South Viet Nam: A Buzz Saw & A Bunker

Viet Cong prisoners seldom squeal on their Red buddies, and when they do their information is usually useless. Some are so terrified—and ignorant—that they babble meaninglessly to interrogators. Still others respond to questions with a sullen, defiant stare. But last week two captured terrorists led U.S. troops to some hot and fruitful fighting.

> Near An Khe, a patrol from the U.S. 101st Airborne "Screaming Eagles" nabbed a Viet Cong, who fingered his home base in a nearby, boxlike valley. The 101st promptly ringed the Viet Cong on three sides of the...

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