Produced during the early days of the Vietnam War, this vintage informational film profiles efforts by the U.S. Marine Corps to combat the Vietcong insurgency with a mixture of military offensives and civic action programs aimed at helping Vietnamese civilians, who had lived for years under the shadow of communist terrorism. Focusing on the village of Song C m Bi n, The Full Blade chronicles Operation Golden Fleece, a 1965 action by the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines. Part combat action and part humanitarian mission, Golden Fleece focused the resources of the Marines onto the most benevolent of objectives: protecting the village's annual rice harvest from being looted by the Vietcong.
Produced during the early days of the Vietnam War, this vintage informational film profiles efforts by the U.S. Marine Corps to combat the Vietcong insurgency with a mixture of military offensives and civic action programs aimed at helping Vietnamese civilians, who had lived for years under the shadow of communist terrorism. Focusing on the village of Song C m Bi n, The Full Blade chronicles Operation Golden Fleece, a 1965 action by the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines. Part combat action and part humanitarian mission, Golden Fleece focused the resources of the Marines onto the most benevolent of objectives: protecting the village's annual rice harvest from being looted by the Vietcong.
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Produced during the early days of the Vietnam War, this vintage informational film profiles efforts by the U.S. Marine Corps to combat the Vietcong insurgency with a mixture of military offensives and civic action programs aimed at helping Vietnamese civilians, who had lived for years under the shadow of communist terrorism. Focusing on the village of Song C m Bi n, The Full Blade chronicles Operation Golden Fleece, a 1965 action by the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines. Part combat action and part humanitarian mission, Golden Fleece focused the resources of the Marines onto the most benevolent of objectives: protecting the village's annual rice harvest from being looted by the Vietcong.