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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 3, 1968, Darmstadt, Hesse. Destroyer rams soviet ship from a and up dispatches Washington an american destroyer rammed a russian freighter in Early morning dark Ness thursday about 95 Miles off the South korean coast the Pentagon disclosed said there were no casualties and neither ship was seriously damaged. The collision occurred in the sea of Japan,95 Miles from Pahang the de sense department reported location is around the 36th parallel. This apparently was considerably South of the area where a . Task Force disbelieved deployed As part of the american mane vering aimed a getting North Korea to return the Pueblo and its 83 Crew Mem Bers. Navy sources said initial re ports did not indicate that the russian ship was equipped with gear for keeping Check on Amer ican naval movements in the area . Officials have said pub lir in recent Days that some cont. On Page 23, col. 9 predicts red but terms uprising total Flop Washington up president Johnson told news conference Friday that the Viet Cong general uprising in South Vietnam has been a Complete failure from the military standpoint and that the allies now face Amajor enemy offensive in the area of Khe Sanh and the demilitarized zone Doz. The president called the Situa Tion near the Doz a fluid one and promised to keep the Ameri can people informed. Without forecasting a Victory in what seemed to be an imminent retaking suburb South vietnamese Advance through a smoke filled Street As troops in an armoured personnel Carrier they move to retake part of the guerrilla occupied Phu Tho Hoa suburb in Saigon. Flames Rise from buildings at rear. A Nixon scores Pueblo s Lack of Protection Manchester . A Richard m. Nixon opening his presidential drive in new Hampshire said Friday it was simply unthinkable that the communications ship Pueblo had been without any air or sea Protection. Nixon made the criticism of president Johnson s adm Nistra unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 289 if 21855 a 5t daily 10 sunday saturday february 3, 1968 related stories Page 2 Battle he said i am confident that our men and the South Viet namese will be giving a goo account of the president s full statement said we have known for Sev eral months that the communists were planning a massive Winter Spring have detailed information on to Chi Minh s order govern ing that offensive. Part of it is called a general uprising. We know the object was to Over throw the constitutional govern ment in Saigon and to create a situation in which we and the vietnamese would be willing to cont. On Page 23, col. % related stories on Page 4 Tion at a news conference one of the largest Ever seen in new Hampshire. This was the opening Day of his fit to win the new Hamp Shire Republican primary after which he said he will enter the primaries in Wisconsin Indi cont. On Page 24, col v Saigon still under siege Saigon up Allied Leader said Friday the five Day old Viet Cong invasion of the cities had failed. But the communists still kept Saigon in a state of siege and guerrillas holding the heart of Hue beat Back attacks by vietnamese and . Marines with heavy losses. The communists were paying fearful Price. . And govern ment forces struck in the cities with dive bombers and tanks an rolled artillery into Saigon to use against a Viet Cong Strongo Mynear the Home of Gen. William c Westmoreland commander of . Forces in Vietnam. Marauding bands of guerrilla were roving the streets of Sai gon sniping at helicopters approaching the pad atop the six Story . Embassy correspondents were brought by helicopter from Tanson Nhut air base to downtown Saigon because of Viet con along the Highway to the base. Some guerrillas were extremely bold. Associated press photographer Eddie Adams reported Sev eral Viet Cong were casually eat ing soup at a Saigon sidewalk chinese restaurant when a Viet namese Ranger Force pounded upon them. The restaurant was their base of operations a South vietnamese Ranger officer told caught them at breakfast. Allied spokesmen said that inthe first four Days of the Battle of the cities the communists lost10,593 killed 3,076 suspects Cap tured and 2,000 weapons seized. They said 917 Allied troops were killed and 2,817 wounded include cont. On Page 2b col. 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