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Vietnam War / Fighting / Thuong Duc #197840

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) South Vietnam representative says 400,000 enemy killed since United States forces entered war in 1961. 28,000 Americans killed in that time; 95,000 South Vietnam killed. Some say enemy deaths exaggerated. Report on allies routing out enemy near Thuong Duc, South Vietnam
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Vietnam) Allies with American advisors search for enemy. Storage hut in village of Viet Cong sympathizers burned; huts spared. In 2nd village assault, 2 killed and 8 wounded. In 3rd village was the bulk of enemy. CBS cameraman, Tran Van Khiem, wounded. Reporter nicked by slug. CBS cameraman, Sean Flynn, risks life to film scenes. Fighting shown. Special Forces pull back into Thuong Duc, South Vietnam.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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