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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - August 17, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseI Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd. Sustaining Power unofficial newspaper of . Fores in Europe North Africa and the Middle Easl bl.27, no. 121 if 21855 a saturday August 17, 1968 5 daily 10 sunday d army will shut Down 23 missile batteries robbers in action while one Bandito ints a pistol at a guard a companion vaults e counter at a Washington Bank. A third Rob a was not in Range of the hidden camera a which took this photo released by the Holdup men escaped with $13,000. A tripes gives 700,000 to Elfare funds Darmstadt is the tars and stripes announced Fri a that it had donated $700,000f profits to the . Army-. W Force Europe Central Wei k?.,&nd8 bringing total con to the funds to 4 090,jbution5lin a past 17cotua. The $700,000 was the greatest tue donation Ever made by. . Stripes to the Wel was the result of year for the Organiza not Only prints and Pef also operates nearly bookstores and Newsstands european countries the past 314 years the stripes has built a on p by condition stable Ike has 7th heart attack from a and up dispatches Washington former president Dwight d. Eisenhower suffered another heart attack Friday Walter Reed army hos Pital announced. It was the 77-year-old general seventh heart attack and his fourth in slightly less than four months. A Hospital bulletin issued at 9 05 . Get said Gen. Eisenhower sustained another serious heart attack at 1 25 . Today. Prior to this at tack the general was feeling Well was in excellent spirits and had been progressing satisfactorily. His condition at this report is stable. The doctors interpret this episode As serious but have not As yet appraised its full Eisenhower suffered his sixth heart attack also described As cont on Page s?4, col. V cuts to save $18.8 a Leilon in fiscal 69 Washington a the Pentagon announced Fri Day that the army will shutdown 23 anti bomber missile batteries in 12 states to save Money. The action is the latest in series of Economy measures be ing taken by the Pentagon to Cut fiscal 1969 spending by As much As $3 Pentagon said deactivation of the 23 Nike Hercules fir ing Sites and seven Headquarters installations will save �18.8 Mil lion in the current budget year and $54 million in succeeding years. The Pentagon is expected Tob ear the Brunt of a demand for spending reductions totalling $6billion which Congress made in return for passing president Johnson s 10 per cent income tax surcharge. 4,200-Man trim closing the Sites will drop Active army strength by 4,200 of the missile units Are operated by the National careful study these Sites were found to contribute least to the effectiveness of the defense of the Continental United states the announcement was originally planned to close some of these Sites by the summer of 1970." the Nike Hercules is a 39-foot missile capable of shooting cont. On Page 3$, col 21 by Bill Teal , forces oaf owner who left their for shipment to rope May have to Ipri pkg of a we Phi m9nf9qn9j a pfc up we Bpwe who a Wisp Biles arrive Here an army terminal Ftp wow sch a Bow hib we wow pm Bra fort to to Aeji Wardrop traffic management officer at the Bremerhaven terminal a 484 servicemen listed on now the Europe whole Caw Ait on Page 6, col. U

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