Mason City Globe Gazette, May 11, 1943

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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 11, 1943, Mason City, Iowa IOWAS DAILY PAPER EDITED FOR THE HOME HOME EDITION VOL FORCES 12 MILES FROM FRONTIER Nipponese Leaders Claim Troops Mopping Up Near Border By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A Tokyo broadcast asserted Jat troops iofl bafd P WCW MIarshl11 Sir Arehi htl H British forces he within 12 of of th BU1ma in one of the grevcst hleats of jnrasion I TI lronront Indias 300000000 1 JC f the lhmst not d in r aKl was ciung from any Allied source W acknowl however Marshal Wavells lecions been withdrawn from Buth ytuungr 60 miles north of the ys Japanese base at Akyab un ellcm f1 forces slid mopping up enemy near the border oritish communique at of a major setback artillery bombarded m m on me Miuing Irooj road where he a foothold anese hnng machinegunned in the area war Jevelop Uth IT s air force planes up fonr river boats intvro on strafin sweeps over paneseoccupied IndoChina jich adjoins Burma in the Dispatches said 15 locomotives I JSQpcked out in the last Wood They le Japanese had been and tftc rains only at to ope Syri est Pacific Gen headquartei thallied bombers It ges ranging in an assault o Japanese base at Babo Bute guinea while allied troop jpff an enemy attack in th area 12 miles south of th jfiese base at Salamaua gmy planes raided three al omts but caused little dam Reds Crawl Forward on Novorossisk MOSCOW MRed alm troops crawling forward yard by yard in some of he bloodiest lighting of the RussianGerman war since Ihe days of Stalingrad battled furiously Tuesday Within the German defense lines at No vorossisk but it was reported they vvcre meeting stiffening re sistance The red air force meanuhile Kept up a major scale series of a lacks against he German sup Ply lines all alonjr the front but apparently was not successful in Damn the flow of supplies and reinforcements the Germans pushed into sectors of Ihe Ku ban to feed their numerous counterattacks Tanks armored cars motorized attillery and heavy field pieces were reported to have been brought in by the Germans A dispatch from the Black sea fleet said that its airforce was con tinuing atlacks upon enemy sup ply ships and land positions Tic German communique siid Russian atlacks were made at onlv points of the Kuban will forces and these were re HEAR REPORTS YANKEE FORCES ARE ON CYPRUS Speculation Increases on Possible Allied Invasion ol Europe ha n ese were re Pulsed partly The communique broadcast by Berlin and recorded by the Associated said Planes had destroyed 159 tanks ASri129 and Ma A ton Russian freighter reported sunk in was By JOHN A PAKKIS LONDON American troops have been si tioncd on Cyprus island at th eastern end of the Mcditerrunea circulated through invasioncon scious iurope Tuesday as specula lion increased that the allies wer getting ready to move agains axisheld islands guarding th southern approach to the con nnent Swedish press reports from Sofia via Berlin said the stars and stripes were flying beside the British union jack Irom Cprus public buildings and mat American military politi cal and economic experts of the were sad r ivision and his staff to have arrived it ave arrived it Nicosia thc islands capital These reports said that the American b began ens sea The German radio asserted Tuesday that 474 soviet planes had been destroyed in the week endin a arriving on Cyprus two loss of ni a oss of only 36 German planes and that he Russians had lost lea tanks in Ttie Russian noon communi que told ho a rrd de tachment stormed into the Ger man trenches in their Novoros sisk defense lines killing JW Of the enemy to hold the position an axis counlerat m another sector of the yprus two months ago part of the invasion plan Word reaching Madrid from FlanCC loki of tlle ensfied preparations by the axis to fortify Sicily Sardinia Cor LIED PLANES KE ATTACKS Girls in English C Killed sky over ON DON flVfwas filled English chanvay raffic with IP actiyily in ing a day and fighters ch allied brent anew and tered the aided an East GernisKhere many gjris Jllan an inn was hit kill rmalions swung Big alj e soon after ross ome time manv 10011 and ft headed toward nore squadro France air activity Accompanyin10 shelling by was a short Ihe channel i German big g and Calais between Boun FockeWulfc Fifl ecu swoopcd down on fighter early Tucs an Eastdropping explosives lay 4f and drop macMT on building hous of auxiliary tcrri inj Wf girls where 11 loriat sorovered bodies lati Believed lo Casualties wercding where have resulted working a number of rn usual recent rge quantity of runs ea d eoL as destroyed it said midtliShl communi Cr arnv artille GC2man glm Positi answer German attempt t Execute 26 Dutch on Sabotage Charges LONDON WyAneta an Is news agency said es h authori cs had executed 26 more Dutch of were for anlitank wn emplace and air raid shelters i sai The work completion because of the in Tunisia Jt was suggested that recent S Digued partly to weaken these Greeksources here said that Hi capture of Crete would be equal important as the capture of scil any allied invasion from Afnc The nazis were believed to hav four divisions or about 48000 me on the heavilyfortified island ine Greeks suggested it migh wTne frat t0 coast These islands believedt r i L lc L u 1 clTl Picture radioed from Algiers IS STABBED BY Henderson Hasnt Been 2 SOLDIERS Insdted Since He MENTAL PATIENT Jpyva Lieutenant Is Victim in Hospital AMES Lt Glen am son of Mr and Mis Rav unnmgliam of Ames died Mon ay mght of stab wounds inflicted Quit as OPA Chief WASHINGTON Weather Report FORECAST ni PITY Colder Tuesday n UJht lowest temperature in Mason City 30 with heavy frpsts Tuesday night s t r I i winds diminishing Tuesdv iSht continued cool Wednes day forenoon 1OVVA frccz u cen The raid walhc nazi planes hitrun seooling q following Report nick out lo sea Fired i 111 11 T T rr 7 Visit Lpon in ZajCBS re NEW YORKdcast Tucs corded a MoscqVch Himmlcr day which sakyf was fired escapei Himmler was in of Ante Pavclic pup thc axis satellite si Colder Tuesday northwest ncn mg with heavy frost no strong winds diminishin day night ligM ain olxmle near Missouri border Wednes continued cool Wednesday morning aiNNESOTA Continued cold north and colder south portion Tuesday night with unseason able freezing north and west central portion and near freez ing elsewhere except in ex treme southeast Continued cold Wednesday forenoon IN MASON CITY Maximum Monday Minimum Monday night 37 At 8 a in Tuesday YEAR AGO Maximum Minimum zn Precipitation oj be held by 50000 Italia fn fc Hitler an of ions among the nazi fight appeal for Red Cross funds Monday He as sreat has iK51 moral He said that t on the Russian front All he sacrifices rt home IT af at Bngham Utah his en Is were informed Tuesday The slabbing occurred Saturday gm according to word received y the parents The lieutenant had ported to the hospital for dcal nee oeforc going on active duty ear corps He had had an attack of spinal meningitis graduated om Iowa State college in 1D41 ana was commissioned last Feb ruary His father is smh tor U ns pricc atIl1riPnSSdoul lat dthis first press conference as a citizen Monday mid hrisiian association Survivors in addition to his par lian rn S Hu sistei a brothcr and a in f ieeara mVt P thnt met many people who were somc holds c las grcat h s Heiulcrsoii has no intention of icturnmg to public life He is now of Institute of of tht of the Research Amencaan organization which mterprets government regula tions for business He dodged a ques titm about salary by sfy ng that it was more than he was got FLEE IN PLANE Escape Guardhouse foi Hazardous Flight BAKERSFJELD cai Two army privates broke out of Hitler Sends Top Aides to Italian Scene LONDON I0Adtlt Hide faced the double task Tuesday o speeding the defense of axis dominated Europe against the next allied blow while cushioning the impact of the Tunisian defea on German morale at home Indicating that Hitler considers Italy the weak link in his chain of fortifications across southern Eu rope the Moscow radio quotec dispatches from Swizcrland say ing he had entrusted Italys de fense to two of his most trusted Richsmarshai H c r man Gocring and Heinrich Himm lei head or the nazi secret police Goenng will take over the reor ganization of thc Kalian army the broadcast said while Himmler the Clous nn P r stabiliza on of the internal front A Berlin dispatch lo the Swiss newspaper Tribune de Geneve Monday described the bulk of Germans at home as alk as thouith hit on the i at ews of he allied tri umph North Africa r vcywllerc grasp at of information or reports the correspondent wrote buTsa id that was rifr mU formation Mas difticull to obtain He added lent thc astonish ment ot thc German peoule it must be realized thai during the lon r BRITISH TANKS QUICKLY PUSH INTO PENINSULA What Is Believed to Be Last Tank Battle Reported Under Way BULLETIV LONDON URThe Berlin radio broadcast an official nazi announcement Tuesday that Marshal Kommel left north Africa on March 11 An official DNB news affency dis credited ft Adolf Hitlers headquarters and broadcast from Berlin disclosed that the desert fox pulled out of Africa exactly two months aso By WILLIAM B KING ung the retreat across Africa by a s forces t was never intimated that r h was ing but voluntary the said all of ilms newspapers were full of the Tunisian situation and spoke flit lo thc last cartr dge cies were to now hav uB in a oJH over territory where thc ncorps is under orders to shoot own unidentified planes PvtsDonald Boyle 22 a f vmrt m Jlc Der BBUI that hHU fMlnf J ot been bv Berlin came as a shock axi ers and Europes neutral orces trapped on Cap Bon np eared 10 be preparing for whole ale surrender Tuesday night fol owmg a lightning thrust of Brit sil armor across the neck of the emnsula which also pocketed the nemy s front line facing the Bril Lt Frcnch OM 1C south and A French communique broad est from Alaicis said the Ger liins in the Zashouan mountains had skcdr so had asked for armistice terms and had been told that only an uncondi tional surrender would be ccJlcd ac mans facing lhc British inTf U1Ty norlh of Enfidaville n the southern part of thc inland potKcl nlonc appeared to be of fering determined resistance British armored columns afl ancmcr rapidly for many abandoned smoke al hoi and pound HAD BEFRIENDED MENTAL PATfEXT BRIGHAM Utah URL Glen Cunningham 23 Ames Iowa ciicd lucsday mght cf stab WQ al General hospi 3 cx officer disclosed Tuesday The executive officer said Cun ningham and his wife met the mental paHent an unidentified of M ung a P to Bushnc 1 hospital from another as cut los nterests of health a reducing diet cigars he used to alco his weight to a loss of Ihe He is now on im befriended Agree to Hire Man If He Changes Name PUEBLO Colo Willihiminizzissit eizii Hurnzzcssluzzi applied Tor a job at the Pueblo ordnance depot Officials told the Siamese evcry his name he would have to charige that He diB and now hes ibfv Said POsum iolj had enough fuel for fjve loure m the air Officers said their venture into the mght was extremely hazard OUS llprnnert 4 The in the air ailti T iddccl tllat was the Americans and French tint were used for the decisfve blows most important of all it Americans and ej ship fighting jnarily good l power re were no air alerts in southern California to indicate the Plane had been spotted and poils from various areas that an umdentned plane had been ob served were unconfirmed A re port that r plane had been sighted Ic f spccuSt on Mexico ilad leaded for After escaping from the suiird usc ndetectcd officers id appwcn ly unconcernedly lo Ih rows of parked planes The presence would have occasione no suspicion because they dressed the samc Eisenhower Wins Praise of Churchill Prime Ministei a congratulatory toward speeding hisre ovcry Hiischmann said The attack came shortly nftor unch when Cunningham was ly ng on the bed in Ws room hrschmann said thc other officer followed Cunningham to his room i and stood beside his bed Then Hirschmann said the im mitifin II Reuters dis Tuesday quoted the Buda iluhBay as announc lat l e jealousy created because Cunningham was to ollnccs a 13r was rumored in Sweden that nati oeen arrested ir ixoi way on suspicion of wrecking four ships in Oslo Harbor TURKBULGARIAN PHONES CUT Budapest Radio Says Service Discontinued eH returned to active duty Boy Plowman Wonders What Would Happen If He Plowed Swastika CttfARRCW Kans W A bo a field won ed what army flyers would do He found out Sheriff Emmclt Holland of ray county said the boy and Ihe pranfcWCVC uonvincc1 u was a Bpyle and McDonald had bee lONDON Churchill in cungratuiatorv message Jo Gen Dwight D Eiscn liower said Tuesday the sir advance of the British ami armies side bv side mlo Tunis and Eizerlc is an iiiy lull of hope for tlic futt thc The text of Churchills nics con lations to those which have and the uar cabinel of lhc ol Ihr brilliant result of the North f ncan campaign by the army dc direction with aiKl conduct with which you sustained the troops engaged in the fierce nd prolonged battle in Tunisia a he perfect understanding and harmony preserved amidst c shock of war between thc British and Untcd Slates forces a with our French allies have a solili foundation for vic States advance of the British nVfcc Bizcrte ury u of lope for thc future of the world and United by skfc imo is an augury full of may they r T Sr Haroli chief and Vr Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder commander He asked l Ar hui to relay his message to Ma or en James H Doolittfe Lt cin rthiu Air Marenal Sr iVrlh ancl Air Vice larehal Harry Broadhurst They he air forces S nc iumsian campaign Pounds m available through lhc office i price administration of sides of Cap Bon after shoving across the peninsula to Hamma met on the south side reported seeiiiff many fires believed stt bv the Germans lo deslroy heir supplies before offering to sur render Xo wailinsr for a surrender thousands al ready verc pouriiiK into allied Irisou camps An Algiers broadcast recorded in London said that a headquar ters spokesman estimated 100 000 prisoners already had fallen into allied hands in the past few day but that all had not yet been counted The broadcast said that what probably was thc last tank battle to be fought in Tunisia was rag ing on Cap Bon between remnants ot lhc German 10th armored di vision and thc British and that the enemy was so disorganized ho had led roads intact and the roadsides littered with transport and war material which he had not taken lime to destroy Advancing from the Hainmau Lit area on Ihe norlh side of Ihe neck the British first army crossed thc base of the peninsula to the outskirts of Hammamct on thc south side and look Soliman Grombalia and Mcnzel Bon Zclfi n thc center lhc communique an luunccd A Reuters dispatch from allied icadqiiarlcrs said lhc British en ered Hammaniet early Tuesday norning Scorched by allied firr from land sea and air thc remnants of he German and Italian ar mies which were crowded on o Cap Bon appeared to have lost their nerve after this bold stroke by British armor and the prospects of a last stand on the mountainribbed peninsula were diminishing Tho opposition from these roops was slight and Ihe trapped oldicrs were inclined lo surrender t the first opportunity as British inval forces scoured nearby wa ters in what was described is a upof sman putlos at tempting a disorganized escape Pilots who continued to sweep lhc beaches reported liltlc aclivitv and said thc cornered enemy parcntly had recognized the fu tility of attempting to get awav wnile huge fires blazing Ioads of the bombriddled cape indicated the Germansalready were burning their supplies ere taken by the British jn their lightning thrust across thc pcnii sula including COO members o lhc crack Hermann Gociing menl which had fought around Hamman Lif from cn ticnchment and buried tanks This unit appeared lo have Ion its nerve along with other units whr surrendering in companies even though their ammunition and supplies wcro not yet exhausted Captured alonK Mith the flood Of Lnsoiicrs were messages Alussolini It was not ;

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