Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jan 14 1967, Page 6

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - January 14, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Cedar Falls More pc supplies Vietnam Bureau Multi Divi Sion and vietnamese Force in operation Cedar Falls continued thursday to find Large enemy Rice base bodies and about 24 Miles Northwest of units of the 1st and 25th and the 196th Light brigade found 393 tons of Rice they also a drum containing 103 chinese communist Gas masks and 11 homemade Claymore More than 100tons of Rice was found thursday enemy casualties in the opera Tion Are now 196 forty prisoners have been taken and 207 individual and Crew served weapons since the opera Tion began Friendly casualties have troopers of the 1st turned up a series of newly constructed bunkers containing a command three mess Halls and about 30 individual up All were connected with an intricate network of each of the mess Halls was of handling about 100 me there was one Large com Mand Post and 30 six Man sleep ing supported by Artil Lery killed 33 enemy in scattered actions throughout the Northern part of the Republic and Republic of Vietnam marines continued to meet Light resistance in operation deck House 5 moving North East up the Thanh Phong Penin Sula in Kien spa 67 Miles South of units of the 1st air and the 3d brigade task 25th killed 12 enemy in scattered actions in Dinh province wednesday and during operation Thayer South vietnamese troops killed 12 pc wednesday in Quang Nam Friendly casualties were in another action 44 Miles South of a vietnamese infantry platoon killed five Viet Cong and captured two kills Vietnam Bureau single engine air America plane crashed into a rain swept Mountain near Chu Lai killing All five Persona the the american three vietnamese civilians and a All believed employed by us the american foreign Aid x the wreckage was spotted from the air thursday scattered Over a Mountainside five Miles South West of Chu Lai in qua Rig Ngai there were no signs of Surv the plane was in route from Danang to Quang a Patton tank works As a Bulldozer to destroy a Viet Cong Bunker in the Iron North West of the tank was supporting troops of the 25th a radio photo has troops in Vietnam Saigon number of american military personnel in the Republic of Vietnam climbed by in the ending 7 to reach a High of spokesmen reported most of the increase in the officers said this resulted mostly from the movement of some new battalion sized support 5 Hurt in train wreck England up five persons were injured when a passenger train crashed into the Back of a stationary train thurs Day just outside Annes Sta 40 missions hit Vietnam Bureau j Saigon jets ducked through heavy Clouds wednesday in 40 strike and armed reconnaissance missions Over North Viet air Force pilots struck enemy staging and Petroleum dumps in 25 missions Over the Southern Navy jets from the seventh Fleet carriers Coral sea and Enterprise hit red barges along the Gulf of 37 Miles North East of the port of poor weather limited assess ment of air Force phantom pilots re ported three secondary explosions in an attack on a Petroleum Stor age area 6 Miles North of Mugia pass in the Marine corps pilots flew four missions Over the Damag ing truck ferries and a Bridge just North of the in the Marine and air Force pilots flew 387 hitting enemy troop fortifications and water air Force b52s struck enemy troop concentration an and base Camp thursday morning 17 Miles West of they were supporting ground forces in operation Oil Tokyo Vietnam in effect that it will reject any peace offer that precludes at least three communist halt to bomb ing of North withdrawal of forces from South Viet Nam and recognition of the Viet Cong as1 a negotiating this position was Laid Down by nhan Dan of the North Vietnam workers party in a commentary broadcast by Hanoi Vietnam news Agency Vna monitored Here the commentary three conditions Are the com Mon demands world for peace in the three conditions Are embodied in a fou Point demand and a five Point Laid Down by North Vietnam and the Viet Cong respectively As prerequisites for peace in the commentary said North Vietnam has rejected a peace of by United nations Secretary general u Thant last year be cause the program does not de Mand withdrawal of troops from South Vietnam nor consid ers the nil Viet Cong As the Only genuine representative of the South vietnamese it added that the fight is still Long and will become fiercer with every passing but our peo ple will not shrink from any sacrifice and hardship of probes space Vandenberg air Force thursday launched a space probe employ ing a scout Booster from this Cen trial California coastal six sailors saved in Choppy seas a Vietnam six sailors stranded aboard a crippled Barge in Choppy Waters of the South China sea were rescued by an air Force Jolly Green giant helicopter wednes Day military officials said the hh3e piloted by Adrian Pacific stars stripes 1967 lifted the Navy men to the sailors were All in Good for being wet and said a1c William a Par Rescue Youngblood and his Copilot 1st Mark were in route to a Navy destroyer to Transfer a Bilge pump to the which was taking on but the churned up by Monsoon forced the sailors to make an emergency Call for the Barge was stranded without Power about 12 Miles South of a when we arrived Over the Youngblood it was Laining quite hard and the winds were about 35 this made it difficult to hold the helicopter Over the Barge while we brought them aboard one at a 2 marines a Vietnam two More marines have been convicted in the slaying of two Republic of Vietnam Villag ers last Marine corps spokesmen identified the leathernecks As Stanley Leader of a reconnaissance squad allegedly involved in the and pfc Ronald Luczko was sentenced by a Marine court martial to life imprisonment at hard labor on two charges of Piatkowski was found guilty of mutilation and attempted murder and sentenced to 10 years in this was the same Case in which Marine pfc Charles of was sentenced to the convictions of All three Are up for review before h e r m a n Nickerson com Mander of the 1st Marine in Saigon a the casualty toll in the Vietnam War dropped in the week ending last r e p or t s r e 1 e As e d thursday a spokesman said 67 americans were killed during the a drop of almost half from the 128 of the previous reporting there were 479 americans wounded in the week ending 7 compared with 634 the Ous two americans were listed As missing or captured c o m pared with none for the previous a South vietnamese spokesman said 120 government troops were killed last week and 31 were the tolls for the previous week had been 146 killed and 14 the vietnamese do not report enemy casualties were put Ai 626 killed and 155 last in the previous period these totals had been 893 and casualties Washington de sense department has announced the following casualties in connection with the conflict in Viet Nam killed in action sp4 Thomas pfc Elmer Juckett West Palm pfc Fred pfc Dennis Airfield mortared Saigon Binh Thuy six Miles Northwest of can was mortared by an enemy Force Early the attack caused Light damage to the missing not As a result or Airfield and to there pfc Joe Johnson pfc Norman sp4 Garland Ohio pfc Wilbur Fredericks pfc Walter Mifflin James Ken Rick Marine corps Lance Robert Paci pfc Joe Hernandez Gary fort Jen return fid to military control Marine corns David Guy 1iej not As a result of hostile action army pfc Harold sp4 major Dalton Morgan Marine corps pfc George missing to on hostile Navy skin Daniel were no hostile action i pfc Larry Bullock

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