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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 8, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas SPECIAL EO NEW BRAUNFELS MONDAY October 2001 10 pages in 1 section 10 pages in 1 sect HERALDZEITUNG 284 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents America strikes back Explosions rock Afghanistan as Britain launch strikes Now the Tal iban will pay a George Bush president Taliban were given the choice of siding with justice or siding with ter They chose to side with Tony Blair British prime minister Americans will never dream of securi ty or see it before we live it and see it in Osama bin Laden suspected of spearheading 11 attacks Our objective is to defeat those who use terror ism and those who house or support Donald Rumsfeld Secretary of Defense O Reported and British World Reaction OPPOSE Iran protesting attacks protesting attacks SUPPORT Canada pledges forces Australia pledges forces France pledges forces Israel supports mili tary action Italy offers troops and use of ports and air ports Germany promises unlimited solidarity Netherlands sup ports attacks Greece supports attacks Spain supports attacks Scandinavian coun tries support attacks Russia supports attacks Ukraine supports attacks Attacks target military terrorist camps photo A crew member walks past missiles marked For NYPD and FDNY in reference to the New York Police Department and New York Fire Department aboard the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier at an undisclosed location in the Indian Ocean BY DAVID ESPO AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON AP American and British forces unleashed a punishing air attack Sunday against mili tary targets and Osama bin Ladens training camps inside striking at terrorists blamed for the attacks that murdered thou sands in New York and We will not we will not said President speaking from the White House as Tomahawk cruise missiles and bombs found targets halfway around the We will not falter and we will not In the opening of a sus tained campaign dubbed Enduring the assault was accompanied by airdrops of thousands of vit aminenriched food rations for needy civilians and by a groundbased attack by Afghan opposition forces against the ruling In a chilling bin Laden vowed defiantly that Americans will never dream of security or see it before we live it and see it in and not before the infidels armies leave the land of He spoke in a videotaped statement pre pared before the but both he and the leader of the Taliban ruling council of Afghanistan were reported Inside Americans react with New Braunfels resi dent sheds light on Middle East Attacks rock sports Emmys canceled in light of to have survived the initial In a fresh reminder of the potential for renewed terror ist the FBI said it was urging law enforcement agencies nationwide to be at the highest level of vigi lance and be prepared to respond to any act of terror ism or Bush gave the final go ahead for the strike on Sat loss than four weeks after terrorists flew two hijacked airplanes into the World Trade Center twin towers and a third into the A fourth plane crashed in the Pennsylvania countryside after an appar ent struggle between pas sengers and terrorists on In addition to the 11 death toll estimated at more than the attacks dealt a shuddering See Comal County on heightened alert JESSIE Iris Castilleja wearing her sons Christopher medal watches the news Sunday afternoon as she BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Hours after cruise missiles started flying and bombs began dropping on Afghanistan busi ness and recreation seemed to carry on as usual in New Braunfels and Comal Coun behind the wheels were Comal County Judge Dan ny Scheel and New Braun fels Mayor Stoney Williams reported that Texas officials told Comal County they were preparing to raise readiness on the state level for possible strikes and whatever retaliation they might The HeraldZeitung geared up for a special and Radio 1420 KGNB News Director David Ferguson was preparing Sunday evening for special coverage this Folks who followed the news after it broke late Sun day morning on television networks got started a little later than some county and city Scheel got word late this past week that war could be There are four emergency management readiness lev The business as usual condition is level Comal County has been at See INSIDE Koy Code 76
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