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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - October 28, 1967, Darmstadt, HesseUnofficial Newt paper of . Fonts in Europe a rth Africa and he Middle Lail vol. 26 no. 193 if 21855 a Sawday october 28, 1967 5t Dally 10 sunday North Vietnam mauled for 4th straight Day Solitude looking like something out of a woodcut this Mallard paddles serenely across a Small Pond near Madi son wis., and dreams of the Days before Gunpowder when All a Duck had to Duck were slings and arrows. Up photo army rebuts an editor on news control Heidelberg up . Army defended itself Friday against charges that it is Man aging and restricting the news for servicemen in Europe in Vio lation of defense Secretary Rob Ert s. Mcnamara s allegations Are unfounded said col. Louis a. Breault Public affairs chief at Usa eur charges were made at a press luncheon in Frankfurt thursday by William Slatter managing editor and Deputy tothe news director of the Ameri can forces network an David Mynatt. Slatter formerly news editor at Wasu to in new Orleans had charged that the army s requirement that sensitive stories be cleared with military higher amounts to news managing and restricting the news Breault s comment Breault said however that the army understands and implements Secretary Mcnamara maximum disclosure memorandum issued five months office Breault said is charged with monitoring the editorial policy programming and Quality control of an and enforces regulations stating explicitly that news programs willbe objective balanced Complete As is practicable factual and in cont. On Page % col 5 2 policemen shot to death by Chicago Bank robbers Chicago up masked bandits armed with a machine gun and a carbine killed two policemen and wounded a third Friday in a furious Battle As the fled from a Bank in suburban of the three gunmen was shot and captured and another was believed wounded As he made his getaway with a com Panion. The two bandits still at Large were believed to have fled in a car driven by a woman who served As Lookout during the robbery of the Northlake said they did not know whether the bandits had Timeto scoop up any loot before policemen alerted by a silent alarm which went off at head quarters converged on the Coroner s office identified the slain officers As Anthon Terry 41, and John Nagle 31. Two cars were reportedly use Din the Holdup of the Northlake weather Cloudy with occasional Tho Wen. Little change sunday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 56, Low 47. Temperature recorded Fri Day get 4 4 am pm 64 72 Adana p 61 68 Athena of 46 55 Valano p 62 57 Berlin p 50 57 Frankfurt r 48 64. London p 4 4 am pm 48 66 Madrid p 46 55 Munich p 48 59 Paris p 48 48 Prestwick p 64 70 Rome p61 70 wheelus of Csc oud i a partly Cloudy r-rain.2nd weather Wing Bank. A Bullet riddled and blood stained car was reported found in a nearby suburb but police said they did not know if this car was used in the robbery. State police were reported Pur suing a car resembling one of the getaway cars near o Hare Airport. O Hare is about six Miles North of Northlake which i about 13 Miles West and slightly North of Chicago s Long has been known As a suburb of violence. Three years ago a Man who ran for Village president was badly beaten by thugs wielding baseball bats. By coincidence a Federal grand jury was scheduled to be Gin deliberations Friday in an alleged extortion plot involving the Northlake mayor and two Alder men. Two of the Bank windows had been shot out. There was a Large Pool of blood in the parking lot. Admiral s son shot Down captured Saigon up Hanoi radio reported massive new air raids against the North vietnamese capital Friday the fourth consecutive Day of the biggest Aerial offensive since world War ii. One broadcast said the son of an american Admiral was shutdown and captured. The Pentagon confirmed that he had been captured but gave no other details reports from Hanoi said Waves of . Navy and air Force planes hit the Paul Doumer re named Long Bien Bridge in Hanoi and suburbs including the Village of Gia Lam site of Hanoi s International Airport which is still on the . Restricted list. Record 57 missions the . Aerial offensive hit the communists Day and night. A spokesman said . Marine flew a record 57 missions per haps 200 planes against North vietnamese targets thursday including night attacks against the big Phuc yen and Hoa Lac airfields. . Military sources said the attacks had destroyed a fourth of North Vietnam s migs in the first three Days of the mighty assault that has hit Hanoi Hai Phong major airfields and communications centers. B52s in rare raid on North Vietnam hit the Mugia Mountain pass Lead ing South to the to Chi Minn Trail. 25 migs destroyed american officials said the raids had destroyed 24 and pos Sibly 25 migs in the first three Days of the offensive at a Cost of 10 american planes shot Down. A series of communist Broad casts said seven american planes were shot Down Friday As the attacked Hanoi in four Waves he communists said this brought to 29 the number shot Down during the big Aerial offensive. Radio Hanoi said Sydney Mccain i Pilot cont. On Page 24, col. 2 eight women reds attack . Patrol lose four killed in Tough skirmish Ben cat Vietnam a eight women communist sol Diers in Battle gear and armed with automatic weapons and hand grenades attacked a .infantry ambush patrol wednes Day and lost four of their number killed. They spotted our patrol firsthand fired on them said it. Col. Walter e. Adams commander Ofa 25th inf div wolfhound Bat fought with automatic weapons and threw hand Gre Nades. They fought Well and they were Damn Good. They were shooting their weapons Well Adams four dead women soldiers All Young were identified As be longing to the North vietnamese 271st regt part of the 9th North vietnamese div operating in the Jungles of War zone c North of Saigon. This regiment attacked a .1st inf div battalion oct. 19, kill ing nearly 150 soldiers according to the latest casualty reports. Adam s battalion the second of the 27th wolfhound regt fought the women about 40 mile North of Saigon during a series of Small engagements with the communist unit. Alpha co of the battalion was lying in ambush when the women appeared Adams said. They met us head on. The got the drop on us Adams said. The women were in Olive drab North vietnamese uniforms and some were wearing cloth carried ammunition belts. The . Infantrymen killed four of the women instantly Adams said. The remaining Fourthey could see kept up a con Stant Stream of fire and Man aged to escape in the tangled Jungle. None of the american was reported killed or wounded

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