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Middle E. War / Sinai Front / Syrian Front #467267

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 17, 1973
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(Studio) Crucial battle on Sinai front conts. Egypt and Israel relate conflicting views of battle; however some Israeli troops have crossed to w. side of Suez Canal. Sinai closed to all West newsmen.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli government film shows intense fighting between tanks in Sinai. Israeli Defense Min. Moshe Dayan calls Sinai battle decisive. With United States and USSR supplying Israel and Egypt, fighting could continue for long time.
REPORTER: Garrick Utley

(Studio) Battle along Syrian front seems stalemated.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Utley, Garrick

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