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Iraq War / Choppers Down / Assignment: Iraq #851357

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 07, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The downing of five US helicopters in recent days in Iraq noted.

(Al Anbar province: Martha Raddatz) The targeting of American helicopters by the insurgents featured; scenes shown of today's burning helicopter; details given about the specific downings and of the importance of chopper flights. [Marine Corp pilot Maj. Alison THOMPSON†- talks about evaluating the threat.] [1st Cavalry Div. Spc. Matthew ECKERSON†- comments.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson; Camp Victory: Martha Raddatz) The pessimism of some soldiers in Iraq, the concern about personal safety, the restrictions on travel through or over Iraq, how the soldiers still feel they are doing good and have good morale while in the middle of the war discussed.

Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha

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