Florence Morning News Newspaper Archives Nov 13 1970, Page 9

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Florence Morning News (Newspaper) - November 13, 1970, Florence, South Carolina Jinni it atm 13, to no combat deaths reported for second Day in Row Saigon a Battlefield action in Vietnam was at nine month Low thursday and the . Command reported no deaths in combat for two Days in a Row. It was the first time such a two Day lapse in Fatali ties had been reported since the big buildup of . Forces began five years ago. However two american Heli copters were shot Down with one South vietnamese Soldier killed and four americans and six vietnamese wounded. Headquarters of the 2nd Bri Gade 1st air cavalry division 75 Miles North of Saigon was mortared during the night. Spokesmen said the shelling caused Light casualties but no fatalities or damage. In its weekly casualty sum Mary the . Command said 31 americans were killed in action last week up slightly from the previous week s 24 but still among the lowest tolls in five years. During the same period 45 . Troops died from no hostile causes including accidents ill Ness crime and suicide. It was the second time since 1965 that More i died from such causes than were killed in combat. Headquarters also listed 104 americans wounded in action last week the lowest number in More than four years. . Losses since Jan. 1, 1961, total killed in action dead from no hostile causes wounded in action and missing or Cap tured. South vietnamese losses were listed As 216 government troops killed last week a drop from 309 the previous week and 40 wounded. This raised total government casualties in a decade to killed and wounded. The allies claimed they killed enemy last week bringing their total of enemy losses since 191 to in Saigon a grenade possibly fired from a gun exploded in the air outside the Uso in the heart of the City but none of the gis inside the building or civilians on the Street was wounded. South korean infantrymen operating on the Central coast claimed they killed 32 Viet Cong in an ambush without losing a Man themselves. It was the largest action reported by korean forces in Many months. In Cambodia the provincial capital of Kampong Cham 47 Miles Northeast of phenom penh was attacked for a fourth straight Day. But North Viet namese and Viet Cong attacks against other Points along the Northern front tapered off after three Days of ground fighting. An associated press correspondent reported however that the government s Northern defense line still was in disarray with roads Between several Points closed and a number of Bridges out. The family store and Catalon order Center weekend bargains Rocker Recliner gives you 3 ways to relax 9.95 easy clean Tough Vinyl upholstery Hardwood Frame resilient Springs choose Brown Black Olive 15-in.diagonal Truelove Colo television great color to at a Price you can afford brilliantly Clear h7sq. In. Color viewing area volts picture Power Light carry it from room to room. In anywhere full s i Channel reception with solid state l of tuner 269 Check these great features Western flyer rough n ready Buzz Bike Reg. 35.99-------- bucket banana seat safety coaster Brake chromed Handlebar i Nobby tread real tire Bright red finish 20 in. Model Lay away now miss Buzz Bike Woven while Basket with lower trim chromed i risk handlebars and rims. Tires coaster Brake. 39

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