The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 02 19 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 93 Saturday, Feb. 19, 1944 ……….. Articles’ Headlines: … Japs Report Furious U.S. Blows at Truk – Attacking Battle Fleet Keeps Radio Silence; No News of a Landing – Tokyo Says American Carrier Planes Are Battering Base; Broadcast ‘Welcomes’ Big Naval Clash ….. Reef Encircles Series of Island Forts on Truk – Jap Base Called ‘Answer To Gunner’s Dream’ by One-Time Visitor / By Junius B. Wood ….. Germans Quit Staraya Russa – Outflanked Foe Acts to Avert Trap – Move May Be Too Late; Reds Threaten Escape Lines West to Pskov ….. ‘9th AF Here’ Unveils Public Secret No. 1 – We’ll Smash Invasion Wall – Stimson and Arnold Paint Picture of Giant Forces Massing for Blow ….. Civilians Denied Excess Copper ….. Allies Hold Lines Firm Near Anzio – New Battle Rages After Foe’s Attack Fails; Huge Air Cover ….. ‘Startling New Planes’: Arnold ….. Wallace Says Troop Vote Would Favor Roosevelt ….. U.S. Arsenal to Triple Output Bound Overseas ….. Billy Mitchell’s Ghost on Every Raid – The War Vindicates A Man Far Ahead Of His Army – ‘Broken’ Visionary Died 8 Years Ago Today / By Bud Hutton ….. 20-Year Post-War Program Of Home Building Envisaged – U.S. Housing Chief Urges Vast Project Financed By Private Sources ….. All-Navy Musical Program Scheduled Tonight on AFN ….. Wrecking of Monastery Military Necessity-FDR ….. Quiz Program at ETO Base Observes Negro History Week ….. Medic to Be Given Leave To Cure Hiccoughing Girl ….. Senate Measure Gives UNRRA $1,350,000,000 ….. Counsel for Joan Barry Quits in Paternity Case ….. Farmer Draft Deferments Ordered Re-Examined ….. House Sustains Veto on Bill to Ban Subsidies – Acts After FDR Lashes Out, Says Plan Would Zoom Living Cost ….. Gas-Laden Vessel Survives Ordeal of U-Boats and Fire