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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 6, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseA a of a on Genevo Parley Itow army. Uno Futol publication of to s i air Force \ euro?., North Africa to inf the a Whf a Limm 20, number 320 to Moy March 6. 196j 10 a 5ft to Anmando of the european army monday blasted and a prison where 1350 to were held. Official did not How Many went killed or but every ambulance in Algiers a record break wave of 135 plastic bomb sex icons rocked Algiers in predawn Ness monday in a new Demon Ion of strength by the secret organization an air bs8 Jet bomber streaked to back4.900 Miles an unofficial 4 hours and 42 Nules monday shattering three records and Many windows e four Jet 1,300-mile-an-hour Aber trailed a 40-mile-Wjcje sonic stateside Static pm dk6 Low did looking up i the department at City Jau. Of Hean coup Tevon Dayi a Mac a Contr nil get beef Boom that caused alarm and dam age along the Way. The established record for the 4.900 Miles was g hours 4g min utes set in 1957 by capt Robert a Sweet in an iif100 voodoo Jet. A Backstop b58, following half an hour behind the first did not Complete the flight after it became apparent the first would set new records. Tho planes each with a Crew of three took off this morning from near new York and Midway going West on wednesday the announcement was made by the algerian government in exile in Tunis. It was confirmed by French officials who expressed Hopes the talks would end in a tease fire by March 15 at latest. The algerian rebels warned that France must crush the Oas if i wants peace. The warning came after the wild night of terror bombing in Algeria. The most spectacular of the bomb incidents was against the Cable railway that links the Belcourt area with dear Al Macoul. The plastic charge Cut the Cable and sent the two cars crashing Down 600 feet into the Belcourt station. Some of die unexploded charges recovered showed the plastic bomb ers Are not Short of explosives. A total of 46 pounds of the plastic was found in four such charges. British Airliner plunges into swam Slafter Takeoff London a a British dc7c Airliner crashed at Douala in the Cameroon Republic of West Africa sunday night killing 110 persons aboard. A spokesman for caledonian airways owners1 of the plane said Rescue teams had reached the aircraft shortly after Daylight and reported they found no survivors. It was the worst single civil aircraft disaster in aviation history following by Only three Days the crash of a 707 jetliner in new York i which 95 were killed. A French military aircraft which flew Over the disaster area Ivi Miles from the end of the runway also reported it could find no survivors. 42 britons aboard there were 42 britons Many living in Rhodest and 40 South africans among the 100 passengers. There were also six dutch four germans two Danes two Austral ians one Irish on italian and two persons of unknown nation Al ily. There were three children among the passengers. The plane also carried & Crew of 10, including three hostesses the highest previous toll in a single civil air disaster was 99 per sons killed in the crash of a Kim super Constellation in the sea 130 Miles West of Ireland on aug. 14, 1958. The plane was in route from Laurence Marques in Mozambique to Luxembourg on a charter flight operated by trans Africa air coach Ltd. Most of the passengers came from Johannesburg and were trav Eling to London. Witnesses to the disaster a Rev no at Yaounde in the Cameroon cont on Page col. V weather Cloudy vol in Occi Iionno mow thwart. Out ook a null no a Cloudy to partly Claudy. Run or rain and Ina m id. Frankfurt he a 3fl, Law 30 had Illmari High w. Low 31. i sordid moriday in Antral urn Pean tint 4 Adam at h tit i Arlana bar Len frank1 London 4 4 . . P 73 is pc in r 41 i 12 Al 34 to 34. M 31 23 Madrid Munich Parl Proniw h ram we Talbot to . Pasi r 48 a 39 a 39 a 19 4t 34m 13 14 to Der cd Claudy pc partly Cloudy a Nfn air Wath is Rve Stahr denies a Simms of lob Washington Secretary of the army Elvis j. Stahr or. Who had been reported planning to return to his career in Educa Tion says the rumours Are without foundation in fact.". The possibility had Arisen that the Pentagon official family might be changed again by the second top level resignation within recent month. It was Learned that the presi Dency of Indiana University was the Post for which Stahr asunder consideration. Stahr said the Story that i Ain consider ing leaving the government la without foundation in fact som weeks ago i Learned that i was one of a number of people being considered a possible successor to or. Herman a Wells at Indian University. I heard nothing i have heard nothing further about the matter since that Ime i can state categorically that i have not been offered the presi Dency of Indiana University and i Hope that stories to the contrary of which i do not know the source have not caused the University any embarrassment. I am not considering leaving the gov Crement to accept that or any other position another of the service secretaries John a Connally jr., civilian Boss of the Navy stepped out of Washington officialdom in december to seek the democratic party nomination for governor Lii says Pilot did his Best Cia chief defends Powers Washington up the Cen trial intelligence Agency Cia told lawmakers monday that u2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers did All he could to protect . Interests in his ill fated flight across Russia. Cia director John a. Mccone. Appearing it a closed door hearing of the House and Senate arme Carswell air Force base tex., re service subcommittees said he was fuelled Over the Pacific Ocean near Here before starting the dash then refuelled again three times mid Way going cast Over the Atlantic satisfied with the flier s conduct both before and after he was downed inside the soviet Union. The Senate armed services com Mittee meanwhile announced that Powers would appear before the group at 2 . Tuesday. It will be the first Public appearance of the Pilot since he was released by the soviets last month. Mcquone according to a reliable congressional source said Powers High flying reconnaissance plane was thrown out of control by an explosion the cause of which he still does not understand. The Tail of the plane was said to have been wrecked in the blast Powers was hurled violently about the cockpit by the blast with the result that he was not Able to reach a destruct Button with which it had been thought he would destroy his u2 plane rather than allow it to be captured. Powers had extreme difficult getting out of the falling Plone r the source quoted Mccone a saying but he finally freed himself and parachuted to Earth. Mccone told the lawmakers that the u2 Pilot s conduct in prison and during his show trial in mos cow was beyond whereabouts was not immediately disclosed. The government has sold he is a free agent

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