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Combat Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - October 28, 1943, 5th Army front, 5th Army front
Thursday october 28, 1943 the staus and Stripe significant raids Southeast Europe oct. 27 a two hungarian cities today received their first taste of modern air warfare. Where the Allied bombers came from who attacked i hem was not disclosed. In All probability they came from newly held italian airfields As did the bombers who made a Surprise raid on Podgorica Airfield in Yugoslavia the previous Day. The City of Gyor in Northwestern Hungary up close to the German Border was one target. This is a Community of 60,000 persons. The other hungarian City to suffer was Nagy Kanizsa in the southwestern part of the country. There was am air raid Alert in Budapest which lasted for 45 minutes. A turkish newspaper reporting these raids and the Budapest Alen commented that they produced a deep impression upon the population of the hungarian capital. They were made near Southeastern Germany giving Promise of what the germans May expect with the capture by the allies of italian airfields. Their Force is certain to increase As airfields farther North in Italy Are taken. A they were an indication that industries moved by the germans from the Ruhr and other Western German cities into the Southeast part of Germany will soon become subject to the same incessant pounding from the air As the Western cities. Page 3new bomb sight up mich., oct. 27�?general motors is now mass producing a new bomb sight. New methods of production have reduced the number of parts from 1,120 in the original bomb sight to s40, and the weight is 55 pounds compared with is form Erly. The sight warn developed by a British scientist. It will permit planes to be flown in any manner and will instantly Tell the Bombardier where his bombs will Earth Barcelona oct. 27 a More than 200 Spanish refugees have arrived Here by train from Rome and oth a parts of German occupied Italy. It was reported by them that All foreigners Are being expelled from Rome in preparation for an expected seige. They commented upon the germans a a scorched Earth policy As More terrible than anything that could be imagine saying that soon there won a ii. H�?~�?~u8e tree or taking machine Teft in the bound Barcelona. Oct. 27�?the German repatriation ships bringing Brit Ash and american War prisoners for Exchange with German prisoners arrived today and the trading began. A a the 0eman ships rame from Marques and the British from Oran and a it it raid. About 1,000 allies and 1,000 most of them wounded men Val be returning to their Homes As a hit again f Airo oct. 21 a another raid upon German positions and installations on Crete was successfully carried out by Raf lambers of the mid die East command. Airfields particularly dispersal areas at in Akielon chief target of most of the raids upon the strategic Island were Given a through going Over by the Allied planes. Bombs were seen to St Uke the Fields and fires were blazing As the British flyers sped away. Mitchell bombers raided two or Fields at Salonika on the greek main land. Port installations on the Island of Ivero in the dodecanese group in the Aegean were also attacked. In this raid too several Small warships were seen in the Harbor and the planes went for them effectively. Hits were scored which destroyed a German Supply Craft and also damaging blows were Given some of the Small warships. Over the Aegean sea one junkers was shot Down. From these various operations not one Allied plane was draft dodgers Washington oct. 27�?an emphatic denial that the Federal government is a a a Haven for draft dodgers and slackers was made by president Roosevelt in identical letters to the speaker of the House of representatives and the president of the Senate. The president said that on july Al. 1943, latest Date for which Complete figures Are available there were in government service 2,825,900 full time men and women employees n Continental United states. Nine per cent of them work in Washington. There were 154,500 additional civilian employee outside the Continental United states the Greaser part working for the War and Navy departments or for the Panama canal. In addition there were 145.800 partly paid employees and 251,660 unpaid workers. It has been the governments policy not to seek deferments for Par time or uncompensated employees or for Dollar a year men. Of the 2,825,900 full time paid civilian employees in the United states 1.9o2,700 men and women or More than two thirds were employed by the War and Navy escape London. Oct. 27 a lieutenant Marc Bon Sarn Cartier of the Grenadier guards mho is a grandson of the Ian a lord Oxford was captured by the italians last april Bat he has returned Home after escaping from h g prison Camp. 1 he walked the length of Italy More than 400 Miles and got through the Gorman burial Portsmouth oct. 27 the Royal Navy paid final tribute today to the Admiral of the Fleet sir Dudley Pound when ashes of the former first sea lord were embarked in a warship and committed to the sea in the English rout continued from Page i no on from the rail station of Kama vat a two Miles from a Rivoiro Are in the suburbs. Rusian hellfire is pouring into German strongholds. Resisting As stubbornly As at Melitopol. Nazi counter attacks Are averaging one every t to hours. Scraping the barrel German generals Are throwing whatever of it Ruveh they Dan gather into the fray. The battling is among ruins and amid smoking debris. The icon mines that make the City so valuable Are already half in russian hands. From my Topol re army troops Are moving in three thrusts one towards Nik Opol cutting Northeast in the direction of a Rivoiro another due West across the Steppes of Noga Isk and the third heading Southwest towards Gen Chesk and the Crimea. They Are 25 Miles from Melitopol at the farthest murder Moscow of t. 27�?the Moscow radio said today that More than 20,000 jews were murdered by the germans in Dnepropetrovsk. It also stated that the germans at Kiev drove a Large group of peasants on to a minefield to teat the action of the Ninea
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