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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 9, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front A no run combat Emmonl ripes vol. I no. Xviii Quot be Alert and Italy 9 november 1943fastov Falls to russian liberators reds Advance 40 Miles in two Day nazis dig in along Garigliano nazi rout unchecked in the South fifth army hq., nov. 8-Jerry has dug in for the Winter in Italy and seems determined to hold his line at All costs. Coupled with the germans strengthening of their defences recently the near Ness of the Winter months promises difficulties for general Mark Clarks fifth army. Snow and mud hampered operations in the High terrain Tolay. Jerry has indicated that for the next few weeks at least he will try to hold his Winter line along the Garigliano River through Mignano Venafro and Fornelli through to the Adriatic coast where the British eighth army has been making Large advances in recent Days. Facing the american fifth and British eighth armies the German com Mander in chief possibly marshal Kessel ring has the following units first army the 16th and 26th panzers the third 15th and 29th Panzer Grenadier divisions the Hermann goer ing division the 94th and 305th infantry divisions and the first paratroopers. American military observers con Sidery no the approach of the Winter months and the difficult terrain facing Allied troops together with Jerry a Well supported stand his strengthening of forces and his added use of land mines in recent Days were looking to a Tough fight Devil los Ange is nov. 8�?screen Star Olivia dehavilland testifying at a court hearing on her refusal to accept certain screen roles said she wanted to spend As much time As possible with a Man about to be sent overseas. A a this Man had two or three weeks before he went to China for the duration and with the interests of the country at heart i thought i should spend As much time with him As possible the Man was not ships sunk Macarthur hq., nov. 9�?Allied aircraft have sunk or damaged 21 japanese ships including 11 War Craft in a series of attacks on Rabaul on a Convoy off new Georgia and on nip ships off new Guinea. The Aerial attacks struck out. At japanese vessels being rushed to Rabaul enemy port and airbase on the Island of new Britain next major objective of the Allied drive to free the Solomons and Bismarck archipelago area of Hirohito s invaders. Continued on Page 4 Moscow nov. 8�?once again the City of Moscow resounds with Cannon fire of guns celebrating a major Victory. Even before echoes of the Kiev celebrate on had died away there was the firing of salves announcing a new Triumph. This time it was the taking of a tron Point some 40 Miles Southwest of Kiev. The City of Fastov fell to the onrushing troops of Gen. Rybalko on the first ukrainian front the russian divisions thrusting Southwest from their Kiev Triumph trampling Over crumbling nazi lines. In Moscow where gayly color cd Bunting adorns the streets for the taking of Kiev marshal Stalin once More could stress the note of achievement n his order of the Day. Announcing the capture of Fastov Stalin called for the firing of 12 salves from 124 guns to Mark the Victory. Fastov is a City of importance because of its Large railway Junction and the taking of it cuts the main rail line linking the German Kiev group with the a Rivoiro group. The line runs from eastwards through Stamenka to a Rivoiro in the Dnieper Bend. Its on the main line to Vinnitsa linking up with the Odessa Lvov line. The capture Means a 40-mile Advance in two Days. Continued on Page 4 Canada takes refugees Ottawa nov. 8�?the Canadian minister of finance j. L. Ilsley announced today that further movement of refugees from Spain and Portugal to Canada had been authorized. The movement he said will be facilitated through the opening of a Canadian emigration of fice in Lisbon. Young Jimmy Lynch gives voice to his heart in message to Clarks men on Volturno front the men of the fifth army have their enthusiastic fans at Home and none More so apparently than Young Jimmy Lynch. Jimmie sat himself Down on the 18th of last month and wrote a letter addressed to a a the men of the american fifth army at the Volturno Battlefront in Italy care it. Gen. M. Clark. A a dear fellas a he wrote. A a this is the first time in be Ever written to a group of men overseas so therefore 1 11 try to make it As interesting As possible. A a All of us folks Back Home Are proud of the Fine Job you Are doing. This continued on Page 4
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