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Vietnam / Fighting / Observation Plane / Bombings #1932

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 03, 1968
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(Studio) 2 terrorists toss grenade at United States Agency for International Dvt. headquarters building in Saigon. 6 Vietnam hurt. Viet Cong attack town 20 mile eastern of Saigon. 20 civilians killed; 50 hurt and bldgs. burned. Report on improved observation plane.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam) Bombers travel so fast that Air Force uses observation planes to find target. New plane travels 4 times as fast, marks locations more accurately, stays on station longer and moves out of target area at same angle as fighter. OV - 10 Bronco is Air Force's newest air-controlled aircraft. Planes shown in action. Enemy has less chance to shoot plane down.
REPORTER: Craig Spence

(Studio) B-52s bomb infiltration rtes. leading to Saigon. Monday, 121 air missions flown over south panhandle of North Vietnam.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Frank;
Spence, Craig
Duration:
00:02:10

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