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Vietnam / Fighting / Casualties #202332

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 27, 1969
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(Studio) Communists shell 32 locations. Navy barge hit at Da Nang. North Vietnam withdraw from village near American air base at Bien Hoa.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Bien Hoa, South Vietnam) [Lt. Colonel Herbert MAY - says Viet Cong entered village. Villagers drove them off without weapons.] Civilians flee to Bien Hoa after skirmish develops. Some Viet Cong surrender. Cameraman wounded by shrapnel. North Vietnam told this would be their last battle. Viet Cong fighting hard.
REPORTER: George Syvertsen

(Studio) Casualties reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Syvertsen, George

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