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Vietnam War #198584

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 27, 1968
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(Studio) Allies go into Mekong Delta island to trap VC. Tropical storm threatens operation. Near Cambodian border, conflict results in casualties. Earlier operation in area reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mt. Nui Kto, South Vietnam) Mt. Nui Kto area described. Film shown. Allies try to drive Viet Cong out of area; destroy hospital communications cntr. Green Berets involved. "Million Dollar Knoll" on mount filmed, described. South Vietnam have peaks, slopes belong to enemy. Air strikes, artillery ineffective. Battle action filmed. [Major Robert T. TOPP - outlines strategy to take caves.] Green Berets view fight personally.
REPORTER: George Syvertsen

Cronkite, Walter;
Syvertsen, George

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