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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 4, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePago 24 the stars and stripes monday March 4 i 48 gis die in ambush near continued from Page t almost constant harassment forthe past month. Two other companies from the25th rushed in to help their battered comrades but met Only Light resistance from a communist Force that As spokesmen said 20 Viet Cong were killed and four weapons captured. At the same time . Head quarters disclosed the arrival of 6,500 marines from the unite states to bolster leathernecks defending Khe Sanh in South Vietnam s Northwest Corner against a possible North Viet namese mass attack. The newly arrived marines Are part of the 10,500 american troops president Johnson or dered from the United states two weeks ago in response Token. William c. Westmore land s urgent request in the Light of continuing North Viet namese pressure on Khe san hand the Prospect of new communist attacks on South Viet Nam s cities. With the 27th regiment i South Vietnam . Troop strength now stands at 510,000.last week Headquarters announced that 4,000 . Para troopers from the 82nd airborne division had arrived in Vietnam liberation9 vow made by Nasser jumbo Jet president Johnson Waves to the crowd from the opened freight door in the nose of the air Force s c5a, world s largest air plane which was unveiled at Marietta a. A photo Cairo up egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser said sunday Israel s annexation of occupied Arab territories was a new incentive to liberate thisland Inch by Israel has announced it will no longer consider the captured lands As enemy territory but denied this meant annexation. The decision was widely interpreted in Arab countries As out right told a rally in Helwan 15 Miles South of Here the Las israeli move does not change Egypt s we Hope it will change the position of the Security coun cil members who adopted the Middle East Resolution. We Hope it will change the position of some big Powers and will show them the soundness of a militant continued from Page l spread As far East As the Capitol building about a mile away. Thick coating of Black Oil also covered the beaches in the Laperla slum area in old san Juan. The coast guard said it bomb. Continued from Page 1 Monist or other International leftist organizations although the targets All were traditional one for the left Wing the United states for its Vietnam policy and Spain Greece and Portugal for their right Wing regimes. The greatest toll of injuries was in Brussels on saturday where thousands of anti Vietnam demonstrators police said 7,500 but the organizers claimed20,000 slammed into police blocking routes to the . Embassy. At least 11 police and an unknown number of demonstrators were after Midnight Detec Tives found a bomb outside the Spanish embassy in the Hague and it exploded As they threw it Clear smashing several win Dows. It was the third an most destructive attack on the embassy in the past three years. A few minutes later another explosive Tore off the door and splintered All the windows of the greek embassy. Four hours later still another homemade bomb went off in front of the portuguese embassy scarring a Wall and breaking were tipped by t e 1 e phone the . Embassy was next on the list and raced to the building apparently before the bomb throwers since no explosives were found. Was t certain whether the Oil would endanger the beaches at luxury hotels in the Candado District about three Miles away. Hotel managers were no alarmed at the moment. Juan Diaz Martinez assistant manager of the puerto Rico Sheraton hotel said he though the Oil was too far away to be of any danger. Luis Munoz resident manager of the Candado Beach hotel said he had not been warned that the Oil was of any threat. But Waves had splashed Oil on the lower Walls of 400-year-old Al Morro Castle built by the Spanish at the East Entrance to the Craft in the area were also covered with a thick coat foil. It. Allan Gottesman of the coast guard said nothing could be done to Stem the flow of Oil for a time. Tugs attempted to pull the front end of the ship out to sea where it could be sunk without endangering traffic but had to give up because a spokesman said apparently it is hard said that if it sunk at the Harbor Entrance then Weare in the Harbor was temporarily closed to All ship Ping. First mate Pangiotis Michae Lopoulos told reporters the ship dropped Anchor at the Harbor Entrance about 7 . To take aboard a Harbor Pilot. I heard a loud noise he said. Then i saw Oil pouring from the sides of the ship into the water. A few minutes later we gave the order to Arab stand Nasser matter what the Legal phraseology is this land must deliberated. This decision is a new incentive a new warning. Fro this spot i swear we shall lib Erate this land Inch by Inch no matter what the Cost and the sacrifices Nasser will realize that this decision which is taken put of arrogance and obstinacy will Cost her a great Deal he devoted most of his 100 minute speech to the Domestic situation in the Wake of students and workers riots in Helwan an Cairo last week. Nasser admitted the demonstrations arose because of Dis satisfaction with the Light sentences passed on the former air Force commanders blamed for the june War defeat. It is organized there is a revolutionary party in the country. It exists. It disorganized Nasser said. The egyptian president admitted the authorities mishandled the situation from the beginning when police fired on the Helwan workers and details were sup pressed in the press. He said this led the students to Demon Strate in the streets. Nasser announced that the Stu dents still held will be released this week and that the universities will be reopened soon. Troops. At Khe Sanh a us Luis observer Monr Arne reported North Vietnam a Field position near the a position sunday afternoon observer called in air is thelery Mission positions and were killed. North vietnamese Kura ined about 180 rounds of Lery and mortar on the Sanh combat base purim a last 24 hours and hit off la bases to the East along i militarized zone with

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