World: An Alltime High for Action

What effect has South Viet Nam's sputtering political crisis had on the war itself? Surprisingly little on the activities of the Vietnamese armed forces, and as far as the Americans are concerned, virtually no effect at all. Last week U.S. ground action reached an alltime high.

Up in the "Happy Valley" of Viet Nam's Central Highlands, the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) once again came to grips with the elusive Viet Cong—this time a battalion that ran and fought for four days. Operation Crazy Horse was triggered when four Reds walked into an ambush, and...

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