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Abilene Reporter-News, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1944, Abilene, Texas [Navy Turns Guns on Palaii; Troops Hop Nearer Halmahera -STORY IN COLUMNS 2 AND 3 SUNDAY "WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY 'AS IT GOES.'-Byron LXIV, NO. 84 A TWAS 3-U, lOWSPAFB ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 10, 1944 PAGES IN THREE SECTIONS Associated Press IAP) Vvltei Press PRICE FIVE CENTS Nazis Striking Mo Soviets 30 Miles From Turkey; War With Bulgarians Calledoff Port Seized; Nazis Report Polish Drive LONDON, Sunday, Sept. 1 (AP) Russian force sweeping 100 miles into Bu ffaria yesterday occupied th dig Black sea port of Burga only 30 miles from the Turkis frontier, as Moscow announ ed the end of its short-live war with Bulgaria. of. the Black sea under Admiral E. S. fie Oktyabrsk Sevastopol hero, aided in the sei ure of Burgas, 52 miles south Bulgaria's other main seaport, Va na, taken Friday. In one of the shortest wars in history Soviet troops were ordered to cease military opera- tions against Bulgaria effective at 10 p. m, (2 p. m. Central War time) last night, "In view of the the Bulgarian government severed relations with Ger- war on Ger- many, ami asltetl the Soviet gov- ernment for an said (he broadcast Moscow state- ment. iJjThe occupation of Burgas put tl: Russians under Gen. Feodor I. To bukhin, Third Ukraine nrmy con mander, only 80 miles from Greec in the swift drive to annihilate capture Germans estimate to be cut off in that country an Jugoslavia. The Bulgarians are estimated t have 20 good divisions which the can hurl into the battle agains their former comrades-in- arms, th And with the seizure of Bur gas the Russians have another vai uable port with which to quicke the conquest of the Balkans. Berlin announced that the Reel army had begun a new of- .fensive in southern Poland aim- at last big baston guarding- the invasion path into German Silesia, and the Rus- sians announced rapid gains in 'northeastern and central Ro- mania in the drive on Hungary, ijtfast big Axis satellite nation. Gen. Rodion Y. Mnllnovsky's sec oiul Ukraine army units moving to ward the plains of Hungary ad winced 34 miles in 24 hours from Sibiu in Transylvania, taking tin rail city of Alba Julia, only 103 mile, (ftjm the prewar Hungarian front- ier. Baird Lieutenant captive of Nazis Lt. Morris H. Cooke, first pilot on E-n Flying Fortress and missing In action since June 23 over Rom- 'ijia, is a prisoner of war of the government, hLs wife, anc I.T. MORRIS II. COOKE wrenls, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Cooke,
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