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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 13, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseF 1 did t want to be tagged re to 1st go dugout returns to unit by Iii us Scott assistant assignments editor and Homer Cable assignments editor Frankfurt is a 21-year-old 4th red div Soldier who led the i dugout to Sweden in january 1967, was the first of the deserters to return Here tuesday because did t want to be tagged a pvt Ray Jones fled to Sweden from his 4th v outfit at Schwabach with Only a year left to do on his army hitch. He is the first of 18usareur soldiers known to have been granted Asylum in Sweden to have voluntarily comeback. I came Back because i love America. Buti am opposed to the Vietnam War and always will be Jones told newsmen As he arrived at Frankfurt International Airport from Stock Holm. Related Story on Page 24. If i had stayed in Sweden All american probably would think me a communist he said. I think communism is wrong and is not the answer for the Black Jones a draftee said he came to this Realiza Tion after All of the publicity and criticism Sweden is getting by harbouring american servicemen who have gone Over the Hill to avoid cont. On Page 23, col. 1 he of frs and of ripes 3.26, no. 328 if 21855 a unofficial new Pap a of . Forces in europ North Africa and the Middle East 5 daily to sunday p wednesday March 13, 1968 Anel quiz could help Nemy Washington up Secretary of state Dean Rusk a used members of the Senate o r e i g n relations committee tuesday of trying to Force him3 make Public information on Vietnam War policy which would id the enemy. Rusk rejected a suggestion byen. Stuart Symington d-mo., lat the United states Houldith claw troops from Europe if reinforcements Are needed i Vietnam. I would be very much con red if we took Steps that Lemed to be dismantling the senses of nato Rusk said. As the Vietnam policy debate ached a new High in pc sinks gis drown to rescued it. Hood Tex. Up Anir Moid personnel Carrier with Ive soldiers in it Sank to the11 of Lake lamed monday Stead of churning across As Ita As supposed to. Three of the soldiers drowned. The victims were spec. 4"ic-Hurd Jones 26, whose wife Kosa lives in Killeen Tex.,- a it. Hood John f. Kortum whose father Vaughn , lives at Portland ore., t. Calvin Washington jr.,whose wife Brenda lives at Oil Worth. Llu two men who escape Wei 1 sgt. Anthony Salamone and a pc. 4 Ronald alford.in1 army pulled the person u l Carrier a steel Bolike a on tracks out of the Lake tuesday and examined it to see caused it to sink vehicle which belonged i Illi infantry of the 1stl in was fording Lake Luar it. Hood in a a col 5 10 in on charges bitterness the Secretary also invited Congress to rescind the 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution if a1 majority believed As some i members have charged that president Johnson has exceeded related Story on Page 4. His authority. Rusk added How Ever he thought such action would be a very the committee chairman sen. J. William Fulbright d ark., and several of his colleagues immediately Chal cont. On Page self col. 1 return with his wife pvt. Ray Jones leaves plane at Frank Furt after returning from Sweden. Is Guenter Schuettler be Tinct Witts Board i i t ii lacked Tak cub Handy top hands Are those of Aid administrator William s. Gaud whose face is hands belong to Secretary of state Dean Rusk listening to Senate panel. A Miami up a san fran Cisco to Miami jetliner with 59 persons aboard was hijacked i mysterious silence tuesday and forced to land in Havana. I half an hour after the plane landed at Havana Airport the Federal aviation administration Faa said it had no word from the National airlines pcs. It was not certain what had happened to the big transcontinental Jet National flight 28, until Havana j Airport reported it had landed. For Sale s Bridge going up _ new York up a City gent Here tos sell London Bridge opened Bis sales pitch monday by telling America the Bridge Wasan inspiration for englishmen who settled Ine new world. M ii was the inspiration for men like Cap Fain Ofca Smith who settled your new eng land and that s Why America would be a is Tew Howe for the Bridge City of London councillor Ivan Lukin said. J5s� t he feel a met shame about sur rendering such an historic landmark to we americans not a by not a bit not a bit he retorted appearing a Little ruffled at the question. We just want to find a place where the most people could see it and enjoy the history of the one of those places according to Buckiu and Harold King City of London Engineer is not England. They revealed there had been 45 bids Tor the bridge35 of them from have had a few inquiries from eng land but naturally the most attractive bids cont. On Page 24, col it was the second Airliner Tobe hijacked Between Tampa and Miami in three weeks. A Delta pcs with 109 persons aboard was hijacked feb. 21 by Bandit wanted for kidnapping and robbery in West had no Contact with the plane until he landed a Havana said f a a a r e \ manager Paul indication that some thing was amiss came when the plane failed to make a routine communication Check before twas scheduled to turn East toward Miami. Then when the plane reached fort Myers the Point where it should have turned toward Miami it continued South. Officials said it was suspected then that the plane was in Iny hijacked. The Federal aviation administration reported that cuban officials said the pcs was taking aboard fuel at Havana Airport to return to reported the Jet would depart soon the Faa said

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