Albert Lea Evening Tribune in Albert-Lea, Minnesota
5 Jun 1944

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Evening Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Albert Lea, Minnesota The weather Rala ton Fht Tod East tuesday Forenoon cooler tonight continued Cool tuesday fresh to Strong winds. Maximum. 80 minimum 50 am. Maximum 61. The evening Tribune full leased wire news report of the associated press advertising office business office 1072 editorial office sq3q to All Calls volume xvii Albert Lea. Minnesota monday june 5, 1944 number 132 fifth army sweeping beyond Rome ii War Rome s fall big gain for allies by Hewitt Mackenzie of War analyst Allied troops enter Rome sign shows the Way ejection of the nazi vandals from i the eternal City will be accepted the world Over As a guarantee of Allied ability to demolish Hitler s fortress Europe a propitious Intro d u c Tion to the d Day which will Mark the final assault. That seems to me to be the outstanding As p e c t of this grand achieve in e n t by the do writ Mackenzie i arms of civilization. The moral effect will be tremendous. It s specific and Over a answer to Der fuehrer s i wild cry of yesterday the year of the invasion will bring Germany s enemies an annihilating defeat at the most decisive world no longer trembles three years ago or even less time such a declaration from the master gangster would have made Many Peoples cringe. But today with his shattered legions fleeing northward from Rome before the hotly pursuing allies the harsh gut Teralys which once terrified the Tim id Are just the empty mouthing of a beaten Herr Schicke Gruber. It s worthy of note that once again Hitler has proved himself to be without respect for his own word. He had declared that Ger-1 Man troops were not occupying Kome. Yet ached forces had to fight their Way into this City for whose preservation All civilized people were praying. Fortunately there seems to have been Small damage done to the capital Accord Jing to reports thus far. Satisfies one objective the recapture of Rome satisfies one of the two major objectives of trl Cal storms the Allied offensive in Italy. Thei Tion in Minnesota one Soldier result of Kesselring s strategy and j other was the annihilation of Ger j drowned three other men were the City itself is not of great Mill j Field marshal Kesselring s mls sins on a a sink expedition tary importance. But giving up and three other persons Hospital one of the Axis capitals involves a j Iosh of prestige for powerful forces chasing germans after Rome Falls fall of Rome to affect nazi satellites Little damage done to historic City despite stiff German resistance until last allies take City after nine month of sacrifice mme troops Ramg on rear or tank and in other vehicles pass a sign on route 6 showing they have just entered on the Edge of Rome As they push Forward to drive the germans out of the italian capital. A wire photo from signal corps radio photo High winds and Rains sweep state Soldier drowns three fishermen missing some crop damage reported by the associated press two Days of wind rain and elec a Lin newspaper comment thus a Trail of destruct j the evacuation of Rome is the prestige lost in evacuation of Rome germans Are told Stockholm june up germans first Learned of the fall of Rome in e 7 . Broadcast today and the Berlin press said the Allied i Victory involves a loss of prestige for the German controlled scandinavian press Bureau summed up her Flowers for yank in Rome Fate of Berlin has been sealed f. R. To speak tonight Washington. June f. A tinier Secretary of state Edward k. Stet Tinius said today that prompt measures Are being taken to re Lieve food shortages in Home and i hut some announcements will be about them later. On political implications of the italian capital s fall Stettinius j Allied Headquarters. Naples june powerful fifth army j thundered across tin tiber toward Northern italian horizons in Pursuit j of the Kaiui i Ith armies today with hardly a look at captured Rome. I ancient seat of civilization fallen a prize to Allied troops after nine Mouths of sacrifice. I ast ditch Caiman rearguard died within the Shadow of the roman Korum and in the streets of the govern rent Quarter in bitter clashes As italian Bare chested Ami wearing Hammer and sickle insignia i fought hand to hand with fascists and nazis in a Brief Battle for libera ton. Return to Rome. American diplomats viewed the fall of Home today As speeding the Krand an Salt on h liter s and confronting Axis satellites and lined Berlin. Happy it the capture of Man armies. How Well the allies will succeed sized at wort bin Tori. In the grim of destroying the j practically every Section of the enemy is still to be determined. State reported High winds and sex they were pursuing columns from i a optionally heavy Rains. Crop dam the nazi 10th and 14th armies i age was reported in areas northward from Rome today and and communication was disrupted continuing to take a bloody toll i and traffic stopped on some High the Allied air Force was piling the j ways. Highways with dead germans and j the weather Bureau forecast rain shattered equipment. J tonight and tuesday with con Somo prisoners had been tinned Cool tuesday with fresh to taken during the 25-Day-old on Strong winds. In Western South Slaught. The total of the great nuni Dakota Light frosts were in pros Bers of germans killed or wounded pet for tonight. Is something which Kesselring him self can t know at this time. Battles rage North of Rome Hitler admits fall of capital City spared War s ravages five divisions annihilated London june the known drowning victim was nah tiny. Northeast of Kome pvt. Yoskitaka Kamakoa. 21, Camp of lava the High Conj and Savage Soldier. He lost when he dived from a his life a a communique to after Adolf Hitler in two Headquarters announcements bad a knowl the fall of the capital de cover an oar. Virtually annihilated. Several oth alien be am two companions pets. Ers have been shattered. The great mat Noru Fujioka and Teruo a last minute Effort to declare Slaughter May be going on at both 21 Camp Savare attempted Effort to this moment of debacle. Those to 8nore on Minnetonka p troops which Haven t yet retreated Ven the sunday storm struck. Pvt. Past Rome towards the North Are examined reports on the Hallums and other european areas for Sletis of reaction to thin latent War i development even us president i Roosevelt prepared a minute radio broadcast. Humming up thin official reaction. I will broadcast tonight the. Broadcast Over nil major in net for Eastern i waft Inie cwt tonight. It Haw Long been a theory of and political ind Chi both Liero and in tit Day the. Allies d into Koine would to the Teal beginning of the end Lor Neutral and Katel Lile port of in Many Karo be. New italian government i one task confronting directly he allies Smih that of Reni Kani Xii Ion of the whole italian regime i ailed by King visitor to and Premier marshal i Letro the King promised Iko that he let ire u Hen Koine Vav my liberated. Him Noil. I rown i Lince i a Hetio will take Over in place an n hoi i of recent. Hado Klio in to continue in i Hief of hit eminent at least Lor a time i an italian youth gives a bouquet of Flowers to an american Soldier who rests before his tank which was halted on the Edge of Rome on route 6. Allied fifth army troops entered the City limits of the italian capital hard on the heels of Tulve fleeing German army. A wire photo from signal corps radio photo tank formations in dire danger of being trapped. The position of the German forces which have been holding Between Rome and the sea is particularly precarious. Whether Kesselring will have enough strength left to make a stand on the Rimini Pisa line 160 Miles North of Rome depends on what happens on those awful High ways his men flee from death. Italians wearing communist to Rescue him but verday the offer to make it fill. A 11 the other two hands helping allies by Daniel de Luce Rome june 4- delayed e thin Cradle of the Western world Lav Loi was were towed ashore by a Power bitter Street Fligh mtr developed boat. Kamakoa s body was not which Rtin ,.ontiliujng n the covered. Hours of the evening three missing at Mille lacs Thyl communique added that the missing on Mille Lake were Herman command will make every hut despite the sporadic clashes which took place even though German High command had pretended until the last that Rome was an open City the italian capital with its store of cultural and religious treasures apparently came through unscathed for the most part. All is quiet in Vatican police officers said All seas quiet at the Vatican where the Pope Baa been a virtual prisoner of Cerman bayonets since last september. A Ber Lin broadcast said Karon von Weizsaecker German ambassador to the holy see. High left his residence. Villa Llona Parte and moved to Vati that while he did not know of any j can City. Other diplomatic missions of the tripartite Powers will move exact timetable. It was his under to Vatican of Japan Hungary Slovakia Romania standing that King Vittorio knit no and ele now will Delegate his Powers to j British correspondents in Madrid said the Pope spent sunday in Prince i Herto and step aside it prayer and in consultation with papal officials during the hours of Vio is not contemplated that the King j Lent liberation of the City. The Swiss guard had been doubled about Vatican City to prevent an influx of refugees. Broadcasts said Allied diplomatic representatives to the holy see already had left the Vatican precincts for their old in Home. King Vittorio in Manuele was expected to hand Over his Power to wavering Neutral Over the world Rove Prince i Umberto at a formal ceremony in keeping with his prom with Clear evidence of the Fate Den s vpril1 months Uko to act when the allies entered Rome j some demolitions reported i although first reports from Home were scanty concerning damage in a the City a number of demolitions were carried out by the germans. Dia while efforts also apparently were made to wreck Gas electric and water utilities. Allied Headquarters announced at noon the occupation of Kome by j the filth army last night and thus 1 was realized one of the main object when general sir Harold a 5 expander started the huge Allied May 11. I the Oiler objective Tjoe destruction of the German 10th and Lith armies remained to be car ried out and towards this objective i fifth and a Lgth armies Presa de today. I bomb fleeing germans Kii her to jibes hammered away Ali columns Lea congested highways to the i North littered with and i de and smashed vehicles. The filth army Tore off and up additional chunks of the Disori nazi forces which Hart tried vainly to Stem the Advance of Ali italian capital Long enough to bold open an escape route for hard troops in in shredded de Hue South or the City. Kesselring s forces endangered the danger to Field marshal Al Bert Keh hit ing s forces still facing left flank of the fifth army be tween Kome and the seacoast grew steadily. The main escape route of these forces was lost when it. Gen. Mark Vav. Lark s Armor and in Fentry crashed through the defend hive Cree i on the outskirts of Kome yesterday and swarmed into the City where they met Only spor Idle prisoners taken in the 25 Day old All out offensive passed Well Over the Mark. If relentless Straf ing and bombing the tactical air Foice had destroyed or German trucks and other bulletins Allied Headquarters Naples june five Hundred american heavy bombers joined lighter planes in smashing attacks on enemy communications North of Rome today in an Effort to snarl the German Retreat. Naples june Vittorio has signed a decree giving up his Powers and turned it Over to the ital Ian government it was reporter tonight. Vittorio Emanuele 74, has ruled Italy nearly 44 years hav ing ascended the throne july 29, 1900. He announced last april 12 his final and iroc. Vocale decision to withdraw from Public life on the Day on which Allied troops enter and to turn his kingly Powers Over to Prince Umberto As lieutenant general of the realm. Yank heavies Batter France 1 ,250 bombers and fighters attack nazi military installations Rome june addressing a crowd in St. Peter s Square expressed thanks to god tonight that Rome had not been destroyed by War. The enormous crowd which gathered before the Balcony from which the Pope spoke in. Eluded Many soldiers of the victorious fifth army. London june Kittery Ruel unt i it in old a p Kenneth Kubon. War r. Tupper Effort to reduce the in and i tonight with the High wind and Melvin a. Knick. All of Minne around Home to the rna Leht pos of Freedom a tarred by the Apolis. The three left the Hartwig rope for the pros Arrne a Al thousands of Lull edition of Fitch tiny a daunting red German giving additional of the int. In the. Course of the afternoon the of the town were included in the Nutua Bat he continued on Page 2 e Firth fifth army says an part Gen. Mark Clark biggest sky fights in months rage Over Southwest Pacific advanced Allied a qts. New treacherous terrain in an acro Iri avoiding any sort of Dek rur Guinea june Flung Pany inic drive along the ridges ton of historic More of her Hus banded Ajr Force in from which the japanese previous Kven the Bridges were not to swirling sky Battles in the by had poured Down a a March fire. The run re a ahead in k off of too Pacific risking 70 planes losing mounted fierce mortar fire resistance against. New american ground offensive slowly t. My mor tar machine Guri ton on bloody Blak reports disclosed Twenty today. Of Only one Allied plane wan hated in the accounts of air a. Tion Durlic which seven other nip aircraft probably were Down in addition to the m and Sev eral were destroyed on the ground. On Blak. Main Island in the off North dutch Guinea Marar her changed bin offensive. After sixth army which landed May 27 in a along oter to Wjk Road toward air invasion dive a pain australian k shot Doan i Erht Ond Ark Ark knt Rund Hern Tot another. Salt 24 to the Wou Thweat on the Ilitch birth to a baby Iri new flu Inea Mainland. Wai in tangle a the enemy of Habo 2o Down Lar 11 for certain and pro Leibly four for a Ioka of one air Battle Over Truk 1 doing behind a screen of Kornan vol who wore Hammer my sickle band and old Ymeri Ari from a i Ait Nyi to to Northern Hank o the River. Baby born in Booth Rilay for a woman and for r a to Roth of " Iother h a it to i it to in Arr tic a to or for i h the new slowly rom no Rcd Retreat Turnt m enemy Vair or to break up a i tronc Dayl Erht raid by ounce re of bomb ers Down at 19, per 4 above j Jine i it 1 Freer inf j today. Four at above to be children carry a my old Ion for Hull it a on Init r i to a Edrany in trip. Die fifties to put intr a dark Karl with 2 it in a in at. A Trie at in the i 1 Laik v. A a Nodl i i i Milf from the Irit a thin v. I " Linail on the a l Iri or Nih in in a Rii a i a have i Jud snore in three h t irn c air or Iii t a Ier h. Air h i 1, 1 Lois Liah h re i to n a the rein by of he run worn a he , i v e Kif i to to t v . In i i. He Diar a Niles w h i a l of in h German Han air in and 1 or i Tri end by Allied i or f of h i v e a Naff it i r v. F i t third it i r. La i i. S. N r. 1 r i.-. Of l Uff foil., i i be r tar Frei Fth d hrs Tanh Bomberg alone 111 Tevera the 72 London june Pang radio today said an important contingent of american troops had arrived in Angola portuguese West broadcast a tub by any other source. Angola is on coast. To the North is French aqu.1 Torl Africa and to the South is the Union of South Africa. Rome gives fifth i army big ovation by Edward Kennedy i tune. June 5 to Koine. Till Ketly in k enl am in Fin the a of rave fifth army a v. Hermit. Which turned the Ity into a Neur Carol Hlll. I City is Voltti icily inti. F. The limited the d in null Login to a few n of no or his Youh in the Vittini in Holly n Lack ii rid the orgy a the in it lit y in Arner no Ial Uro timid the v at Lynn the of City Only a few papal res it by bit did not fresh gains bring fall the i idely Ai claimed entry into Koine Climax of nine months of haul lighting in accompanied by Iresh Kains in other Sec of the front. , astride an important Retreat Road North of the via Castai 1 Iii four Vituj a half Miles North of Rill Montorie. Was cleared of the enc Rny. At the. Maine time the eighth army drove the enemy completely out of the Valley Clearing the, of Paliano Guari Ino and Cave. Defeat Goerig division an official account of the drive into Koine snid he principal breakthrough to i. I Komelis made in a sector by the Hermann Goering which a fought vainly in ninth and Sicily As Well to in the Allied Advance. One Saniei Cuti Force Stoving for 11 ii the generally six advanced nearly eight Milts then met stiff resistance from Tho enemy on Eastern a Advance fron rhe Alban northwestward by a nosed Nome of resistance. The towns of gotta Errata Marino and Genzano were taken in that the on the left Hank pressed to within six Miles of cont Noel on Page i

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