The Battle of Hue, Vietnam Pt1 221064-02 | Footage Farm



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Vietnamese government film covering battle for the city of Hue during the 1968 Tet Offensive [American narration]. Titles. VS city under siege – Vietnamese troops running – explosions – bomb-damaged temple. Vars good shots inc. CUs Vietcong soldiers filmed by captured South Vietnamese Army photographer – armed guerrillas towards camera & around old citadel. Civilians fleeing as Communists advance; very young soldier past abandoned buildings; soldiers breaking into house; civilians running up road, possessions in cart. LS houses set on fire – VO says in retaliation for locals fleeing.
09:12:50 AARVN counterattack on Vietcong stronghold in citadel: F-4 fighters fly over; building w/ sign ‘Bo Tu-Lenh Su-Doan’. South Vietnamese infantry down street followed by refugees wanting protection; troops returning fire on enemy; support jets above; Marines advance into Communist line – heavy gunfire heard; CUs infantry firing from empty buildings – troops wearing gas masks; AARVN officers plan next attack.
09:15:50 Government troops across ruined wall of citadel. VS dead Vietcong guerrillas in foxholes among rubble; troops examine captured VC weapons inc. anti-aircraft gun; CUs corpses. Continued…
Vietnam War; 1968;
[NB Content good but scratched in parts.]
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