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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 29, 1970, Darmstadt, Hesse to of False Silver DFC SAIGON AP Eugene For a former assistant to the secretary of Che is being stripped of two medals for bravery in combat that were based on fictitious An Army spokesman said Tuesday night that it the first time such an action had been taken against a general officer in The Army cleared the general of saying The investigation has so far shown conclusively that For rester was not aware of the circumstances relat ing Id the preparation of citations and that had not read them until his return on 19 I from The awards of the Silver the nations thirdhighest medal for and the Dis Flying Cross were presented The DFC ranks just below the Silver The Army said the investigation is continuing to determine who was responsible for adminis irregularities that have been The spokesman said it is conceivable that dis action might be taken against some in volved in the George chief of staff of the 1st Air Cavalry has acknowledged that he sent out orders to prepare citations without first having eyewitness accounts to document the Con on i FOt THE ARMED FORCES 194 October 1970 10 Sunday IF 21855 A Not Necessary Russians Say Talk on Generals Rejected slur on your 4 Dennis but you have just downed 11 hot dogs in 15 which makes the old term for a soldier seem like a In the contest at you were top dog among five Ad ding to your glory was your admission that youd eaten three sandwiches for lunch Just before competing in the event sponsored by and Southern Germany Area Prize 6 feet of Second prize sodium bicarb and a hotdog lime to cram for skinning the com petition in next years Pilger Pact Rights Statement Hints MOSCOW Embassy announced day the Soviets had turned down its request for a second meeting between envoys and the Army officers held in The embassy recalled the envoys to Moscow but said it would press for a second In the areas latest plane two men asked Tur key for asylum after hijacking a plane from Russia to a Turkish Black Sea Story on Page The embassy statement indicated officials consider the Soviets to be denying rights due under the consular con it did not say so in so many ins that the consular convention calls for continuing ac The statement said The embassy has instructed its two consuls 10 return to Moscow from Yerevan and they are expected later will not be available for We asked for on Pay Green Beret Freed of Charges He Killed Family N AP The before dawn 17 Army Wednesday freed James a s pokes Jeffrey Mac who man for the said in an had been accused of murdering his wife and two young Unless there is new Britain Changes Mind Tommies Will Stay in Orient LONDON UPD Prime Edward Heaths gov surprised the world by announcing that is canceling its troop from the Far A Defense Ministry i white paper also proposed a i alliance with Aust New Malaysia and Singapore lo guard security east of i The government believes that the total withdrawal of forces planned by the previous admin would have weakened security of Malaysia and OH 1 ers last Jen Edward Flana commander of the John j Kennedy Center for Military As i ruled there was insuf I ficient evidence to justify the I1 h r e e counts of premeditated murder the 27yearold green beret It has been a arduous nine months and its finally over or at least said MacDonald in a United Press International report which said he was asking for an immediate who commanding based his ruling on a report of a secret hearing by Warren Rock of The Army had charged that MacDonald stabbed and beat to death his and i his daughters and Kristin and then stabbed himself as a MacDonald said the killings were done by a band of three young men and a girl who intruded in his apartment there is no possibility of further charges against MacDonald has returned to his duties as a specialist in pre medicine for the Special Forces One of civilian Dennis Eisman of Phil said HockS report to Flanagan said it cited several factors in Among he were the prosecutions inability to identify certain fingerprints at the scene of the its in ability to identify strands of hair in and near the hand of OH Weather Cloudy occasional face Little change Frank lurt Heidelberg low 4JL Temper j recorded am 54 52 50 75 Adao M 50 r r p pm 47 55 cl 56 54 r 70 t 35 55 Munich a 41 61 c 47 64 c p partly cloudy f
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