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Cambodians launch attack to retake Angkor Wat

Cambodians launch attack to retake Angkor Wat

About 6,000 Cambodian troops launch a substantial operation to wrestle the religious center of Angkor Wat from 4,000 North Vietnamese troops entrenched concerning the famous Buddhist temple complicated, which have been seized in June 1970. Fighting continued during the month. Even by adding 4,000 a lot more troops, the Cambodians were unsuccessful, and finally abandoned their efforts to expel the North Vietnamese.

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