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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1944, Abilene, Texas WAR BOND SCORE 4rh Wor Loon quote alei Thursday Sales month 259 30 Shortage Mene ftopo illiOUT OR OPFKJVSri! 'm MOMUG .RRM NOTE IN MAKHAUS BACKED BY NEARBY FLEET of Emperor Suspended bor FcbAP HEADQUARTERS, Pearl Har- bor Feb. proclamation selling up al, American military government in the occupied portions of the Marsha alands and "suspending the powers" of Emperor Hirohito of Barters announced today head- This evidence of American victory was flung in (he face of the Japanese by Adm. Chester W. Nimih, backed by the might of his Pac f.c fleet-anchored already in the pla d la- eoon of Kwajalein atoll. Copies of the proclamatioi expected to be a model to similar action when othe Japanese territory falls, wer distributed in the wake o f.merican Marines and dougl oys who invaded the Mar shalls only last Monday. 1 was signed by Nimitz as mi itary governor of the Mar riialls. In tone, the docu ment was firm and gave the inhabi tants to understand that order must be obeyed promptly. Ther would be no interference, it said, i the normal, peaceful lives of civi "so far as war necessities am Their own behavior permit." The announcement applies, at this time, only to Kwajalein ntoll an its numerous Islets which Unitei Stales forces have overrun. It wi: .be extended to other atolls and is when they are taken over. Riding in the spacious lajoon ef Kwajalein atoll, U. S. war- ships are roughly' bnt 2.WO Tokyo, y; the space of'bufjItWdays th Central Pacific launched only last weekend, nail-sliced of one-third of the distance" beU-eci Pearl Harbor and (he Japanesi homeland. mil has given our amphibious forc- R new footholds miles nearer than Pearl Harbor to the enemy's island defenses in Ihc Carolines, in- cluding Trui, a powerful Japanese Bastion. thrust was accomplished with slight, ground casualties and without the loss of a single Alp It has yet to meet an air or sea challenge from the enemy.' From his joint expeditionary flagship, within the lagoon Rear Mm. Richard K. Turner told ncws- n lhat on Tuesday, second day ot ihe attack, he had ordered thc> fleet to anchor there. His force indued all Ivoop transports and most ol the supporting warships, a concen- tration of naval power such as never amassed in the Pacific. There was ample anchorage, lor the la- goon is 60 miles long and has several entrances. The invasion's quick results were a happy surprise, Admiral admitted. The operation oiled alonjf on schedule an indication thai "every man was right in (here doing his job." The Kwajaleiii landings were i pushover as compared with Ihosc Tarawa, bloodiesl -battle in Amcri- ijfft Marine Corps history. Eenemy resistance was not a.5 great a? ev- pected. But even had the first land- ing parlies been beaten back, Ihc Admiral said, had other means." Evidence of how hard this power hit the enemy cams in a field dis- tich from Namur island, written by George E. Jones, representing the combined American Press. He repotted that even the toughened Marines were disgusted with their task ol wiping out Japanese who havered on the borderline of Insanl- (7 as a result of the bombing and shelling. Approves Bill Feb. i'ljlion to authorize the expenditure annually for paid government advertising of war bonds In smaller newspapers was approved today by the House ways and means committee. ADMIRAL "NiMITZ Forces Expand Marshall Hold; Fake Ebeye Isle V. S. PACIFIC FLEET HEAD- QUARTERS, Pearl Harbor, Feb.
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