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HAMBURGER HILL FLAP AFTERMATH
05/22/1969
ABC
A53924
ORIG. COLOR 1000 SOF.MAG. CUT STORY: COMDR. OF 101ST AIRBORNE DIVISION GEN. MELVIN ZAIS DEFENDS OFFENSIVE ACTION IN THE ASHAU VALLEY - ESPECIALLY THE 10-DAY BATTLE TO TAKE " HAMBURGER HILL. " - SAYS " IT'S JUST A MYTH THAT WE CAN PULL BACK AND BE QUIET AND EVERYTHING WILL SETTLE DOWN. IF WE PULL BACK AND WE'RE QUIET THEY'LL KILL US IN THE NIGHT. " SAYS HE MUST INSURE THAT HIS MEN ARE NOT CAUGHT IN THAT KIND OF A SITUATION. AERIALS OF HAMBURGER HILL BATTLE AREA. MORE OF INTER- VIEW WITH ZAIS. AERIALS OF ASHAU VALLEY. CI: WAR: VIETNAM: LAND- A SHAU VALLEY- (HAMBURGER HILL). PERSONALITIES: ZAIS, MELVIN. AIR VIEWS: GEOLOGY- VALLEY.
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