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Big Picture, Episode 729, Your Army Reports, No. 13
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The American Legion convention in Boston, processing meat and fish for U.S. troops mealtime, and other stories are featured.
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Big Picture, Episode 736, Vietnam Crucible
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The United States Army soldier. The 1960s have brought him here to South Vietnam. Here in Vietnam, he fights a war unlike past wars, a war alien to the direct total military action of World War II, lacking the clear frontlines of Korea, a war distinctly a product of its own complicated age, a war that probes new d...
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Universal Newsreels, Release 74, September 13, 1965
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 74 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1965, originally published 1965), 6 mins
The WAR IN VIETNAM "Operation Piranha" throws an assault force of U.S. MARINES against a pocket of Viet Cong on the Batangan Peninsula, 20 miles south of Chu Lai. With helicopters and amphibious craft, the MARINES push Red forces inland where South Vietnamese troops await them. In one of the fiercest hand-to-hand...
in Universal Newsreels, Release 74 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1965, originally published 1965), 6 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 695, A Nation Builds Under Fire (Host Narrator John Wayne)
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Introduced by Hubert Humphrey, with John Wayne then explaining how the people of the Republic of Vietnam attempt to build a nation amidst the holocaust of war. Parallels are drawn with our own Revolutionary War, and the years that followed in which our founding fathers built the substance and structure of a nation...
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Big Picture, Episode 710, Shotgun Rider
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This film is about the helicopter door gunner, nicknamed "Shotgun Rider." He was a new addition to the helicopter crew, and the film shows him as he performed some of his various duties in Vietnam, after a rigorous training program.
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Big Picture, Episode 607, Operation Montagnard
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This film examines how the Montagnards (a primitive tribe living in the Vietnamese central highlands) were trained by the U.S. to defend their territories against the Viet Cong. The film illustrates the methods used by Army Special Forces to win over these tribesmen to the South Vietnam cause.
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Big Picture, Episode 716, The Big Red One in Vietnam
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This film is a combat history of the First Infantry Division in South Vietnam. In addition to chronicling its battle actions since its arrival in Vietnam in July, 1965 until its largest campaign, Operation Junction City, in March, 1967, the film also depicts the severe combat conditions encountered by the troops,...
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Big Picture, Episode 700, Your Army Reports, No. 8
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The U.S. Army First Air Cavalry in combat, Vietnamese Rangers supported by the U.S. Army's 13th Aviation Battalion, and aviation support activities. Also included in the film are stories on the Vietnamese Women's Army Corps (WAC) training, and the artillery fire mission of the 173rd Airborne Brigade.
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Big Picture, Episode 713, Your Army Reports, No. 10
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Reports on a Scatter Communications site in Germany, food irradiation in Massachusetts, and "tunnel rats" in Vietnam. Also included are features on the Institute of Heraldry in Virginia, U.S. Army engineers in Thailand, and the Freedom Foundations Award in Valley Forge.
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Big Picture, Episode 562, Hidden War in Vietnam
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From remote and hazardous locales in South Vietnam comes this documentary report on what the United States Army, Air Force, and Navy are doing to contain the spread of Communism. Camera crews on location in South Vietnam show the military operations of our Special Forces units--how they live--how they operate--and...
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