Idaho State Journal from Pocatello, Idaho on August 31, 1961 · Page 20
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Idaho State Journal from Pocatello, Idaho · Page 20

Pocatello, Idaho
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Thursday, August 31, 1961
Page 20
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IDAHO STATE JOURNAL Thursday, August 31, 1961-21 u. s. USDA .CHOICE *-'-~v--v_ BEEF CHOICE FOR FAIRER FAIRGROUND--County commissioner Emmcttc Spraker, right, admires two blue ojruce be planted at the new fairground. The trees were presented by Portneuf Grange 229, under Master William Pierce, left. The county is accepting help in beautifying the fairground. Kennedy View Changes On Defense of Berlin By ELTON C. FAY AP Military Affair* Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Kennedy's statement thai West Berlin would be "untenable if it were subjected to a direct attack by the Soviet Union" obviously reflects, the coldly realistic assessment of his top 'military advisers. The chief executive, in. his .news conference Wednesday, went on to say that it is hoped Soviet awareness of U.S. determination to defend West Berlin will prevent Soviet attack. He termed the few thousand U.S. troops in the city as "hostage to that intent." Kennedy's comments were diff e r e n t from views expressed in his message to the nation on July 2o. In that speech the President said: "I hear it said that West Berlin is militarily untenable-' and "so was Bastogne and so, in fact, was Stalingrad. Any dangerous spot is tenable if nien--brave men--will make it so." tack by "the Soviet Union" was!modern Soviet arms could be ne- 'interesting in lhat he made no reference to East Gorman Communist military forces. Some !Bonn government officials say the East German army consists of six divisions (which they consider unreliable from the Soviet viewpoint), plus police-type units and an air force. The defenders of West Berlin would have some basic advantages, even if temporary, including the military precept that defense is easier than attack. Defense of West Berlin would be city-type fighting-unless O r l w o u l d mc! " W^ covcr for , ~ - , , , , 'transport And fiehter icourse the Communists wanted to|_J wou ,j mQ ^ m o r e shnoK[irlg FRESH GRADE "A" 3 Pounds and Over Pound gated, (he situation coming nearer to being equalized until overwhelming masses of Soviet manpower poured in. Could the Berlin garrison be reinforced and re-supplied after it came under attack? Unless the Western forces wanted to shoot their way through, the closing of the highway and rail line would be simple. Shutting off the air corridor would be more difficult, involving a decision by the Communists to start shooting down planes. This destroy West Berlin by all-mil air TEA USDA CHOICE Pound BANNOCK BRAND Pound 1 ground bombardment. I n - c i t y - t y p e fighting, some the firepower effectiveness which wnul() tn | lc ,(,,, wllolo matter to the threshold of general °| I war. of , ISC English Head Visits Poetry Meet Dr. A. Wilber Stevens, head of ._ __ ... .. the English department at Idaho The U.S. Army believes that it | State College; was to conduct a has about 6.500 brave men in workshop on conf.mpornry poetry West Berlin, part of the totnl of slightly over 13,000 American, British and French forces garrisoned the free part of the old Or-man capital. Such arena 110 force, miles in from an isolated today at Provo, Uinii. A featured participant at the National Federation of Poetry Societies convention which opened Wednesday on the Rrigham Young niversity campus, Dr. Stevens was ' also scheduled to read selections from his own poetry. The founder of Interim magazine and present chairman of the board of Inland magazine, his timatos that 35 to W Soviet divi-1 poems have appeared in more the m i i n Allied forces in West Germany, could not he expected to hold out against the massive weight of manpower ihe Soviet Union could bring to bear. 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