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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Gdansk, Poland: Mike Boettcher) 50th anniversary of Nazi Germany's attack upon Poland, which started World War II, commemorated; scenes shown from ceremony in Warsaw, Poland. Background information given with regard to beginning of World War II; historical scenes shown. [With his friend and war survivor, Alexei Kawaliks, Viktor BIEANTYNBYALIS - (thru translator) comments on war.] [Former British soldiers Ken FORD and Henry SCHEVLIN - recall their incarceration in German prisoner of war camps.] [American Jan ERLICHSTER - comments on search for his brother, who was separated from family in concentration camp.]

(Studio: Garrick Utley) No. of Americans killed during World War II given.

Boettcher, Mike;
Utley, Garrick

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