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Vietnam / Casualties / Katum / Haiphong #199850

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1968
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(Studio) Casualties reported Communists fire 20 mortar rounds at Special Forces Camp at Katum. 135 enemy killed.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Katum, South Vietnam) Camp after battle shown. [Lieutenant Don GIDDENS - says able to contain enemy forces in N.W. corner of camp. Describes enemy and weapons.] 3 companies of elite special forces fly in. Mortars wound 12 South Vietnam and 1 American defenders lost 12; 30 wounded on 1st day. Enemy will probably be back.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) Communist war supplies going through Haiphong have doubled since Apr. 1.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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