Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 8 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - February 8, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Dod lists 550 More toll soars Sta an authorized publication of the armed forces far East 1 n 228 a if 1c ipes daily 154 with supplements 4 fill 0 38 five Star edition 1967 Washington the defense depart ment disclosed monday the United states has lost 550 More aircraft in the Vietnam War than had been announced this pushed fixed Wing aircraft losses in Southeast Asia from the posted total of 622 to an official revision of helicopter losses also was being compiled that would change the lenten by Dick Van Dyke the other Day i was talking with a teenager who goes to the Church where in Aili How often do you read your Bible i asked Van he giving me kind of a funny i never read then he i i but to Tell you the truth the Bible scares scares you i what do you mean he its written in that old fashioned and its All about old men in Long White and its so thou Shalt not do thou Shalt not do the Bible May be a great Book and All but nobody reads nobody my now i dont know whether this pessimistic statement is right or but i do know this a lot of As Well As Young open a Bible because they let their preconceptions scare them take the objections my Young Friend had the writing is he suppose that if youre talking about the King James after it was written More than 300 years but the Bible has been translated Many times before and Phillips Render ing of the new done within the Van Dyke last 20 is contemporary in and his idea that the Bible is full of bearded old How old was David when he went out against Goliath armed with nothing but a Sling fourteen fifteen How old was Samson when he astonished his countrymen with feats of strength seventeen eighteen As for the notion that the Bible is full of that continued on Page 1 lbs asks for Washington a presi Dent Johnson urged Congress monday to massive Effort to combat crime with every Means at our Johnson proposed to throw at least million into what he termed a bold venture to treat ancient evils and to ensure the Public the million is aimed Prima Rily at helping states and cities help themselves in efforts to up Root the Money would be used in the next fiscal year under a Safe streets and crime control youngster puts first things first London must you do before you obtain forgiveness of sin the Catholic Herald quoted a teacher As ask ing her Bible replied a Little boy largely for Grants for plan Ning ant crime campaigns and for research and Pilot Johnson proposed that the fed eral government put up 90 per cent of the Cost of financing the continued on Back 1 Michele French freelance journalist released from Viet Cong describes her 21day ordeal in an a radio photo bounced figure of 255 to More than in the changes boosted total aircraft and helicopter both from combat and noncombat from the previously announced 877 to More than the additional losses mainly re presented aircraft or helicopters which were destroyed or irreparably damaged due to operational for but also included aircraft burned blasted by Viet Cong on air the Pentagon listed fixed Wing aircraft losses this Way combat Type aircraft lost to enemy action while flying mis Sions Over North and South Viet continued on Back 3 Mckinley Mckinley National Alaska up Jacques of a member of an eight Man team attempting a Winter assault of mount died from a fall into a hidden Park rangers re ported sunday Batkin died 31 and his body was flown out saturday to Talkeetna by Bush Pilot Don Ray the other French member of the climbing accompanied the the six other members of the led by Gregg said they would continue with the first midwinter attempt to climb North americas highest acting Park superintendent Thomas Atwood said he received word that Batkin fell into the Crevasse on the Kahil Tena Glacier at the level while ing to carry supplies from one base Camp to pc free French new woman unharmed Tam Vietnam up French freelance new woman Michele Ray walked away from communist Captivity monday wearing tailored Viet Cong Black she said the first two of her 20 Days As a prisoner in a foul smelling Hole while american planes bombed miss said that when she was stopped in her car while driving in the Bong son Plains of the Central Highlands the communists did not know what to do with so they took her prisoner while they checked out her Story that she was a French she they treated her so she that she Felt More like a guest than a but the first two Days of her ordeal were she said that during the she and her captors were underground in a Hole with Only one Small air the air was so she that she became american planes hammered communists in the area with air strikes and helicopters struck with the slim a Divorcee with an 11yearold son who is with her parents in said that she could not fit into a nor Mal Viet Cong Black a Jama uni so they made one specially for despite the she in Good miss Ray re turned to Saigon aboard a Mili tary transport monday she said she intended to continue her automobile drive North through South Vietnam the demilitarized zone at the bound Ary North she had made it to a Point about 40 Miles Northwest of the coastal City of qui Nhon when her trip was she said throughout the the communists behaved like perfect at no time did the communists try to interrogate Early she walked into Tarn quasi where the head quarters of the 40th South Viet namese regiment is she was turned Over to the 1st air at Hammond air Field she said that during her nearly three weeks with the she was kept constantly the generally in the Vicinity of the an lao

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