Vietnam War documentary – 220303-13 | Footage Farm Ltd



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Pt 2 of 3
1959 Gettysburg College – Eisenhower (Ike) on importance of defending freedom, part over shots of US handing out aid in South Vietnam.
1960 Troops in South Vietnam, railroad blown up by NV guerrillas. Machine guns fired from SV troop train. Various war shots.
1961 Air Force One on tarmac. American aid to SV – machinery, military – USAF training South Vietnamese.
US soldier training in use of weapons – speaks Vietnamese. Various other sequences showing US “advisors” & South Vietnamese troops. North Vietnamese guerrillas under arrest.
05:15:02 US advisor teams working in clinics & hospitals. American equipment & troops into Vietnam. Helicopters – South Vietnamese troops on counter attack. Wounded American soldier on stretcher to copter.
05:16:58 South Vietnamese combat training – boats & landings. Jungle fighting. Explosion. Wounded SV. South Vietnamese soldier prays at shrine.
05:18:00 1964 President Johnson / LBJ speech re renewed hostile action of North Vietnamese & the Gulf of Tonkin. US naval aircraft carrier. USAF bomb North Vietnam. August – Secretary of Defense McNamara says US seeks no wider war. US troops w/ captured Vietcong arms. Chinese markings on warheads. Ho Chi Minh seated at table. US politician speaking re efforts to bring Vietnam to conference table & rejections by Hanoi and Peking.
President Johnson re US does not seek the destruction of any government; South Vietnam must have democratic rights. We will not surrender.
Vietnam War; Propaganda;
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