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Canberra Times (Newspaper) - December 4, 1943, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory National Library of Australia Large transport sunk by bombers West of Rabaul Tanker afire. 2 destroyers hit from our War correspondent Frank Dexter new Guinea. Friday. In Hirt coordinated attacks on japanese shipping West of Robaul on tuesday night and wednesday morn no Allied aircraft Sank a 10,000-ton transport Laden with troops and set fire to a Large Tanker As Well As scoring direct hits on two destroyers. On monday night liberators sighted � Convoy of two destroyers a 10,-1 000-ton transport a Large whaling shop and two unidentified vessels off the Northern tip of new Ireland. They scored two direct hits on a vessel which was seen to next morning . Catalina sighted two enemy destroyers and attached with 500-lb. Bombs. They scored a direct hit amidships on one and the Stern of the other. About Trie same time another Cata Lina located a Convoy of 10 to 12 ships including a Large Tanker which was attacked and left in flames being visible for about 50 my Large whaling ship attacked on tuesday is of the Type used by tie. Japanese As. Mother ships for Landing Craft arid Small tankers while the smaller Type of whaling i in a is . Marin behind enemy Unes american marines who landed be Hind enemy positions at Empress Augusta Bay killed 200 japs. The marines were taken Down the coast in Small Landing Craft and set ashore near an ammunition Supply dump. During the attack a Quantity of artillery Small arms and other supplies were destroyed. The enemy fought Bock fiercely but the american casualties were slight t in the Buin Farsi area dauntless dive bombers and Avenger torp0do bombers silenced five gun positions and destroyed 21 buildings and Ware houses As Well As Many dumps. Aira cobras and Kitty Hawks were Active Over the same . Drive on Ware in a three pronged drive austra lians Are advancing on Ware the next objective in new Guinea. They Are moving North from Stelberg a st alarm Dent n Udod that the germans South of filing grim struggle to retain Cherl Cay. Rus Sian forces Are now Only three Milos North of Stamenka a vital railway Junction Between Kiev and the Black sea. Aid for Russia new York for Lav. In a broadcast senator Connelly chairman of the Senate foreign re lations committee predicted that one outcome of the Cairo conference will be that the russian armies will be strengthened and buttressed for the Campaign Asai st Germany but he did not elaborate that statement. Discuss inst the Pacific War senator Connelly said that the. United states must acquire end fortify naval and air bases in the Pacific and ensure that Tho a obtained under Lea a from Britain remained under american control. China welcomes Allied policy against Japan sees return to world Power London thursday. The Cairo declaration is hailed in chunking As a great diplomatic and political Triumph for China that would establish the country s Posi Tion As a major world Power. John Hightower of the american associated press says it is believed in Washington that the conference agreed on High strategy Gamst Japan providing for the capture of the Philippines and the opening of a sea route to China. Over this route Britain and am Erica must ship at least 1,000,000 tons of supplies monthly to maintain a minimum offensive Force of 100,000 and that would allow of an air Force of Only 200 bombers and 400 fighters. Every multiple of these forces will require roughly another 1,000,000 tons of shipping monthly. Yet until the China sea route is established High american military experts say there cannot be a final grand Offen Sive against Japan therefore it is Likely to take at least l8 months to smash Japan after Germany is Defeated. J strict secrecy about further Allied talks London thursday. The absence of official news As to the whereabouts of or Churchill and president Roosevelt created intensified speculation regarding their pos sible next move it is assumed in some quarters that or Churchill and president Roosevelt Are about to meet Stalin Ankara radio says that president Roosevelt and Stalin had arrived in Teheran while Vichy radio quoting Ankara declares that the meeting Between or Churchill Stalin and president Roosevelt began at Tabris. However the diplomatic correspondent of the daily Telegraph re ports that no official information will be issued from Allied sources re Garding the meeting and no official disclosures of any new conference will be made until it is held a me Sapre from new Yolk Indica Ted that the Cairo conf nce made preparations for the Burma Campaign and that american Toors will be sent to China to bolster up China s Offen Sive potentiality it is Al of sur posted that a certain appointment will be made to effect a Complete Liaison Between general Mac Arthur and lord Louis Mountbatten general Chiang Kai Shek is reported to have a pin Well if not entirely pleased with the conference one Rea son is thit China is still at the Bot Tom of the prior Ltd list for materials although the supplies will be increased i reiters correspondent at Istanbul ays that report from Ankara in vested that Stalin had reached Tabels which is in Riff san occupied Persia it is under stood to Turkey that the a hips will make an unconditional sur Render demand on Germany and the Thrupp leaders will decide the time in which germ inv will be Ghen to Indi Cato her attitude a report from t Isbon stated that the conference with Stalin will take place at Tabriz or Teheran on de. Cember 3 and that a communique will be issued immediately after wards Moscow papers this morning am bounced the Cairo conference but made no comment a new Delhi message stated that reports from the Frontier indicated that the talks with Stalin were Tak. Ing place at Tabriz american protest the director of War information or Elmer Davis has sent to the Brit a ministry of information an energetic protest against Reuters despatch purported to have origin. Ated in Lisbon he declared that the despatch waa a flagrant breach and possibly a dangerous one of the Basic Rule of be. Purity secondly the importance of a propaganda value to the allies was lost thirdly the unfortunate result on the american press which was justifiably indignant because the Des Patch broke the Story in America fourthly it May jeopardise relations Between America and Britain by causing Friet on and fifthly the British censorship should be a Little More careful or Davis added that it seemed there was an unfortunate loophole in the censorship code which permitted the transmission of the message Over seas m the Clear text and not coded. Lord Louis Mountbatten at new Delhi new Delhi Friday lord Louis Mountbatten has re. Turned from Cairo and immediately held a conference at his Headquarters Goebbels says Victory certain if morale unbroken London thursday. That nation will be victorious which does not carry the White Flag of capitulation among its Luggage for if a nation carries a White Flag it May fall into the temptation of hoisting it in a dangerous hour declared the German propaganda min ister or. Goebbels in an article in Das Tho supreme Law of War is to never capitulate. If we get Over this War victoriously it will open for ger Many the Gates of the world. This has been often tried in our history but Seldom achieved. Its chances were never As great As at present. The Reich will end the War with proud Victory. The nation has Only to be As determined As its leaders to hold the weapons firmly still unshaken on the Battlefield when the last minute Gigantic struggle t comes. Who doubts that will really be the Case Comfort in every weather foods for every appetite Des. Mildner s Canberra cafe Kennedy st., Kingston. Service l8 hours a day.,

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