VIET NAM: CRUMBLING BEFORE THE JUGGERNAUT

Reeling, stunned, confused, the army of South Viet Nam was in disordered retreat last week in the face of a continued Communist offensive. Government positions were abandoned with scarcely a fight. Leaderless, demoralized troops dropped their weapons and joined hundreds of thousands of civilians in a panicky southward flight. In the most stunning Communist victory in more than two decades, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong troops and tanks on Sunday overran Danang, the country's second largest city. According to reports by South Vietnamese officials, this victory gives the Communists nearly complete...

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