United States MEDCAP team treats patients at Tan Tru in South Vietnam. United States medics treat the leg of a boy. Medic gives slip and talks to her. Medic dresses the back of the boy's knee. A Vietnamese woman sits with a child. Medic gives medicine to her. Medic dresses a boy's leg. Medic checks eye sight of an old Vietnamese man. A boy watches. Medic treats shoulder back of the boy. An old woman sits for the treatment. A woman and a child take medicines. Medic treats a boy's ear.
United States soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 60th Infantry and 9th Infantry Division walk across a field with a few Viet Cong suspect. Soldiers sit. A boy stands before a soldier. He writes on a paper with identity card before him. A soldier clicks pictures. Soldiers question and check identification cards of the suspects. Viet Cong sits on ground. Soldier calls another Viet Cong and questions him.
Covers TET observance program by VNAF (Viet Nam Air Force) 33rd Wing and U.S. Air Force Advisory Team No. 1 in Tan Tru village, Vietnam. Villagers receive boxes of food gifts. VNAF men carry boxes. An old Vietnamese woman stands with children. The villagers queue up.
Covers TET observance program by VNAF (Viet Nam Air Force) 33rd Wing and U.S. Air Force Advisory Team No. 1 in Tan Tru village, Vietnam. Vietnamese medics treat and issue medicines to women and children at an outdoor clinic.
Division of Vietnam into North and South Vietnam as Indochina war ends up in Vietnam. Aerial view of cratered battle ground, with smoke rising, at Dien Bien Phu, Vietnam, in March, 1954. A French A-26 Invader aircraft flying above some clouds and pilot in cockpit using radio. French paratroops, dropping from C-47 aircraft, and landing, to reinforce troops dug in at Dien Bien Phu. French artillery firing and rounds exploding in the distance. French troops moving through brush, and carrying wounded back out. Citizens on streets of Hanoi, North Vietnam, scrounging for scraps to eat. An old woman hunkered down in a doorway. A mother with a young boy. French troops crossing a bridge as they surrender following the siege at Dien Bien Phu. North Vietnamese troops entering Hanoi. Delegates at the Geneva conference of 1954, in the Palais des Nations, including representatives of the Soviet Union, the United States, France, the United Kingdom, and the People’s Republic of China, among others. Closeup of Soviet delegation, with Foreign Minister, Vyacheslav Molotov, second from left. View of the North Vietnamese delegation, and delegate Ta Quang Buu, Vice Minister of Defense of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam), and Head of their Military Delegation, signing the accords. Closeup of one treaty page, with his signature, as Minister of Defense, and that of Henri, Deltiel, Brigadier General, who signed for the Commander in Chief of all French Forces in Indochina. OUtdoors. After the conference, Soviet Foreign Minister, Molotov shakes hands with Chou En-lai, Chinese Foreign Minister. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, wearing a hat, is standing behind Molotov. A long line of refugees fleeing to the South, from North Vietnam. A 1954 map showing the division of North and South Vietnam at the 19th parallel. Mist settled among mountain tops. South Vietnamese people engaged in agricultural pursuits and building new dwellings. South Vietnamese placing ballots in boxes during elections. Brief glimpse of the glamorous Madame Ngo Dinh Nhu, defacto First Lady of South Vietnam, dressed in ao dai and wearing dark glasses, as she leaves a polling place. Farmers dressed in traditional conical hats (non la) working in grain fields, and reaping and carrying cut grain on poles in the South. Beautiful view of fishermen and boats silhouetted against sky, with tall limestone islands in background, at Ha Long Bay, North Vietnam (incorrectly implying it shows South Vietnamese in peaceful pursuits). South Vietnamese at work building structures with concrete blocks. A car with bullet holes in the windshield, draws attention on busy street in South Vietnam. Closeup of murdered man inside on floor of car. Scenes of vandalism at a house. Viet Minh guerillas moving through jungles and setting fires to straw roofed houses. Remains of a destroyed dwelling. Bodies of South Vietnamese killed, according to the narrator, by "Viet Cong pursuasion squads." A framed picture of Ho Chi Minh, over a North Vietnamese star flag.
Covers TET observance program by VNAF (Viet Nam Air Force) 33rd Wing and U.S. Air Force Advisory Team No. 1 in Tan Tru village, Vietnam. Villagers receive boxes of food gifts. The villagers leave the distribution area with food loaded on carts.