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Afghanistan War / Marine Mission / Now Zad #954067

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 04, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Now Zad, Afghanistan: Miguel Marquez) A major US Marines offensive against the Taliban in the Now Zad valley in Afghanistan featured; scenes shown of rocket explosions to clear mine fields & from the ghost town of Now Zad. [3rd Battalion; 4th Marines, commander Lt. Col. Martin WETTERAUER†- talks about security so we can bring in local nationals.] [Platoon leader Lt. Mark LINDSLEY†, L/Cpl. David JACKSON†- say the enemy is digging in.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Marquez, Miguel
Duration:
00:02:20

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