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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 2, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse, red hardliners to meet saturday session planned Moscow up the soviet and czechoslovak communist leadership thursday ended their four Day conference in a Remote slovakian Village and agreed to meet again saturday wit four other Warsaw pact members it was officially announced thursday night. The announcement was made on radio Moscow and carried by the soviet news Agency Tass. Yugoslavia and Romania were not expected to attend the ses Sion which will bring Prague to Gether with the soviet Union Hungary Poland East Germany and Bulgaria followers of a hard i lining communist policy. Following the conclusion of the four Day negotiation session Czechoslovakia s party Secre-1 tary Alexander d u b c e k told front. On Page 2. I col. 3 marines to an end retired Marine pm sgt. Boyce l. Roberson 83, volunteers his services As an end to Quan Tity Marine base coach King Dixon. Rob Erson s services could not be used How Ever because his retired. Usic plea for restraitu9 persuade Hanoi lbs urges world Washington a presi ident Johnson sought International help thursday in persuading i North Vietnam to match restraint in the Vietnam War. The plea to world opinion was issued in a White House state ment a Day after Johnson warned the United states it can expect a massive attack by the enemy i Vietnam. The statement was issued Fol lowing a half hour meeting be tween the president and Williamj. Jon Len a member of the . Delegation at the Paris peace talks. The meeting was not announced in Advance. Johnson the statement said told Jorden that the world had called upon the United states to exercise restraint in Vietnam and that he had responded March 31 by limiting the area of bomb ing president now hoped that the world would Call on North Vietnam to show similar restraint the statement regretted that such restraint had not yet been under talking to Jorden Johnson was reported to have expressed an Earnest desire for an Early and honorable peace and his sin Cere Hope that the North Viet font. On Page a Colin the unofficial newspaper of . Fortes in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol.27, no. 106 if 21855 a Friday August 2, 1968 5t daily 10tf sunday d 2 gis get Long terms for killing cab Driver Weiden Germany up a West German court thursday sentenced two 2nd army Ca regt soldiers to Long prison terms for the robbery murder fan Amberg taxi Driver Walter Datzko near the area last december. The court ordered pvt. Thomas s. Overko 24, of Beacon n.y., to prison for life. His companion pvt. Larry a. Miller of Junction City kan., was sentenced to 10 years in a youth prison. Miller 20, escaped a higher penalty because of his cont. On pages of col 2 into Vietnam Saigon a four thou Sand fresh american troops have arrived in South Vietnam to bolster Allied defences just below the Eastern flank of the demilitarized zone a military spokesman announced new troops Are members of a brigade of the . 5thmechanized inf div from it. Carson were airlifted from the . Into Danang in an opera Tion involving nearly 100 air planes then were immediately moved to the Northern Frontier. The new men raised the total number of american troops now in South Vietnam to about 540,-000. . Senior officers said this could not be characterized Asan american escalation of the War. They said that the brigade had been programmed for commitment to Vietnam More than two months ago. The officers said these new troops fall within the 549,500 ceiling set earlier this year bythe Pentagon. The 549,500 figure was set just after the communist lunar new year offensive last february when the Pentagon agreed to Send an additional 25,000 Ameri can soldiers to Vietnam in the front. On Page col. D Vivori wins in a Gallup but. I and of Carthy smells a nominating Victory a major role in by Brian Sullivan front to Harris either 1me off Amy each support now listen to Richard Nix Lent political year new Yore i apr take Carthy or Humphrey would the Miami eat up Winter sunday feb. Feller for instance be York

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