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6 Dec 1942

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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - December 6, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday bulletin vol. 13, no. 30racine, wis., sunday december 6, 1942. 16 pages the world last week a by Paul Freya fifty two weeks ago today the residents of Pearl Harbor saw the red balls on the wings of air planes and knew that the War had come at last. The anniversary of that dec. 7 infamy is tomorrow but according to president Roosevelt is scarcely a Day to be celebrated. Rather should we quietly realize that the tide has turned and that a Day of reckoning will come. That Day will be something to celebrate. Throughout these last 52 weeks defeat and Victory has been mingled but a comparison of the chronology of the year with the events of last week shows that the weight of the United states thrown i on the Side of Britain Russia and j China gradually is Over balancing the Axis strength. On dec. 8, the United states declared War on Japan and on dec la made the some declaration against Germany and Italy. On Jan. 26, the first ref arrived in North Ireland. Prime minister Churchill warned Italy last sunday that the fascist regime should withdraw from the War or the nation would be bombed out of it. Raf bombers punctuated his words with another heavy raid on the Industrial City of Turin in Northern Italy. American bombers made their first raid of the War on Italy Friday night hitting the Harbor of Naples in Southern Italy. Flying fortresses made a sweep across Belgium by Daylight Friday hitting at nazi installations. Wednesday Mussolini appealed to the people to keep up their spirit and assured them that the Axis would win the War. March 17�?gen Douglas Macarthur arrives in Australia from the Philippines april 9�?bataan Falls april 18�?fojcyo raided May 6�? Corregidor surrenders. Last week thursday the japanese admitted that american and . Planes intercept Jap vessels Axis tanks fail to Pierce ring around Bizerte Allied lines hold against 3d furious assault in Tunisia London. Dec. 5�? up a radio Morocco in a broadcast heard Here today reported that Allied forces in Southern Tunisia have advanced to the Point where they Are threatening Axis lines of communications with coastal areas. A by the associated press Allied Headquarters announced today that tank led German infantry had failed to crack the Allied ring around Bizerte in a third furious assault against american British lines from Tebo urba to Amateur and said the allies still held vital roads and communications in the Northern coastal zone of Tunisia. Countering a German assertion that Axis troops had recaptured Tebo urba 20 Miles West of Tunis an Allied Headquarters spokesman declared a we command the Heights around Tebo urba and neither the germans nor our troops Are in that germans lose 33 tanks. The spokesman said a series of filipino forces still were resisting Hatt Ltd a Quot a As flaming in isolated areas of the Central in Hills facing the tums Bizerte sector and reported that the germans had lost 33 tanks since dec. I. The fall of a Edeida 12 Miles Northwest of Tunis was acknowledged. But the Allied spokesman said the occupation of one Village or another in the shifting Melee was of Little importance. A communique from Allied sunday two Jap destroyers were Headquarters however said a some sunk off new Guinea where enemy mechanized and infantry american and australian troops Unis have entered the town of Are pushing the enemy into the sea from the Buna Gona Beach Hviid. in tuesday Washington said five in philippine islands. A May 4-9�?battle of the Coral sea june 4-6�?botte of Midway aug. Ion a. S. Marines land on Guadalcanal Florida and Tula i islands in a a the Solomons nov. 13-15�?Navy sinks 28 Jap ships Oft Guadalcanal. More Jap ships were sunk by american submarines. On thursday it was announced that a new attempt by the japs to land on the area it said with Allied forces regrouped on Heights dominating the town. Flying fortresses operating As if on a Railroad schedule bombed Guadalcanal has been repulsed by Rte again yesterday and shot with nine More Jap ships sunk saturday came word that u. S. Planes operating from Guadal up German fighters which tried to intercept. The Raf reported that its canal s vital Henderson ail Field bombers with the same persist had intercepted another enemy 1 naval Force. All week the yank ence bombed Tunis and Bizerte. ,.ai drome again while american troops had Boon engaged in wid medium bomb is struck at Axis ening their positions and mopping up Jap positions on the Island. Aug. 19�?u. S. Rangers land with commandos at Dieppe nov. 7�? americans invade North Africa. Sea communications at Bizerte. At Bizerte the 12th air Force shot Down three German fighters for the loss of one Allied Craft yesterday. Late reports disclosed that col. Adolph Hitler apparently has Edson Raffs Force of americans weakened his forces on the russian and frenchmen fighting in Cen front to get Strong reinforcements trial Tunisia took a town yesterday into Tunisia for the defense of by by direct assault in which French Zerbe and Tunis. The British first use of their famous 75�?Ts played a army backed by american fight decisive Factor a Headquarters ing French troops have Cut com spokesman said Mun cations Between the two cities four motored u. S. Liberator but by week s end were being sex bombers boldly challenging the tended to the utmost to hold their powerful Axis air Fleet based in positions. German dive bombers Sicily were credited today with tanks and infantry forces were hitting an italian battleship and thrown into fierce Battles. The two cruisers in a smashing Daylight British eighth army appeared a1 raid on Naples Italy most ready to launch the pincer dispatches from Cairo said the attack on the afrika Korps in lib raiders scored heavy bomb hits on a in the Al Asheila sector the three warships blasted other thursday came words that it Al vessels alongside the Vittorio lied ships had been sunk in the Emanuele mole and pounded the Landing operations in North Africa City s rail Yards to disrupt traffic meanwhile the russians taking in the key port advantage of Winter and the All of the b-24�?~s, among the big Lack of German air defense were gust bombers in the United states striking hard at the nazis in Sev a r fleets returned safely eral sectors of the front. They the italians officially admitted were succeeding in their pocketing heavy damage and listed 155 killed drive at Rah eve Northwest of mos and 353 wounded among the a civil cow and at Stalingrad. By the end Jan of the week they had almost closed the trap around the Force besieging Stalingrad and had broken the Force of German counter attacks. Warns of hard fight. In England prime minister Churchill said the struggle for the French North african Colony was d r i approaching its tenses phase and Bruce Cabot enlists warned of a very hard fighting a Armit or info ahead before the allies could Cross i my Fri Yuric the final 20 Miles to drive the encamp Blanding. Fla., dec. 5. Ems from Bizerte and Tunis. Our a Etienne p. De Bujac bet a i do not doubt the result but i ter known to movie goers As Bruce cannot Lead you to suppose it will Cabot today was being examined be easily he said. At the Camp Blanding induction a Reuters British news Agency station for enlistment in the army dispatch from North Africa said it As a Buck private. A seemed Clear that the germans. The Hollywood screen Star vol in a Surprise show of strength had Unte ered at Miami several Days ago. His clothes were wrinkled Ami he looked tired when he arrived Here with nine other vol a and Amateur. Unters after an overnight train ride in a Day coach from Miami. Driven Back Lieut. Gen. K. A. N. Anderson s British 1st army and retaken the key towns of Trebour strafe Jap column South of Mandalay new Delhi. Dec. 5 �?cu.r1�? United states heavy bombers attacked a japanese motor transport column at Eva bwe 75 Miles South of Mandalay Friday a with telling effect a a communique reported today. A Berlin broadcast quoting authoritative nazi quarters asserted that both Tebo urba and a Edeida 12 Miles West of Tunis had been recaptured by German troops and that 1,000 Allied prisoners were taken. 4-room Cabin Burns 4 in family perish Uniontown. Pa., dec. 5.�? or a a family of four was burned to the communique issued by the death today when their four room u. S. Air Force command in China Cabin at White House pa., was Burma and India said about 300 set afire by an overheated stove trucks were concentrated in the Thomas Mitchell a Miner his wife column. Nearly too bombs were and two children. Frances 15. And dropped. George 12, were the victims. Daring rescues saved Many lives As recurring japanese attacks made a blazing inferno of Pearl Harbor. Here men Manning Small boat take a Seaman from the bomb blasted West Virginia. Official Navy photo death and destruction Rode with the japanese when they attacked Pearl Harbor. Picture shows for first time the jumbled wreckage which was All that was left of the destroyers Downes and Cas sin. In dry Dock at the time. In rear is the mighty flagship Pennsylvania repaired shortly after the attack. Official Navy photo stricken ships. Aerial bombs took heavy toll at Pearl Harbor. Testifying to the intensity of the air attacks Are the damaged Tennessee left and the sunken Arizona. Official Navy photo a airmen strike Northwest of Guadalcanal desperate attempt made by enemy to reinforce troops Washington dec. 5�?<u.r>�? american dive bombers and torpedo planes struck at a Small enemy Force of Light naval vessels 150 Miles Northwest of Guadalcanal but results of the attack Are not known the Navy announced today. The air striking group operated from Guadalcanal. The attack occurred on thursday Island time. Navy officers said they did not know in what direction the enemy naval Force was heading when intercepted by our airmen. It was presumed that the enemy Force included Light cruisers and destroyers. The Point at which the attack was made was Between Santa Isabel Island and new Georgia. Marine patrols Active. The Navy also reported continued Anle rican patrol activity on Guadalcanal on Friday Island time. A Marine corps a a raiders patrol killed 15 japanese captured a mortar several machine guns i and ammunition along the upper j Lunga River. Another american patrol accounted for five japanese and destroyed a machine gun nest West of Point Cruz about 6 Miles West of Henderson Field. Raiders Are hand picked marines who Are Given special training in close fighting and in amphibious warfare. They Are especially trained for night attack in rough country. It was possible that the Light japanese Force which was intercepted by our fliers might have been trying to take supplies and reinforcements to Guadalcanal. The enemy troops on the Island face gradual extermination unless they can get assistance. Secretary of Navy Frank Knox told a press conference that american troops a have now won round 3�?� and that the enemy s desperate attempt to land supplies and rein War in its wildest form disrupted Sabbath dec. 7 Pearl Harbor looked like this after treacherous Jap blow of Dee. 7, 1941. Picture of year old attack. Just released shows smoke pouring from u. S. S. Shaw right Center while the mine layer Oglala lies on her Side in the foreground with the 10.0 00-ton Cruiser Helena struck by Aerial torpedo seen left. Burning ship left appears to be the Maryland. Official Navy photo erase increase inc asked Washington dec. 5.�? a the office of Price administration has asked the interstate Commerce commission to cancel passenger and freight rate increases that were granted to the railroads Early this year it was disclosed today an estimated s500.000.000 in yearly transportation costs a closely related to the Cost of living Are involved the opa said. This figure includes increased Revenue As a result of a to per cent increase in passenger fares effective last feb. To and a six per cent increase in freight rates effective last March 18. It also takes into account increased business of the railroads this year. Earnings increased. The condition was sought in a petition filed with the inc late Friday by Price administrator Leon Henderson for himself and James f. Byrnes director of economic stabilization. It urged discontinuance of the rate increases on these grounds i. That rail earning have improved to the Point where Satis u. S. Victories and defeats in year of War Washington dec. 7�? a Here Are the major victories and defeats for the United states in its first year of world War ii. Victories. Battle of the Coral sea. Battle of Midway. Bombing of Tokyo and other japanese cities. Occupation of Morocco and Algiers naval task Force raids on Marshall and Gilbert Island bases. Capture of positions in the Solomon islands and three triumphs Over Jap naval forces in that area. Defeats. Pearl Harbor Surprise attack by japs. Dec. 7, 1941. Wake Island. Philippines. Battle of Java sea. Battle of Savo Island in which three u. S. Heavy cruisers were lost. Seizure of Western aleutians by japs. East seeks Way to save Oil Pearl Harbor dec. 5�? up a slowly almost lazily Pearl Harbor awakened dec. 7, 1941, and was stunned a few minutes later by War in its wildest form. The Harbor was peaceful and jammed with boats. Great battleships Rode easily at Anchor. On nearby Hickam Wheeler and Bellows Fields planes were in hangars or Lay. Row by Row in the open. Suddenly there was the drone of planes off Diamond head the Upland Plains of Leilehua the Kaneohe naval air station and Koko head. It was 7 55 a. In. Thunder of bombs. Japanese bombers came roaring in like howling demons and the Forcemeats indicates its situation is becoming acute. All losses announced. He said there has been no increase in opposition in the past three weeks and that the enemy s loss of nine ships on nov. 30, was the hawaiian islands have the result of a a desperate attempt shaken off their tropical torpor reinforce dwindling everybody works every Day at m. G r. Mitchell some War Job. Thousands upon. Ajo a run Kalpa 11icn a thousands of workmen from the director of Marine corps aviation United states have rushed to the who recently returned from Gua islands. And to the islands has Dalcanale said the japanese were Able to land Only a Small forces which have helped them Little. He said the american objective is to a completely Clear the Island of japanese before moving toward islands to the North. He added however that this can not be done Knox reported that land fighting is restricted mostly to local patrol activity. The Navy s communiques he said Are up to Date and All losses of men and ships have been announced. Come a Prosperity never before known. Helpful stranger walks out with two fur Coats Chicago dec. 5.�? to a the women a societies of All saints Church were All ready for their peaceful Sabbath was stamped out annual Christmas Bazaar. In the Thunder of bombs and gun besides the Rev. Francis Dolan pastor of the Church there was fire. New schedules slow fast passenger trains Chicago dec. 5.�? up a High bile pleasure driving in new England to help meet the fuel Oil i emergency there was proposed to a Day by Joseph f. White of Boston great ships were turned about shaken furiously like toys in the Only one Man present a Well 7p _ hands of mad men. The battleship dressed courteous gent who put Speed passenger trains operating Arizona blew up. The old Utah his coat in the cloakroom found in and out of the Railroad Center a chair and chatted with the women. When the crowd began to increase his offer to take charge of the Check room was accepted. Washington. Dec. 5. A 90-Day suspension of All Automo �7 other ships were hit. Men were hurled into the water covered by burning Oil. Their Heads bobbed up. Beds blankets and clothing floated out. Men poured out of Barracks and of the world will be slowed Down sunday under new War time schedules. At the suggestion of the Odt passenger Heads of the various then chief of detectives John lines added running time to their member of the Oil advisory com Homes and the great shops of Pearl l Sullivan and police capt. Crack fliers. The lengthened Mittee for new England. Harbor. Some ran for cover. Oth Patrick of Connell arrived to join schedules will enable the trains the recommendation was made ers fired Side arms and rifles at their wives for dinner. Later to add More cars to each i divid to new England congressional Del the. Attacking a nes. The japs when the of Connelly called at the Ual run and thus handle More cation at a Hoa intr in the fuel rep red with machine guns killing cloakroom for their wraps they sengers. I them in their tracks. Discovered mrs. Of Connellis $400 principal trains such As the persian Lamb coat was gone. So Broadway limited of the Pennsyl was another fur coat and so was Vania and 20th Century limited the courteous attendant. Of the new York Central will now Friday at the detective Bureau make the Chicago new York run father Dolan picked out from the in 17 hours instead of 16. Other rogues gallery pictures and a fast trains will also add one hour photograph of a Man he believed on this run. Emergency and White whose com j its a year since that Day the Mittee is headed by Petroleum first for the United states As an administrator Ickes proposed actual combatant in the global j these further drastic Steps War. But even that night those i. Close All non essential Light who escaped the cataclysm flew Oil heated buildings a Heaters i with fury to the task of rebuilding Small commercial non essential since then they have become office buildings and churches and adept at the Art and practices of ii Quot a was the affable cloakroom attend the 400 of the Northwestern and c 0��>, War ships have been raised re anti Anco if. Hiawatha of the Milwaukee add a re confiscate hoarded stocks of paired and Are out to sea right now police picked up the suspect la minutes Between Chicago and of and re allocate it to essential facing the enemy. An for the first time in Chicago the twin cities while the Bur so when the Story of Peart liar history Beld a show up in a Church Lington and Milwaukee Road add 15 women thronged to look minutes on their 8-hour Chicago forced conversion. Can be told Boris restoration there arose talk also of a pos America and the world will gasp sible new Cut in Eastern gasoline or it has been an engineering a feat that has never been equalled rations Down to two Gallons for Hall. At the suspect a somewhat seedy Omaha trains. The olympian of Pearl Harbor has been made a card holders and forced con the strongest most Complete naval version of Oil burners to Coal in base in the world. It is a phenom factory profits can be maintained i without the increases. Them More than 610,000.000 on 2. The increases jeopardize the this years purchases of Petroleum Homes where the units Are con Ena 0f engineering perhaps the anti inflation program by impose Coal steel rails and tie plates alone. Tel a i greatest single piece in All the his my unnecessary costs upon rail when the rate increases Cere pm pm Sai 1ben� Studl a tory of the world. V ecu ult Laie increases Sere would forbid an Oil dealer in the f the adding to the Cost granted the inc said that it would 30-state rationed area to deliver i e o 1 a Ooi aaa aaa hold the record of thee ase open fuel Oil or a Burner which could saved $610,000,000. A to pm dict he converted. Unless the Home Henderson also pointed out that g is iteration readjust owner was Able to demonstrate to ments or corrections which the fellow. With one voice the women cried a no no he a not the Man the thief was a the rail carriers themselves have mems or cur reckons Wincn me his ration Board that he could not benefited substantially from Price circumstances May warrant a thus convert his Oil supplies would be control he estimated it has saved providing for of a a present action Cut off. See Page six full Page of pictures includes additional views of Pearl Harbor. Army halts induction of men 38 or older Washington dec. 3.�? the War department announced the Milwaukee Road adds one and one hour hours Between Seattle and Chicago. The 39-hour and 45-minute West coast streamlines of the Northwestern and Santa be went on a 41 hour and 45 minute schedule several months ago. Release cleaners Washington dec. 5�? up a today that effective at once it the War production Board today would not accept for induction released 40,000 additional domes into the army men who Are 38 tic vacuum cleaners for Sale to years old or older. The Public. /

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