China
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Vietnam War Clipreel Vol.3: Part 4
Title:
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Summary: Vietnam: Tay Ninh, Vietnam: Dmz Operation
Story No: X01359
Source: UPI
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Date: 02/10/1968 04:00 AM
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(15/9/1968) ''Vietnam: Tay Ninh: VC (sic) flushed out'' - South Vietnamese soldiers on patrol; wounded soldiers

(2/10/1968) ''Vietnam: DMZ Operation'' - US Marines on patrol in the Demilitarised Zone

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Locations: Vietnam, Southeast Asia, Asia
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