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Persian Gulf War / POWs / Allied Air Campaign / Marines #335081

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 22, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Iraqi television reported showing two more POWs. Report introduced.

(Pentagon: David Martin) Pentagon statement on expected length of allied air campaign before ground offensive can start reported; state of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's troops and air force examined; troops noted starting oil field fires in Kuwait. [Joint Chiefs of Staff operations director Lieutenant General Thomas KELLY, Royal Air Force Air Vice- Marshal William WRATTEN - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Soviet official quoted on failure of United States air strikes. Report introduced.

(Saudi Arabia: Juan Vasquez) Marines' preparation for ground war featured; lack of war experience noted; scenes shown. [SOLDIER, Marine Corps Brigadier General Thomas DRAUDE - comment.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:04:50

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