Vietnam War documentary – 220303-12 | Footage Farm Ltd



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Pt 1 of 3
President Johnson / LBJ at microphone talking about a letter from a woman in the Mid West asking Why Vietnam ? Montage Vietnam war shots.
05:01:17 Munich 1938 – Hitler in open top car – Chamberlain arrives – Munich pact – Chamberlain speaking re Peace. Montage shots – bomb damaged buildings – Mussolini – Ethiopia – Haile Selassie at League of Nations – Anschluss – Korean war.
05:03:16 Johnson speaking re reasons for War and fight for freedom
05:04:28 Background to US involvement in Vietnam. Dien Bien Phu, French Indo China. Battle scenes and dropping supplies. 1954 Hanoi refugees – French leave Hanoi as communist forces move in. Geneva conference which divides Vietnam into North and South. Refugees fleeing South. US support to South Vietnam.
05:06:45 Map 1954 17th Parallel – mountain shots. North Vietnam, Ho Chi-Minh w/ children. South Vietnam farming & agriculture – building homes – elections. US economic aid – tools and grain. Gathering in harvest in the South following land reforms. Scenic shots – junks – coastline
05:08:46 Manilla 1955 signing of South East Asia Collective Defence Treaty. South Vietnam – shots of house building – narration tells of subversive activities from Communist North. Terrorist activities – NV guerrilla warfare – burning buildings – dead bodies.
05:10:08 South Vietnam – spraying rice fields – rice processed. Open cast mining. Rubber plantation – latex processing. Textile factory.
Vietnam War; Propaganda;
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