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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 8, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Fifth army combat editions gripes vol. I. No. Xvii a Quot be Alert and live Italy 8 november 1943 Victory a inspired soviet troops run rough shod Over crumbling nazis Jerry resists fifth army he. Nov. 7�?while encountering Strong enemy resistance in the Hills above Mignano and Venafro troops of the fifth army continued their Advance today. The eighth army continued its and Vance by some ten Miles on the East coast of the italian Boot listing seven towns As captured. Jerry has begun to Day mine Fields on a Large scale. Reports Are that he has been More Active in this delaying action within the last few Days than at any time. Likewise he is continuing his demolition policy in an Effort to hamper the Allied Advance. Gen. Mark Clarks fifth improved its positions arid closed in further along the Garigliano River. In the West coastal Sec Tor Galluccio has been taken. Jerry has strengthened his forces fac ing the fifth with an entire division moving his 94th infantry along the West coast of Italy. This makes a total of nine German divisions identified As facing the fifth and eighth armies in Italy. Continued on Page 4 nazi general sees Light London nov. 7�?the end of the War with Germany appears in View judging from a report emanating from the entourage of Field marshal von Rundstedt commander of German forces in France and Western Europe. The commander has sent a letter to Hitler in which he declares that the War was lost As far As it was humanly possible to judge. He added that it was incomprehensible to him Why Hitler did not resign immediately for the fatherland s Sake leaving eventual peace negotiations to people acceptable tax be allies. Reports from Germany confirm that a party conference was held recently at sch Aachen near Lake Constance and Are unanimous in declaring that Hitler was not charged Lansing mich., nov. 7�?charged with attempted bribery William j. Burns executive Secretary of the Michigan state medical society was held to the county circuit court for trial. Burns allegedly sought to bribe a member of the state West from Kiev close Crimea trap Moscow nov. 7�?while All Rue Sia was delirious with Joy at the taking of Kiev and Moscow was brilliantly decorated with Scarlet banners russian troops Are not resting on their laurels. They Are pushing on from Kiev pounding at the Gates of Kherson in the South penetrating into the Crimea from the kerch Peninsula. A Neutral correspondent for a Stockholm newspaper reports the germans Are evacuating Kherson port just West of the Dnieper Estuary. He said Defeated remnants of the sixth German army Are trying to escape West by All Means. They Are crossing the Dnieper in canoes and Small boats and it is estimated Over 10,-000 have been drowned trying to swim across the River to escape Tol Bukhina cossacks. The soviet communique featured report of landings Southeast and South of kerch at the Entrance to the Crimea from the far East. Continued on Page 4 notre Dame swamps army in Grid classic notre Dame handed army a decisive 26�?0 Licking in the Quot classic Quot saturday in Yankee stadium. It was the big game of the football season and the fighting Irish really went to town. They had been billed to win because they have one of their All time a a greats Quot this fall but it was thought the West pointers would make the going tougher. Army too has turned in some fancy Ball this season but in Yankee stadium notre Dame was just too powerful. Purdue remained in the unbeaten column taking Minnesota 14 to 7. This was somewhat of an upset for Purdue was doped to take die disappointing gophers quite handily. The most one sided game of the Day was that in which Northwestern fairly trampled upon Wisconsin winning 41 to 0. In a slightly less important game Duke walloped North Carolina state 75 to 0. The Navy beat Penn in one of the big games of the East. We did not get the score of this Only the result. These two teams were fighting it out for supremacy among the Eastern elevens. Navy had to redeem itself after its 33 to 6 Licking from notre Dame the preceding saturday. Notre Dame 26 a army 0. Holy Cross 42 a Temple 6. Dartmouth 47 a Columbia 13. Harvard 14 a Camp Edwards 7. Brown 21 a Yale 20 Comell 13 a Penn 0. Michigan 23 a Indiana 6. Ohio state 46 a Pittsburgh 6. Purdue 14 a Minnesota 7. Illinois 19 a Iowa to. Northwestern 41 a Wisconsin 0. Great lakes 12 a Camp Grant 0. Duke. 75 a no. Cal. St., 0. Wake Forest 20 a no. Cal. Naval 12. Rutgers 13 a la Fayette 0. Bucknell 12 a Lake Hurst naval 0. Virginia 39 a Maryland 0. North Carolina 21 a South Carolina 6. Camp Lejeune 55 a Norfolk marines 6
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