NBC Evening News for
Tuesday, Aug 27, 1968


Headline: Vietnam / Fighting / Duc Lap

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(Convention Hall) American and South Vietnam force trap North Vietnam units southe. of Hue. Casualties reported Enemy shells special forces camp at Duc Lap 5 times
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Duc Lap, South Vietnam) Camp 8 mile from Cambodia. 6 Green Berets killed in 3 day battle; 15 hurt. Montagnards lost 61; 119 hurt. Copters take dead out. Strategies to keep camp from being overrun cited. Battle ends Sunday 643 North Vietnam killed. Clean-up and rebuilding at camp underway.
REPORTER: Andy Guthrie

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Program Time:00:18:30 am - 00:21:00 am. Duration: 02:30
Reporters:Guthrie, Andy; Huntley, Chet
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