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Vietnam War / Thuong Duc / New Jersey #440115

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 01, 1968
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(Studio) Special forces camp at Thuong Duc, South Vietnam, hold out against North Vietnam, but American officers concede enemy could take it anytime. Battleship "New Jersey" bombs targets 1 mile North of DMZ.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam) Ship shown firing. Aerial spotters says all rounds fired landed within 75 yard square 1,600 aboard. Navy concerned about surprise attack on ship. Ship can shoot in monsoons when jets can't bomb. Recmsning. cost $21 million. Americans in DMZ (demilitarized zone) glad she's here.

Huntley, Chet;
Rich, John

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