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Persian Gulf War / The Battlefield / Sandstorms #133205

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 17, 1991
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Reports introduced.

(Northern Saudi Arabia: Barry Serafin) Military events featured; scenes shown of British bombing attack on town of Al-Fallujah, Iraq. [Royal Air Force group Captain Niall IRVING - says the bomb veered off and hit the town.] Death of two more Americans from friendly fire reported; animation shown of Apache helicopter shooting two American armored personnel carriers. Map shown of today's border engagements. [US Central Command Brigadier General Richard NEAL - says there is no date for a ground offensive.] Preparations by United States soldiers noted; scenes shown from a Saudi store. [US Army Sp. Ronald CLEM - comments.]

(Saudi Arabia: Jim Hickey) Impact of weather on allied military preparations featured; scenes shown of soldiers in 101st Airborne Division trying to cope with wind and sand storms in Saudi Arabia.

Hickey, Jim;
Serafin, Barry;
Simpson, Carole

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