[Military operations by the 9th Viet Cong Main Force Division in retaliation for the bombing of Hanoi and Hai Phong (Junction City) August 1966]

Place Asia: Vietnam, Tay Ninh Province
Accession Number F03484
Collection type Film
Measurement 33 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/sound
Maker Liberation Film Office
Place made Vietnam: North Vietnam
Date made 1966-1967
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Captured North Vietnamese newsreels with American English language narration. Shows Viet Cong 9th Division preparations and in attack. Scenes of US dead and prisoners. Entertaining Chinese writers and correspondents in War Zone 'C'. Visit to Viet Cong printing plant. The Winter-Spring offensive of 1966-67 Action at Cha Do (Civilian Irregular Defence Group), Boi Cau Vinh, at Suoi Da and at Lan Chiem Phuoc Hoa. Destruction of rail installations and tracks at Gia Huynh. Casualties entering underground hospital in War Zone "C". Defusing US bombs and utilising parts for the manufacture of weapons. Foot and bicycle supply route. Translation of Vietnamese titles:
1. Fighting the enemy - Seizing Phuoc Hoa
2. Binh Thuan Province - A radical - Destruction of the transport system
3. Liberation Film Office Newsreel
4. A Liberation Army Unit - Determined to avenge our comrades in Hanoi [and] Hai Phong
5. Determined to force the American pirates to pay in blood for the comrades of Hanoi and Hai Phong
6. Warmly welcoming our Chinese comrades who have come to visit southern Vietnam
7. Everything for the spring victory
8. An outstanding effort to smash the American imperialists' new reactionary plan, determined to seize a significant and true advantage in spring 1966-67
9. Our force is strong our bodies are sure, the American (pirates) from more numerous, we are determined to kill more and more Americans and their puppets, seizing greater and greater advantage
10. Unite as one, increase effort , killing the pirates [Americans] is meritorious (service) avenge the State, repay your country
11. No matter how long or difficult, we must be determined to fight and determined to win, nothing is more valuable than independence and freedom
12. Tay Ninh province in the spring
13. Killing the enemy in Cha Do
14. Destroying the Vinh bridge
15. Victory at Da Creek