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Vietnam / Amphibious Operation #200221

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 21, 1969
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(Studio) Largest amphibious operation since Korean War in 2nd week; Batangan Peninsula communist stronghold.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Batangan Peninsula, South Vietnam) Mil. tightens cordon around peninsula full of booby traps. Viet Cong tunnels must be explored and destroyed. Soldiers look for mines; cross river in boats and pick up women and children to be sent to detention ctrs. for screening.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:03:00

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