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Vietnam / Fighting / Booby Traps #440558

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 08, 1968
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(Studio) Americans fight North Vietnam at Trang Bang, N.W. of Saigon. 147 North Vietnam and 8 Americans killed. 199th light infantry brigade conts. sweep in Mekong Delta.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Mekong Delta, South Vietnam) Soldiers must look for booby traps. Enemy terrorizes villages at night and leaves booby traps behind. Last month 4 soldiers killed and 4 hurt. "Lead man" most likely to encounter traps 1st. He detonates mines and traps.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Huntley, Chet

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