South Viet Nam: Destroying the Haven

Having lost more than 2,000 men since the ground war resumed last month, the Communists were less anxious last week to stand and fight. The elusive nature of the enemy has rarely been better demonstrated than in the U.S.-led assault on War Zone C, a 1,000-sq.-mi. pocket of swampland that bulges into Cambodia. The area, 75 miles northwest of Saigon, has for 20 years been Communism's major stronghold in South Viet Nam, and is believed to contain the national headquarters of the Viet Cong. In the hope of getting the Communists to...

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