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Vietnam / Offensive #205186

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 25, 1969
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(Studio) New offensive may be underway. Lull over, Enemy shells 29 bases and towns. Heaviest fighting near Da Nang.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Que Son Valley, South Vietnam) Company fights in heat to bring enemy out. [Acting Platoon Leader sergeant Marshall ROBERTSON - tells of effort to dig enemy out. Think they have Chinese advisors. Their morale is high and they're strong.] Americans find civilian spot where enemy just ate. Old man who says little tied up for further questioning. Company late to aid trapped American Company, who lose 1 man. Copter evacuation of wounded. Enemy tries to get copter.
REPORTER: Tony Sargent

Cronkite, Walter;
Sargent, Tony

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