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Vietnam / Pullouts / Third Div. / Casualties #205560

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 18, 1969
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(Studio) Units to be withdrawn are: 82nd Airborne Div. 3rd Brigade; elements of 1st Marine Airwing, and 3rd Marine Div. 3rd has lost 23 recently due to DMZ (demilitarized zone) fighting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dong Ha Mt., South Vietnam) Unit has highest casualty rate in Vietnam. [Major General William JONES - says we're in contact with 9th North Vietnam regiment here. Area is rugged and unpop.] Marine barbers cut men's hair for press. [Corpsman 3/C Fred SCHATTENBERG - says it would be outstanding to leave.] Combat troops from fighting zone chosen to show enemy United States serious about pullout.
REPORTER: Don Webster

(Studio) Casualties reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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