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Iraq / Lynch / 507th Maintenance Company #741591

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 11, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The release of Pfc. Jessica Lynch’s book about her ordeal in Iraq after her unit, the 507th Maintenance Company, was ambushed noted.

(Chicago: Jim Avila) The stories of other members of the 507th presented; details given about the exploits of Pfc. Patrick Miller, who received a Silver Star, Sgt. Donald Walters†, who died fighting, and Spc. Shoshana Johnson, the other female POW; scenes shown of Lynch & Johnson being honored as Glamour Women of the Year. [MILLER – says every soldier’s job is important.] [Walters’ mother Arlene WALTERS†- says she’d like the real story to be in history books.] [JOHNSON – says Lynch will be her friend no matter what.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Tomorrow’s interview with Lynch on “Today” noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Avila, Jim

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