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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - November 14, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Notre Dame 25 Northwestern 6fifth army combat edit russians near Zhitomi rail City Jerry sets fire to kerch in crime Irish drive on football scores notre Dame 25�?Northwestern, 6 final Iowa state 7�?drake, 0 half. Rutgers 20�?lehigh, 0 half. Michigan 20�?wisconsin, 0 half. Oklahoma 13�?missouri, 6 half. By Mobile unit radio nov. 13�? Tho fighting Irish of notre Dame continuing their string of Grid victories handed Northwestern University a 25 to 6 trimming this afternoon in Dyche stadium. It was the big Grid game of the nations week end schedule and 50,000 spectators turned out. Notre Dames powerhouse team which has rolled Over Navy and army on successive saturdays was too much for a fighting Northwestern club. Largely by ground attack the Irish won the game. Northwestern kept in the running throughout the first half holding notre Dame on almost even terms. Up to the last seconds of play it looked like the vaunted Irish offensive would be stopped cold in its tracks. Then in the Clos continued on Page 4 Rumania in panic Zurich nov. 13 a Neutral Swiss observers say the panic which the Advance of the russians has created in Rumania has reached the proportions of a a mass refugees from Eastern Rumania Are clogging the highways hampering the transportation of vital military gains fifth army h., nov. 13 a Small bitter clashes Between patrols and outbreaks of German counterattacks along narrow sections of the front characterize fighting on the fifth army line for the moment As general Mark Clarks forces pick their Way through nazi mine Fields now covered with Snow. Despite stiff opposition along the entire line with the exception of the extreme Northern Region of the front fifth army forces have made advantageous but Small advances. At 0527 hours today they took the Village of filing continued on Page 4 new flanking Man Euver menaces Gomel Sparks picks up game All Way from states goes Dit Dotty and starts end run with radio we got a radio operator in our outfit. Can to get along without him. Been having a rough time lately too a cause his radio Isnit working too Well in our present spot. Haven to been Able to get enough news for this Sheet. But there Are signs of improvement. Last night it was quiet in the place uncommon quiet. Suddenly was always a quiet sort of Guy too suddenly spanks let out a whoop. �?�1 got it. I got it a lie shouted. A the band is playing a lie shouted. With just a second gone by a on his feet earphones to his head wires trailing along the floor. A a its six to nothing who shouted waving his arms ii the air. A a its Tho end of the first half a shouted again clamping his hands to the phones for All the world As though some other idiot were about to take them away from him. A a got it in the Backfield now. He a up to the thirty line now. He a been knocked Down by his own men. Northwestern a coming out of the huddle ten fifteen Yards. Notre when last seen to Sparks was carrying the radio Down the Field in the Crook of his left Arm. We Hope comes Back. He was a Nice Fella. Moscow nov. 13�?rod army columns spearheading almost due West from Kiev Are within to Miles of Zhitomi goal of their drive to Cut the great Leningrad Odessa lateral railway line. General Vatu in a first ukrainian army is thrusting Forward grimly Over Snow White Fields and through Frost Laden forests striking for the rail Junction which is 81 Miles West from Kiev. Russian troops Are also progressing Northwest and Southwest of Kiev in other drives aimed for the vital lateral railway. They Are drawing steadily nearer to Koro Sten 50 Mien North of Zhitomi and to Ber Dichev 30 Miles South of it. Thus with a great w cd i go of tanks and other Mobile equipment they Are pushing a huge salient in the German line beyond Kiev. Meanwhile As this wedge forces its Way Ever closer to the old polish Border More and More armoured and motorized re enforcements Stream across Tho Dnieper and enter the Battle zone. Further to the North red army troops Are hammering at the German line West of novel and South of rec hits. They have rest mini the offensive in the rec hits Region Aik Are extending their Bridgehead on the right Bank of tile Dnieper. This new move constitutes an out flanking threat to Gomel. The germans in this Region have their backs to the dreaded Privet marshes and already fighting is taking place upon marshy terrain. Far to Tho South Down in the Crimea tile Battle is approaching the suburbs of kerch. Germans Are reported to be setting fire to Tho City. Soviet gunners on the Taman coast on tin other Side of kerch Straits can see Tho fires. Tho germans Are constantly bringing up Sotui Forcemeats and have had to Call on some of the rumanian divisions caught in the Crimea trap
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