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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - March 29, 1962, Darmstadt, Hesse1962 the stars and stripes of foreign legion now almost total legendary has been Days of glory tiered. Of setting up has Der the Force is it up among a remaining Over Ami places like the Charier that jul years ago the based in France could. President wants no further which supplied paratroopers that generals to lived Putsch in ing for the famed takes place. Tit real reason for report of 1u approaching disbandment was that France had run out of overseas territories. But the French with a senti mentality that might not have prevailed in other countries apparently could not bring themselves to blot out forever the name of the Force that was probably the most legendary of them All. A thing apart was How englishman p. C. Wren author of books that spread the romantic Glamor of the foreign legion Soldier abroad described the legion. It is an anachronism an in credible survival the greatest and most glorious Force in the to the French it was certainly that and More. Last year when de Gaulle punished the legion by Banning it from tha annual armistice Day ceremony Down the champs Elysee in Paris Many a French Man Felt a Sharp Pang. For the legion itself there was a sharper Pang when its head quarters at a do Bel Abbes near Oran was forbidden to celebrate its great Day of glory the anniversary of the Battle of Camerone. Ninety nine years ago next month the legion found itself in Camerone in Mexico. A band of 62 of its men held off 3,000 mexi cans for nine hours. Of the g2 Only five survived. The most sacred relic of the legion to this Day is the leather gloved hand of capt Danjou the Man who led the stand which was part of the French attempt to in stall the emperor Maximilian of Austria on the mexican throne. But there were countless other campaigns from the time King Louis Philippe set up the legion As a battalion of Light infantry to fight for France overseas in 186l it figured in almost every major conflict in most parts of the world. But its main scenes of glory were among the desert wastes of North Africa. The men of the legion fore swore allegiance to any Flag but that of the legion. That meant they obeyed no one but their offi cers. No one asked for their birth certificates when they joined. No one cared what name they gave when they accepted the first pay ment for enlisting. Its motto the legion is our to it in the 1920s fell most of the task of subduing the arabs in Morocco in the indo China War it put the Seal on what then amounted to 123 Yean of glory by fighting almost with Bare hands a the lost Battle of Dien Blen Phil thus u was not surprising that when its officers ordered the 1st kept of legion paratroopers in Algiers to support the april revolt last year they did so. Only order counted. When they were ordered out of their base at Zeralda near Algiers when the insurrection folded the legionnaires defiantly blew up their munitions and drove off to Sidi Bel Abbes but not before the townspeople of Zeralda had paid tribute to the Force which in Algeria was credited with put Ting 8,000 moslem rebel guerrillas out of action. I Freedom called in danger rants called threat to . Up . De loner Sterling m. That Petty Dema re endanger intellectual Freedom a National Security the opening session conference attended from around the rain said the nation peril and the world j if torn internally and he said in Ted by internal Are already injuring he morale of our in for a Tang time ties and tyrants following in this this time they Are Heads in a shrewd manner that de numbers of the in and even promises Tondt Letual Freedom in hit National Aid such activity resisted strenuously. Contribute to destruct assume for them vinous responsibility was called to Dos of teaching the democracy and fact about communism. The matter of Mak better understood the most pressing prob Oftos our schools he said state governments and school officials should remove taboos from teaching about communism to that students would be better equipped to meet their re Moon control vital to . Washington or. Edward Teller told Congress the United states must for its own Security gain control of the Moon. Teller a distinguished nuclear scientist coupled his warning with a plea for a program to establish a targe and highly Independent Colony on the Moon. He said the country that established a working base on the Earth s natural satellite could control near space and would be Able to know what was going on everywhere on we need the Moon we need the Moon for our own safety Teller told a House space subcommittee. A called for development of a nuclear reactor which would operate on the Moon and might eventually provide enough Power to extract water from its rocks and Oil Teller said Russia probably was ahead in the race for space even though the United states could and should be in first Ohonde of Canadian at As defenders of free Dom. Mcmurrin also cautioned that the nation must not allow studies of the arts to be neglected through emphasis on scientific training. Our Large involvement in technological education is understand Able but even the Progress of our technology is endangered by our too Small investment in theoretical sciences he said. Our academic neglect of the humane studies and the Fine arts can have a seriously damaging effect upon our he said. The american people fall to recognize that the strength of a nation lies in its Art and music and As much As in its physics and chemistry or its electrical Brown Nixon file and agree you re another Sacramento Calif. Sparks flew As gov. Edmund g. Brown and former vice president Richard m. Nixon both filed formal notices seeking their parties nomination for governor. Nixon at his los Angeles filing for the Republican nomination called Brown a wobbly weak kneed Brown seeking re election As a Democrat remarked at his san Francisco filing it appears that every time i run for office the opposition is but in the same breath. Brown foresaw one of the roughest campaigns in the history of no help needed Nixon said he s ready to carry the fight to Brown without any outside Republican help. I Don t intend to bring in any outsiders Nixon said. But if former president Dwight d. Eisen Hower now wintering at Palm Springs would care to express his views it will be Nixon said if any outside democrats including his 1960 presidential opponent John f. Ken Nedy should come into the state to help out Brown they Are car Brown who has accused Nixon of actually having his political sights on Washington , rather than Sacramento tilled out his permitted 50-word statement of his own qualifications my 19 years of government service As District attorney attorney general and governor have Given me the working experience and insight to Deal effectively with the great challenges of California in education water development Law enforcement Long Range planning prosperous business climate and responsible manage ment of the state s financial affairs splendor in this Glass a Cathedral Lylw Beauty Presto visitors to the new i. Miller Salon in new York City a the fur of of the 38-foot-High open by us fifth Avenue Side of the shoe store. Is reflected in s Mirror that covers the rear Wall colonus sol twisted ceiling Are covered with patterns created by sheathing of Oregon Hemlock. United free International Joan Sutherland to rest Back ailment May end career of opera Star London Cap Joan Suther land the coloratura Soprano said a painful Hack condition has thrown her stage career into doubt miss Sutherland 35, issued a statement through London s Royal opera House that she will finish her commitments for the season including perform ances at la Scala in m i la a and then take six weeks of com plete rest combined with treat ment. She said her. Joan future plans de Pend entirely on. The result of Thea recuperative her Back condition caused her to cancel a tour of her native Australia. A Sydney newspaper re ported she has arthritis and might never be Able to sing full Opyr Strole again. The Star s Secretary said her condition could deteriorate dangerous disc at the base of the spin is flattened and miss Sutherland will have to Wear a support. It i one of these things she will have to learn to live with the Secre tary said. Miss Sutherland said her Back condition has been recurring for the past three years and was aggravated by n slip on a concert platform in february. Since then she said so has been working under painful stress. She needs constant medical treat ment she said. V miss Sutherland has scored successes in the opera houses of the world including those in Europe and the metropolitan in new York. Luebke visits Vienna up president Hoin Ricc Labek has arrived Here for a four Day it Tel it to Austria. "si"1 a

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