A Letter From The Publisher: may 11, 1970

SAIGON Bureau Chief Marsh Clark was in Hong Kong last week for a week of much-needed rest and relaxation. Then President Nixon sent U.S. and South Vietnamese forces into Cambodia. But Clark and his men reacted with military dispatch. Swiftly, TIME'S team of correspondents was deploying to meet the magazine's needs.

From previous sessions with U.S. intelligence officers, Clark provided a description of the enemy's COSVN (Central Office for South Viet Nam) headquarters. Meanwhile, from Phnom-Penh, Veteran Far East Correspondent Louis Kraar cabled an analysis of the political repercussions in the Cambodian capital. South Viet Nam Correspondent Jim Willwerth described the military...

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