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Vietnam / Thuong Duc / New Jersey / Fire Base Sandy #442162

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 30, 1968
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(Studio) North Vietnam laid siege to special forces camp at Thuong Duc for 3 days. 5 villages captured and turned back allied reinforcements. Battleship "New Jersey" joins war; fires North of DMZ. Another try to cut down infiltration is setting up new artillery posts South of DMZ.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Fire base Sandy, South Vietnam) Fire base overlooks DMZ. Highest military position in South Vietnam. 6 howitzer guns on peak. Operation Lancaster is to entrap North Vietnam. 110 Marines here. Copters bring in supplies and troops. Rescue of man who broke back shown. Marines depriving North Vietnam of supplies and infiltration rtes. mountain by mtn. and ridge by ridge.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Huntley, Chet;
Trotta, Liz

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