UPI - The Vietnam War

 

Creator

Kyoichi Sawada

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Identifier

35160004316585

Creation Date

6-2-1970

Subject—Places

Vietnam; Cambodia

Subject—Topics

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Refugees

Description

Tonle Bet, Cambodia: An elderly woman refugee is helped down a river bank to be evacuated across the Mekong River to safety after Cambodian government troops recaptured the town from Communist control 5/24. South Vietnamese troops pushing up the Mekong River inside Cambodia toward the Communist camps ran into heavy resistance and reported killing 47 guerilla soldiers 6/2 with fighter-bomber support. Government losses were listed as four men wounded.

Format

BW Photograph, 8.5" x 11"

Source

United Press International

Series

Refugees

Keywords

Vietnam War

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