Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 4 1967, Page 6

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 4, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Of jets Pound North where it hurts railroads Saigon Jet bombers streaked North and South of Hanoi saturday in wide ranging attacks that hit at eight Railroad and Sid pilots reported destroying or damaging nearly 30 silencing two antiaircraft Sites and cutting up Large sections of Navy fliers also attacked a Sam site 27 Miles Southeast of Hanoi but offered no damage report air Force planes concentrated on rail facilities North of Hanoi while Navy bombers from aircraft carriers in the Tonkin Gulf attacked rail Yards and other South of the among the air Force pilots reported destroying 10 boxcars in strikes in a rail Yard 43 Miles Northwest of Hanoi and five More cars in an assault on a Yard 76 Miles Northwest of the in the Navy the car Rie launched bombers pasted a string of rail sidings 21 Miles Southeast pilots reported heavy damage to a 10 car train and destruction of four b52s strike 3 targets Vietnam Bureau Saigon air Force b52s pounded communist targets in three raids Over South Vietnam the eight engine bombers struck just before hitting a suspected enemy Headquarters eight Miles Southwest of Quang Tri City in Quang til the Headquarters was believed to be that of a communist one hour after the first b52s smashed an enemy base Camp 23 Miles Northwest of Kon Tum City in Korntum the raid was in support of operation shortly after noon the bom Bers hammered another enemy base Camp and Tunnel Complex in Khanh province 38 Miles Northeast of Saigon in zone pilots flew 435 sorties Over South Vietnam three helicopters were shot Down wounding three two choppers were heavily damaged and the third received Only Light dam Navy choppers 70 kill 10 reds a tank of the 1st tank lets Fly with one of its tallied to l 3rd 7th Marine 1st Marine Southwest of a 90mm rounds at a Viet Cong the tank was at during operation Arizona conducted 14 Miles usic photo by Lance Foiter reds aim mortars at 1st Cav Vietnam Bureau Saigon a unit of the 1st was hit with five mor tar rounds and attacked by enemy troops Early three soldiers were wounded during the 20minute fight in the the attack 11 Miles Northeast of Bong son was the third Dur ing the night on 1st officials the division is conducting operation Pershing in Binh Dinh and All the attacks were on positions along Highway shortly after 9 saturday night the enemy dropped 20 mortar rounds into a Landing zone Miles below Phu four soldiers were wounded and a vietnamese unit with them took Light casualties forty minutes an unknown number of mortar rounds fell on a 1st unit nine Miles Northeast of Bong a ground attack followed but there were no air Force dragon ships and army artillery were called in during each of the but the command in Saigon said there had been no report on enemy elsewhere in Vietnam Satur and Allied forces were conducting 17 the army 3rd 9th said it killed 20 enemy troop sin scattered fighting Dur ing operation Enterprise is Miles Northeast of Tan an in Long an one infantryman was killed and four elements of the 199th Light brigade reported 14 enemy dead and 12 suspects detained in support of vietnamese pacification operations 10 Miles South East of there were no Vietnam Bureau Navy chop pers killed 10 communists Satur thais move liquor Bangkok up the express transportation organi Thailand overt Croad trucking has refused to carry any More liquor or cigarettes for the military in the Eto took the step because its trucks were being pilfered and hijacked too and it was suffering losses be cause it was required to pay for the lost goo Sand the heavy tariffs and duties they would be subject to under commercial import there was rib immediate indication what the military command would but american trucks Are already being used extensively to haul other military cargoes up Day As they swooped Down on enemy Supply samoans in a 24 hour curfew 50 Miles South of sea Wolf aircraft of helicopter attack 3 also destroyed 10 samoans As they blasted the enemy in two eight of the enemy were seven samoans destroyed and one damage when Al Banford and Ken Lund sighted the Supply Craft in a curfew zone on the Bai Lai River at after hitting the first the choppers headed West to join a Navy Swift boat and the coast guard Cutter Point Cypress in attacking two enemy companies and Supply samoans near the coast of Kien Hoa 80 Miles South of the choppers detected More killing two More destroying one Sampan and damaging another Sampan in the there were no casualties reported in either begin study Omidi Olief Saigon John Moss and Jeffery both California democrats and Mem Bers of the House government operations arrived in Saigon sunday for a 3day inquiry into the foreign Aid program Moss said he and Cohelan and staff members accompanying them plan to follow up on implementation of recommendations made last the investigators will attempt to determine How Well the Aid Mission is carrying out 49 recommendations made last october aimed at saving Moss and Cohelan also plan to look into the pacification pro which recently was put under military chairman of the com last visited South Viet Nam one year ago and it was that visit that brought about a number of changes in the administration of Aid to mine kills 1 Soldier Vietnam Bureau Saigon one Soldier was killed and several korean troops wounded sunday after noon when their five ton truck was blown up by a re Mot controlled mine on High Way the mine was set off As the truck passed Over it Miles Northeast of Ninh Hoa in Khanh Hoa immediately after the explosion a Small band of enemy guerrillas attacked but were driven off by the Viet defeat wont end War Lodge Washington of the North vietnamese army would not mean the end of the Vietnam Henry Cabot Lodge said that is what is baffling about the commented former ambassador to South Vietnam and now an ambassador at a military he Pacific stars stripes july 1967 would still leave the problem of eliminating Viet Cong terrorism in the South and said this is a difficult he indicated belief it will take years to do both Lodge was a guest of Joseph Clark and Hugh Scott of Pennsylvania on a Radi Otele vision program recorded for broadcast in that is a Democrat while Scott and Lodge Are much of the program saw Lodge defending the South Viet namese government and policies from criticism of a Senate Dove who has urged a unilateral ceasefire by forces in Hopes the enemy would Stop shooting and agree to the South vietnamese government has made a lot of Prog the ambassador Treyve done a lot of very Good he praised Premier Nguyen Cao by of South Vietnam As a Young Man who has Learned a great Deal and who has accomplished a great and Hes had a very commendable rec Hes not a dictator at Lodge replied when Clark applied that term to in Lodge there Are times when i wish he could give an order and have it Scot squeezes past Fife Law Scotland up Benjamin Duffield was not breaking the Law with his spin dry an Edinburgh court ruled Duffield used a spin drier normally used to dry clothes to squeeze scotch out of filter pads thrown away by a whisky the court ruled he was not defrauding the Queen of

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