South Viet Nam: Disappearing Act

After a fortnight's heavy fighting in the jungles of Tay Ninh 65 miles northwest of Saigon, the enemy last week pulled his oft-employed disappearing act and was virtually nowhere to be found. The 16,000 men of Operation Attleboro, largest of the war, continued the hunt, aided by daily strikes at suspected base camps and depots by Guam-based B-52 bombers and fighter-bomber sorties that passed the 1,000 level. Attleboro continued to turn up Red rice in huge quantities, by last week had garnered a record 2,366 tons, could claim over 1,000 soldiers of...

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