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Vietnam / Tay Ninh / Con Thien / Casualties #1666

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1968
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(Studio) Allied reinforcements reduce pressure on Tay Ninh. Many of enemy slipped in from Cambodia. Enemy shells edges of Pleiku. Casualties from battle reported At United States Marine Corps outpost at Con Thien, more infiltration feared.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Con Thien, South Vietnam) Easiest for enemy to infiltrate from DMZ. All signs point to 3rd major offensive in South [SP/5 Henry KING - says bombs help out. Keeps infiltration down.] [SP/4 John HUGHES - says bombs keep enemy on other side of mts.] [sergeant Michael OLSON - says should continue bombing until war over.] Allies confident they can repel offensive when it comes.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(Studio) Casualties reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Brannigan, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank

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