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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 8, 1962, Darmstadt, HesseBy Ken Hansen 8to. Writer in Germany is and several of the last to Retreat across the Remagen Bridge in 1945ted amid jokes laughter sadness wednesday. A the reunion of the veterans ceremonies were How it Joseph a. Delisle describes the or n Remagen Rhine crossing standing before the ruined proach to the famous Bridge. Is photo by Zeisloft held in this Small Rhine town commemorating the americans sur prise capture of the Ludendorff Railroad Bridge on March 7, 1945principals in the gathering at the Central hotel Here Are Ameri can Sec Joseph a. Delisle and former German army Captain will Oconlon pages col. 8. Launches satellite study Sun radiation canaveral. Fia. A Observatory satellite was into orbit wednesday to learn radiation influences the and other conditions on Ith and How great a threat it is Fin manned space flight. Satellite nicknamed Zsofe orbiting solar Observatory was with instruments to give their first Clear look at mysteries of the Sun. 458-Pound Oso payload away from this spaceport a Thor Delta rocket. All stages ignited As planned propelled the Craft into orbit 350 Miles above the Earth Miles an hour. The distorting influence of the Earth s atmosphere. Space Agency officials Hope t launch at least one a year to Char a full 11-year Sunspot Cycle. .4ks than an hour later the a Tif bbl aeronautics and space and Ion reported that radio received by ground stations the satellite was in orbit. Agency said it achieved orbit of the Earth and was Back information like i up reported. Satellite had swung into it which would take tithe Earth every 96 min looks great has locked the Sun in the first go i and is sending Back in like crazy scientists the most Complex Sci i payloads Ever sent aloft designed to make the Ehen Sive study of the a Vantage Point above stateside Static. To Mother they re All Lead mrs Virginia Waters 37, recalled these words of her daughter Alisa 9, after High Waters from the flooded Shoreline of the Delaware Bay swept away six other Waters children As they tried to flee their Home during a severe storm. Five children drowned. The sixth was missing and presumed drowned. Only mrs. Waters her husband John a. Waters 41 Alisa and a brother John jr., 5 and mrs. Waters Blind Mother mrs. Mamie Whittington 57, survived. She knew she knew she Alisa did t know us at first when we were in the hos mrs. Waters said. Then she kept telling me Mother they re All dead she knew. She Waters House is in Bowers 20 feet from the St. Jones River cont. On Page Salt col. I . Reduces tariffs i 24 countries Washington a the White House has announced a series of reciprocal Tariff cutting agreements with 24 countries and claimed the United states had gained a four to three advantage in negotiating the lower Trade agreements. The claimed advantage in the Long round of conferences reflected the fact that c ther agencies agreed to lower tariffs on item which in 1960, accounted for $1.6 billion of their purchases from the United states. 3n the other hand . Tariff concessions covered commodities which reflected $1.2 billion of the . Exports from the countries involved in the same year. The negotiations were described As the largest and most Complex in the 28-year no Story of the Trade agreements they were con ducted in Geneva and involved in addition to the United states All the member countries of the euro Pean common Market As Well As 18 others. Herman Walker vice chairman of the us. Delegation to the Tariff negotiations signed the main Docu ment on behalf of the . Signing on behalf of the common Market was Theodor c. Hizen dutch director general for external relations of the dec delegation. On most items slated for lower tariffs the reductions will be dropped by 20 per cent. In a few font. On Page 84, col 41 storms floods fires hit East by the associated press a rampaging late Winter storm one of the worst in years for some parts of the East sent Back a devastating blast of tide and wind wednesday As it roared out to sea. It left at least 20 dead in us Wake and 8 missing. Thousands of Homes along the seacoast from Virginia to new England were wrecked or damaged by the fury of Waves smashing of persons were evacuated or made their Way from Low lying areas to safer ground. Hundreds remained marooned despite heroic Rescue efforts. In some cases they faced grim situations with no electricity Gas supplies or Safe drinking water. Even the nation s testing of re search rockets was affected. The National aeronautics and space administration had to evacuate its missile launching site at Wallops Island a. The entire Island was under water. Calls talks vital from press dispatches Washington president Ken Nedy said wednesday the Security of the entire world is at stake at the forthcoming Geneva disarmament conference and the United states will make a genuine Effort to bring it to a successful conclusion. But the president indicated at a news conference that he was not especially optimistic about the prospects of the meeting due to open March 14. He said he did attach Hope to it but would not make an optimistic president welcomed the Prospect that there May be discus Sions about other matters besides disarmament Between soviet for eign minister Andrei Gromyko Secretary of state Dean Rusk and British foreign Secretary lord Home at Geneva. A free zones he said political tension Points such As Berlin and Southeast Asia had a direct influence on the Dis armament said another matter Likely to come up at the Geneva Confer ence was the idea to establish zones free of nuclear weapons. But the president indicated that he was sceptical about this Sugges Tion. He put n rhetorical question whether it made much of a differ ence to carry an atomic bomb 5,000 Miles or to have it on the spot. The president disclosed that earlier wednesday he wrote a let Ter to soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev putting Forward som proposals for .-soviet cooperation in space exploration. But or. Kennedy declined to disclose de tails of his message saying this should wait until it had been received in a questioner suggested that he had recently become More willing to go to a Summit meet ing without full preparation or. Cont on Page 24, col. 3 u2 Pilot testifies former t2 Pilot Francis Gary Powers Dis plays a Model of a u2 at Senate armed services committee hearing at which he testified. See Story Page 23. Sott photo hardest hit were the Virginia Shoreline in the area parts of the Maryland coast and the South Hore of Long Island . The ravaging seas followed the worst snowstorm to strife Vir cont. On Page i. Col 2 Waves Batter British coast Penzance England univ six foot Waves propelled by 70 mile per hour gales bombarded the Cornwall coast wednesday Pierc no the Penzance seawall in five places and flooding scores of Homes on the waterfront. V local residents said it was the worst flood on the British Riviera since 1891. No deaths or injuries were re ported in this fishing town on the Southwest tip of England. But police and Rescue workers fought through the night and most of wednesday laying sandbags that were immediately swept away by the rising Waters. Houses flooded Complete rows of Seaside houses were filled with As Imich As four feet of water. More than 150families were evacuated and Spe Cial Relief centers set up. Water inundated streets and closed the Penzance Railroad station. Many fishing boats were destroyed and one was ripped from its moorings and thrown Clear across an Oceanside Road. Weather partly Cloudy and Hajy. Outlook partly Cloudy. To. Frankfurt blah 39. Low 19. He the Mil 41, Low 23. Temperature recorded wednesday Cen trial european Tims 4 4 pm j my. Adana Al 7j 55 Atheni k 83 5� a Ian a 4 43 Berlin a 38 18 Frank l 10 38 i London Al 48 28 44�. Madrid r 48 41 Munich k 2 2� part Al 37 27 a mtg k it 3s 28 dome i 48 we slim cd 57 54 Al Cloudy pc partly Cloudy a rain. Air we the Nett

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