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   Yuma Daily Sun, The (Newspaper) - June 12, 1943, Yuma, Arizona                             THE WEATHER AT YUMA Reported by V. S. Weather Bureau Highest last 24 hours ................95 Lowest last 24 hours ................61 Average high this date..............101 Average low this date ................67 AND TH T1NEL FORECAST to Sunday noon: Continued tool. VOLUME 138 YUMA, ARIZONA SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 1943 THE ARIZONA SENTINEL- VOLUME 138 ALLIED BOMBERS BLASTING LAMPEBUSA RECORD RAID BLASTS NAZI WAR CENTERS Dusseldorf And Munster Rocked By RAF Bombs By CKOXK1TE L'jiltert Press Staff Correspondent LONDON, June 12 (U.R) The greatest force of British heavy bombers ever hurled against Ad- olf Hitler's European fortress smashed vital war targets in Dusseldorf and Munster last night and blazed a path of fiery de- struction through Germany's Ruhr and Rhineland. Forty-three bombers wore lost in the terrific assault, which fol- lowed by less than 12 hours a double-barreled American d a y- light raid yesterday on the Ger- man U-boat centers of Wllhclm- shavcn and Cu.xhaven. Refreshed by a 12-night lull in the Bomber Command's pre-in- vasion offensive, huge formations of RAF four-engined bombers loosed their main attack on the arms center and inland port of Dusseldorf- while a smaller force attacked Munster. Attack Concentrated A highly-concentrated attacl was crowded into one hour ove Dusseldorf and preliminary re ports told of great damage to the city, site of the high Rhein metal iron and steel works and othei key war factories, an air minis try communique announced. (Continued on Page 2) Peace Restored At Overtures By WILLIAM C. 1'AYETTE United Press Skiff Correspondent LOS ANGELES, June 12 Zoot-suil rioting ended today in unanimous expressions of regret and good will. The sharpies and slick chicks thcmsc-.ves made the overtures. Six cars packed with D3 rep- of Eastside gangs hoisted American flags and white banners of truce above the rad- iators nnd paraded through the downtown area to central police headquarters. "We're good they I Continued on Page 2) REDS BLAST 140 GERMAN WARPLAHES 700 Russ Planes Take Part In Record Attacks Troops Aid In Combatting Flood On Missouri River KANSAS CITY, Mo., June Flood-gorged tributaries of the Missouri river continued today to pour Uieir waters into the al- ready over-burdened "Big Muddy" as army troops, river engineers, and civilian volunteers battled to reinforce weakened levees protect- ing rich farm lands. Capt. Alfred H. Schroedcr of the army engineers office here re- ported, however, the rate of rise i n the Missouri had decreased markedly during the past few hours and he believed the 26.5 foot crest previously predicted at Kan- sas City might not bo reached. The river stood at 24 feet here this morning, three feet above flood stage. Upstream some GOlf'troops from Fort Leavenworth were aiding ci- vilian workers in erecting sand- bag barricades and reinforcing lev- ees in the Courtney, Mo., area, where thousands of acres of po- tato and truck garden lands were threatened by weakening dikes. Several thousand acres of po- tato land were inundated near Orrick, Mo., as a dike gave way there. K. of C. Council To Elect Officers Tuesday Night Because the regular meeting night. Monday, falls on Flag Day, the Knights of Columbus council has postponed its meeting until Tuesday night at Grand Knight William Godfrey announc- ed today. There will be election of officers and a feed. CALL 38 FOR INDUCTION JUNE M_ Thirty-eight men have beei called to report for induction Thursday of next week, June 17 according to a call list made oul the office of Hugh Palmer secretary of the 
                            

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