French troops shell rebel -held towns and mop up the entrenched Vietnamese in Hanoi, Vietnam during Indo China War.
Hanoi Vietnam Date:1947, January 23 Duration:2 min 14 sec Sound:Yes
Rebellion flares in Hanoi, Vietnam during Indo China War. French troops shell rebel held towns and then move in for bitter in-fighting with machine guns and small arms to mop up the entrenched Vietnamese. Wounded and dead combatants in the ruins. General Jacques-Philippe LeClerc, in charge of the military operation in Indochina, and French oversea minister, Marius Moutet, inspect the area. They move in towns by jeep and army tanks. General George and others standing outside the Pasteur Hospital building, which had been vandalized. Debris and wreckage in buildings. French soldier enters into trench and finds Japanese helmet.
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