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Item Number
VA000421
Record Number
420
Creation Date
June 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 Government 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.. Photo: An ARVN company commander, accompanied by an American advisor (right) lead an assault on a rice warehouse occupied by NVA soldiers.
Citation
Photograph VA000421,  June 1968, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 30 Sep. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=VA000421>.
Pub. Credit Line
VA000421, Douglas Pike Photograph Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 30 Aug 2001[Updated: 12 Jun 2002]