ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 09, 1972
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(Studio) United States fighter-bombers hit targets in North Vietnam for 8th successive day. US claim North Vietnam antiaircraft guns had fired on unarmed reconnaissance planes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Da Nang, South Vietnam) Pilots of small reconnaissance planes cite increased enemy activity in DMZ (demilitarized zone) and A Shau Valley. [FAC pilot, Major Glenn SHAFFER - says people seen who normally wouldn't have been there, roads in greater state of repair.] With increased ground activity, there is also increased ground fire on American aircraft.[20th Tactical Air Support Squadron, Lieutenant Colonel G. Abe KARDONG - says guns are bigger, more accurate, and coming further south.]
REPORTER: Ron Miller
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