The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 10, 1968 · Page 3
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 3

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Sunday, November 10, 1968
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Palm Beach Post-Times, Sunday, Nov. 10, 1968 A3 U.S. To Use Any Means Necessary To Rescue Downed Pilots him back," one source said. "And if the effort Is Interfered with we will use suppressive fire If necessary." It was stressed, however. that this would not allow any U.S. aircraft to bomb bridges, shoot up trucks or strike other targets In retaliation for any downing of an American res-cue plane. tempting to Interfere with efforts to rescue downed reconnaissance pilots. This could involve air-to-ground cannon fit?, rockets and possibly even bombs. U.S. government sources believe this would not constitute a violation of the U.S. commitment not to bomb North Vietnam. The North Vietnamese tacit tions so that American commanders will know that movements are under way north of the Demilitarized Zone. Reconnaissance planes are not armed, nor are they escorted. Their motto Is "Alone, Unarmed and Unafraid." When a U.S. plane Is down in North Vietnam, for whatever reason, U.S. rescue helicopters are dispatched to try to may well happen and they are concerned about American and world public reaction If suppressive fire Is brought Into play In connection with pilot rescue. North Vietnam might well attempt to make propaganda of any such Incident. "If a U.S. pilot Is on the ground In North Vietnam, we are going to attempt to get ly have accepted the Idea that the United States will continue to focus Its camera eyes on their country, and American authorities recognize that the enemy may try to knock down these reconnaissance planes. U.S. reconnaissance aircraft have flown over North Vietnam since the bombing halt began more than a week ago. They will continue such opera rescue the aircrews. Such helicopters often are covered by American fighter planes and, If the helicopters are fired on, the American jets attack the sources of the enemy fire. Although no reconnaissance plane has been downed In the North since the bombing halt began, U.S. government sources obviously expect this WASHINGTON (AP) The United States Intends to use any means necessary Including suppressive fire to rescue Its reconnaissance pilots who may go down in North Vietnam during the bombing halt. Suppressive fire would harass and destroy enemy antiaircraft batteries, machine-guns and ground troops at- Try Our Classifieds 11DIS1B : f ' lavishly beaded cardigans lined m&w$m' I mth rayon chlffon fYktmlh special! I ki jfcV' Jj "t J Ns Marvelous for evening cover-ups. Luscious blends " vi G j K scrolled on front, cuffs, and even "NN n jflf fnlli li k on e acs White, and some colors. 'SA0B-; f IMk M)' : or b,ack. Skes 38-44. W 'tST US! W IjEA GSr' MISSES' SPORTSWEAR, STREET FLOOR i N'iT S" 00' ' " ' DOWNroWN WST PALM HEACH $Ifp ttolCfr night 9 til 9:30 "4 famous name '" ' ; clearance o9,, y i J?7r 5" u " hi TT 8 Keg. $15. Day in, day-out lf I Jf IIETTKK IILOISVS reg. SIO'S 12 Current looks. Sheers and dotted swiss in Dacron9 polyestercotton. White, pastels and darks; solids and patterns. 8 to 16. pants in no-iron polyestercotton, till styled with belt loops, fly front, h straight legs. Bright resort colors; Jh V pink, light blue, sand, yellow, H I 1 lime green. 8 to 16. It I MISSES' SPORTSWEA R. STREET FLOOR v-"" DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH T " III I I I It SHU TS, reg. SI IS 1 11. Famous name "finds" in acetate or acrylic knits, and polyestercottons. Mostly tailored daytime styles in solids, stripes, checks, 8 to 18 in group. MISSES' SPORTSWEAR. STREET FLOOR DOWNTOWN WEST PALM BEACH MISSES' SPORTSWEAR. STREET FLOOR DOWSTOHS W EST PALM BEACH

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