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(Studio) Allies invade DMZ (demilitarized zone) to seek and destroy enemy staging areas. 2,000 Marines flown to Ben Hai River to assist. United Press International casualty figures cited.
(Con Thien, South Vietnam) 1st brigade, 5th mechanized division gets jurisdiction over "Leatherneck Sq." [sergeant Major Emil TEPSITCH - says we're here to kill. Our unit goes on foot Man on the ground will win. Must shoot back whether it's the DMZ (demilitarized zone) or not.] [Battalion Commander Lieutenant Colonel Selby LITTLE - says to secure 2 bases and interdict infiltration rtes. Not concerned about monsoon season.] Rain cuts down on air power. Doesn't hamper enemy artillery.
|Program Time:||00:00:10 am - 00:04:00 am. Duration: 03:50|
|Reporters:||Cronkite, Walter; Sargent, Tony|
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|Broadcast Type:||Evening News Segment Type: News Content|