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Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser (Newspaper) - June 5, 1944, Armidale, New South Wales Onions Umidon sunday. Pome has fallen to the allies. Late dispatches from Italy announced that afire troops had completed the mopping up of the City at 9.15 local time to night in a despatch from Naples the British United press correspondent reports that affied troops have reached the Centre of Rome while in a dispatch from Rome itself press correspondent says that fifth army tanks and infantry liberated the City after fighting German rearguard to the Edge of the ancient forum. the City limits shortly before Midnight the . Correspondent said Rome City is open for the allies to enter. I pos tits Are inane the aty. Uni urns Are Welch mining itt by on Protasia de snot p say die germans emerged is pos and took everything the Mutual broadcasting Stem correspondent also broadcasting from within Rome said that the germans to the North were pulling out equipment As fast As possible. They now they have lost again but Are still trying to sell it As dearly As it Hevican and Are still fighting Back with available men and earlier. To nigh Algiers radio broadcast a Specif announcement from Allied Headquarters that Allied troops had est esd the City limits of Rome. I a tx3nly" so Fefa is being encountered declared the radio j throughout the Day on the out skirts of Rome with the a Hejny still resisting Between Calli Laviale and the tiber. renters correspondent at Allied Headquarters reports that on Sun i Day morning the Diun Bells clanged out from the City As the Ipi Fth army spearhead exchanged Mobile artillery and mortar fire with Penrie rearguard. The British United press correspondent with the fifth army says that the americans first approached Rome s suburb son i Tway 6, which i welcomed them with flow ers and the to a nuns with shells. J people began to come out from i cellars As the first cars and jeeps appeared he adds. They were at first cautious but later became a bold Laid proffered wine and roses. A 1. Welcome was interrupted from a me. To time by bursts from German snipers and anti tank and machine a a eighth Aniny troops who linked with the fifth army on. Saturday have / joined in the Pursuit of the enemy says the British United press correspondent at Allied head quarters r to Esse columns which were responsible for. The capture of Cave and Salatri Are now striking North Ward along secondary roads leading to Tiyo ii and Arosix. General Jinn s French troops also achieved a firm Junction with the fifth army. When a they inthe Liri Valley new zealand Era have progressed eight Miles East from Salatri adds the correspond ent who says that the eighth army s Advance North along High Way 6 is being slowed up by mines and also extensive demolitions and Large numbers of snipers. By after Hii night the Ger Lew Agency issued i special communique Ron Hitler s Nead Quarff id losing that Hitler had. A a j ordered the withdrawal of German forces from Rome in order to save the City from destruction. As the front line course of the present fighting in Italy was gradually approaching nearer to Rome there is a danger that Rome one solved in the present stated the communique. Herr Hitler ordered the withdrawal of German troops North West from Rome in order to prevent the destruction of the the struggle will be continued with unshakeable determination aiming to break the enemy attacks and forge the final Victory for Germany and he r allies. A. A i its necessary Meas ires for the even Tual German Victory sue now being taken a Clora the year of to i Germany s defeat at v the German no Mand and he eminent that a Kesselring Imbs submitted i tothe Vatican with a request that they shout fee conveyed ish and american Hhd up Hunan. The proposals in the first place ask that the belligerents recognise Rome As an open City. Albite of the open City shall run from san Paclo South East from the City to Piazza Maggiore then to the tiber Bend past the Western tip of the Vatican City and eastwards to the tiber Bank at san Paolo. The German High command undertakes to keep to military installations and troops with the confine of the open City and not to carry out troop movements within Rome adds the announcement which says that no destruction Moufid be car ried out inside the area of the up a City. A a the Agency says the allies so far have hot replied to the proposals. Fantastic Welcome Allied soldiers received an Amaz ing Welcome As they entered the City. The daily express says it was fantastic. A. Kisses hand grenades shells and us in. Wor ran out and our Grimy bearded faces and bedeck our tanks Andje Eil roses. Yet there was still n tank around the Corner. Shells were screaming through the atr.". A another correspondent rates Tibes the Day As crazy 3raday." to . To Ike. Dismiss 1 wife fit if Isordi and Aronov pee i trills to dog new myi Uklid nigh eni Feibian a it ii is diff a text picture of the fighting in this area was Given by the. German new Agency commentator von Hamer who claims that in the face of Ever increasing russian resistance German. And Laim troops saturday sex led their successes of Friday area North from Jassey and Tsyva a i of Edtwon More the Riis arid of axe Good value at 2/ Vauban Lek 25 a Dozer on Hawks a a set in airy. v a a. Good second or and ? Pomo Junior a a rat feed an exceptional bargain for f is new a Tife or in 2 a in # _ y. Iofi. Slow r combustion Heht Riig stove latest v design Meh Mel. Finish Only Fineen a. A three Timi Coth Trator tip ii cd Splete with Shade. In up oct second Haid spot Light for. Night a cd to log Vir Complete with a a Battery Ned to mings bargain a a a Vav re v a " t. Extra go Kim second hand a -1 Grey a typed size 5, for and 1. He a Pedi size 5. For �6/i5 a absolute bargains and do not req no re upon gent a extra Good second hand Gold Walck fshf5r also a car a in a in first class , ground staff overseas. Men coming Home Melbourne monday. Arrangements Are now in hand for the gradual return to Australia of . Ground staff who have been serving for lengthy periods in British. And australian squadrons overseas outside the South West Pacific endeavours will be made for the men to be returned As Early As possible. This was announced by the air minister or. Drakeford. Iceland to Jinn United Washington sunday. Ration Independence is issued of june 17. A sizes. A fico from 6/ll to Len and Forte fit in Anil ". T for tie i Mitt Henna s have men f Anu Woolrey flannel Comar w pod also sped after for a new England finate. Price46fh and 5 coupons. Youths All Wool Long Weed Troi Ifert in Oil sizes. Price 19/6 uni 8 coupons. Men s All Wool Tweed lumber jackets in Many different shades very heavy Quality and suitable for hard Wear prices 22/6 to 29/6 and l 2 coupons. Men s Wool heavy ribbed sox Price 2/11, 2 coupons. Mav As Wool Pullover in Many different shades and in All does. Prices 10/11 to 19/6 and 9 cos Pom. Men s sleeveless puh overs in All shades and Sixes. Prices 9/11, 10/11 and 7 coupons. Men s underwear. Men s am Wool singlets and Una under a if pants Price 9/11 and5md6 coupons. Men s Wool and a i Cotton a Biak Jap graveyard dead total 3495,. From our correspondent monday. Allied forces on Biak is. Land off the coast of duty la new Guinea Are slowly advancing states to Day s com Munique. The country How Ever is difficult. Allied at tack planes. Are a supporting the ground troops. Twenty japanese fighters at tempted to dive bomb our Beach head and shipping but were intercepted and eight of them were shot Down while another was brought Down my ack ack. In the a tape area of Hollandia an additional 629 enemy dead have been counted bringing the total to 3495. In addition 59d prisoners have been taken. Many additional enemy dead have been found abandoned. Many of them succumbed to starvation and disease. Twenty japanese planes were intercepted Over Babo and 81 were shot Down. Patrol clothes in the Sari Maffin area Haver Cost the enemy a further 72 dead. The weak area was bombed yesterday by our planes. Nam Tanai in new Ireland and Rabaul were both bombed yesterday. On Bou. Gainville Island the Mouth of the jabs River 12 Miles South East of Sorokina has been occupied with out. Opposition. Extensive enemy torts cations were found Amati done. The japanese put up 30 planes in an attempt to break an Allied for mation which and 10 re shot. A Kwh. With three prob Allied i Pukies i i United though several were damaged

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