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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1965 February

Casket Holding Remains of Area Resident Killed in Vietnam Arrives in Covington, Va.

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The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Mourners of Ralph Wayne Broughman, Army Specialist Fourth Class, await the arrival of Broughman's body at the Covington, Va., train station. Broughman was killed during an attack in Vietnam. Soldiers unload the casket holding Broughman's body from the train accompanied by a Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard.
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