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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 7, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseCould . Cut of Saigon a How soon can the half in Vietnam begin turning be Burden of the War Over to he vietnamese military and Start going Home the prevailing Saigon View Point sees this goal realized Only years from now unless a Settle ment is negotiated and yet because of the Peculiar Way Tho Vietnam War i being fought particularly the general acceptance that Mili tary Victory in the classical 6fthe War s limits there is an other viewpoint that suggest american boys can Start mov ing out right now without an appreciable military injury just As another Quarter of million american troops brought into Vietnam would no necessarily win the War Many believe the Converse applies Quarter of a million troops pulled out would not necessarily lose it. Advocates of troop reduction see the War s costs about $30 Wilton this year As the major irritant within the United states Over Vietnam a half million american families worry about their Menin Vietnam but 40 million families worry about their dollars Over Here. We must satisfy the american Public s distaste for spending Money in an area As unproductive As this one senior american official commented. Some americans Here believe that a phased reduction of . Cont. On Page to col t unofficial newspaper of of. Forces in Europe North Africa and the Middle Lart vol. 27, no. 142 if 21655 a saturday september 7, 1968 5t daily 10 sunday q urges Senate to of fort As he won t Campaign panel oks $21 billion for defense Washington up House and Senate conferees agreed thursday to recommend appropriations totaling$21,625,750,000 for the defense department to buy weapons ships supplies and fund research and develop ment during the business year ending june 30, 1969.the Bill set the record for Money authorizations so far in his Congress and the record is Likely to controversy Between the House and Senate Over what kind of commercial Airlift for troops Piston or Turbine should reused delayed agreement on the measure More than a month but the Issue was compromised with a sense of Congress Para graph that the defense depart ment should employ the modern Jet and Turbojet aircraft and phase out use of Piston driven cont. On Page 84, col. 5 terror blast Ocks Saigon eight killed hell have open door to All the candidates from a and up dispatches Washington president Johnson said Friday he does not intend to enter into partisan activities in the1968 political Campaign. Of course he supports the democratic party and it Choice of vice president Hubert h. Humphrey to succeed him in the White House the president told a news con Ference. And he said that he and his Cabinet members could be expected to speak it out on occasions when Ann a a Floc matters affecting this add to Jii Wev %ij4 ministration Are involved. I but in general Johnson Pic maj Tures his activities Between now Fly " and elect n Day As of a govern can end War Pouch a Rul ble caused by the of two were a ucat0 int rockets the a Viet retaking an outpost a . Special forces officer yells instructions to montagnard troops As they move i to retake a Hill top outpost near a Thanh 325 Miles Northeast of Saigon. The outpost had been overrun by North vietnamese three Days earlier and three previous attempts to retake it had failed. A photo York a. Up Spiro , the Republican vice j presidential nominee told convention of Young republicans Here that the Republican party will get the United states out of the War in Vietnam i placed in National Power next january. The Maryland governor addressed thursday night the Bien Nial convention of the Young re publicans of Pennsylvania who filled the ballroom at the York Towne hotel with an estimated 500 persons. Agnew said the Johnson administration has prolonged the conflict in Southeast Asia an that Only the Republican party cont. On Page 84, col. 81 air Force shoots Down those High flying shirts by de Freakley staff writer Wethersfield England is Micro miniskirts have been grounded by the . Air Force. At least Here at the Home of the 20th tactical fighter Wing. The skirts kept creeping now they Are coming off or rather Are coming Down that is if the gals want to get into thence and airmen s clubs the younger set was getting Hep to the Micro mini craze that started in England sometime ago. As More leg showed frowns did too on the aces of older club members wives As the Young Birds skirts went up so did some eyebrows. The complaints hemmed in the Board of governors of the two clubs which have More than2.000 members and it was decided that the matter of Short dresses should be taken up or last week this Rule stemmed the rising hems and flashing highs the wearing of Micro miniskirts is strictly prohibited the length of miniskirts allowed is Only four inches above the spokesman Here said he knew of no other such feminine arb restrictions on the base. He said reaction to the minivan has been a lot of talking and new Rule also matches a recent ruling at 3hein-main airbase Germany that women May not Wear skirts Over four inches above the knee in the commissary or High flying air Force seems to prefer Low flying skirts. Mental nature rather than those of party politicking. Johnson said he would continue to attend to his presidential duties that Humphrey had no tasked him to Campaign and that his administration would hold an open door to All presidential candidates for foreign affairs briefings As they desire. Johnson said the Senate allow a Little sectional group to bar the confirmation of Abe Fortas to be chief Justice of the supreme court. Several hours meeting Johnson told a news Confer ence that he was still hopeful the nomination of Fortas an Homer Thornberry to be an associate Justice would be approved before the Senate ends its called the news conference after meeting for several hours with Secretary of state Dean Rusk Senate democratic Leader Mike mans Field and Senate Republican Leader Everett m. Dirksen. The president said he had discussed the Fortas nomination with the two leaders and had reminded them that there has never been a single Case when the Senate failed to act on a nomination because of a he said his head count in the font on Page 8j, col. 5 weather partly Cloudy with morning Haio sat urday. Frankfurt Heidelberg High 70, Low so. Temperature recorded Friday pc Etc 4 4am pm 70 a Adana p 70 79 Wattien. P 68 77 Valano p 67 61 Berlin r 48 of Frankfurt p 69 m London p 4 4 am pm 65 86 Madrid p 46 66 Munich p 64 70 Paris p 67 63 or twice p 61 75 Roma p 73 s4 wheelie p a partly Cloudy a rain. 2nd weather Winfel

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