Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Jul 14 1967, Page 1

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - July 14, 1967, Tokyo, Japan By associated press artillery and tanks of Egypt and Israel blazed away at each other wednesday on the Suez canal after a night naval Battle during which the israelis claimed they Sank two egyptian torpedo an egyptian communique said said there were two clashes South of Midway on the it claimed israels tanks on the East Bank opened fire and in the Exchange two israeli tanks and two armoured cars and one egyptian tank were de an israeli army spokesman said egyptian artillery and tanks opened fire on three israeli he said the two sides exchanged fire for five one egyptian tank was destroyed and several machine gun posts were knocked two israeli soldiers were wound the spokesman reported that two egyptian soviet built Tor Pedo boats opened fire on an is continued on Back 3 4th Day Hong Kong nestled terrorists wednesday night blasted a government burned taxis and cars and attacked police in the worst of four Days of antigovernment rioting police shot and killed one Ritter and wounded a second Man was found stabbed to pro communists set off a time bomb in the Rural committee building at Tai a Village six Miles from the communist Chi Nese seriously damaging the building but causing no in the night of terror came on the heels of a statement by Hong Kongs colonial in which he Hong Kong May Well been tearing a new phase of terror leftist crowds started their rampage through the streets of setting about a dozen buses on burning overturning and burning cars and attacking shortly after 9 it was an hour after a curfew on Hong Kong across the Harbor from continued on Back 2 p a c i Fig an authorized publication of the armed forces in the far East five Star edition if4 too 194 july 1967 Washington of defense Robert Mcnamara reported to president John son wednesday that he believes More Mili tary manpower will be needed in but in not sure How Mcnamara i foresee no need to Call up the reserves to meet the currently anticipated future he told after a session with Johnson and key that or men probably will be moved into Vietnam in the next 90 but these will merely fill out the present authorized strength of Mcnamara he put the total of military in Vietnam at to at this Mcnamara would not say when a decision might be reached on whether to go beyond the present authorization or by How he said there will be consultations with allies on the question of troop at the he we have not arrived at any precise whatever the Mcnamara said he believed the effect on the defense budget would not be he noted that this budget had jumped in recent years from billion to billion and said that some water must have crept in and it is up to us to shrink it one of those sitting in in a 90 minute White House conference was Earle chairman of the joint chiefs of Mcnamara said that Wheeler concurred in the conclusion that there will be no continued on Back Tennessee town a family that stayed together a coast guardian throws a life preserver to Larry clutching one of his children in Lake Michigan off Highland North of of Highland and five members of his family were rescued after their 18foot catamaran capsized in a sudden Squall tuesday about a half mile they Clung to the Side of their boat until help Only the family dog didst have a life preserver but saved himself by swimming to a radio photo Saigon vietnamese forces firing from Jungle slopes along the cambodian Border Cut into infantrymen in Daylong fighting wednesday killing 35 americans and wound ing military spokesmen most of the casualties were in one company of the 4th part of the company was Cut off and took machine gun and Rifle fire from three Battlefield reports the Battle broke out in Early morning and raged until and the americans had no time to sweep the Battlefield and count enemy the americans were hit while investigating damage done by b52 strikes against suspected communist concentrations about three Miles from the cambodian Border and 250 Miles Northeast of up photographer Bill Hall elements of at least two North vietnamese divisions have been building their forces for several months just across the Border in the Sanctuary of Cambodia where ground forces Are prohibited from three companies of americans joined the and 175mm guns pounded communist two helicopters were hit by communist fire but both made it Back for Safe Hall in the Mekong vietnamese troops reported killing 54 Viet Cong in a series of fights about 78 Miles Southwest of Sai gon while taking Only Light units of the 9th acting on a tip from vietnamese intelligence fired artillery barrages at suspected guerrilla concentrations in the Delta about 40 Miles South of Saigon and reported killing 50 without suffering a Oliver up the rampaging Indian and cow creeks flooded this Small Mountain town tuesday at least two Rescue workers were feared killed when their boat capsized in front of a downtown service the rain swollen creeks sent Walls of water roaring into the town and residents scrambled up Trees and Telephone poles to await at least two Rescue and possibly were feared drowned when their boat i saw the boat go said service station Dillard i know there were two men in it and other persons said there was a the water is the deepest its Ever id be afraid to estimate said Rescue boats sped along streets six feet deep in Muddy plucking stranded continued on Back 4 severe quake Felt an earthquake of 6 to magnitude on the Richter scale and Esti mated to be in Southern Panama or Northern Colombia was re corded wednesday evening on the University of California that severity could cause damage in a populated

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