NBC Evening News for Friday, May 12, 1972
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(Studio) Battle for An Loc reaches bloody climax. Enemy tanks in city despite heavy bombing by American B-52s and fighter bombers. Communists use new heat-seeking hand-held, antiaircraft missile. 3 American planes shot down. Hue prepares for North Vietnam attack.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Hue, South Vietnam) South Vietnam take advantage of lull in fighting. Barges carry tons of ammunition to naval base near Hue. Tanks brought in from Japan. South Vietnam counteroffensive considered. South Vietnam paratroopers brought in.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute
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