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Rhodesia / Troops #43410

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 20, 1976
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(Studio) Rhodesian foreign minister says 1000 black ntlist. guerrillas entered country from Mozambique. He expects more. 206 guerrillas killed in border area; 38 black and white security troops died.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Salisbury, Rhodesia) Light infantry troop recruits shown after graduation from training. Reserves called up and national service extended from 12 to 18 mos. Rhodesia-Mozambique border is 700 mile long. intervention of Cuban troops feared. White morale not good over all. Defense minister reviews white graduates. [Defense Min. Pieter van der BYL - says this is not a racial war.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:50

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