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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Fort Hood, Texas) Army's development of M-1 Abrams tank and lack of adequate spare parts for combat and plan to stockpile them until next decade examined; films shown. Secret study on fins. of stockpiling spare parts for brief war examined; details outlined on screen. Breakdown of M-1 under field conditions as illustrated in recent exercises at Fort Hood, Texas, discussed. [Pfc. Willie TALIAFERRO - notes maintenance problem.] [sergeant Darrell WOODARD - notes tank ran out of gas.] M-1's fuel consumption mentioned. [TROOPS - praise M-1.] [Lieutenant Colonel James JOY - notes troops' support for tank.]
REPORTER: Bill Lynch
- Lynch, Bill;
- Schieffer, Bob
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