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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 22, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseThe St stand Sii ripes &&&jfjfj?34rj?5& unofficial newspaper of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle East vol. 26, no. 308 if 21855 a thursday february 22, 1968 5$ daily 10 sunday d d v by r " i wiw1 no factory guarantee this world War ii m20 armoured car displayed on a used car lot in West Philadelphia was supposedly owned by a Little old sex Wae. Up photo predawn attack hijacked hot forced to Fly pcs to Havana from a and up dispatches Atlanta a Delta air lines pcs commercial Jet carrying 102 passengers and a Crew of seven was hijacked wednesday afternoon Over South Florida by a gun wielding passenger who forced the Pilot to Fly to Cuba a Delta official passenger came up to the cockpit accompanied by a stewardess he said. He had a gun in his hand and told the Crew they were to proceed to spokesman said the plane flight 843 in route from Chic Agoto Miami by Way of Tampa and West Palm Beach was commandeered about 25 Miles West of West Palm Beach at 3 40 coast guard in Miami and the Delta spokesman said at 4 45p.m. The plane had landed safely in Havana. . Officials immediately asked the Swiss embassy in Havana to arrange for return of the Passen Gers and plane. The United states no longer maintains diplomatic relations with the regime of Fidel Castro. Homestead air Force base just South of Miami reported that several f104 Jet fighter were sent up when the hijacking was received and the jetliner was intercepted. A base spokesman said How Only m h from a and up dispatches Saigon . Marines drove to end the seemingly endless Battle for Hue wednesday with a predawn ground assault helicopter borne attack and Jet planes splashing enemy position with napalm . Spokesmen said the driveway moving pretty Good against the 300 to 500 North vietnamese in the 22nd Day of their suicide stand in the rubble of the grounds of the former Imperial and a break in the weather ended four Days of frustration for the americans who had been measuring their gains in blood soaked . Were sleeping. We caught them off guard a . Pictures on Page 17 spokesman told up correspond ent Richard v. Oliver. The 5th marines 1st in wit no reinforcements to fill their casualty depleted ranks sur prised the invaders with a 4 . Drive that captured a Block of communist bunkers. At Dawn the overcast that had blocked . Air support since the weekend broke and the jets streaked in. The Marine pilots dumped 500-Pound barrels of napalm and allowed with bombs. On the ground marines lobbed in nausea ear . Ch46 helicopters whirled in with the reinforce ments commanders did not want to expose until they had Clear weather for air vietnamese troops cont. On Page %3, col. S Jackie denies iding plan new York up women Sar daily quoted very enable sources wednesday that mrs. John f. Kennedy will furry lord Harlech thursday out a spokesman for the former for St lady denied it. Int is absolutely not True said Nancy Tuckerman mrs. Kennedy s . Kennedy and the former thu ambassador to washing Jpn have been spending an increasing amount of time together since their visit to Cambodia last november Lead ing to speculation of a possible marriage. They were the House guests of John Hay Whitney former . Ambassador to Britain and mrs. Their Thomasville 10 Days ago. Whitney a ga., estate f Utlz 0 a town 9the former first lady has returned to new York and Wil spend the Washington s birthday Holiday with her children. Ever the fighters made very limited he said the jets followed the commercial plane staying about a mile and half behind until i reached the 24th parallel where cuban air space begins. The fighters then returned to their Federal aviation Agency said the pcs Pilot reported from Havana that he had enough fuel to return to the United states i the cuban government would Clear the spokesman for Delta said the plane Captain is j. D. Gainey based in Miami. He identified other officers As r. E. Davis and. A. Pierce also of Miami. Stewardesses were identified As Judy Shukis Cathy Smith Joye Bleil and Tony Garcia All cont. On Page 2- to col % blast rocks soviet embassy from a and up dispatches Washington a bomb exploded outside the soviet embassy Early wednesday shattering several windows and heavily damaging the ground floor office of a rus Sian Counselor. There were no injuries. It waste second time in four Days that an explosion rocked a communist Mission in a Western capital. The yugoslav ambassador s residence in Paris was severely damaged sunday night when a time bomb exploded in the basement. One person was killed and 14 were injured. Officials said the bomb which damaged the soviet embassy in the predawn hours wednesday apparently had been planted on a Windowsill of the fortress like Structure. Police were reported looking for two suspects in connection with the bombing which shattered windows in nearby in Ndon up Polk Road safety expert sgt Alan gee has named what he Calls a do Seale among automobile Driver especially men which Swift Rice any time and almost any where office buildings and blew out the Windshield of a car parked on the Street in front of the four Story Brownstone building at 1125 16th St. Only person in the i cont. On Page 24, col. Ii he teamed Intrau f Tea ailment of the skirt savers who supports 17. A Berlin up nearly 150,000 West berliners wednesday demonstrated their support of the United states and its policy in expressed their Friend ship for the United states at Gigantic rally before the City Hall in the John f. Kennedy rally one of the largest Ever held in the huge Square was called to show that an anti american Vietnam Demontra i Tion staged on sunday by 10,000 i leftist extremists did not rep resent the True feelings of the wednesday car ried american flags and banners that read we thank you .a.," we Are for Berlin an the .a." America keeps us free and extremists get Klaus Schuetz said we Are Allied to the unite states by ties of Friendship and thanks. The United states is engaged in a tragic War in Vietnam " he cont. On Page col. %

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