South Viet Nam: Death of the Missionaries

It began like a trip to a church picnic. Crammed into the Land-Rover bouncing over South Viet Nam's heavily traveled Route 20 were American Missionary Elwood Jacobsen, 35, and Filipino Missionary Caspar Makil, 36, with their wives and five children. After months of ministering to primitive Vietnamese natives, the two missionaries and their families were headed for the Makil home near the mountain resort of Dalat.

But 50 miles northeast of Saigon their car ran into a string of autos stalled in the center of the road. Around them swarmed some 20...

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