European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 18 1968, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 18, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseA powerful War killing six ing fire that begat tinned at sat a tavern Gold plan set Randt humped a leftists Nuernberg Germany up Youthful Demon iterators beat foreign min ister Willy Brandt Over the Bead with umbrellas sunday is to arrived for a meeting f the social democratic party witnesses reported. Those who saw the incident said Brandt was not seriously Lurt. The attack came when Brandt arrived at the meistersinger Halle with Herbert Wehner minister for All German affairs. Witnesses said the Demontra a tors snatched Wehner s glasses Pyfrom his face and Tore his pipe i from his Mouth in the scuffle in which Brandt was hit Over the head. Brandt said after the meeting s opening ceremony that the blows he received were not Worth cont on Page 2ft, col. 5 . Won t markets Brandt beset West German foreign minister Willy Brandt is helped by police Tenter a conference of his social democratic party in Nuernberg. Brandt had his Way blocked by pro Hanoi students and other leftists who shoved him and hit him Over the head with umbrellas before police could Rescue him. He was not seriously Hurt. A photo Washington a the seven nations which make up the London Gold Pool voted sunday to set up a two Price system to stifle wild speculative buying of did so by agreeing not to Supply Gold to the londoner any other Gold Market. This will mean an increase in the Price of Gold to private speculators but the Central Bankers from the seven nations agreed to maintain the Price of $35 an ounce for trans actions involving Central ban Sand International monetary authorities. From a and up dispatches Washington Bankers of the seven Gold Pool nations went into their second Day of Gold crisis meetings sunday in an attempt to Stem the speculation which threatens the International monetary system. Cont. On Page 2. Col a unofficial newspaper of . Fort a in Europe North Africa and the Middle East Fol. 26, no. 333 if 21355 a 5 daily d d monday 10 sunday March 18, 1968 London leftists stage . Embassy attack 216 in Saigon area killed in drive up american nil Allied troops killed 344 com lusts saturday 21 of them the Saigon area with . Iks spearheading the Vietnam War s biggest Campaign. American spokesmen said two Attles 5 and 16 Miles from Sai raised to about 659 the lumber of communists killed i inv some 40,000 Allied troops amhed the operation six Days a the Northern coast 330 from Saigon . Soldiers lode helicopters in an assault it trapped and killed at least p Nuu Iii jets in a Village Sochi Seii y guerrillas that a is called it Pink other action a . Marine a4 s k y h a w k Jet mistakenly dropped three 500-Pound bombs on american troops it had been supporting with close strikes Sev weather partly Cloudy with Gusty wind and scattered Shower. Little change tuesday Frankfurt held Elbert High blow 3 temperature recorded sunday itch 4 am pin Adana 61 Athena p b5 Aviano p 62 60 43 39 43 Berlin p 4t 50 Frankfurt p 45 50 London p a Clear cd Cloudy ,1111 pm 28 b9 Madrid c 30 to Munich p 43 50 Paris p 16 43 Prestwick p 43 lit Koine l b2 6ti wheelie cd p partly Cloudy. And weather a Mhz in Miles Southeast of Hue. said seven soldiers were killed and 29 one Saigon area Battle the allies counted 135 dead communists. Government troops suffered 10 men killed and 19 injured. There were no american losses spokesmen another Battle 35 Miles West of Saigon 81 communists were killed. Twenty one americans were fights erupted in the five province area covered by 50 Allied Campaign has Cost thus far 28 americans killed and 221\ it. On it in. Col. Ii by Bob i10yer is . Bureau chief London is thousands of police and anti Vietnam War marchers staged a 90-minute pitched Battle sunday in Gros Venor Square in front of the . estimated 45 people were injured 11 of them Square was overrun with demonstrators Vanguard of 20 000 who m a r c h e d from Trafalgar Square after hearing speakers protest . Policy i Vietnam at a giant left Wing for weeks by posters plastered Over subway and out door ads the March was Osten Sibly organized by the Vietnam Solidarity the sunday Telegraph said the demonstration is now known to have been planned and inspired by Battle raged across the grass of Grosvenor Square Florici in. On Vii t. L i irs affirms foreign car i tax ruling j by Marc Hiuet is Washington Bureau chief w a s h 1 n g t o n is servicemen and Federal employees stationed overseas who buy a foreign car after they receive orders to return to the United states must pay a 7 per cent manufacturer s excise tax the internal be Enue ser Iee affirmed Friday. Those who buy and use a Tor eign made car during their hours abroad to be

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