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Laos / South Vietnam Attack / United States Involvement #214857

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 13, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam reports capturing large quantities of North Vietnam supplies during heaviest fighting, since beginning of Laos operation on Ho Chi Minh Trail.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Laos / South Vietnam Border) Rte. 9 into Laos closed; United States unit attacks North Vietnam in South Vietnam. [Pfc. Rick FERGUSON - says 2 or 3 killed in attack; United States artillery position, South Vietnam engineers pulling back because of heavy enemy shelling.] With Rte. 9 closed, United States copters only way to ferry South Vietnam forces into Laos.
REPORTER: Jed Duvall

Duvall, Jed;
Mudd, Roger

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