Foreign News: Bloodshed in Viet Nam

The real difference between Khrushchev's talk of peace and Communist Chinese practice could be seen in South Viet Nam, the non-Communist half of Viet Nam, where a nasty little jungle war has been going on almost since "peace" was agreed to in 1954. In their boldest stroke in four years, Communist Viet Minh guerrillas crept into a Viet Nam army regimental headquarters northwest of Saigon. Planting time bombs, they withdrew until the bombs went off, then charged from three sides, killed 34 soldiers, and made off with large amounts of arms and ammunition.

Last week Communist guerrillas sneaked into a jungle hut...

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