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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 10, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Fifth army a lathe St nip Ripe combat edition vol. I no. Xix a be Alert and live Quot Italy to november 1943reds move fifty Miles beyond Kiev nazis crumble under soviet tanks eighth overlooks Sangro fifth army hq., nov. 9�?while Tho troops of the fifth army improved their positions in the Vicinity of Venafro today the men of the eighth army continued their Advance up the Adriatic coast. Today a communique reads a a in the eighth army arca our troops ape meeting with Many demolitions but advances were made All along the army front. In the North we reached positions overlooking the River Sangro. Heavy Rains hampered fifth army operations. Our troops made limited advances and improved positions previously the fifth army made some gains but face strongly held positions on Monte Maggiore. Gen. Mark Clarks men sent the Jerries a running As they were forming for a counterattack West of Galluccio. The attack was broken up before it got started. The eighth army continues its push Forward rapidly along the Eastern coast. In mov ing up to the Sangro River the British troops took Torino and Pagli Eta. Further Inland Tor Rebeuna was captured and near the Center of the italian front Pascoa Panciano is in our hands. Both the fifth and eighth armies Are in Contact except in the Central App Enines with what prisoners have spoken freely of As the German Winter line. This line is described by the prisoners As running generally around the Garigliano and Sangro Rivers and is backed by High ground to the North of the Rivers and the a Penine massifs in the Center. The line is organized to considerable depth in some places according to a staff officer at 15th army group protest made Cairo nov. 9�?the Arab league has addressed a Sharp protest to Cordell Hull u. 8. Secretary of state against recent messages sent by Wendell Willkie and Thomas Dewey to a meeting of jewish dealers in which jewish immigration to Palestine was supported. The protest read a a Arab Union Points out that these messages ignore the rights of Arab Peoples to whom alone Palestine belongs and constitute a flagrant injustice. The statements Are incompatible with the Atlantic charter with the a a four freedoms of United nations policy and with the Palestine White abandon tanks Moscow nov. 9�?the red army reports that Many German tanks Are being found on the Battlefield abandoned and in perfect condition. The explanation says Moscow lies in the enormous number of nazi tanks destroyed in the past 12 months with Tho consequent death of trained Crews. The red army claims to have destroyed 25,000 German tanks in a years time. Now says Moscow Hitler is forced to use less Well trained men in his armoured units and when the fighting gets hot and complicated they run for not knowing How to handle their machines in tight patriots Active Yugoslavia nov. 9�?the communique of the yugoslav National army of liberation reported that on the Peninsula of Pely Esac in Dalmatia partisan troops have pushed Back German troops in a Western direction. In Croatia attempts of the germans to penetrate from Ogulin into liberated territory have been repelled. In the province of Zagorye North of Zagreb several German garrisons were hard hit by attacking patriots. Washington nov. 9�?the Prospect of a strike by millions of american railway workers with All the Bleak implications thereof confronts the Federal government. Union spokesmen rejected a wage increase of four cents hourly which was recommended by a special Board created by president Roosevelt to consider the railway men demand for a substantial increase. A strike ballot is now being taken. Should Tho railway workers carry out their threat and strike it Means a Complete tie up of Tho country a railway systems with the possibility of the government taking them gains made within Crimea Moscow nov. 9 a russian motorized spearheads Are 55 Milos beyond Kiev which they took Only three Days ago. They drive disordered germans before them like Straw in the wind. Northwest of Kiev the reds Are approaching Maria Novka on the Railroad running Southwest Tow rads be Dichev. That City which is Southwest of Kiev they Are also nearing. These Are tank thrusts that Are pushing a Sharp salient into the German line and threaten a break through that would be disastrous for the nazis. At these Points the russians Are some 200 Miles to the West of the German troops fighting at Kri Voikos in the Dnieper Bend and a giant flanking move upon those troops looms As a possibility. Southeast of Kiev there is fighting around the Perey slav Bridgehead and this following the taking of Fastov is subject in an encircling movement which would catch another German Force in another russian vice. The germans Are trying it Pera Tely to re group their shattered units in the Region of the sharpest thrust from Kiev. They constantly throw in picked Panzer outfits Only to find them crushed by the overwhelming weight of russian tank forces. Meanwhile at other Points up Aud Down continued on Page 4 the crisis is in Many ways greater than that of the Coal strike. A tie up in transportation would be a crippling blow to americans War program. It is not considered Likely that the railway men will refuse to work. Mrs. Roosevelt commented today that Tho War labor boards approval of the wage increase for the United i no workers would inevitably Lead other workers to make similar demands. She pointed out that a a although the a Little steel formula Bas been effective in the past no formula can bold a stabilization line that is Only partially threat of railway strike darkens Home front vote taken after wage increase denial
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