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Lowell Sun (Newspaper) - May 13, 1940, Lowell, Massachusetts THE Cloudy Tonight and Little Change THE WELL SUN 6 62nd Year I 13 Lowell Mass. Monday May 13 1940 o'clock with exclusive AP 13 Pages 2 Cents OF WORL ATTLE Gernian Troops Massed in Lowland Countries GERMANS ADVANCE BIG GUNS FOR SMASH The War Today Compiled From Dispatches by The Associated Press and International News Service ml its way into the second line of Belgian Adolph Hitler's terrific war I the Allied lines in the battle in the Spitting death from machine guns tons of destruction on enemy air armadas on both sides were playing a column broke the Albert canal de- towards the sea in a northwesterly Belgium the defenders were forced to rore withering German and the Nazis vo taken The northern provinces of Holland and the green-clad legions are now at the first r. defenses in east central iD AND BELGIUM forces withdraw into the central areas of the forc the hammering attack of Gorman Dutch move a strategic their main lines of defense are inundated areas in the central part of the s Juliana her husband arrive in London with their one an carried in a gas proof Two fds in Amsterdam this 30 At Rotterdam Sans hold Waalhaven the Dutch shell it. Three and French numbering moving do central Dutch deny German claim half their fry in Nazi Rotterdam a wrecked almost total Jack of drinking At The Hague all civilians told to remain in in move to check fifth column sabotage Parachute troops plague S. S. burns at her dock Belgians say two German columns driving into their Berlin all say battle in history of about to break as Nazi hordes splinter Allied half way into and Allied armies numbering 250.000 into Outcome hangs in Position of but not GERMANY Holland is now in German Germans announce capture of famous Liege Speculation on ture of the new German weapon Hitler spoke about three Immense special guns with great destructive some sort of renders troops permitting great fortifications like Liege to fall No details on this German dive bombers wreak havoc with Allied troop landings on Dutch one sunk five others in cruiser sunk in North Germans will shoot ten French prisoners for every parachute troop shot by All Luxembourg in Nazi Albert Canal fortifications m Belgium No mention of number of troops in action i ENGLAND British admit German armies have driven a wedge between Dutch and Belgian Fear parachute Royal Air Force bombs advancing German troops in eastern Belgium British claim 45 German planes since lose 35 In move against feared fifth column all aliens between ages of 16 and 60 in eastern Great Britain ordered interned London says no British intervention in Dutch East Indies Ex- planation for manhandling of members of British embassy in Saturday Royal Air Force units in France One thousand Americans will be affected bv British alien British claim 400 German planes since Saturday Germans claim 300 Allied House of Commons meets Churchill completes cabinet Offensive Expected to Reach Peak in Week or 10 Days Present Advance Guard Divisions to Pave Way for Main Army With Heavy Equipment to Storm By VICTOR McCAUSLAND May 13 today furiously j intensified her drive in Holland and rushing more troops and heavier materials into the new war theatre for an ultimate according to a French military Predicting the German attack will reach its peak in a week or 10 the spokesman greatest battle in history will begin when of Allied and German troops in the low countries really come into He added that the German divisions in Holland and Belgium will be reinforced until the bulk of German forces concentrated at frontiers are in he when the advance guard is the main army will push through to fighting positions heavy equipment and trv to storm the lowland Dutch Hard-Pressed BLASTED DUTCH BRIDGE over the passed thil at which the picture was made was nof allowed io identified by the PHOTO EXCLUSIVE radioed from to New York to The Sun by AP Fate of Belgium May Depend on Current Fight Red Cross in Appeal to LoweH Asks to Bolster Fund for Emergency War Work The American Red Cross today sued a call to the people of Lowell lo contribute for emergency war The Dutch today are by the Nazi the hampers German Germans have spokesman but the situation in the inferior of Holland has He said that other German forces are against the Belgians in the Ardennes The Germans have advanced west of the spokesman and also have pushed forward at while the Moselle river the Is of im- Allied Action Praised The war ministry issued communique dispatch with which the Allied forces went to I the aid of Belgium and By ROBERT G. NIXON j WITH THE FORCE IN by May 13 desperate battle on the largest scale since the World war upon the fate of today on the eastern of Throw Full British and threw their full attempt to hak the mechanized TKe Sun goes into more homes than do both the other Lowell newspapers LOCAL NEWS BULLETINS hordes pouring 'a gap j Held for Tipsy Driving i availing Belgian Rosalino 27, 177 Hammered by the and Henry L. French and British military per concentration American Merrimack of whom called on King Leopold o 1 troops began the linal drive on the were arrested last night an Ithe g Minister yesterday vent Jo the northern i tier and to where hn i itcd various local military the communique J j which went Into j I tion from the first day against the Germans everywhere have shown chiefs are facing events with remarkable in I France and Belgium our troops and war material convoys followed each j other In Impeccable order and perfect On his trip accompanied j Fight of War Seen by Churchill British Premier Offers Tears and May 13 of commons today Prime Minister Churchill's war government a vote of i 381 lo 0. The house of lords also gave the government a unanimous vote of and unlit 21. new fire of bombardment from the the army fought steadily will be received from individuals and s at either the Appleton or overhead arc -are arraigned In district courV here j i each charged with in the face of the German and The cases and stated the using ion Old Lowell National banks at thc Red Cross headquarters With the new Nazi invasions tii war has entered require succor lo less women order to immediately set in motion Close Aiken Street Dump Partial solution of the Aiken street y flooded The German elements forming On or I German bomb in dropping bombs which shake this building as I and guns are roaring as the dump problem was arrived at today phase which will In the announcement that it has been millions of Picture is none too and Belgium is not lost by any d to foi some time i i to A lot of land on I was hampering the enemy advance owned by Joseph Arrest Nail Advance has been secured by tha city for I He said the French shot a i armored column Into a. i mODS in his maiden .at arresting the German ad- vance light mechanized The military spokesman said Allied aviation bombing tlic The Allied forces standing In in path of the German advance American minimum i now come to grips war relief fund of ten million tremendous impact the i outcome Is in the chapter was set j Belgian resistance gave uay un- By CHARLES A. SMITH May 13 Allied armies are at grips with Nazi Germany in the of one of the greatest ties in Prime Minister Winston told the house of com- Ruled Out FRANCE at in a telegram from Norman H. Davis today by Theodore W. The whole response of folk to this humanitarian appeal should be- gin at and dfr the devastating effect whelming land artillery But for fact that vital bridges were not Mown thc man advance probably could have been checked As it they will shoot all Nazis in foreign round on French War communique says 12 German planes shot down Sunday night Paris says Germans have launched a campaign against all Two air raids on Paris this on roar U. 5. TREASURY May 13 Treasury balance ns of May 10. internal 273: customs ex- Belgian flanks untenable as iowns rand in eastern Belgium were j ground to dust by which took I The roads leading into thc on f A was received today from the civil service commission on the further employment of Walter j J. local Legion com- as rent collector and eer for the The notice ordered i that Lyons be dropped Eight Gamblers Firmed Eight arrested in police vice squad raid on a Back Central street establishment early were fined each In district court today when found of charges of being present where gaming ii were as premier invite the house by tion to declare its in my new ho In a forceful manner At the spokesman claimed the forts were holding with the exception of one which the Germans had Jt was announced at Berlin that the Germans had cap- tured the Liege citadel in addition Churchill sorted in immediately All bridges in the Licze a of rtl f He described the Ue are Already in action in fighting as extremely violent and Holland and that Belgian rearguard lie have to be
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