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Middle E. War / Sinai Front #23364

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli troops allegedly cross Suez Canal deep into Egypt. Egypt admits fighting along Sinai front grows more ferocious.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Sinai) Israeli broadcasting authority film reveals fierce battle along Sinai front. Israeli view of battle expanded. Israeli task force inside Egypt to destroy strategic Egyptian missile sites. [Israeli chief of staff Lieutenant General David ELAZAR - believes Israel took initiative in battle early in week] [Sinai commander Major General Shmuel GONEN - insists quantities of machinery and men on Egyptian side make Israelis' battle against Egypt more difficult.]
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptian mild morale high. Egyptians allow newsmen to visit near battle scene along eastern Suez Canal.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill

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