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Vietnam Air Strikes
be pact im Reds Keep I SAIGON (AP) - Waves of America's biggest bombers kept up one of the most concentrated saturation attacks of the war today against North Vietnamese troops reported. crossing from Laos into the center of South Vietnam. The intensified air campaign was aimed at stopping any major enemy thrust across the country. In 10 missions Thursday and today, at least 30 Air Force B52 bombers rained nearly 1,000 tons of explosives along enemy areas near the junction of the borders of South Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. While the pressure mounted in the central highlands, U.S. Marines just below the demilitarized zone reported 203 North Vietnamese killed in a savage two-day battle. The Leathernecks said 23 of their men were killed and 86 wounded in the action Wednesday and Thursday two miles northeast of Con Thien. Bombing of the central highlands was stepped up after North Vietnamese troops were reported crossing over the Laotian frontier in force. U.S. intelligence offices in the field the communist command try to grab a large chunk South Vietnam's central plateau to pot more teeth into its demands at the Paris peace . The first North Vietnamese