Death at the University: U.S. Navy Lieut. Commander Albert A. Schaufelberger III

For U.S. advisers in El Salvador, the war grows all too close

For U.S. advisers in El Salvador, the war grows all too close

Students at the Central American University in San Salvador were drifting through the campus after their classes when U.S. Navy Lieut. Commander Albert A. Schaufelberger III drove up in his Ford Maverick to collect Consuelo Escalante, manager of the university cooperative store. Schaufelberger, 33, a bachelor, had been seeing Escalante regularly and often picked her up after work. The Navy officer was wearing civilian clothes, as he often did since coming to El Salvador nine months earlier to help administer U.S. security...

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