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South Vietnam / Fighting / Copters #209288

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 02, 1970
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(Studio) Communists shell 65 South Vietnam towns and bases; down 3 United States copters.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Vietnam) Americans do much fighting by copter; 1 helicopter downed each day; enemy firepower improving; pilot risk incring.; United States insists helicopter loses insignificant. [W. O. Mike REARDON - says expects enemy to start shooting at copters more; tells of new enemy anti-aircraft gun.]
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

(Studio) 1,525 copters downed since January 1961.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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