CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 28, 1972
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(Studio) In August, 1942, United States Marines began assault on Guadalcanal in Pacific, 1 of toughest battles of W.W. II, with 5000 Americans killed
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Arlington, Virginia) [1942 film of United States troops in Guadalcanal shown.] 5 Marines who died in fighting there against Japanese, returned from unmarked graves to burial with honors at Arlington National Cemetery. 20 relatives attend ceremony. Men are: Corporal John Suggs, PFC David Johns, PFC Eugene Johnston, PFC Godfrey Hunter, Pvt. Paul Gagnon.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
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