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Vietnam War / First Cavalry #1186

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1968
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(Studio) Viet Cong announce Christmas, New Year's ceasefire. South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu announces brief truce for Christmas Day. B52s hit enemy positions near Cambodia. Radio Hanoi calls for big offensive, could come from enemy bases in Cambodia.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(South Vietnam, Near Cambodia) South Vietnam blocking force established. December offensive against Saigon foreseen, from Cambodia infiltrators. United States 1st Cavalry to interdict drive. Success of firebases noted. Helicopter use noted.
REPORTER: Craig Spence

(Studio) In Saigon, United States spokesman announces casualties. United States losses high.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Spence, Craig

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