The Battle of Ia Drang Valley

The Battle of Ia Drang Valley This 1965 CBS News special report anchored by Morely Safer looks at a battle in Vietnam that began on October 19, 1965, and lasted for five weeks. Anchor Walter Cronkite began the report by noting that in the previous week 240 Americans were killed and 470 were wounded. The report included interviews with officers, enlisted men, and the widow of a combat casualty.



Thanks to Bud for the link. Hooah



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