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Vietnam / Offensive #465804

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 1972
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(Studio) ARVN troops recapture Que Son which guards approaches to Danang. South Vietnam general, who lost Que Son, fired. 4 American planes lost in attacks over North Vietnam. Around Saigon, enemy troops mass near Highway 4.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Highway 4, South Vietnam) Viet Cong attempts to cut road which carries rice from Mekong Delta to Saigon. Local militiamen defend bridge. Battalion of regular South Vietnam troops arrive to replace militiamen. Traffic backs up, civilians trapped during fighting.
REPORTER: Tom Streithorst

(Studio) There has been considerable Communist action in Delta area.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Xam Giang, South Vietnam) For 3rd time in 1 month, North Vietnam and Viet Cong take control of village 45 mile Southwest of Saigon. Villagers, who had just returned, move out again. Govt. militia unit called in. Communists pull back.

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Bob;
Streithorst, Tom

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