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Vietnam / Offensive #20734

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 24, 1972
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(Studio) South Vietnam forces launch major spoiling action in Quang Tri Province in counteroffensive.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(South Vietnam) South Vietnam Marines strike at heart of enemy held territory in land, air, and sea attack designed to wipe out North Vietnam regiment. 5 mile North My Chanh River, 11 mi. E. Quang Tri City, amphibious troops land. B-52 air strikes, heavy artillery fire supports beach assault. More Marines air lifted into area 6 mile West of beach, 5 mile E. Quang Tri City. New Commander Region I, visits Marines prior to mission, designed to block North Vietnam attack on Hue.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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