• Short Summary

    A THIRD UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT CARRIER - THE 60-THOUSAND TON "RANGER" - HAS JOINED THE TASK FORCE CRUISING OFF THE EASTERN COAST OF JAPAN.

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    A THIRD UNITED STATES AIRCRAFT CARRIER - THE 60-THOUSAND TON "RANGER" - HAS JOINED THE TASK FORCE CRUISING OFF THE EASTERN COAST OF JAPAN. IN THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE OF KOREA, AMERICAN TROOPS ARE ON THE LOOK OUT FOR FURTHER INFILTRATIONS BY NORTH KOREANS.

    THE RANGER YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) JOINED TWO OTHER AMERICAN CARRIERS, THE 90-THOUSAND TON "ENTERPRISE" AND THE 30-THOUSAND TON "YORKTOWN". RANGER RENDEZVOUSED WITH HER SISTER CARRIERS NORTHEAST OF THE SOUTH KOREAN PORT OF PUSAN. SHE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE "ARLINGTON, A FORMER CARRIER CONVERTED INTO A COMMUNICATIONS VESSEL.

    AMERICAN TROOPS ARE ON THE ALERT IN THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE AGAINST INFILTRATIONS BY NORTH VIETNAMESE. THE AMERICANS CLASHED WITH NORTH KOREANS IN A FIRE-FIGHT YESTERDAY (FEBRUARY 1). AN ARMY SPOKESMAN SAID THAT AS ESTIMATED FOUR INFILTRATORS OPENED FIRE ON THE AMERICANS. THERE WERE NO U.S. CASUALTIES AND THE KOREAN LOSSES, IF ANY, ARE NOT KNOWN. DURING THE PAST WEEK, THERE HAVE BEEN SUCCESSIVE NIGHTS OF FIGHTING ALONG THE SONE ALTHOUGH THE CLASHES HAVE BEEN DESCRIBED AS RESTRICTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2DP3GUKLD5JLKPB8HFPK0DKHP
    Media URN:
    VLVA2DP3GUKLD5JLKPB8HFPK0DKHP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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