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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 11, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front A no my a combat editions vol. I no. Xxx Quot be aleut and live Italy la november 1943reds drive hard for polish Borders Oil mud and mines hamper fifth fifth army hq., nov. Ion inclement weather and Strong enemy resistance failed to halt troops of the fifth and eighth armies today. Jerry seems determined to hold his Quot Winter today a communique reads Quot troops of the eighth army improved positions gained. Their patrols were Active All along the front and advances were made in All sectors despite Many demolitions. Quot fifth army operations were hampered by bad weather. Strong enemy resistance was met and a number of counter attacks repulsed. Patrols have been troop of Gen. Mark Clarks fifth had to wage their fight through mountains of mud and were met with much enemy demolition and mines. Jerry apparently having set up his Winter line has been reacting sharply and firmly in his fight along the Northern portion of the front and resistance is Strong to the South. In the last two Days the germans have been counter attacking nearly All along the front except in the Western coastal sector. The germans have been particularly Active against american troops in the Venafro area apparently with the design of driving our troops Back into the Volturno Valley. In the British sector to the South the germans have made thrusts at our lines and attempted infiltrations in the Vicinity of Cala Brutto. All hese Nemy counter attacks on the fifth army have been repulsed with considerable losses in casualties and prisoners inflicted on the germans. Our artillery contributed generally in breaking up the counter attacks. The firmness of the Narcis in opposing the fifth army suggests that Gen. Clarks men have struck the Core of German defences at least in parts of the enemy Winter line. Captured documents indicate the enemy has been ordered to hold the present line for at least eight weeks. The eighth army pressed Forward its positions overlooking the River Sangro. The scale of enemy devices is reflected in that 45 major demolitions were executed by the German on the Road leading to car Villi. In the Central part of the italian front eighth army troops crossed the Vandra River and captured Forli. Fires were observed in Castri Disangro and murder seen Chicago nov. Ion the murder of Adolph Hitler and a revolution in Germany within a year were predicted by Thomas Mann German author and exile. He also said the majority of the German people realize the War already is lost and prefer surrender to the Western Powers to escape russian fighting grows chunking nov. Ion japanese troops have made substantial advances in the Central Yangtze front and have occupied Liuchi Achang 45 Miles South of Chang. Tonight a chinese communique said the japs after occupying Liuchi Achang continued their Advance and fighting continues. Some 30,000 nip troops Are reported operating on this front with an unknown number of reserves along the expert new York nov. To a for teaching draft dodgers How to Duck Stephen Weinberg 50, will spend the next seven years in prison. He also was fined and a five year probationary sentence was tacked on to to served when he is released from prison. Weinberg pleaded guilty to seven indictments charging violation of the selective service act. He taught draft dodgers in his school How to make heart ailments and mental deficiencies so convincing that physicians at induction centers were signing Washington nov. Ion an agreement establishing the first working organization of the United nations was signed in the Flag bedecked East room of the White House today. Tile organization is the Relief and rehabilitation conference. President Roosevelt signed for the United states ambassador Gromyko for the soviet Union and ambassador lord Halifax for the United thrusts take vital towns Moscow nov. Ion russian tank forces and other motorized columns Are smashing Well beyond Kiev hitting for the not so Distant pre War polish Border their hearts set upon driving the nazi invaders from russian soil. They Are pushing Ever farther Westward with a relentless drive that has carried them within of Miles of their Border goal. The spearhead striking Northwest from Kiev is less than 15 Miles from the Junction of Koi Osten which controls the last railway to fore the old polish Border. J lie dist id Center of the Kiev Region Borodynko has been taken As Well As 80 inhabited localities. In the northwards sweep the russians Are merging the Kiev and Gomel fronts. They Are hitting towards the Privet marshes where russian troops 35 Miles North of Kiev and to Miles from the Confluence of the Privet and the Dnieper Are getting behind German positions South of Gomel. Another thrust aiming slightly to the Southwest from Kiev is More than 50 Miles beyond the City and Only 20 Miles from the vital communication Center of be Dichev. The russian drive in the Kiev area already Bas liberated 2,000 Square Miles of territory with hundreds of towns and villages. The weather is turning bad in this Region now. Snow and sleet Are falling making the loads Slippery and Muddy. As the Thunder of the guns Dies away from Kiev tile great capital City of the Ukraine is rapidly returning to life As a valuable Baw for the russian armies. On Atli or fronts the russians continue to strike forwards. West and Northwest of Nevel in tile North Progress is being made. There the Ril army is Only 80 Miles from the latvian Border. In the far South Down in the Crimea Tho pressure of soviet soldiers moving upon co Titi Jim re on Vaye 4 Eden Back from Moscow London nov. To a foreign Secretary Anthony Eden arrived in England today on return from the Moscow three Power conference and from a discussion with the turkish foreign minister in Cairo
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