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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 5, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseLog 2 i stars Amu sunny september 5, reds ambush my i . Convoy near Saigon Frem a and up is paleface Saigon communist Trood ambushed a . Convoy North East of Saigon and launched two mortar attacks on a High . Headquarters and government provincial capital on the Central coast the . Command re ported wednesday. Viet Cong troops firing Auto Matic weapons mortars and powerful antitank rockets fro three sides hit the 25th div Convoy 12 Miles East of Tay Nin City late tuesday. The fighting was in an area where Supply columns have been hit repeatedly in past . Command said the communist Force was beaten Back after a Long firefight which Cost the Viet Cong 19 dead. On american was killed and 34 were wounded Only eight number of vehicles damaged or destroyed was not mortar men loosed1 two barrages on Nha Trang City Early wednesday hitting both civilian portions of the City an parts of a . Army corps head quarters. One civilian was killed and 20 were wounded mostly from rounds that hit along on of the City s streets. Thirteen . And Allied troops were wounded in the attack 190 Miles Northeast of government spokesman said 50 per cent of a 200-foot Bridge just South of Rajfa Gia 125 Miles Southwest of Saigon was destroyed or damaged by explosive floated into the Structure aboard an enemy Sampan. Traffic along route 12 leading to the important Delta provincial capital was a move to increase the a to of combat infantrymen i Vietnam the . Command re ported wednesday that two Hawk surface to air missile battalions were being pushed out of Viet Nam and returned to the United states. The . Command has continuously moved to pare Down non vital military units to permit deployment of More infantry men under the 550,000-Man Ceil ing imposed on . Forces Here. Few York Phi a in of of a at Strtt fee country Giter Reub Stcin what Al Jet Nixon a Titan Socrat of Points of e. Ident of Sindlinger 06made the poll. Said immediately after usually favor Thuc Tudi nominated ethne i � year that it a hot worked out Tea Way fati the Tew beae store dotted Friday to it a i of fed Utji Ima i 4ak2t k be Impf Sqq Itoh of ill m of in the East am my wet with Humphrey Abe in the i were held today. 83.7 pet Teho we of of per tent Flatt Putre Elf per it Wal lace 111 per cent of Toto Tan i 9.1 flt Cut Nom if three. Cent wisc another , mar feet a who Spe Talbe in sales St Tito Jaola concerns in the Midwest a and 333 in the uses a random Sico Puter. Mccarthy ambulance k unveiled _ a i � ,. Coif Crany tuesday unveiled its Moncef of a flying Moon taxi ambulance which could Speed a lunar geologist and his equip ment eight Miles across craters and ridges or could Rescue disabled Moon explorer. The Little four legged Craft was designed by try systems group engineers in Houston. Pc death toll passes9,000 for 2 weeks Saigon Oti Viet Cong Aad North vietnamese forces last week paid for their Midsummer offensive with 4,907 casualties 4,474 of them killed and the res captured government spokes men said death toll was slightly be Low that of the previous week but posted to at least 9,229 the total number of guerrillas to die in the stiffest two weeks of fight ing this vietnamese casualties for the week were placed at 284killed, 1.187 wounded and 27 oth ers missing slightly below the495 dead 1,833 injured and 49 missing of the previous week the figures showed. . Casualties for the Pas week win be released thursday. The company was one of fou which submitted proposals on studies of such a vehicle it the space Agency s request and was the first to show a full size Model of what it proposed Wiff Iam f. Hector to technical director for manned space systems said simplicity was a major goal his company has been working on designs for Small Moon flyers for More than a Little Craft looks like a Metal Box mounted on four folding tags. An astronaut flying it would stand on top of the Box encased in pipe guard railing. His Only instruments would be two hand controls to adjust engine thrust and to guide the vehicle in flight. Fuel tanks and the flyer socket engine would be mounted on the sides and Bottom of thebon which makes up most of the flyer s eight foot High Box itself is hollow with holes at the front and said it could serve As a storage bin for lunar exploration tools or As a Basket litter Holder if the Craft was used Asa Moon ambulance. He said the Haar flyer could ride to the Moon folded up inside an equipment Bay of the two Man Apollo Moon Lander. Once there astronauts would take it out unfold it Aad fill its fuel tanks with propellant left Hithe Apollo s Landing engine tanks. West any chm Gein Lin status Berlin a the Woter a Mim pointedly told. East Germany tuesday there is no let thatching As a Spe dal political territory of Westerlin they also reaffirmed the Allied position that an of greater Berlin remains under four Power administration. A French Ocra tet. Sea by Bourke b. Got. Harold e. Hughes inner election from Muscatine out other a of Iowa s most for ii heal figures easy Victory Overin the dem Forfar the past 24 Republican sex wins Robert Ray of Des Moines a former state Republican chair Man swept to Victory in the gop gubernatorial primary. He Defeated Donald Johnson of Washington up a j. Mccarthy d-ifi5 his Iowa supporter to withdraw him i presidential can state s nov emf election. But he left open that ids name or be on the ballot in other state the senator in a statement said once again be was n5interested to becoming the candidate of an Independent pledged to end the War and would not also speaking for United states and British authorities issued a episcopal Leader Dies Bethel it up the . Arthur c. Lichtenberger presiding Bishop of the Episco pal Church in the United states from 1158 to 1964, died at his summer Home Here tuesday. Be was 68. Ment protesting an East action thai labels West Bernav special political territory on hard ship pass applications. These passes. Are. Issued by the East germans for West berliners going to East Berlin for such things As family weddings or funerals. Made change in a change the East germans referred to the applicants As Citi Zens of the special political territory of West Berlin a theory advanced regularly by the sur rounding communists. In recently imposed visa regulations for Western travel to and from Ber Lin the East germans did the same thing the demand of the East Ger Man officials in the hardship pass office in no Way affects to current status of Berlin the Allied statement said. Some observers fear that the East German moves if unchallenged could Lead to an Extension of communist claims to have a say in West Berlin White shut Ting off Western Allied say in what happens in East Berlin which the East germans claim As their capital. The Western allies maintain that a of Berlin is still under four Power administration including the russians dating from postwar agreements. West Branch a former National commander of the american. ,.-_ nearly 80 per cent of the precincts counted i the gop Senate race Stanley had votes former state rep James Bromwell of former Iowa atty. Counti Marv of Nevada 1j,79and. William Plymat of Des an an London up it was Tan Iron curtain. Just a locked steel doot but it kept an an and cd Chi apart tuesday and inspired the disappointed russian to warble the male giant Panda s love Call m chorus of plaintive bleats. Did the London zoo s female giant Panda perk up her ears in wis Stol Delight the pubic May never he told. At the time she was gobbling own a hefty portion of her favorite meal Brown bread wit plenty of Black currant Jam Ivan was obviously making Tove cabs said his keeper. It happened while an an was roaming around Chi cos com Pound adjoining Bis it London s current Premier attraction Panda was locked of while an an wondered Aholt familiarizing himself with her scent he popped up to the steel door and sniffed longingly. It was Tol be another Day Otto before both Are allowed the direct meeting that zoomed Hopewell Lead to the birth of the first baby Grant Panda in the West Ern world. One thing a certain about the first formal rendezvous it will be we. Be Cloud and no. In the gubernatorial race railed Johnson by 20,000 votes. Las vegas vote gives Fike gop nomination Reno Nev. A it. Gov de Fike a political newcomer Only four years ago reaped a abundant vote Harvest from i Hometown of Las vegas toes Day and won the Nevada Republican nomination to the .Senate like beat disc atty. Williana Ragga of Reno the Leader i Early returns to earn the bid inst sen. Alan Bible. A Nev. Closed circuit television. In november. Bible was posed in the democratic Pri Mary. Most populous Pike took a to 1 Lead in Las vegas the state s most pop Ulous area. Bep. Waiter s. Baring seek ing Bis ninth term As the slate s Lone congressman handily won the democratic to the House Over Richard labor department offi Cial. Facing Baring m november will be state sen. James Slat. Tery who whipped Clyde jr., a former Baptist minis Ter for the Republican Congre Sinai nod. New envoy Sloe Seel air yes in Warsaw Warsaw Poland

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