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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 20, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front Page the staes Anh stripes wednesday. October 20, 1943 the stars and stripes the combat edition of the stars and stripes is printed and published daily As conditions allow by u. S. Army personnel principally for front line troops of the fifth army. There is no charge for the paper. The address stars and stripes Apo 464, u. . Not mailable to the u. S. Hanover blasted year �9o_today vol. I no. I wednesday october 20, 1943 russians supplied London Ort. 19 a an agreement providing for a substantial in crease of lend lease supplies to Russia was sign Ltd in London today. The protocol expends for another year lend leave agreement Between the United states great Britain Ganado and Russia and the signers include in s. Ambassador John Winant Itri ish production minister Oliver Lyttle ton the Canadian minister of Supply Liow it and new soviet ambassador to London guru. Russia will receive by this agreement a huge number of fighter planes As Well As Many bom Liers. Shipments tinder it will also include Copper tin Nickel and aluminium and machine tools. From Canada will come supplies of tinned goods to enable Russia to overcome food difficulties which May arise next year. A special message in the protocol declares that Russia As far As possible will in return for lend lease meet requests of the other three partners and that russian deliveries will be determined As need a the first lease lend agreement with Russia was signed october of last year. Both were signed in Washington. The signing was Tim a this year to correspond with the opening of Tho three Power conference in Moscow Quot. London. Ort. 19�?Hanover was the target of a heavy Rae raid a St night returning planes reporting set ing huge fires. Clouds Prev a Ted accurate observation of results. This was the first giant Allied bombing of Germany for several Days. The s 7.e of the raiding Force can be estimated from the fact that 17 planes failed to return. Last a a hts a bombing entered upon the Industrial area where in a rant Oil. Rubber and armament works Are situated. Hat Over one of the ten largest German cities is the Home of the Lar a 1 til tiring Plant in Europe and the largest of refinery in Germany is Joca cd nearby. The most important of Hen Over a War factories is the san mag works when locomotives tanks end gun carriages Are made. There Are a1 so Large Cott oif spindles and weaving Factor is and a nitrocellulose Plant. Hanover Wras last bombed on oct. 8 when the Raf sent a Strong Force my wiped out a number of Indus rial areas. Fires were still burning three Days afterwards. While Hanover was the main target last night mosquitoes went to Berlin for the second successive night and others bombed Western Germany. The mosquitoes have been oper out. 20�?an attack by 40 Japan est planes zeros and Boodler on u. S. Shore installations on Guadalcanal resulted in the loss of eight bombers la zeros and two american planes. In new Guinea in the a a of tin Owen Stanley mountains the taps were outflanked and forced to retire to new positions three Miles North of Templeton crossing. After Many we is of fighting the germans still were Hammer us at Stalingrad in a futile Effort to cap1 lire the City. Berlin reported the mopping up of the Industrial area taken in preceding Days. Moscow said the fighting entered around a factory stronghold Iii the Northern part of the City hut German attacks were repulse d. In the Black sea area russian troops evaluated two villages. British planes bombed Hanover Bremen and Wilhelms Havn. Day and night raids were made by Axis planes on Malta. London disclosed that the 35,000-ton, 14-Inch-gun battleships Alison and Howe had been added to the Fleet. Along the Al Alamo n front in Egypt All was quiet. Rating with great Success in a cent weeks in one week atone these fast twin engined bombers flew More than too sorties Over Germany without the Surprise attack Allied hq., North Africa oct. Without meeting German fighters or anti aircraft fire Allied planes carried out a devastating Surprise raid 19 loss of a single aircraft. Targe s n on h apr the yugoslav railway Center of Eden at Cairo Cairo get. 19�?anthony Eden British Secretary fur foreign affairs spent several Days among troop in the Cairo District while in route to the three Power conference which opened today in Moscow be met Writh King Farouk and the egyptian prime minister nasal Paella. Besides vist ing Raf stallions he lunched Wah Gen. Maitland Wilson. Eluded Berlin. Cologne and Duisburg. During the we Hole of sap Emler univ one Mosquito bomber was los. In contrast less than too German planes of All tips crossed the Briti Sli coast during september and of these 15 we Ere destroyed. Last night German trailers attacked Britain in Small Force. It was the third successive they Lune Over London. Adrift in icebergs Ottawa Canada Ort. 19 naval Headquarters announced that the mine sweeper Georgia rescued ten u. S. Army fliers from a wrecked fortress after they had drifted for 18 hours in two rubber rafts Between icebergs in the North Atlantic. Adriatic episode Allied liq., North Africa oct. 19 an Afaq communique states that British destroyers operating in the Adriatic intercepted two italian ships carrying German armed guards. One was set afire by the germans and was sunk by the destroy us. The other was captured and taken into a nearby Harbor. Skopje. Mitchells and escorting lightnings were Able to sweep Low o bomb effectively. Skopje commands the River Valley leading South into the Salonika area of Greece and the Aegean Battlefront. This was the first time it has been attacked although Airdrop be tit Salonika and Tirana were heavily bombed in recent Days. Taking the germans completely by Surprise the raiding planes swept Over the City without opposition. Railway tracks were ripped up and thrown High into the air. Causing considerable damage. River Bridges and railway Yards were blasted. Numerous trucks were destroyed when Low flying planes poured a Hail of bullets into a train Load of More than 50 trucks. Cairo of 19�?twi Short and Sharp earthquake tremors were Felt in the Cairo area recently. No damage was reported. Grand Rees Italy Rome get. 19 a the italian fascist radio said today that the former italian fascist Leader count i no Grandi has fled to Portugal under an assumed name with false passim sort and without his Bard
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