Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois on November 21, 1966 · Page 16
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Mt. Vernon Register-News from Mt Vernon, Illinois · Page 16

Mt Vernon, Illinois
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Monday, November 21, 1966
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THE REGISTER-NEWS — MT. VERNON. ILLINOIS MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1966 Bomber Softens Up Enemy In The Jungle ny FRED S. HOFFMAN OVER TAY NINH PROVINCE, South Viet Nam (AP) — the camouflaged jet fighter- bomber leveled off near treetop, spewing a shower of round, brown objects. In the howling walce of the FlOO Super Sabre jet, the dose- packed green jungle exploded. ; From the cockpit of this "bird ^og," an Air Force forward air tdintroller and this reporter watched the deadly cluster bombs hit home with a spray of killer pellets. "TJiat was just great," exulted a voice on the spotter plane's sputtering radio. It was the commander of a U.S. infantry battalion deployed around the edges of the expanse of jungle. I The controller. Air Force Capt. David Halvorsen of Montevideo, Minn., said a battalion tf perhaps 500 Viet Cong hardcore regulars was hiding undo- GET OH LSD Lofa Snug Duds the slim tailored slacks Forever Prest by HAGGAR $7.00 in your size of 9lh and Broadway Mt. Vernon, III. the heavy tree canopy. His mission, and that of the fighter-bombers whose fire he directed was to soften up that battalion with high explosive, antipersonnel and napalm ordnance. This was one comer of the battle of Tay Ninh Province which began last Thursday in a region long a Communist stronghold. Nothing could be seen of the Communist soldiers shielded by layers of tropical growth 1,500 feet below the circling "bird dog." But the U. S. operation commander — "Atlas 6" — was sure Hie Reds were there. U. S. infantrymen of the 196th Brigade had made contact. Within three hours, U. S. and South Vietnamese fighter bombers loosed four air strikes on this mile-square patch of jungle. With purple, yellow and red smoke markers to guide them, the FlOOs screamed in one at a time, crisscrossed the tree cover with their bombs, then climbed into the lowering afternoon sun. "A Uttle bit to the right," Halvorsen coached into his microphone. "A little bit to the right of the smoke." That's just where the next plane dumped its load, leaving behind a tall pillar of white smoke. Next came the planes with napalm, the jellied gasoline that incinerates all it touches. "Do you want this in any particular place?" a Super Sabre pilot asked. "Generally on that trail we've been shooting over," Halvorsen replied. In a moment, an FIDO in mottled green and tan battle dress streaked low over the trail. Behind it, great sheets of red-orange flames engulfed trees, bushes and grass. Halvorsen'a job was done for the day. HELP FROM THE LEGION—Commander Drayton Allison of Jefferson Post 141, American Legion, presents a $150 c ^heck to Mike Anron, editor of The Pj'ramld Times, Mt. Vernon Community College newspaper. Looking on Is Joe Lummcl, vice commander of the Legion Post. The $150 is the Legion's gift to the college students to pay for postage for Christinas gift boxes to be sent to Jefferson county and area men serving In Viet Nam. "We are proud of our yowig college people and tlieir decision to send Christmas gifts to our men serving their country in Viet Nam," Commander Allison said. "We are pleased to make the donation to help them in tills worthy cause." College students conducted a drive, spearheaded by the college newspaper, for funds and items for tile gift boxes, which are being mailed this week to 126 servicemen. (Delo Photo Craft) Reagan Voices Romney Doubts LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov.- elect Ronald Reagan of California says he won't seek the Republican presidential nomination in 196S. "I have a fom--year contract with the people of California," Reagan said on the ABC television interview program, "Issues and Answers" broadcast Sun­ day. Reagan said he believes former Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Gov. George Romney of Michigan are the front-runners for the nomination. 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