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Vietnam / Fighting / Khe Sanh #197881

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 11, 1968
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(Studio) 26 Communists killed in battle with Americans N.W. of Saigon. Report on return to Khe Sanh.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Khe Sanh, South Vietnam) Marines take up metal airstrip. [Chief Petty OFR. describes weight and worth of airstrip points. Seabees to be anywhere they're needed.] Holes in airstrip shown. [SOLDIER - says Khe Sanh greener than it was when stationed here. Plenty of memories here.] 26th Marine regular stationed here during siege. 150 died here in 2 mos. and 1,000 hurt. "Taps" played.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Webster, Don
Duration:
00:03:50

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