Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 4 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 4, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Sailors final finest hour Saigon up a Young Navy technician on his last combat Mission ignored bullets whizzing past his head and leaped from a helicopter into the Jungles of North Vietnam sunday to Rescue an in Semi conscious american the air defense system netted its 593rd air plane of the War in Downing the Jet in North Vietnam Southern Panhandle South of but the daring Rescue Mission by Navy aviation technician Anthony of the deprived the reds of another flier to add to the Esti mated 200 they Are now believed to have Hanson escaped unharmed and the unidentified Pilot was Hospital military spokesmen described the incident this Way when word was received of the Downing of the air Force a Rescue flight copter from support was hurriedly sent to the Han son was Wade Pharis of and Samuel Alandale of Pilot and Copilot weaved their chopper through the defense network to the crash scene 5 Miles officials while bullets popped around continued on Back 1 an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition Byj goo 184 july 1967 Arun spans in fierce Battle Saigon marines battled hundreds of North vietnamese troops with bombs and Bare Knuckles sunday in heavy Daylong fighting that was still going on Early officials the leathernecks fought in the rugged Hill country less than a mile from the demilitarized zone and near their con Thien Border officials Esti mated they were up against two or More As Many As n o it h Viet military spokesmen said at least 52 marines were 170 wounded and 34 there were no immediate reports on communist one Marine officer termed the casualties very at the same other communist forces launched heavy rocket and artillery attacks on two Leatherneck posts the marines reported about 150 rounds of rocket fire slammed into their Dong a about continued on Back 2 Holiday death toll hits 295 new York of millions of motorists took to the nations highways and the result was a rapidly mount ing traffic americans lost their lives on the highways at the rate of one every 10 the latest count showed at least 295 persons killed in traffic since the Holiday vice president Humphrey puts whipped Cream on his Short cake during lunch sunday at the mess Hall of the 19th support group head quarters in a radio photo by United press International egyptian and israeli forces plastered each other with heavy mor tar fire across the Suez canal sunday in the second explosive breach of their uneasy ceasefire in two sue v Jessive but an israeli spokesman said the egyptians did not attempt to Cross the canal this time As they did sat urday when egyptians in company strength invaded Israel held territory with armoured mor tars and recoilless the egyptian government played Down reports of the a its communiques were Brief and Long the israelis reported the clashes soon after they occurred in Mattero fact the egyptians opened up with mortars at sunday from the Western Shore of the and israeli troops slammed Back at the fir ing lasted 90 it died out without other weapons or planes being called into the new clash occurred in the areas of Ras Elish and Al South of port a spokesman said one israeli officer was wounded and was evacuated by Helicon six soldiers were slightly continued on Back 3 help More in urges Japan Seoul a the United states was reported sunday to have urged Japan to shoulder More of the financial Burden for economic and social programs in South vice president Hubert Humphrey is said to have made this Point in diplomatic but firm language during talks with prime minister Eisaku Sato Humphrey and the 65yearold prime minister met for 90 min utes saturday and again during a sunday Little Summit meet ing which included South korean president Chung Hee Park and nationalist chinese vice presi Den Premier Humphrey was reported to have told the koreans and chinese that the United states has taken a tremendous responsibility in undertaking to maintain the Security of one which is increasingly he is said to have it expects others to take on their particularly those nations which Are industrially productive and what brought the leaders to Seoul was the inauguration sat urday of Park for a second four year this ceremonial occasion set the stage for a flurry of bilateral meetings in which Humphrey saw korean Premier ii Kwon Chung and Pham Xuan the 3 military Man of South Viet who appears Likely to be interim president during the election Sato conferred with Chung and korean Deputy Premier key Young Sato and yen pooled the available information they had on development in communist China but agreed that it added up to very the impression left after Dis continued on Back 3

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