European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 3 1968, Page 2

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 3, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 2 d the stars and stripes sunday March 3. K dmm by Marc Hiuet is Washington Burea Washington is . Troops stationed along the de militarized zone in South Korea May soon draw the $fi5-a-month hostile fire pay As a result of recommendations made to the de sense Secretary by the joint chiefs of proposal has been studied from time to time for a commander in chief or the veterans of foreign wars of theu.s., Joseph a. Scerra of Gard Ner mass., meanwhile branded As ridiculous the fact that the some 58,000 american troops stationed in South Korea receive none of the recognition granted soldiers facing possible death from enemy Scerra favors combat pay for All servicemen in South Korea defense officials pointed out that if the pcs proposal disapproved it would More than Likely Only apply to men on duty along the Doz. They could not say How Many would be pay in South Korea is Only awarded for the month in which a Serviceman is wounded. The of Vav commander in a statement Friday charged that there were some 600 acts of terror sabotage and infiltration by communist North koreans in South Korea in 1967. Recently communist terror squads from the North penetrated As far South As Seoul in an aborted at tempt to kill South korean president Park Chung Ilee another government leaders. And the North koreans captured the . Naval vessel Pueblo and Are holding its 82 living men on threat of punishment and number of american sol Diers have been killed by the North korean raiders during the past 14 years since the ignominious truce agreement of 1953. These raids against our troops protecting the i my and against South korean citizens have been escalating tremendously Over the past , the department of de sense will not admit that these58,000 americans in South Korea Are worthy of being design Tedas combat gis with combat pay modern equipment and the a of Nillon afforded men in combative conditions. No 1.were fired during the Fis crisis of 1961. Nor the let crisis of 1958, yet duly recognized by the department with Mcd their service. There have Bee several other situations Duff he past few years whore ans ican troops involved wore Rene med by the defense depart ment yet no actual combat Der fire was involved. Save admit Pueblo s guilt Sailor s dad writes lbs los Angeles up the father of a Sailor captured on the Pueblo says the United states should admit the ship entered North korean territorial Waters if that will facilitate the release of 82 imprisoned Crew men. Ben Ellis of los Angeles said lie made that suggestion to president Johnson in a Telegram and a letter sent to the White House two weeks ago. The communications have not Bee acknowledged. . Auto hits column of japanese Yokosuka Japan a a car driven by the wife of a . Navy Man plunged into a column of japanese troops saturday killing to and injuring 16 others police said. Eight of the 16 were reported in serious condition. Police said the Sedan was driven by mrs. Maralyn a. Roland 21, wife of p02.g. Billy e. Roland. Their Home address was not immediately available. Mrs. Roland was detained for questioning. T h e Accident occurred near Yokosuka the big . Naval base 30 Miles South of Tokyo. Iii patient becomes outpatient fast Abilene Tex. A officials of an Abilene Hospital Are looking for a patient who had a fast recovery. He had stayed in a 333-a-Day room ordered Floral displays an lit one Point asked a deliveryman to bring change for $50. When the deliveryman arrived t h patient told him to Lea a the change and collect the s50 fro the Hospital office. Finding no Money on Deposit there the deliveryman rushed Back to the Hospital room. The patient had fled leasing be Hind Bills of More than $800. Ellis son Stephen Paul Ellis 25, was taken prisoner Jan. 23 when North Korea seized the Pueblo charging it had entered North korean Waters. The Calm prevails at riot torn Rome Campus Rome a Calm prevailed at riot torn Rome University saturday following the posting of a massive police guard and a chill of policemen cordoned off the architectural faculty where the worst Rome rioting in a decade injured hundreds of policemen and students Friday. Three thousand students Gath ered saturday morning in a Large Central Square for a rally authorities feared could spark More violence. But because of the rain student leaders dispersed t h e crowd and rescheduled the rally. Close watch at the University policemen tightened surveillance at main Gates allowing Only some professors and staff personnel to enter. Classroom activity remained at a standstill. Meanwhile a group of professors backing student demands for More representation in University decisions were sitting in at the faculties of physics and Litera teachers occupied the buildings Friday. Police made no Effort to dislodge them. As an avowed reaction to what they called police brutality in the Rome riot a group of leftist students staged a sit in at the University of Venice without incident. Bus mishap kills 7 Bogota Colombia up Abus left the Highway Friday in route to Bogota from Sut Alenza plunging Over a 300-foot Cliff. Seven passengers were killed and12 injured most of them farm ers police reported. United states has denied the charge and is negotiating for the release of the prisoners. Frankly i m convinced we were in their territorial Waters Ellis said Friday. If the ship was in North korean Waters Why can t we admit it so the men can be returned to us. Why do we have to prolong this agony and then have to admit later we were at fault Ellis says statements made by Secretary of state Dean Rusk and former defense Secretary Robert Mcnamara make him conclude the Pueblo penetrated the 12-mile zone North Korea claims As its territorial think or. Mcnamara and or. Rusk already have admit Ted the fact Ellis said. Propaganda Victory he added that if North Korea wants a propaganda Victory we re the biggest country in the world and we can afford to let them have Ellis denied reports his wife. Anne was trying to arrange a trip to North Korea to plead for the Pueblo Crew s release. We be thought about re thinking More strongly about it now Ellis said. Maybe the North koreans want some mothers to come Over and plead so they can get some propaganda out of Ellis says copies of his letter to Johnson were sent to . Sens. Thomas Kuchel and George Murphy. General listens Gen. William c. Westmoreland com Mander of . Forces in South Vietnam wears earphones to hear an English translation of a speech by South vietnamese president Nguyen Van Thieu at a graduation ceremony for prov Ince and District chiefs in Saigon. Thieu warned that Saigon and other cities Are in More immediate danger of communist attack than the . Marine Post at Khe Sanh. A photo then retrace Steps embryo ii cards co awol from a and up dispatches p1rbhight, England forty one fledgling members of the elite British guards brigades who apparently deserted their quarters Friday night after a Tough Boot inspection were found saturday marching Back to Camp of their own free will. The boys wearing combat uni form All Are about 17 years old and had been in training for 18 Viet Cong warn of pow reprisals Tokyo a the Viet Cong s political front in the Saigon Gial inh area saturday warned the United states if patriots held by the South vietnamese Are executed it will take reprisals against american National liberation i Yun Taid i he. Americans and South Vii government Force have savagely killed or wounded thousands of people in the i capital area and massacred a series of patriots surreptitiously executed those detained by them and All those who have opposite tendencies All those who wish that the National sovereignty be respected and the people,.ve in peace and Happi said that according to Var ious sources they Are plotting to murder the patriots including Many intellectuals being detained by to ice and added i the . Imperialists and tin Thieu by clique of henchmen continue massacring the patriots among them Many intellectuals the front ill Reserve for itself the right to take appropriate measures against the . Aggressors who have committed Many bloody crimes against the South vietnamese people and who Are now detained by the libera Tion armed it said the front s policy has ways been to treat with leniency and humanity the . And Pup pet officers and men taken Pris Oner but that it cannot ignore the barbarous massacre of the South vietnamese the statement distributed by Hanoi s Vietnam news Agency was monitored in Tokyo. Months. They were due to to come full scale members next month of the nation s most famous troops. They were returned to Camp by bus and held in the Barrack Sunder open arrest. They All face a court martial on charges of be ing absent without leave. A Soldier at the depot said he thought the walkout stemmed from an inspection Friday night at which half the squad s boots were found not up to Par. Maj. Robert courage the army s London District Public re lations officer said there was no official word on what the boys complaint was. There Are 328 boys under train ing at i Kirbright. In 1 i 25 men from the 1st in scots lizards left and Juu Ilberg in had month h town Philip i Laiberg the world s Only surviving human heart transplant patient completed t h e second month since operation Satur Day with no indication when he May be released from Hospital. Cussed their complaints of too much Boot and Button shining at a London then War Muu for Jinn Profumo said after a full inquiry that there had Boon loss of con tact Between officers and Nen. Heathc h 40 my 56 43 49 41 65 35 31 cd a 41 30 60 3-1 fi2 42 3ri 67 82 t 8 42 67 71 35 26 36 21 23 30 36 32 23 35 23 22 22 2714 13 41 27 22 28 6h 30 15 43 67 40 . Teni Albany Albuquerque Arn Arollo. 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