French troops disembark from Landing craft and fire machine guns and mortars in Indochina.
Vietnam Date:1951, April 19 Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Landing craft loaded with French troops make their way through the Bamboo Canal in Vietnam. Troops disembark from the landing craft on river bank near port of Coi-Co at the junction of Song-Thai-Binh. They cross open fields and canal ( some with supplies on their backs). Local children seen with water buffaloes. A truck is ferried across the canal. Advance is held up as they encounter Viet-Minh resistance at a village. French soldiers dig in. They fire machine guns and mortars. Thatched-roofed house burns as they occupy the village.
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