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Laos / Fighting / United States Copter Support #215323

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 01, 1971
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(Studio) North Vietnam tanks closing in on South Vietnam position in Laos; 10,000 South Vietnam reinforcements massing at Laos/South Vietnam border; reports, South Vietnam abandonment Fire Base in Laos; reports, Laps tribesmen occupying village near Tchepone to harass North Vietnam supply routes
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Vietnam) United States copters fly support missions for South Vietnam from bases in South Vietnam, [Sp/4 Byron HOOD - says lots anti-aircraft fire, South Vietnam casualties in Laos.] [Sp/4 Michael SWINK - says always frightened to fly into Laos,] Film shows mission briefing. [CWO Fred FEW - describes coming mission.]
REPORTER: Don Webster

Cronkite, Walter;
Webster, Don

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