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Middle E. War / Cease-Fire / Suez Front #467399

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 1973
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(Studio) 2nd Egyptian-Israeli cease-fire breaks dawn. Fighting breaks out earlier, but front seems fairly quiet along Suez now. Egyptian President Anwar Sadat requests United States and USSR send troops to Suez to oversee cease-fire. United States flatly refuses. Israel has upper hand now an Sinai front.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Suez) Israeli advance surrounds Egyptian 3rd army, cutting off supply and retreat routes. Egyptians surrender right and left; Israelis hope to use prisoners for fair exchange for own Israeli POWs. [Israeli Defense Min. Moshe DAYAN - believes Egypt must surrender soon.] Captured Egyptian officer refuses to surrender 3rd army. At Suez City, Israelis not in complete control.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Egyptians claim cease-fire violated by Israel 1st, Israeli claims differ.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Mil. officials believe turn in war for Israelis came last Thursday Israeli advance outlined. Estimates of Israeli and Arab equipment losses reviewed. United States to continue to resupply Israel till effective cutback can be worked out.
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John;
Goralski, Robert

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