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Vietnam / United States Ground Troops #465676

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1972
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(Studio) Men of 3rd Battalion, 21st infantry in Quang Tri Province featured.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam) sergeant Richard French, SP.4 Reuben Akeen, Clyde Burroughs, are 3 of last 1000 Americans on front-line combat duty in Vietnam. [FRENCH - says if someone has to stay, it might as well be he. ] [AKEEN - is anxious to go home, takes extra precautions to insure he can.] They petrol rocket belt around Danang. They usually do not encounter enemy. Spend tine reading, writing letters, playing chess. Copter brings in Cokes, beer, and ice daily. Some have misgivings about Americans pulling out with war not won.

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Bob

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