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Vietnam / Tay Ninh / Fighting / Casualties #441849

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 1968
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(Studio) Offensive at Tay Ninh ends. Viet Cong and North Vietnam retreat toward Cambodian border. South Vietnam aided by American air power. South Vietnam force fights enemy West of city; 8 South Vietnam killed. Convoy of American 25th Infantry Div. ambushed; 1 American dead and 14 enemy killed. Enemy occupied villages around Tay Ninh.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Tay Ninh, South Vietnam) Capture of province would boost enemy. South Vietnam forces lie ready. American planes assist North Vietnam holding village outside Tay Ninh. Fighting shown. South Vietnam pull back; North Vietnam follow. Copter-gunships assist.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) 2,000 South Vietnam elite troops with aid of American air power strong enough to push enemy out. Casualties reported.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Trotta, Liz

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