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Struggle for life : medicine and public health in South Vietnam

Author: Mặt trận dân tộc giải phóng miè̂n nam Việt Nam.; Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: New York, NY : Third World Newsreel, [1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film was made from American, Vietnamese, French, Canadian and Swiss shorts. This film depicts Vietnamese medical cadres working to save the lives of people in the liberated areas of South Vietnam during the war. At the front, medics carry the wounded to carefully concealed tunnels where intricate surgery is performed with the aid of generators powered by the pedaling of bicycle wheels. These resourceful and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mặt trận dân tộc giải phóng miè̂n nam Việt Nam.; Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 43639577
Notes: Originally issued as a motion picture in 1968.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., b&w & col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Medicine and public health in South Vietnam
Struggle for life (Motion picture)
Responsibility: [National Liberation Front Vietnam].

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This film was made from American, Vietnamese, French, Canadian and Swiss shorts. This film depicts Vietnamese medical cadres working to save the lives of people in the liberated areas of South Vietnam during the war. At the front, medics carry the wounded to carefully concealed tunnels where intricate surgery is performed with the aid of generators powered by the pedaling of bicycle wheels. These resourceful and determined people set up medical research centers in the middle of jungles that were totally mobile in the event of U.S. bombing raids.

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