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Item Number
VA000400
Record Number
399
Creation Date
February 1968
Collection
Douglas Pike Photograph Collection
Media Type
Photograph
Description
ARVN Forces Inflict Heavy Casualties on NVA Invaders - Gia Dinh - A large force of North Vietnamese Army (NVA) troops infiltrated Go Vap in Gia Dinh Province, some three miles northeast of the Presidential Palace in Saigon on May 31. A combined force of Vietnam marines, Airborne infantry, Regional and Popular Forces, armored units and National Police drove most of the NVA out of the heavily populated area. Those not driven out were killed or captured. - A Vietnamese Marine takes cover during the fighting in Go Vap. The burning houses were set afire by retreating North Vietnamese troops.
Citation
Photograph VA000400,  February 1968, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 28 Jul. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA000400>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA000400, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 10 Jun 2002]