European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Apr 29 1968, Page 1

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseHe is unofficial newspaper to. Milfs of of a i vol. 27, no. 12 is�6r a i tip & air Cave a. R4?, getting it in the neck Yale s ment of his neck As he wins Dairace during Jim Moore gets a Slapdash tape measure the Penn relays in Philadelphia. Luc Lcuy the tape that s under his Chin in t a steel one. But it was a smart Victory. Up copters drop troops into a Sucu Valley a Shau Valley Viet Nam a thousands . Helicopter borne cavalry men have taken Over what was called the communists biggest Supply base in South Vietnam in the a Shau Val Ley along the laotian Border. Associated press photographer Eddie. Adams accompanying cavalrymen who discovered the amp said it had been evacuated so quickly that laundry was still hanging on lines and food was still in the mess . Command partially lifted the week old news blackout on the operation sunday. I the 1st air Cav div troops drove through what their com Mander maj. Gen. John j. Tol son he called very sophisticated and Damn Good anti air Craft forces to reestablish the presence of american troops in the Valley after More than two i years North vietnamese Long Range 23mm and 37mm antiaircraft guns a rarity in South. Vietnam and .5.0 Cal. Machine guns destroyed or damaged about 30 american helicopters in the first24 hours of the raid. Some of them were hit at6,000 feet by the antiaircraft , i be never lost that cont. On Page 2$, col. If 2 senators ask recall 111 a called suicide plan Washington up Wpm Lin plagued f111a produced Prius ism sunday from two sen in prs who have termed the swing no Jet a suicide plane an urged its recall from Cumbaj a known As the tf55 during it development by the general dynamics corp., seven of the supersonic planes have crashed including the three air Force versions sent to Vietnam March 10. Sen. George Smathers a Fra so a statement that the administration should order the its Home. Loss of two of these gee planes under mysterious stances indicates some is wrong and i Don t think we ought to he risking our boy sin those planes Smathers said. According to the defens department two of the Viet Nam crashes of the $6 Milton planes were related to mechanical problems. The Pentagon does t know what happened tothe third one although North Vietnam has claimed to have downed All three. It s a suicide plane l. Mcclellan d-ark., told Gont. On Page 9, vol 5 injured lit Omaha riot Omaha neb. Up loot ing and vandalism erupted on Omaha s predominantly negro North Side saturday night and Early sunday after police broke up a Dice game. Nine people including four policemen were injured. One was hospitalized. At least 15 were arrested. Police said the worst damage to businesses occurred in the area where the Dice game Inci Dent took place. Windows were shattered in 15 police cars. National guard alerted the state Highway patrol sent troopers to Aid police during the height of the disorder. National guard troops were alerted but were not called into action. Stones bricks and bottles were hurled at squad cars after a 28 year old Man who was allegedly participating in the Dice game near 24th and Franklin streets was arrested

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