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Vietnam / Fighting / South Vietnam Unit #440526

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 1968
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(Studio) South Vietnam troops led by American officers, attack North Vietnam on Cambodian border and kill 150. 1st division of South Vietnam Army best unit. Defense Secretary Clark Clifford says it was as good as any American unit.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Van Thanh, South Vietnam) Training shown. M-1 rifles carried; they learn to use M-16 rifles.
REPORTER: Andy Guthrie

(Hue, South Vietnam) 8 mos. since North Vietnam attacked Hue. Damage to take years to repair. 1st division with aid of Army and Marine units drove Communists out of Hue. 1st div. still fighting in area. Div. sweeps rocket belt, area from which Communists fire rockets at Hue. Commander is pride and spirit behind division His strategy works. Div. kills 10-11 to every 1 South Vietnam lost. 80% division from North South Vietnam Director has able leaders, willing men and desire.
REPORTER: Andy Guthrie

Brinkley, David;
Guthrie, Andy

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