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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 14 THE LETHDR10GE HEEAID Jucst'nv, Oclobrr i lita r y less o 11r lea r (AI'> The luiwks valin- nf AmiTieun ill said it wasn't fought rii'.lii. Tlic North Vieliunn. said it shouldn'l bi'cn fought at all. Bui the war lias given tin- I'nilcil Suites what ito other super- power has right now a com- bat-bloodied military machine. Drugs at Die front, demon- strations at home and a die- hard enemy that refused to suc- cumb to some of tho world's nt! movciiK'nls bc-cami' more a! a mystery. As a result. U.S. air often blasted acres uiv'K1 without hittim ,ack thc to or the Urli mourns to mmiilnm Hut maiiv Vietnames Miracle weapons are nu most sophisticated uulld] for Asbn poxior" soldiers have ricvblopal an Am-: have left the L S. rmlitan glien-iila WIii1c lhe! LTican appetite for air con- tnblishment sadder ami j.er- j r s to fim] lhe Comnni-1 ditJor.ei-s and officers' clubs haps wiser. j people sniffers, out-L Not everyone will iiyree with smart him with computers ;itul Ilic details, but to som< slanclcvs these arc some of thc j smart bombs, tbo Viet Cony lessons learned here: Don't fight an unpopular war on foreign soil eon- scripts. The insiTiion of U.S. Draftees in Vietnam led lo j morale problems, druj: udclic- tion. "fragging'1 of officers, combat refusals ami .other dis- ciplinary ailments that follow- ed the services back to their perfected a punjee ttake to ab the l.'.S. infantryman where it luul liim most his bodv-cdor sensors were foil- A guerrilla war cannot be Vi- o n without popular .support, and both tides failed lo "win tho hearls and minds" of South WHLMV e a y puas- Vielnam's an try Some of these lessons look wl. years to learn. Some haven't Mulli-millicm-dollar American born learned vol. One over-nil L'sson is that lessons teamed in ed by hags of human feres, hung in trees by an elusive foe. Firepower only helps tigain.sl ;t localable enemy, and old wars do not necessarily ap- ply lo new wars. Conventional tactics per- fected in the Second World War U.S. bases. Viet Cong Pnd Nortli Vlcl-: and Korea failed to benefit thc Don't n g h I an American- i numesic were difficult to find. U.S. in Vietnam. They might style war, geared to kill ratios Defoliation failed to destroy have (fcno rome "cod agaiW ar.d combat effectiveness per- j all tho Communist h id i n j: I Hanoi's latest invasion of thc cent ages, against an enemy to p I a ee s and- risked permanent South, but bv then it was too casuaHie.s arc mean-j damage to Soutli Vietnam's Tho U.S. armies had gone in "less. The N o r t h Vietnamese Viet Conp surprised U.S. tacticians with their ahil- itv to absorb staggering ecology. Electronic gadgets ar.d aerial surveillance were no sub- j stitnte for the soldier on the! ground. American patrolling helped I'lttST 1'Al'EK The newspaper in what nd come back for more. Thisi keep the enemy at hay. The now is Canada was the Halifax voiced the "search and (fc-1 South Vietnamese did not pa-j first issued March 23, strov" concept and limited thivtrol aggressively and Comimi-l hy Jolm Bnsliell. The Componsiilion wants lo ha every injured workman prolcctcti by The gets the full cTmpcnsalion he is entitled to receive. It's not an easy UsM Comcwnsation avrards are based upon Information supplifid by -.voikman's doctor-, his employer and lhe workman himself. Important details conccrmri; an accident are sometimes overlooked and not. included in ttie reports received by the Board. When this happens lhe cMjnces of A satisfactory decision arc reduced. More than 50 years' rxpraence '.vilh thousands of claims has uudc ttia Board Xeenly aware that important lacls about an aceitlent often comr; lo tight only when Lhe decision toncerning a claira is questioned. In some cases aftereffects may develop from an injury which cuuld further consider- ation by the Board, To deal with these problems the Board provides assistance and advice on compensation matters for workmen and employsrs through its Claims Service, The Claims Advisor mafces frequent visits throughout Liberia v.hefc IIP is available lor personal consjltation with those who have conccrnmi; their cases in person at Head Office in F.dmonton. The Board's "Opart Door Policy" exists 1o clear up rn.sunderstandmqs clearly slal reviewed. Jake the RIGHJ SUPS to have your claim reviewed. Departmental Review Board of Review Commissioners' Review Representation II K Workmen's Compensation Board A L 11 I. 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