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Middle E. War / Sinai Front #467282

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1973
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(Studio) Mid. E. war grows in intensity. On eastern bank of Suez Canal, massive tank battle conts. between Egyptian and Israeli troops. Israeli Defense Min. Moshe Dayan says Israelis gain initiative in war. Egyptian and Israeli versions outlined with regard to Israeli troops on Egyptian side of Suez.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Sinai) Major offensive could be in offing, but advance against Egyptians must be effective without heavy losses.
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

(Studio) Evidence exists that North Vietnam pilots fly MiG jets on Egyptian side in Mid E. war. 1 encounter over Sinai between Israeli and North Vietnam pilot occurs.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Summary of fighting on Sinai and Syrian front recapped.
REPORTER: John Cochran

Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Trotta, Liz

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