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European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jun 16 1968, Page 2

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 16, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 the stars and stripes Alert forces from a and up dispatches Saigon Viet Cong shells hit Saigon and its suburbs Earl sunday morning As Allied com Manders issued an Alert to counter any possible guerrilla ground thrust into the bombers blasted the surrounding area with millions of pounds of explosives in som of the heaviest strikes of the War. Radio Hanoi reported saturday that the Viet Cong had Orde Redall its artillery and special forces to be prepared for a new attack on to the North of Saigon . Marines reported killing 54north vietnamese in a four hour Battle near Khe Sanh where a Many As 10,000 fresh communist troops were said to be reports on the Saigon shellings before Dawn sunday said some of the artillery rounds hit the Dock area in the Down town Section and two houses at Tan son Nhut air base on the City s Northern fringe. Initial reports indicated Light casualties and damage. It was the second consecutive night of shellings on the City proper after a three Day Lull i which the Viet Cong concentrated on targets just beyond the metropolitan limits. Communist mortar Crews also lobbed 30 shells on Saigon Early South vietnamese spokes Man said 28 rounds were fire Dat a precinct police station near the Kinh Doi canal in Southeast Ern Saigon. Three shells slammed directly into the build ing. Police officials said three policemen received minor wounds when the police precinct building was hit by mortars. The Structure was heavily damaged however. Several rounds of mortar fire landed in scattered sections of the chinese Section of Cholon inthe City. An exploding Shel wounded three civilians. Three other civilians were wounded by rounds that fell wide of the police Miles to the North o Saigon less than 60" rounds of 107mm rocket fire dropped on the big South base at Bien Hoa caused m casualties or damage . Military spokesmen reported. A South vietnamese Militar spokesman reported that an enemy Force of unknown size attacked a government military installation in go vap just North of Saigon. Government troop battling the attackers have suf ered Light casualties he said. . B52 super fortresses dumped from two to eight Mil Ion pounds of explosives on ene fired nest costs $2,000 Cincinnati a removing paint from his House with propane Torch Earl Adamjr ignited a Bird s nest which Fel through a space Between the r of and eaves. Firemen were Calletto put out the Blaze which caused $2,000 damage. Saigon my positions and infiltration routes on the outskirts of Saigon in one of the War s biggest bombardments . Military spokes men reported saturday. Choice of donors transplant official Houston up a medical examiner told or. Denton a. Cooley Friday he should Stop using the hearts of homicide victims in transplants. The outspoken surgeon rejected the suggestion. I have no intention of agreeing to a moratorium on anything he . Joseph Jachimczyk the Harris county medical examiner who raised Legal questions about using a homicide victim heart during one of the trans lation panel said that were no human donor the recipient s f am Jim plea for understand transplants so that Accident victims would Hng to have the heat used. U people should Start they be got tube told the bar out of fight a Young Viet Cong girl is pictured after turning herself in to government troops in the chinese Section of surrendered under the amnesty program. She was exhausted out of ammunition and surrounded by government troops. A related Story on Page 4 plants Cooley s surgical team has performed at St. Luke s Hospital appeared on a panel sponsored by the Harris county bar association along with indicated he would Issue a directive if Cooley and the Hospital did not follow his suggestion. Cooley s 26-Man team has performed five heart trans plants More than any other similar group in the world. Thelast attempted thursday was to implant the heart of a sheep in the Chest of a 48-year-old Waterloo Iowa insurance executive but the recipient died when the heart would not officials reportedly told the widow of the Iowa Man Sam Willoughby that several potential human donors were available after he was brought into the Hospital but the families would not permit the surgery. But a Hospital spokes Man denied this spokesman at the bar Asso Austria s Erika Schin Egger Sifritt Yaj 10 of " 55-m 10 49 seat of 68 shrt4.r 101 " 80

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