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Middle East Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives May 7 1943, Page 1

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Strasbourg Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - May 7, 1943, Strasbourg, Alsace 1 4 Cairco fit Jsse Middle East May 1943 a the sequel to a Blind Date seven months ago was enacted at Josephs Church in Cairo last saturday Charles Everett Kim Ball and Martla Zananiri were mar the wedding was As american As could possibly Miles from father Francis senior Catholic chaplain in the mid dle performed the his first among the Well wishers at the wedding were Usa time Headquarters dignitaries chief of administrative and adjutant there were also two rows of officers and a i platoon Ful of enlisted men from Headquarters where Kimball is chief of personnel Best Man was Joseph signal Kimball and were both Loci pals in new York until separated ten years since then they haunt seen each didst know the other was in the until they fat fully humped into each other at Kimball enlisted two and a half years ago in his wedding Day was the oneyear anniversary of his volunteering for foreign his pretty syrian Bride introduced to him by her younger sister who worked in Kimballs Kimball was the first ame rican enlisted Man in the Middle Kaat to obtain the required permission to marry a girl of other than american after his enga gement he was and further postponements caused him to lose the distinction of being the first lost and found department m this week brother seeks 5 and we like to think thers a hint i of Romance in another Willi Iun Bird would like to locate brother Harry 2 John Patrick is 5 looking for brother sgt Richurd j 3 Warren merchant Marine would like to Contact Donald Booth whose Home a Edresa 478 Samson Edward a Moury wants to find Iris nursing and Joe John step leu wants to get in touch with Stanley Corporal Luls scrip Innel is seeking his brother tiny i because of censorship regulation Are unable to give the Apos of if the missing links write stars and we will Forward their e Stalin favors Independence for May intervene at Martinique san puerto May United states intervention in Martinique appears unavoidable following Cordel hulls announcement that the matter is now in the hands of the according to reliable source in it is reported from fort in that the increasing Dis satisfaction of the population with Admiral Robert has caused the situation to be ready for the the americans captured Elde six Miles test of shortly after Dawn North Africa ame ican and French troops have Laid lege to Bizerte from Only ten Miles away on the West and fourteen Miles m the to Cut off he Axis Garrison there from Contact with British and French Are maintaining a steady pressure m the entire front from the scrubby ravines and rolling Hills of Cap to which was taken by the Gou Myers to Pont do Fahs sector where he Are steadily the pressure is keeping every Ger Man in Tunisia with his hands leaving a few men and Little time to any defensive works above what has already been provided in almost six months occupation in stiff opposition military circles expected the allies have at least one or May be More stiff Battla before the Axis troops Are squeezed onto the coast and captured or annihilated in Tunis or other since defense in depth is to be to the Norch the americans Are poised to engulf due to the imminent threat the Axis have been forced to largely abandon the use of Bizerte for shipping since they fear losing further the germans favorite accurate Are plastering the steadily advancing French in the Pont do Fahs this Advance is aimed it Tunisia highest mount Djebel Over four thousand feet which is the key Point to the entire Southern front As far As the Axis Are Zug Houan is a bastion like the Green build Hills protecting Jefna in the Only it is worse and harder to attack and commands a greater making encirclement More the French corps a Frique reaching the Plains Northwest of Bizerte opens the Way for the increased use of Armour on the relatively Flat indicating a speedier Advance than through the craggy ravines former commander of us anime was organizer of Force the United states army european announced that lieutenant general Frank Ani commanding general of the european theatre of opera was killed May 4 in an air plane fourteen Persona in the this incident took place in an isolated of general Andrews Leeds smash thru in Kuban sector russian statement indicates better Allied relations London stains de stating that Russia desires to see after the War a Strong in dependent is regarded by All quarters in London hot Only As open ing up prospects for a Friendly solution of the Russia polish imbroglio but also As emphasising rus Sian determination to maintain and improve relations with the British and it is regarded As worthy of note that the questions answered by Sta in avoided the biggest sore in Imge 2 Axis evacuation looms in Tunisia in Axis arrest 30 suspected of sabotage heavy enemy losses in guns and Moscow red army troops have broken through the German lines in the Kuban sector on a 155 mile front and have gained eight they have captured ten inhabited localities in addition to the heavily fortified defence base of Krimskaya whose loss the germans admitted on they left More than seven thou Sand of the enemy dead and captured eighty two Hundred and fifty machine guns and other among the towns and villages was seventy one and a half Miles Southwest of the great enemy defence stronghold on the rain fierce fighting continues East of novo Rossik where the May germans Are Busy scouring the hard anger plateau in the Vicinity of for tints and Sabo according to the newspaper Sven aka Hegbli the nazi Are conducting a House f commanded general Andrews was com Mander in chief of the United states forces in the Middle i general Frank Andrews was of the five United states air generals who Are air pilots and was the first air corps officer to of the general f he first appear Don the j in november 1942ahd it Hittle More than a Ripon Shlater fliers were systematically eating off the Luftwaffe arid i blasting Field Ivra Rahal Rommel positions to help pave the Way eight army push across Job a Randt 6000 flying hours on his arrival the Gene had amassed Early six thousand hours of flying at that time he said my first Job i in to increase and intensify the air j bombing of the enemy and to pre pare forthe reception of the larger 1 american forces undoubtedly to by i brought to the United in june Andrews became the organizer and first commander Tho general Headquarters air h0 made the United state army com iat squadrons into Small but efficient fighter for big air Force he campaigned for a larger Alp Force in the years before 1939 and As Early As 1937 he said air attacks cannot toe stopped by any Means now the Mam Reliance to defeat an enemy air Nigist be bombardment directed against his bases and air planes on the his persistence won recognition when general Marshall was appointed chief of Marshall made Andrews a May military Cir cles believe that the latest tunisian developments have forced Axis troops to prepare for in immediate according to Swiss corp russians Are driving Down the rail respondents in artillery and planes Are sup it is stated that urge number porting the infantry find of transport planes Ai concentrated near Marsala in reports also reveal Korps has been Ordo Reu to defend to its utmost by a defying action 1 the zone Zag Houan to House scorch and claim to have discovered hidden thirty Persona have been arrested and it is Uncertain whether they Are saboteurs or people suspected in aiding the germans have thrown a net around the Square mile area hoping to Stop the saboteurs from reaching the vital de sense women build i and evacuation 1 would be the Eastern tip or Tunis Joan flees in gown with her producer Wius their i flee in clothes a rim new the u it launched at an East coast is the first submarine aboard which women worked in women have proved their won throughout the according to the president of the of we want More of he or thousand women 000 and a member of the general he thus had full responsibility for the training of the army and its Field deepers creepers the Treasury has announced 1 that second War Bond drive for thirteen billion dollars has been i oversubscribed i the Treasury i Day that fifteen and half Bil Lions would raised by last night when the Drye 1 this amount buy any of the following liberators or flying 000 wat Hawks 01 lightnings 218 1 plane carriers like the 1 intrepid on april 26 i destroyers 100 000 it boats

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