World: Trouble at Danang

So bad did Viet Nam's confused political situation become last week that at one point it nearly produced civil war. Flown from Saigon by Premier Ky to "liberate" the northern town of Danang, three battalions of Vietnamese marines at Danang Air Force Base showed every sign of marching into the city. When he heard of this, Colonel Dam Quang Yeu, commander of Vietnamese army troops at Hoi An, 15 miles to the south, decided to march on Danang to block the paratroopers. With several hundred men, 13 armored carriers, four 155-mm. howitzers and enough ammunition to blow up a city, he...

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