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5Th Army Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Sep 6 1943, Page 1

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5th Army Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 6, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front A russian Menears Stalin labor Day Allied &dvdhc6 Viasil Lugton Riv it ulant k a a huh i a labor a i it twinge Sal i i in con n a u on of Tho magnificent it it let american worker will sik1 to cheat Tot our enemies mid the preservation of oui a gains in Italy a of Lite. U it i i n St earn Coli in g Contin Iuno nut ii of ii the vast blazing a being made in the u j army moved a a a a t 4lulu in i. O. In a fortnight of advancing tile Kus in had cleared ail of the Eastern half of thu it do not Basin. The Battle sunday was spreading through the heart of the Don la As. And tin1 germans were falling Hack with heavy losses. Fast moving soviet troops and cavalry were breaking through the German lines cutting up communications from the rear soviet tanks encircled columns of gel. Man transports attempting to escape with loads of machinery ripped from Donet mines. The germans in their Retreat Are wrecking wide areas blowing up factories devastating the Countryside. Slightly farther North the wedge that is being successfully driven by the red army Between Hitler s Southern and Central armies was widened. Advances were made Over the huge area Between Kharkov and Bryansk. Pressure was increased upon Konotop. Russian troops reached the desna River in the Region to the North of Konotop and were widening a Bridgehead crossing Tho River at several Points. Continued on Page a greetings \ were pushing been i i i he West a a my for i t n mile in Matiu i it it Iea Tim. T Ami railways were in Allied hands. At Taranto the great n Ival base on the Heel of the italian Hoot it was reported the italian Fleet was abandoning the Harbor following the taking of Reggio and san Giovanni on the the rat Day of the Mainland attack the troops of the eighth army and the canadians moved up the coast and occupied a amp Ogara Western coast and occupied i Aggar amp a town some 50 Miles from Reggio. In their re dedicating ourselves to Gow amp a move they to or ocilla.,Thev passed dozen of the fifth army the news of f to villages it that amp a a a from bar Rizir Ltd headed North casualties Light Messina casualties among the Allied troops Landing on the Mainland were amazingly Light reports stated. Not a single vessel or vehicle was lost. One correspondent said invading troops reached Shore Unshelle and a bombed and drove peacefully cumm inc Road into Reggio. Sappers Haven to even been Able to find the usual land mines. Large numbers of prisoners were reported to have been taken but actual figures were not ready. Townspeople and Hill people were greeting the Allied soldiers in Many places with waving White handkerchiefs and waving White sheets. Allied planes often could not find opposition nor could they even find enemy positions on which to drop their bombs. planes returned with their bomb Racks full. In this Issue we introduce Gnu entirely new an army edition of tile stars and stripes. It i the fifth army s edition. It is not a stationary City edition a it other stars and stripes but an edition produced by a Mobile unit. We Are the Only Mobile unit in the stars and stripes organization. We Are a conglomeration of editorial mechanical and circulation newspapermen and we have trucks and other equipment for mobility we Are dedicating ourselves to the men t the world each Day. Of necessity we can r rum Vmay us Nim a not produce a daily newspaper the size of Ward were on the Southern out the regular City editions. Your Contrail s cars of in Jim coastal port which already tons Pup tent poets and others. Should has been heavily bombed by Allied aircraft continue to fro to Apo 512, for we Haven t in a her Side of the toe of the the space for those. What you see in this Hoot the invading allies swarmed along initial Issue is what we Hope to rive you the coastal Road and up beyond Melito. All along the Way. That town Southern terminal of an in we want to give you a background Jagt rant Peninsular Road was hit by com each Day of what is happening in this War Randos who came upon the Mainland 48 ring world of which each one of us Ameri hours before the scheduled attack they can fighting men is so important a part found it vacated of troops and civilians. We believe that men of the line want to beyond Melito the resistance appeared know these Hap it endings and that they to continuing comparatively weak but should know them. Delay was being caused by the increased at the Start now because we have sex scale of enemy demolitions. Along this tenses to meet we arc going to charge coast line the commandos were joined by one franc. But at a later Date this news men of the main party. Paper will come to As Many men of the operations on the Mainland thus far fifth As possible free of charge. We want have followed the pattern established in to be looked upon As a valued part of the fifth. We want to be one of you. We want your help and your criticism. Write us at Apo 4<?1, stars and stripes Mobile Active London a an air raid termed sex continued on Page 3 naval Battle London Light coastal forces of the British Royal Navy battled intermittently for several hours sunday morning with heavily armed German minesweepers off g 9 a i a a a i a Tremley successful Quot was made saturday the French coast about 30 Miles from by it. S. Marauders on marshalling Yards Brest. In Northern France and Belgium. Enemy patrol boats came up to Reen Many tons of High explosives were Force the minesweepers towards Tho end of dropped at Lille Hasbrouck and Courtrair. The fighting. The British ships it was get King Ines Sheds repair shops and rolling ported returned safely to port with Only Stock were blow n up and railway tracks slight casualties. A torpedo hit was obtain damaged. Fifteen German fighters were de on a German patrol vessel according destroyed. To report and two other patrol vessels the Raf earlier attacked shipping in were severely damaged one of which was Tho Boulogne Harbor. Left burning. A inti a a my Odilion
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