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South Vietnam / North Vietnam Offensive #481692

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1975
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(Studio) In South Vietnam, Communist gunners shoot down commercial airliner near Pleiku; 4 Americans among 25 passengers aboard plane. Govt. loses 5th district capital, Dau Tieng. Fighting conts. in streets of Ban Me Thuot.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Nha Trang, South Vietnam) 25 Americans trapped in Ban Me Thuot. Evacuation effort being run by Air Am, but so far, fighting too intense for evacuation. [Kerry HEUBECK - says he's trying to get information about wife and son trapped in Ban Me Thuot.] Pilots flying over central highlands recount large North Vietnam build-up there.
REPORTER: David Cohler

Chancellor, John;
Cohler, David

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