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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 4, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Fifth army vol. I. No. Xiii a be Alert and live Quot Italy 4 november 1943von Manstein a divisions shattered As red troops Roll Westward to Clark reaches Garigliano fifth army hq., nov. 3�?i he territorial Advance of general Mark Clark s fifth army stepped up some what today As British troops under his command on the left flank pushed their patrols As far northward As the Garigliano River about to Miles up the coast from Mandragona. For a distance of some 30 Miles Inland from the Mouth of the River no Bridges remain for whatever German elements Are still picking their Way out of the area. This entire Lowland Section is dominated by fifth army guns which could make any attempt to escape Over the River extremely hazardous. Left flank troops now command the Heights of mount Massico and All the ridges North eastward to it. San Croce above Roc Cavatina. American troops to the right threaten the town of Gallucio and have taken the Heights around Mignano. Some forces have re crossed the Volturno in the Vicinity of the canal running southward from Venafro and now command High ground East of the River from which they threaten Naz positions on the it ther Side. Continued on Page 4 go Home t Alk by radio nov. 3 a an associated press dispatch out of Washington says powerful Senate support is gathering behind a proposal to replace troops who have been a Long time Oversea with fresh units fully trained and still quartered in the states. Republican senator Lodge of Massachusetts quoted As saying that he would make an immediate recommendation to the War department for such a replacement policy. Lodge has just returned to the states from a 42,000 mile junket around american Battlefront. Democratic senator Russell of Georgia one of lodges four companions on the War front tour and chairman of it says the morale of american fighting men abroad is solid but that nevertheless the most pressing question from the doughboy is a a when do we go Home a Russell Points out that the submarine menace is now minimized and adds that the return of War weary veterans to the continent of North America is now entirely practical. Said the Senate �?�1 think it would make better soldiers and sailors out of for Ciano Zurich nov. 3 a a Swiss news Agency says count Ciano Mussolini a son in Law and former italian foreign minister was arrested by a German patrol while hiding in a lonely House in Tuscany. Ciano was discovered when the House in which he had hoarded a Large store of food was searched. He is now awaiting trial in the prison to which he was transferred by Mussolini s moves new York nov. 3�?the Grea. Liner Normandie u. S. S. Lafayette was moved from he Hudson River pie today to be refitted for service with the american Navy. Tiny tugs led the giant. The vessel is devoid of All superstructure. Officials declined to state when she is expected to be in impressed Cairo nov. 3 a fifty thousand greeks have been taken from Eastern Macedonia and Western Thrace by bulgarians and sent to work in heavy industries in Austria according to greek sources huge trap developing in the Crimea Moscow nov. 3�?upon the Barren dunes of the Steppes Between the Black sea and the Estuary of the Dnieper River is being written in blood the pit Able ending of a once proud German army. Triumphant russians Are hacking to pieces the last of von Manstein a divisions. Thousands Are surrendering thousands Are dying thou Sands Are still fleeing in wild fright already the troops of to Bukhin my Malinovsky have established Bridgehead Over the lower Dnieper they caught great masses of germans strand a cd upon the Eastern Shore of the mile a de River and massacre reigned. They overran a Kovka and pushed on to Ward Berislav. They Are heading South for Kherson and have Only 20 Miles to go. From hereon its Only 38 Miles to Nikolaev. On the River Bug and even of sea is within their Range. The Bug River becomes the next great natural Barrier. The nazis approach a new bottleneck at n Kulaev for through that a arge City run the rail lifelines now supplying the whole of the German South in army. At Kherson too. These lifelines pass. They go East to a Rivoiro. Its at a Rivoiro the nazis now make their Only stand in the South. Throwing lives away like Straw in the w and their generals defend a Rivoiro because its one of the hubs of the rail lifelines the Only Channel through which germans caught farther East deeper in the Dnieper Bend can stand firm Balkans nov. 3 a the free Yugoslavia radio broadcasts said today that in Montenegro near Kola sin and Cerane unit of the second corps Are successfully repelling heavy non Stop German infantry and tank attacks
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