Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona on June 30, 1973 · Page 43
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Arizona Republic from Phoenix, Arizona · Page 43

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Officers retire Associated Prtsi Rear Adm. Richard Rumble, left, presents plaques "in recognition of service" to five retiring captains at ceremonies at Charlestown Naval Shipyard in Boston. The retiring officers, from left, are Capts. Mac Adams Graham; Robert Lewellen; Robert Bruce Kitt; Baret Ajemian and Robert McElwee. Fleeing Cambodians block U.S. raids { United Press International <; PHNOM PENH — American warplanes flew protective coyer over river and road convoys in Cambodia Friday, but were unable to attack anti-government t r o o p s advancing north of Phnom Penh because of fleeing civilian refugees. The government newspaper Prayoch Khmer appealed! in an open letter to the U.S. Congress ,to allow American planes to continue their raids over Cambodia. If the raids are halted, the newspaper said, Cambodia will fall to '.. the Communists. The letter was the most lengthy reference yet in the controlled Phnpm Penh press to the possibility of a bombing halt. [On- Highway 6, where two towtis have already fallen to the Communists this week, more than 2,000r ef u gees streamed toward a ferry Crossing 18 miles north of Phnom Penh to escape advancing Communist troops. The refugees told newsmen another government position four miles north of the ferry crossing 18 miles north of Friday, and the Communist forces were continuing to move toward the capital. Four Cambodian soldiers who had stripped off their military uniforms and fled the front said 30 of their comrades were captured. Troops holding the west bank of the ferry crossing asked permission to abandon their post at mid-morning, but their commanders refused. Later i nthe day, they pushed out approximately 400 yards from the ferry crossing, and at least one Cambodian soldier was wounded and N. Korea aide OKd at V.N. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary General Kurt Waldheim Friday approved a request from North Korea to send an observer to U.N. headquarters. 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The road convoy arrived safely, but naval sources said one empty oil tanker was damaged by rocket fire on the trip to supply ports in South Vietnam where the ships reload. No one was injured in the attack, the sources said. VAHItY OR. BPTH HNTIO.W 6010 f P 8 KITCHEN. DINING GAME ROOM, 20" BLACK WROUGHT IRON CAGE WITH 10" GLOBE, RfG. 49.00 and 59.00 CEILING 19" • SWAG 29 95 ENTftAMCe LlfiHf WPi/Nf lANKAMf HICMP • UASTIH CMAHOf DAILY 9:30 TO S MERICAN IRON WORKS 4223 N, 16th STRUT *H9fNIK, ARII9NA ALL EDITIONS ' Phoertlx, Sat., Jane 30, 1973 vhe Arizona Rep. Reds shell S. Vietnam refugee camp United Press International SAIGON — Communist artillery shelled a refugee camp near the Central Highlands city of Kontum just an hour after President Nguyen Van Thieu inspected the settlement and left, the Saigon Command said Friday. The command said 17 civilians were wounded Thursday when the Communists fired 31 artillery shells into the Ngok Long refugee settlement two miles southwest of Kontum and into Tan Dien village four miles to the southwest. Some of the shells came from the deadly accurate Soviet- made 130mm guns. The bombardment occurred as fighting intensified near Kontum, a central highlands city 260 miles north of Saigon, despite a local South Viet- n a m e s e government commander's ultimatum to the Communists to pull back by Friday or face a counter-offensive. In truce developments, recovery of the bodies of U.S. war dead buried in North Vietnam was delayed again Friday by a dispute over flight safety between the American and North Vietnamese delegations to the joint military team. 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