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5th Army Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - September 7, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Macs tuesday september 7, 1943 Ltd it fifth army edition vol. I. No. 2 one franc reds ten Miles from nazi base Little resistance met in italian Campaign Allied invading forces were continuing monday their advances upon the italian Mainland moving up the East Anil West coasts and penetrating Inland. They added leaded r few new towns to their bag. Including the North Steffano in a mountainous Region about ten Miles from Reggio. They now have. Progressed from the toe to the loot of the italian Boot. Allies Surprise japanese at lae a daring amphibious operation in which Allied to oops landed in Force on the Shore of Huon Gulf above lae and Sala Maua on new Guinea was provide highly a successful monday. The allies we it push. Ing 20 Miles Down the coast toward . Movement was hampered mainly by closing the japanese defender in from rough torrian that had to he sur two sides. Tho Landing was made Oast of bae on the North Shore of the Gulf cutting of japanese forces in the lae area from re enforcements separating them from the main nip army at fins Hafen. Headed by were taken. The bulldozers a the courageous Allied troops Che a a mounted although some enemy demolitions also slowed the invaders the mountainous nature of the country is a great assistance to the de tenders parti russian motorized units headed by tanks were driving Down from upon Stalin main German held base in the beaut of the Rich donets Basin. Last in Poi Ted monday they were ten Miles away approaching Makeeva last City before Stab no. In the Northern Ukraine and South of Bryansk the russians were driving an irregular shaped wedge into the German Battlefront they threatened to encircle Bryansk from the North Cular in the Antral front. South the rail censers of Konotop Likan i i in. Manv new prisoners a a a Vvs a a a a. Mach and c Erig v. British eighth army spearheading the at set out Down the coital Jungle towards Bank of the Desenra. River some 86 Miles tack also added valued railway materials the capital of Northeast Guinea North of Kiev the capital of the Ukraine so its Booty All in full working order. To wa8 the first amphibious operation advances in All sectors of the huge some enemy tanks put in an appear in new Guinea and ii caught the Jap com Russo German front were reported for Tho , but generally there was Little fight ple Zelyi by Surprise. Made in the Early red army in mondays soviet Coin my Jug. Moving directly in to the mountains morning to the accompaniment of a fierce mouse among of Chou scores of smaller com from Reggio the British struck into wide bombardment by warships off Shore and in we re als., some larger in Rocky valleys which might have afforded a smoke screen the landings were Knop portent rail and Road centers such Asar excellent defences and which had to be posed by fac japs. A the Movsky in t ii e Donnas not far above traversed slowly. Six hours elapsed before Tho attacking Stalin. In this Advance into the Interior Tho allies were hit by the rps Anil this took the first Rains have fallen in Tho allies moved for ten Miles. They control the form of a div bombing assault Tor Northern Ukraine it was reported. This Tho coastal Border around the Messina this the Allied planes were ready. Out o presages the coming of Rainy weather Straits for some 50 Miles. The Straits the 35 Jap fighters that came a bombing which will work hardship on Bolth armies now Are completely opened to Allied Navi 21 were reported shot Down. A offensive and defensive but will be Par gation. Australians took the leading role in titular by a Handicap to the russians in canadians also advanced Over mount the landings. They were veterans of the their advances. Vinous trails and narrow winding roads. Middle East campaigns and they had been while the heaviest fighting continued their patrols moved on foot and contacted training for this amphibious operation for in the Northern Lik Taine and Tho Donnas some German rearguard troops. Others in around Stalin fighting nearly As bitter countered no enemy resistance. The Only to a. A. A a i. A my. A a a a it v i in 4t%. My in a i a a �.�3 a i Al i f of a a. A i enemy firing amounting to much came continued on Page j Hix Moscow germans Canadian Convoy was taking place around the Smolensk Highway where the were u my heavy Tiger tanks. In the vicious Smolensk Battle counter attacks of the Lei mans were beaten off beyond Elna. Quickly after beating them London one of the largest convoys off the russians swept Back we h their a men Aruj materials yet to Cross the at own has become a style of Antic for Tho Canadian army overseas Hai the russians following up the germans arrived safely at a British port con Idian counters with immediate attacks. Military Headquarters announced. It at to slave important rail town in thu sector the russians broke through the continued on Page 3 Booty _ was the second such huge Convoy to Cross from Canada Ainee the log inning of Mediterranean operations. All arms and blanches of the service were represented. Months. Lae was bombed during the establishing of the Beach positions. Some 90 tons of bombs rained Down on this key Jap held City severely damaging gun positions. Gen. Macai thur came to new Guinea to be there personally during the investment of lae and Salamata. Meanwhile Over the islands of this huge South Pacific front Allied bombing planes were ranging dealing damage and continued on Page 3 Churchill honoured Sicily Booty of the sicilian Eam Cambridge muss. A British prime minister Winston Churchill was feted at Washington a pleasure driving. Harvard University on monday receiving with some restrictions again is being per i he honorary degree of doctor i of sign wag so great it still is being count fitted in the 12 northeastern states the in a colourful ceremony Harvard president cd. Railway equipment seized amounted to opa announced. Motorists of this Region James Conant made the presentation. 300 locomotives 3jvk railway carriages As must limit their pleasure driving to the the prime minister was accompanied Well As the 300,000 Miles of rail lines Tak judicious use of gasoline opa officials by miss Mary Churchill. He drove from in. A number of Brand new German rail stated when lifting the ban. Set on May the station through three Miles of was Way carriages were included. 2<4> this year. Ing flags
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