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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 28, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front
Page 2 the staes and stripes the stars and stripes thursday october 28, 1943 fifth army newspaper the combat edition of the stars and strip a is printed end published daily is conditions allow by u. S. Army personnel principally or front line troops of the fifth army. There is no charge for the paper. The address stars and stripes Apo 464, la. S. Army. Not mailable to the la. S. Vet. I no. 8 thursday october 28, 1943 confab goes Well Moscow oct. 27 a the three Power conference now entering its second wee is achieving a a practical results which even the most optimistic would not have anticipated a according to a correspondent covering it. The congregation of newspaper men who have gathered Here from All Over the world to report this conference of Hull Eden and Molotov the foreign secretaries of the three great Powers Are having one of the most difficult jobs of War time journalism. They Are confronted with stonewalls of secrecy whenever they try to learn what is going on at the sessions and discussions from the Start the leading diplomats and their Large delegations decided to Issue no communiques and to make no statements. As a consequence the correspondents Are reduced to platitudes. They can Only write As they Are doing that the conference proceeds in the friendliest kind of air that Success is certain. They must determine this by studying closely the faces of the diplomats As they emerge from their discussions. Today a news from Moscow is that a a it is revealing no secrets to say that All three statesmen Are profoundly in agreement on the fundamental policy of seeing to it that the germans should never again show their fangs to peace Loving nations traitors to Russia Moscow oct. 27�?German colonists who have been living for Many years in villages in Melitopol province turned traitors after German occupation according to a frontline dispatch. They served the germans As police officers and commandants and generally acted As though they were masters of the area. Then with German torchbearers they set villages afire. A when the soviet attics advanced these colonists fled behind the Dnieper. Tojo promises Tokyo oct. 27�?prime minister Tojo promised the japanese diet today that japanese women will not be conscripted for Industrial work. Burma Field Day Allied hq., India oct. 27 a the railway station at sagging close to Mandalay was attacked by Raf bombers for the second successive Day wellingtons administered damaging blows starting Many fires in the far get area. Long Range bombers penetrated in to Central Burma where they too struck at communications. Dive others and fighters had a Field Day in the Chin Hills Region of Northwestern Burma up near the India Border. They strand and bombed Many japanese positions there. Beau fighters hit a railway system in this area and three locomotives Wen damaged with a number of wagons. Army lorries were also attacked and set afire. American bombers Sank a Japan Ewe Tanker off Nainan islands not far from Kong Kong. They also bombed a freighter in the same area and left it sinking. Rommel a prestige Italy oct. 27 a military commentators Over Reuters radio broadcast today summed up their reasons for believing that the Gorman army on the italian front will make a determined stand soon and possibly counter fiercely. They pointed out that Germany is now confronted with a Long record of defeats and can see no Chance of Victory by sea and Little Chance by air. The germans Only Hope of land Victory lies in Italy where they have a narrow front and excellent land communications. The personal Factor is also press of. Rommel who is regarded As the read head of the germans. Italian strategy must try to reestablish his prestige after his eclipse in Africa. He William All his skill into the Effort to Stem the Allied offensive. Mussolini decrees Berlin oct. 27�?death polities for serious cases of acts hostile to the fascist state were instituted by Mussolini today in an announcement in the italian official Gazette according to a German radio report the offences include listening to foreign radio stations helping War prisoners or inmates of concentration Camps to escape publication of press articles against prestige of Axis Powers absenteeism and trikes. Less serious cases will be punished by penal servitude. Year ago today oct. 28, 1942�?washington reported that a a enemy losses in men and equipment in the troop actions on Guadalcanal since oct. 23 have been very heavy As compared to our supporting the Solomon operations Allied planes continued attacks on Buka Rabaul and Gamata. In the Owen Stanley mountains in new Guinea Allied troops continued to Force the japanese northward along the main Trail. Til the libyan Al Alame n District in Egypt the eighth army made further Progress smashing More German tanks. Attacks and counter attacks on both Sid a resulted in fierce Battles Between infantry and tank formations. At Stalingrad Moscow conceded a. German Advance of 200 Yards. According to Berlin a a German troops thrust on East of a factory As far a the River Volga and in this connection occupied several blocks of houses which had Tren strongly fortified by the Savage fighting was reported in the Northwest caucasus. U. S. Planes raided the japanese Ai drome at Lashio in Burma. Tough time ahead Algiers oct. 27 a Rommel is assembling a Force of from 35 to 40 divisions possibly for a Strong counteroffensive in the Mediterranean or Adriatic regions said a commentator today Over the Algiers radio. The next phase of the Battle of Italy will be tougher than any so far except for the period just after the landings at Salerno he said. The new German lines will be shouter. They will be in country easy to defend and will be better manned. Turkey watched Ankara Turkey oct. 27�?the turkish legation in chunking is being elevated to the rank of an embassy. The turkish minister to Madrid has been appointed first turkish ambassador to China. The turkish president Gen. Is met Inonu is to make a speech at the opening of the turkish grand National Assembly Here on no. I. Special interest is entered on any references he May make to foreign policy. Czech anniversary London oct. 27�?the 25th anniversary of the founding of the czechoslovakian Republic was observed Here today with special services at St. Paul a Cathedral and elsewhere
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