ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(Fort Irwin, California: Gary Shepard) United States war games in preparation for possible war with USSR featured; details given, scenes shown of military maneuvers near Fort Irwin in Mojave Desert of California. [Corporal Nels GRAHAM - explains being overwhelmed by USSR tanks.] War games explained; scenes shown. [Senior observer Lieutenant Colonel Anthony GIUSTI - discusses war games' purpose.] Issue of United States and NATO's chances against Sovs. in conventional war without nuclear weapons that will be eliminated by INF treaty discussed. [SOLDIERS - comment.] [NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) commander in chief General John GALVIN -says NATO/US forces could not stop Warsaw Pact invasion without nuclear weapons.] Group of American soldiers trained in USSR style of fighting shown. [Fort Irwin commander General Pete TAYLOR - explains training efforts here.]
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