Charters Towers Northern Miner in Charters-Towers, Queensland
3 Jun 1944

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3 Jun 1944

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Charters Towers Northern Miner (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Charters Towers, Queensland National Library of Australia breach of nearly two Miles in German main defensive line j London june 2.-Reuter s representative i with the fifth army says the fifth army has i entered fifth army infantry is flooding into Alban i Hills Valley states the Algiers radio. The enemy s main defensive line has been breached to a depth of nearly two Miles. British troops near the coastal Road Are streaming towards towards Rome. Hie French have made very important advances on the Central Reuter s Stockholm correspondent say s the germans according to the danish press service Are switching troops from Denmark to reinforce the italian front. Four troop trains on a single it area. The allies Are thus firmly astride both the main roads to Rome Val Montone itself is undergoing the severest battering.". The eighthi6nny Advance continued satiate Highway six. British to peps in one set motor pressed the enemy rear guards so severely that enemy demo ii Lions Coull not be effected. Tree Rome radio says Savage Fig tit log wait Oil last night. The Germain Are depending Val Montone with the greatest tenacity. The continue at certain Points to fall Back to hew prepared Hie German overseas news Gene ii ays die i Hon r remains As eerie Sas Ever at Eug the Sony Eastern Iid sput ii fringe of the Fabac Hlls Par Ticu Larj a the sector South West of Jav Eilert the allies cast of be Pjetr .1 pet unaided seven Corfe Cutie attacks Jefre they vere Able to achieve a to reach in Hie German lines fighting in still Eca Tiew a in this Mutton Coupon rating br3h3&nh, be 2 the Premier. It. Cooper 1? to disc to fish the cons Seice minister. Or. Seuhr Iti question of hatin .2 n Coupon rating for Mutton in Thea their in i Federal Ralfeg. Isble in itis in reply front the United Grazi a Socia ticc1 asked for the rating Beise Ueless Iazzi butt a was cot of the Quality a sdtil2seta pm Utica. Cloud Over Europe Blitz called off London june 1. Weather for the first time for a fortnight present so american my Tim and heavy bombers continuing their Daylight attack against european tar gets. Thick Dond covered most of Europe. Vitae bup aeronautical writer com menting says the present objective of american bombers is the destruction be fore the invasion of Road rail communications in francs a Germany. This Calls for extremely accurate placing of bombs. The americans though equipped with devices with which the Are Able to bomb through Cloud cannot i guarantee the destruction of pin Point targets under Ich conditions. Therefore today s operations were called invasion Force Southern flank of Europe lox Dok. June 1 the gun inn news Geney Smili tary Miter. Karl Waegner says Allied infantry and tank divisions Are concentrated in French North Africa for an attack against the Southern flank of Europe. The allies have probably converted Corsica info a staid style Spring Board for invasion at the French and possibly the italian Riviera police seizure Brisbane. Janie 2 police to Day. Hot 6n the Trail in George Street secured Possession of 73 Cne Puoci bottles of Higi class per it me and 36.000"razor Blades be tiered to have been smuggled off ail ? overseas ii to Eva Fie customs duty j "t.own1 or to a out �350. The per f tre. Wac Ali was stated to �7 a Battle comprised overseas brands not Peen Here since the War. J adj Saraemily Deil secs ii a ironed3ii Allied servic5ciaanff Iii ship. _. _ big moves in China great Jap offensive against Allied air bases new York. Jane 1 the american press chunking representative says Japan s great China offensive appears to be on the verge of expansion into a Feur front Battle aimed at wiping out Allied air bases which at present Virtu air dominate enemy shipping along the chinese coast. The japanese Are massing in indo Chiba possibly fur a drive towards Kunming. Reports from Honan indicate that Uip japanese Are gather big for a new offensive perhaps against chunking. The civilian evacuation of Chai she has been completed. Its capture night Block off South East China from Allied a second offensive westwards along the yellow River an Honan has apparently readied a deadlock at least temporarily with the Cirinese at tacking at scans Points. Major general Chennault s a r lore is at present tire Only weapon in which the poorly equipped chinese live the advantage. Chennault men already have Tii rown a wrench into japanese plans having knocked out much a motorised transport and gained Complete air superiority bet sea the yellow and tre. Rivers. Chunking. June x general Stilwell says american planes swept 550 Miles of time rail Road from piping 10 Pako. Across the Yangtze from Hankow Dekro Ying and damaging 22 the and Sricha press says the sweep was one of a series Wimch included an assault on Lafiro i he Burma Road terminal attacks on two patrol beats in Ilie South Juna sea tie bombing of important targets in Thailand and China. One patrol boat was sunk and the of flier badly Dyna gtd. A tie operations were executed without appreciation Canberra. June 2 i the Crew of the United states �2vp a Rye Kinner to Dav fwd added to j or. Forde a Mckiou of appreciation Lor Hie manner in which tie men j of the american merchant Mari tej were honoured on United states maritime Day. \ the Crew said that or. Forde s re j Marks on Itiat Day were a generous j and warmhearted tribute to american j seamen which would strengthen Iii ties of Friendship Between the to countries. Or. Forde bad said without the Aid of american shipping in Tran sporting cargoes and Allied troop the vie Tore whih enabled. Australia i to be Safe from incas on by the Jap j could not have been won. J Mac Knade sign on Ingham. June 2. At marinade Ign on today. 194 cutters 3 urrere eng Gid the outta pm a 70 or cent i i crushing Beni g 271. About 35 men Reis f tired did not attend. Allowing for these i to come Forward. And 73 Palm Island i a Ris nals Wikar definitely being j brought to the area., the Gros number or i cutters would be 279, but for ourpos2s i of calculation the abcs Zeinal cutters arc j cl2sci&ed As half Tirrito therefore then to j crushing strength Mac Knade Mil nil j be 249. This gives a weekly Supply of Cane of 6500 tens Winch is about 50 ton j a a Fork bel97 the required 70 per cent. J cutting orc fences on monday both mils Ruffi mate t Start on wednesday. ? allies strengthening forces on Biak Island Early resumption of offensive Likely latest reports from Biak Island suggest that the american invasion forces will soon resume the offensive there. Taking advantage of the temporary Lull in hostilities the allies have poured in move men tanks and guns and have consolidated their grip on the beachhead. Although still strongly entrenched in their positions guarding the approaches to the Aerodromes the japs were unable to hinder the reinforcing operations from sea or air. The Only Jap air act Ivity reported was a hit and run raid by two planes. Only three bombs were dropped and these caused no damage. Ite spite bad weather. Allied ?l31 and Bostons continued their close Tup i port of ground troops near Lokmer. Their precision bomb aug of enemy concentrations and defences supplemented the destructive work of the Field batteries and big guns of the Navy. Land operations were confined to patrolling and the Hunting Down of snipers. Mitch 11 and b st3n a saws flew ? through pea soup conditions to hit Jap dutch new Guinea bases from which enemy troops on Biak could be supported j Babo end Otamiri aerodrome a in Mcluer Gulf were raided by fore i of Mitchells which bombed and strafed 1 taxi Way buildings and installations Ana started fuel fires. Fifteen zeros tried to drive them from their targets and j one was shot Down. All the b-25 � Gat Back to their base. Ran Iki drome on the West Cost of Geel Vink Bay was bombed and strafed by Bostons with lightning fighter escort j the Bostons started big fuel fires and Jin attr4r on. Small Craft Sank a Barge. Japen Island South of Biak was at talked by liberators which destroyed buildings at Malawi Village. Late reports reveal that 49 japs were killed in. An assault. On. The american i anti aircraft position near arara on tie Wake form front at dusk on tuesday. To launch their attack the aps pierced the american perimeter defences. The Allied losses were 12 killed and seven a pounds. Eleven More asps were killed m in the Bay area and j 12 by mortar fire near the Tiro Mac Biver. Known enemy casualties in the j sector now Tot a 1453. J australian troops in their Uno Pond Advance up the new Guinea cot have. Pressed t6 60 Miles North West of Padang Aad Are now at guru Only 43miles from Honsa Bay. In the Solomons. American troops have extended the Sorokina is Chehad or Bougainville Island by new landings at. The Mouth of the Tek Essi River about 12 Miles Ruth East of Cap Toro Jiaa. I american gunboats carried Cut a pre \ a five bombardment they also destroyed four barges and wiped out three More which previously i3d been blesses . S from Mirau j Island met a hot reception Over Kavi eng. Three were shot Down by anti aircraft fire described by the pilots As the fiercest met in week but 33 ton of bombs if. The aerodrome unserviceable. 1 admiralty based liberators made a 32 tens Daylight strike in at Island in thy Carolines registering hits on air strips. Dip Rossl areas and gun Nisi i is. Truk and Wolean had n get harassing raids. Washington. June 2 a. Pacific Fleet says army Lbw a of bombed Guam is land in Dali gift on May 23. Approximate ten enemy fighters attempted 1. One urals Shoto. �. Green and w. H. Carter leaves Brisbane on june 19 for Cairns. It Iziu sit in Cairns from june 20 to 30, i Many big cases Are listed Concemi and at towns vice from Julot 2 to Compaq sention pigments for the occupation of hotels and card Iii \ schools

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