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Middle E. War / Sinai Front / Syrian Front #225754

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 16, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli claims and Egyptian versions outlined with regard to battle on Sinai front. Israel begins prebattle preparations before all-out offensive against Egypt. On Syrian front, Israel claims to have repulsed Syrian, Iraqi attacks.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Syria) Quneitra, Syria, lies in rubble; no Syrian troops present. Despite Syrian offensive, Israel conts. to hold advancement line in Syria. Arab resistance intense, however, field hospitals care for growing number of wounded Israelis. [Soldier Abraham STEIN - describes past days as Israeli soldier, but insists hardship worth peace.]
REPORTER: John Laurence

Cronkite, Walter;
Laurence, John

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