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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 0 the stars and stripes within la tvs limit . Planes hit targets in North Saigon from a and up dispatches american plane bombed targets 205 Miles inside North Vietnam during the firs Day of the limited bombing halt announced sunday by president Johnson military spokesmen said tuesday. In Washington a defense department official said the raids did not violate the terms of the president s decision to halt bombing of most of North Viet Nam. Any raids conducted since the president s speech Are obviously within the framework of the president s speech said Phil Goulding assistant Secretary of defense for Public affairs. In Saigon american spokes men said tuesday . Planes can still strike targets As close related Story Page 4 As 45 Miles from Hanoi and Romiles from Haiphong under the terms of Johnson s proclamation. The spokesmen said the limits not previously defined publicly permit bombing of All military targets in a 250-mile-wide stretch running North of the North South Vietnam Border. In announcing the bombing Alt Johnson said the . Planes would attack Only Supply Point North of the Doz and that this area would exclude about 90 percent of the North vietnamese population. The biggest concentration of North vietnamese population is in the red River Delta near Hanoi and Haiphong which was not hit in the new raids Mon Day. Could end Johnson said that even the limited bombing of the North could come to an Early end if our restraint is matched by restraint in until the full operational re ports reached Saigon it had been believed that american bombers under Johnson s orders bad weather prevented assess ment of damage. Air Force pilots reported to destroying or damaging seven trucks one Railroad Tunnel nine military storage structures and one Bridge in the Mugia pass area another Supply route. In other action seven communist rockets streaked into Tan son Nhut air base and a sprawling fuel depot was shelled outside Saigon Mon Day night. No casualties were reported but two fuel tanks were blown up and set ablaze. . B52 bombers flew six missions against targets in South Vietnam late monday and Earl tuesday. All strikes were in the northernmost provinces an hit around the . Marine base at Khe Sanh and near eight Miles North of Saigon South vietnamese troops taking part in operation Quyet thang ran into a company of enemy troops monday and sporadic fighting continued for seven hours. Reports said 25 reds were also shelled the air strip in the Citadel of the Battle battered City of Hue. Six govern ment soldiers were wounded. Gyrating i Tito Galvez of Madrid. Spain adds a new twist to soldiering. Stationed at it. Sill okla., he likes to dance and can sure use the extra Here he performs his go go gyrations in a downtown tavern with his partner. A photo from hitting of Vinh 130 were restricted above the City Miles North of the demilitarized zone. Navy bombers also hit above the City of Vinh in other strikes monday. A7 corsairs pounded three radar Sites 36 Miles North of Vinh and pilots reported silencing one of them. The remainder of the Nav strikes were South of Vinh just North of the demilitarized targets included an enemy troop concentration three Artil Lery Sites and a ferry Complex. Landau Dies Nobel Winner in physics Moscow up lev Landau the Nobel prize winning theoretical physicist died monday night after a six year Battle against in juries suffered in a 1962 Auto crash. He was 60 years old Landau suffered clinical death four times after the crash but was saved by an International team of doctors in one of his tory s great medical , the soviet news Agency announced his death tuesday an said he died As a result of the aftermath of injuries sustained in the car Landau won the 1982 Nobel Price for his work with helium. His work an important theoretical Advance enabled scientists to predict certain Phenomena a extremely Low temperatures. He was awarded the prize in his Moscow Hospital bed 11 months after the january 1962,Auto crash. Landau was pulled from the wreckage with a fractured Skull nine broken ribs Haemorrhage of the right lung and a fractured Pelvis. All his vital organs the heart lungs kidneys and even the Central nervous system suffered damage. Czech stalinist crime Prober found hanged Tyne Czechoslovakia a Czechoslovakia s top investigator of stalinist crimes was found dead tuesday hanging from tree near this Village South of Prague. The body of or. Jozef Brestan sky 42, Deputy president of the supreme court was discovered five Days after he vanished at lunchtime in downtown Prague. A police spokesman inter viewed at the scene said we Are 99 per cent sure that it under the new anti stalinist communist party leadership Brestanski had been recently As signed to inquire into the bloody purge trials of the 1950s. Two Days before to vanished he had denounced interrogation brutalities in a newspaper inter View and also had sharply criticized the Interior ministry s control of investigations. He had challenged the ministry to turnover its secret files collected during the stalinist purges. He came under fire however pilots in Vietnam unhappy Danang Vietnam a -. Air Force pilots monday expressed Surprise and disapproval of president Johnson a decision to halt the bombing of most of North Vietnam. If he Means what i think demeans i m violently ill 1 said a lieutenant colonel who has flown 50 missions Over the North. Instead of restricting the strikes we should be hitting the targets that Are off Johnson ordered a Hal to bombing raids Over most of North Vietnam but said .warplanes will continue to strike in the Southern Panhandle just North of the demilitarized zone Doz. Most of the sorties flown Blair Force and Marine pilots out of Danang and Chu Lai 50miles to the South have Beon in the Panhandle area. Air Force planes from Thailand and Carrier based Navy planes mount Mostof the missions farther North including those around Hanoi an Haiphong the lieutenant colonel said that although he did not agree with any bombing limitations this won t make a great Deal of Dif Ference. We re not hitting the targets to should be anyway. Hut if they put All our planes along the Doz corridor Well Beso stacked up Well turn the sky Black. There just in t enough room there for All the planes we can air Force major said the president May to trying to coax the communists to the bargain ing table but this is the wrong Way. We be got to keep the pres sure on them. As Jong As therein no reciprocal move by North Vietnam this is we stopped the bombing before they have Hada Field Day getting supplies Down to their men in the South. Audit s Tho grunts infantry who pay for it with their in a Bratislava newspaper Siena which mentioned that he had been presiding judge in a1955 trial of leading officials of a chemical Plant. They we recharged with treason and Sabo Tage and were sentenced to stiff prison terms. Associates of Brestanski said they had not noticed any unusual nervousness when they saw him for the last time the morning of his results disclosed so far mention no Farewell no teat his office or Home nor any other evidence indicating death came less than three weeks after the Deputy defens minister Vladimir Janko shot and killed himself in the Backof his car. Lii advise against two new a ships Washington a Percsi Dent Johnson told Congress monday it would not be in the National interest to build two costly nuclear powered guided missile frigates authorized by the House last year. It was the latest chapter in a Tormy executive Branch Battle with Congress Over the Pace of the . Move toward atomic driven naval vessels the Navy already is building one $20q-million nuclear pow ered guided missile frigate Buton Gress wrote into Low last year there should to two More unless the president fully advises Congress that their construction is not in the National the president in a memorandum which defense Secretary Lark m. Clifford forwarded to Congress so advised. With Johnson Philadelphia ,.rti, Robert p. Kennedy ing i Campaign for theocratic presidential into said Sai mkt mate some ments to it with pres Johnson i Oti to know what his Ujj Crumle in going to be because Hli schedule is More important than mine Tho new York senator said. Earlier in the Day. Kenned said to had asked Johnson for an Early meeting to discuss How we might work together in the interest of National agreed but to time Efti and Bis wife it title arrived at Philadelphia International Airport Date monday for a two Day tour of the metropolitan area including Camden no needs their help Kennedy was met at the air port by a throng of reporters and some 500 supporters Mostof them Young people. Lie told the gathering he had come be cause he needs their help. This is going to be a Harland difficult Campaign he said there Are great problem Sand great divisions facing the United then talked about the division Between Blacks the solutions Are not easy he said but we can find the answers to our Camden Kennedy praised the president s decision to reduce the bombing of North Vietnam. The new yorker speaking Toa screaming throng of More than 5,000, referred to three alternatives in Vietnam unilateral withdraw escalation or a negotiated peace. I favor the third he said commending president Johnson for taking a step in that direction last night Opportunity for All Kennedy spurred the half White half negro audience with fresh remarks on Domestic problems. He hit hard at inequities in american life including the plight of our first i tuna the american said that a major Assurance americans must Haveis that every Young Man and every Young woman has an Opportunity to find a Job regard less of race. The remark Drew applause from both Whites and added i also favor doing away As much As we can wit the welfare system the Dolf. 1 think the government should Bethe employer of last weather . 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