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2 United States Marines' Bodies Left Behind #483061

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 07, 1975
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(Studio) 2 United States Marines, Lance Corporation Darwin Judge and Corporation Charles McMahon Junior killed during rocket attack on Saigon's Ton Son Nhut airport. During rush of last minute evacuation, bodies left behind in Saigon.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Woburn, Massachusetts) Defense Department thought bodies aboard carrier USS Midway. Unaware of all this till last night, McMahon family had already made funeral arrangements. [McMAHON SR. - believes Marines must have known before now that son's body not evacuated. If they had nerve enough to tell him of boy's death, they should have told him that son's body left behind.] Family recs. letter from son postmarked same day he was killed; details of letter given.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Corporation Judge's brother says Judge family optimistic that Judge body to be returned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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