European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Nov 14 1967, Page 1

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 14, 1967, Darmstadt, Hesse60 planes try to save pit used As red bait Saigon a the . Air Force disclosed monday a dra Matic but unsuccessful Rescue Effort in which 60 tactical air Craft struggled through Wither ing enemy fire for 10 hours trying to lift a downed Pilot from communist hands. The Pilot was one of two Crew men in an f4 phantom downed by communist ground fire North of the demilitarized zone near the Border of Laos. He had broken leg and was believed captured after the communist apparently used him As bait unofficial a Winap a of . Forces in Europe North Africa and the my dds East vol. 26, no. 210 if 21855 a tuesday november 14, 1967 5 daily 10 sunday q Bobby asserts . A pumped peace Chance new York a sen. Robert Kennedy charged monday that the Johnson administration cast away what May have been the Best Chance to negotiate peace in Vietnam last Winter because of a false scent but the new York Democrat added that because the alternatives to negotiation Are so unacceptable an Effort to hold peace talks should and Mustbe the chances for negotiation were present throughout 1966, Kennedy said and reached their height during the Winter of 1966-67 when North Vietnam dropped its earlier insistence on u. S. Withdrawal As a precondition. At that Point he said with a false scent of Victory leading us on the United state cast away what May Well have been the last Best Chance to Goto the negotiating table on terms we clearly would have accepted the months of War that have followed Kennedy continued have been As destructive tour own forces and to North Vietnam As All the years of War before 1967. The damage and hardening attitudes May make a negotiated peace impossible for sometime to come. An Effort for negotiation May now Well be Kennedy made his remarks in cont. On Page a col. 1 to try to trap Rescue forces. The second crewmen was never heard from. The operation was made sat urday but was not disclosed until monday for Security was believed to be the most extensive air Rescue Effort in combat in the history of War fare according to col. Paul e. Leske 47, of Orlando fla., commander of the 3rd Aero space Rescue and recovery group. One Al sky Raider was shot Down in the Rescue Effort but the Pilot was quickly recovered by an hii3e Jolly Green giant helicopter. In All four Jolly Green giants and several prop driven sky raiders were damaged in the Rescue cont. On Page 23, col. 1 North Viets pour men into vital Dak to fight miss. has surgery Jackson miss. Up Mississippi John Bell Wil Liams underwent surgery Sunda to relieve a constricted blood vessel which had hampered the Healing of a recurring injury received during world War ii twas announced sunday night. Doctors said the operation Wasa Success. Dogging foe s tracks a Labrador re Triever aids . Soldiers searching for Viet Cong near Phong thu. Holding the dog Incheck is William a. Reed of Lawndale Calif. The men Are part of a squad of the 1st air Cav div and Are dropped by helicopter in areas where activity by the guerrillas has been re ported. A photo Victor Over French leads enemy Force Saigon up North Vietnam poured heavy reinforcements into the Dak to Region of South Vietnam monday for what could be one of the most decisive Battles of the War. An Amer ican general said Gen. To Nguyen Giap the North vietnamese defense minister is personally in charge of the attacking forces. One Force of North vietnamese overran a Small Village near the Dak to bastion while another launched a three hour attack on 800 men of the 173rd airborne brigade in one of the Sharp clashes that have marked the12-Day Battle 280 Miles North of raged until dark but there were no immediate casualty reports. Maj. Gen. William Peers com Mander of the . 4th inf div said the Hanoi regime is Des Perate for a military and propaganda Victory to offset the effect cont. On Page Udy wednesday with of Light Rani f i Ankru t he idyll to i u Hiu 4ri 1w Tern pc Atu i rare 01 cd monday Ufa. I t 4 4 am pin 6h 0j and an a c 6y of at Cua. M m do a Lanu Jim to uni lit1 3 41 i Suimui to Jab London r to Clofa i i p a i in c 4 4 am Iii 4 a Madi t 43 Yaj Hai la j my i , k i 4" do Hume j of / 0 w i n c i u p us ii. Ild w j

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