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Racine Journal Times Sunday Bulletin (Newspaper) - October 25, 1942, Racine, Wisconsin Sunday it bulletin vol 13, no. 24racine, wis., sunday october 25, 1942. 8 Page the world last week a by Paul up multiplying events last week were fore runners of the renewed desert War which blazed into action saturday. Those same events showed a Arent Axis anxiety Over a Possi be Allied offensive in other parts of Africa. These Are the news items which give last weeks picture of the a a dark continent a report that Large numbers i. Desert attack gains momentum Dakar key position in global War recent rumours have reported an Allied Convoy approaching Dakar above Vichy French port on the Western bulge of Africa. Dakar is one of the key positions in world strategy and is it of american troops have landed in Liberia the african Republic about 700 Miles South of Dakar. Another report by London a a from Vichy through Madrid sources that americans and fighting French have assembled at Lake Chad in equatorial Africa for a northward push into Libya. Field marshal Rommel is reported to be prepared for such a move. 3 massing by Vichy of 500 a planes and the bulk of her naval strength at Dakar. The troop defense Force at Dakar has been swelled to 50,000. 4 Vichy a preparation to defend a her possessions included inspections at Dakar French Sudan and Toulon. Marshal Petain called his War Council together. 5 fierce Axis attempt to Knock a out Malta the key to trans Mediterranean transport of Axis supplies. 6 sudden appearance of Axis a planes Over Gibraltar twice last week after that bastion had almost been ignored for months. 7 growing Allied Aerial attacks a on Axis positions in Egypt Libya and Crete in preparation for renewed desert fighting. 8 biggest air raid of the War on a Italy a smash aimed primarily at Genoa embarkation Point for Rommel a troops. 9 news that a powerful British a Fleet of at least three battleships and a Carrier is patrolling the Indian Ocean hoping to fend off any japanese attempt to Aid the Axis in Africa. Declaration by Field Marina Shal Jan s. Smuts that the time for a great Allied offensive is approaching. Presence of the South african prime minister in London indicated that the Field of operations would be in Africa. N finally a the Long awaited a blow by the British eighth my backed up by american planes and tanks at the Axis positions along the Alamein line. Old Man Winter appears to have the russian Battle front in his grasp. Moscow reported that cold Rains winds and the first snowfall was bogging hitlers hordes on various fronts. The russians were gradually beating Back the nazis at Stalingrad aided by the flank drives but not yet has there appeared a sign that the Winter situation is a Well in hand for the soviets. A i London oct. 24�? cup a mrs. A americans held their breath Franklin d. Roosevelt arose Early the Axis in that dessert theater Miles inside Egypt. All week waiting for the today and breakfasted alone in in three years of War. Dec. 8�?British news from the Solomon islands her apartment at Buckingham twice the British have swept the marines and army were Palace As a crowd of sightseers across Libya to Bengali since braced for the blow but had to re including Many american soldiers italian marshal Rodolfo Graziani a pulse Only two minor thrusts by gathered outside the Palace hop drive to Sidi bar Rani in Egypt the japs during the week. Monday my to see the guest of the Royal in 1940 and twice they have been the Navy warned that losses must family. Driven Back by nazi marshal or be expected and on tuesday came mrs. Roosevelt a apartment in win Rommel news that u. S. Warships had bom the Palace was one of those dam these Are the important dates Gasi 340 Miles inside Libya barred the enemy on Guadalcanal aged by bomb blasts some time of Rathe War in North Africa heavily fortified against attack from the sea by naval air and submarine bases. Its location Only 1800 air Miles from the South american coast of Brazil azores Europe s Doorstep transatlantic clippers rest on the Harbor of Horta principal Atlantic Ocean off Europe. Not Only have the azores been used As port City of the azores in this pre War scene. This group of is an important Clipper Stop but they could be an effective base for lands owned by Neutral Portugal lie in a strategic position in the military operations in the North african area. Eleanor plans tour of Isles British in third attempt to Clear african desert the British offensive launched 1940. In North Africa last night is the sept. 17. A Graziani a fascist third Large scale assault against forces push to Sidi bar Rani 70 search Pacific for aviator Honolulu oct. 24. Gop chances in off year elections fade Semi final poll shows Congress to remain democratic by George Gallup director american Institute of Public opinion. See Chart on Page 7 Princeton n. J., oct. 24.�? latest reports from interviewers for the Institute across the nation indicate that Republican chances to win control of the House of representatives in november Are fast fading. The trend toward the gop in the congressional voting came to a halt Early in october and today the democrats seem to be gathering strength. Despite probable Republican victories in gubernatorial races in Many of the largest states the election nationally will indicate no great political upheaval no Overall shift in the tides of political sentiment from coast to coast. Whereas six weeks to a month ago it looked possible for the republicans if the trend at that time had continued to pick up enough additional seats to win control of the House today it appears that the party line up in Congress will not be radically different from what it has been since 1938. The democrats will not Only keep control of the House judging by present indications but will continue to have a substantial majority of the seats. The republicans May pick up a few additional seats indeed there May be sizable gop gains in some areas in the East and Middle West. But these will be partially offset by democratic gains in the far West. 52 per cent for democrats. The latest Institute Survey com Eagle to be Mascot this Tough looking Bald Eagle a old Abe the second a from Vilas county wis., is going to be Mascot for the 321st Field artillery battalion at fort Bragg n. C. He is a gift from the Wisconsin conservation department at Madison which has had him in custody since he was caught three years ago. His historical predecessor a old Abe the first a was Mascot of the Wisconsin regiment in the civil War. Halsey Heads Pacific Fleet Washington oct. 24.�? up a vice Admiral William f. Halsey Start offensive the sky Over Distant Pacific a against italians. 1941. Axis comeback. Jan. 22�?British capture Obruk 25,000 italians taken prisoner. Feb. 6.�?British capture Ben planes took up most of the Battle j ago and its windows Are partly Burden raking the enemy at most i boarded Over. Of his Landing Points on the main after leaving the King and Queen Island. By thursday the Navy she spent a Busy morning con was Able to say that the first Ferring on plans for her tour of minor attack on the West flank of Britain at War. The presidents the yanks guarding the vital air wife Hopes to study the part which drome on Guadalcanal had been British women Are playing in the repelled. Another attack was War and visit american troops in thrown Back Friday. Meanwhile the British Isles two u. S. Destroyers were sunk her unusually Large conference but american airmen retaliated attended by More than too Amer with hits on a Jap Cruiser and a can and British reporters was destroyer. Held at the United states embassy Gen. Macarthur bombers Lent where she said she had beep issued excellent support to the Solomon neither a Gas mask nor a food defenders striking again and ration card yet. Again at the Jap shipping bases in meets Elliott the Northern islands. Meanwhile in response to questions she australian troops were beating said was a hard to say whether Down the retreating japs on new or when there would be conscript Senate limits debate on teen age draft Bill Washington oct. 24.�? u r a the semite today voted 39 to 31 to insist on a years military training for 18 and 19-year-old youths before per Hilting their assignment to actual combat Doty. Cie same Sace Eagle of �?T18. The War department said Rickenbacker on an inspection trip for Lieut. General h. H. Arnold army april 4-Axis armies driving of commander had not been Back across Libya retake Ben heard from Mace wednesday eve a Ning when he reported Only one april 12�?tobruk encircled Putko a a s apply of g?e0me remain plated this week shows that if a As been Given command of. The naval forces in the South a election were held at this tune the Cyffic area it relieving vice Admiral vote cast for democratic Candi Robert l. Ghormley. Dates for Congress throughout the the Navy announcing this to nation would amount to 52 per Day said that new duties for cent of the two party total. The Ghormley who has directed naval republicans would poll the re j activities in the Battle of the Solo Maing 48 per cent. Monds a will be announced at a translating these percentages Ater into seats on the basis of past Halsey is a task Force com elections the indicated Democrat Mander who has participated in tic total would be Between 245 j some of the wars sharpest in and 265 seats while the Republic Gage ments and the Navy noted he j cans would have Between 167 and bad a conducted Carrier operations american War Birds of �?T42 were in 187 seats. Minor parties would i Jast Spring with distinguished Likely win a total of three seats. I _ Here is How such a division i he will report to Admiral Ches Captain Eddie Rickenbacker in compares with t a composition of w. Nimitz commander in chief Captain ladle Rickenbacker in the Bouse after the 1938 and 1940 the Pacific Fleet. Elections ters today searching the sea for under seige by germans and italians. April 13�?Axis forces again reach egyptian Frontier. Dec. 6�?British Start new offensive in Egypt. Dec. Obruk relieved. Dec. 25�?British troops enter Bengali second time. 1942. Jan. 29�?rommel�?Ts african corps captures Bengali second time. De in his planets tanks at that time Rickenbacker and the Crew of a Large military plane were flying Between Oahu Hawaii and another Island in the Pacific. All planes Hunt. United states army hawaiian department Headquarters announced that every available army and time compares with 54 per cent in Navy plane and surface Craft from the congressional elections two the Southwest hawaiian islands years ago and 51 per cent four years ago. The difference Between democratic Republican seats seats 1938 election 262 169 1940 election 268 162 if 1942 election were today 245 to 265 167 to 187 in terms of popular vote the party line up this year is Likely to be very similar to that of the last two elections. The estimated 52 per cent for the democrats this was searching for the missing Fli june 21�? Axis again captured ers Guinea. Urge Tion of women in the United states and that she doubted whether pro motorists to Aid tire conservation Washington. Oct. Hibi Tion would be brought Back by Senate democratic Leader Alben although campaigners had been Barkley of Kentucky that de Washington oct. 24.�? the Senate agreed today on a limitation of debate designed to Speed seized. To passage sometime saturday july in Axis armies reach afternoon or night the pending i Alamein area. Bill to lower the draft age to 18. Sept. In United states tank and g a it agreed to a a a Gage proposed air forces disclosed to be Partick Obruk 25,000 British prisoners Al the army did not disclose names of others aboard the plane but it was believed there were at least to Pating in Battle for Egypt. This years percentage and the 1940 vote is largely accounted for by the higher turnout in the South in presidential election years. Changes by sections. The most important Republican gains the Survey finds Are Likely to come in the new England and Middle Atlantic areas while the desert offensive. Active since the 18-year-old draft Bate in a pen Jing amendment to age a question arose. Require one years pre combat rubber director William m. Jef Ehr Befts Erta Metthe a v ai>i8, a Quot a9-yeai"ods. Re q _. I Izaden Emeria Mea Ine Amer limited to 15 minutes per senator. Spoke out Oday against Over first lady and la other women the agreement als provides optimism regarding the tire Situa at a Buckingham Palace luncheon that debate Souid be on the sub Tion. But said a everything possible a a Uri. Jet matter of the amendment and is being done to keep this country he to Nanto ones we the the s at no senator 00x11 1 Telk More sales to civilians on army air forces in Britain dined than once in order to accomplish this aim. With the Royal family he said in his first press Confer London newspapers ence in his new capacity it will part to extend i be necessary for each of the a to the president Lions 27,000,000 motorists not to typical was a headline in the the a controversy was expected do any unnecessary or unessential daily Mirror a a we re sure glad to possible passage of the driving to keep within the 35 meet to May am draft mile Speed limit and to have their tires checked to avoid unnecessary flight group. Officers Here hopefully re Mem sep Travis eco that Normal equipment of All before Al Alamein after allies so mph places a dudes rubber life democrats stand to gain in the smash Large scale Axis offensive. Rat be fragile Erat. Hae Rocky Mountain and Pacific coast oct. 23 allies launch third ?.ved the Kves of Many null tary i state fliers who have been forced Down at sea in Pacific fighting. Mindful of the courage skill in a the new England area for example the democratic representation in the House is Likely to be Cut in half for a net loss of seven seats As compared to 1940. However what the democrats freeze vacuum cleaner311 1 Luck of a 52-year-Oid Veteran who As America s first great Ace bagged 21 German planes and Washington oct. 24.�?ijp> four enemy balloons Dewey Rick lose along the Northern Atlantic Likely pick up on the continent in Mountain and Pacific Wear. One killed three Hurt Jeffers Ako said there would be in route it Grid game no exception in rationing for teen age draft legislation today. A i think a said Barkley a it is the unanimous desire of the Senate to dispose of this Bill today. It _ _ would be unfortunate to postpone Board Quot of economic warfare it until next week for obvious tic vacuum cleaners in the hands w1 of manufacturers wholesalers and mrs. Elizabeth Rickenback retailers until Jan. I 1943. Or the Mother had her mis sales May be made Only to the i Givings when the Captain visited army Navy lend lease and hold her a Beverly Hills recently Eners it of Export licenses issued by roue to the Pacific assignment. Petroleum producing states. Air Moil packages to be examined Washington. Oct. 24, the Post office department ruled that no packages May be accepted ton was killed and three others were injured in a crash Friday night while they were in route to the Middle Sun Prairie football game. Their car was struck by a in tire Chain output Washington oct. 24, a 60 per cent reduction in the production of tire chains was ordered asked not to go the Survey indicates a democratic gain of seven seats. In the Middle Atlantic states the indicated democratic drop from 1940 is to seats. But in the East Central states Ohio Indiana Illinois and Michigan the demo Madison oct. 24.�?of a Clar ence Muehlenbruch 45, of Middle i Senate Republican Leader Charles Lucr 60 pct cent Clit l. Mcnary of Oregon agreed and added that he doubted that Long speeches would clarify the Issue any further. The agreement was reached Milwaukee Road train at Sun Prai j after administration whip Lister today by the War production Board. A wife waited by the Telephone hop Rie about too feet from the in Hill dem. Ala had urged the web also reduced the number of ing that the next Call would bring tar transmission by airmail until j trance to the football Field. Sons Senate to accept Gen. George c. Types of chains that May be pro it has been examined by a postal of Muehlenbruch and one of the Marshall a View and refuse to adopt diced and carried in Stock by employee a to make sure no inflame other victims Are members of the any training restrictions on the dealers from 14 to 3 and the Nura Mable explosive or other Usmail Middleton team. The game was i teen age youths drafted under the Ber of Chain sizes used in some Able matter is it cancelled because of the Accident Bill. Typos from As Many As 22 to 4. A my Mother Felt that something Crata Quot ill Likely gain a few seats probably As Many As five. Was going to happen to Eddie and asked him not to go a Dewey Rickenbacker said. A but he just laughed and reassured her that everything would be All in new York Rickenbacker a Good news. A Eddie will turn up a she assured friends. A a he a too of a hand to get lost in any air plane now.1 just Vest of this Section in the West Central states which Are predominantly farm states there is an indicated Republican gain of around four seats. In the solid South no important seat changes Are indicated because of any shift in sentiment. However the democrats will actually pick up two extra seats in the South because of re apportionment following the 1940 population Cen no explanation was Given by the Navy for relieving Ghormley. Ghormley is a resident of Moscow Idaho. Halsey was born in Elizabeth n. J., and makes his Home in Washington. Announce second change. Another change in commands of the naval forces which Are battling the japanese in the South Pacific relieved vice Admiral William s. Pye As commander of a task Force and took him to Newport r. I. As president of the naval War College. Vice Admiral Herbert f. Leary until recently commander of naval forces in the Southwest Pacific under general Douglas Macarthur was Given the duties As task Force commander formerly assigned to Admiral Pye. Rear Admiral Arthur c. Car Pender who has been second in naval command in the Southwest Pacific area was promoted to the rank of vice Admiral taking Leary sold Job. Halsey 60, has had wide experience at sea. He was commander of a Carrier division in june 1938 and supervised the organization and training of new aviation squadrons for the aircraft carriers Yorktown and Enterprise. He took a command in the Fleet on june 3, 1940. As Leader of a Force which raided the Marshall and Gilbert Island installations of the enemy last january he won wide recognition and a distinguished service medal. Workers and families reported shot by nazi London oct. 24.�? a a Reu ters dispatch from somewhere on the German Frontier said today that All the workers of one department of a Skoda arms factory in Czechoslovakia had been reported shot together with their families for anti German sabotage. Former u. W. Athlete Dies at Monroe Monroe wis., oct. 24.�? or. Julius f. Bauermann 70, who played football on University of Wisconsin teams with which Pat of Dea starred died yesterday. He was a physician and surgeon Here sat 39 years. Fleet planes Aid offensive on Axis lines american tanks take part in All out drive along coast Britain a egyptian armies opened an apparently full scale offensive against the Axis before Dawn today beating nazi Field marshal Erwin Rommel to the punch and breaking a month old stalemate on the Al Alamein front 80 Miles West of Alexandria. As the desert Battlefront erupted with new violence the British Fleet went into action off the egyptian coast shelling the Axis positions near Madruh 110 Miles West of Al Alamein. A bulletin from Gen. Sir Harold r. L. G. Alexanders Headquarters in Cairo said the British 8th army attacked with Strong air support probably including u. S. Army planes and added a fierce fighting developed and is attacking under a full desert Moon Allied troops surged Forward across the Sandy no Many a land under a Strong cover of warplanes while tanks and artillery sent thousands of shells screaming into the enemy. Armies lash out. Besides British Empire troops poles free French greeks and other allies were reported storming the Axis lines stretched across a 40-mile front from the Mediterranean sea to the desolate wastes of the Pattara depression. The line has been stabilized since july i when Rommel a headlong offensive was brought to a halt. While the British armies lashed out in an offensive which May decide the Fate of the Mediterranean the rafts giant bombers reached out across the Alps for the second night in succession last night to blast the italian cities of Genoa and Turin. The two cities one a key port for shipping supplies to North Africa and the other the site of the Royal italian Arsenal were the targets of the greatest weight of bombs Ever dropped on Italy 24 hours earlier. The italians said a a notable damage was also inflicted at Savona 25 Miles West of Genoa in last nights assault. On the rekindled egyptian Battlefront the italian High command reported a intense air activity but made no mention of the new British offensive. Strong air Force. The terse British communique gave no details on the Progress of the Battle but the implication was Clear that Gen. Alexander had struck before marshal Rommel could launch his own offensive. Reports reaching Cairo late thursday said Rommel had been placed in supreme command of Axis land sea and air forces in the Mediterranean theater and had been ordered to open a big scale offensive. These reports said Rommel planned synchronized drives into Egypt from the Al Alamein front and from greek islands into Syria. The British 8th army has been powerfully reinforced by american built tanks and planes and by Strong units of the u. S. Army air Force. Reds press nazis. In Russia red army Headquarters said soviet cavalrymen a pressed the enemy backs after beating off several attacks in the Central caucasus but acknowledge the germans had advanced on the Black sea port of to lapse in the Northwest caucasus. In the 61-Day-old siege of Stalingrad the russian command announced that defenders of the fire blackened Volga Metropolis killed More than 2,200 germans yesterday frustrated All nazi attacks and breached an enemy fortified area along the 40-mile Northwest corridor Between the Don and Volga Rivers. It was the fifth straight Day without a single russian Retreat on the Stalingrad front. Hitlers Field Headquarters asserted that tank led nazi troops a threw the enemy out of various streets in fierce House to House fighting yesterday and seized a the greater part of the red october wors and advanced to the in contrast to the official German claim red army Headquarters declared the red defenders crushed All nazi attacks against the North Side factory red october despite a Shower of 1,500 Stuka bombs. A Berlin broadcast quoted nazi military quarters As conceding that marshal Semeon Timoshenko a Relief army had attained numerical superiority on the Northwest flank but asserted that the russians a nowhere succeeded in breaking into the main German fighting

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