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Vietnam War #199047

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1968
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(Studio) United States Marines, government troops try to get guerrillas near Danang. Casualties noted. In Saigon area, action reported near Cambodia border.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Near Cambodia Border) Communists hide in rubber plantations; tanks go after them. Film shown. Regiment hdq. of North Vietnam sought near Cambodia. Drawbacks to bombing rubber plantations include having to pay French owners for damage; throwing South Vietnam people out of work. Battle area shown. North Vietnam left dead on site. Retreat suspected, probably back across Cambodia border. Unexploded ammunition destroyed. Booby traps hit. United States soldiers hit. [SERVICEMAN - reports injury.] Unoccupied huts burned. Report features 1st Air Cavalry.
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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