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Vietnam/Casualties #222438

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1972
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(Studio) 8 Americans injured by booby trap. 5 Americans killed in Vietnam last wk, 38 injured.
REPORTER: Charles Collingwood

(Bien Hoa, South Vietnam) South Vietnam soldiers are still dying in dozens of rarely reported small clashes, atavenueof 40/day. Funeral processions are endless.
REPORTER: Bruce Dunning

(South Vietnam) United States firebases, usually named after battalion cmdrs. wives, girl-friends, or weapons, aren't being built much in South Vietnam anymore. [Lieutenant Colonel Stan TYSON - former history teacher, dubs his firebase "Bunker Hill", says this may be last firebase built by United States in South Vietnam.] [E/4 James STAPLES - E/5 Joseph BAX - unimpressed with symbolism. To them, its just another firebase.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Collingwood, Charles;
Dunning, Bruce;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:05:10

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