The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 03 17 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 116 Friday, Mar. 17, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Biggest 12-Hour Blitz Hits Nazis – 1,000-Bomber Blow By RAF Followed By Heavy U.S. Raid – Luftwaffe Comes Up and Fighters Engage In Fierce Battles; British Rain 3,300 Tons On Stuttgart, Other Targets ….. Reds 25 Mi. From Edge Of Rumania – Odessa-Lwow Line Is Cut Again, Insuring Lack of Transport for Nazis ….. Nazis Wage Fierce Fight For Cassino – Allied Progress in Ruins Slowed by Debris and A Stubborn Foe ….. FDR Checking To Gauge Total Vote by Troops – Seeks to Learn How Many It Would Give the Ballot Before Acting on Bill ….. Night Assault History’s Greatest ( One thousand RAF night bombers ) ….. Augsburg, Ulm Struck, Reich Says ….. WLB Rejects AFL Call For Higher Wage Ceiling ….. Renewal of Liquor Output To Curb Gangsters Urged ….. Yank Blinded in Africa Weds His British Hospital Nurse ( Pvt. Otto Huttenen, of Warren, Ohio ) ….. Execution of Nazi Spy Is Revealed by British ( Oswald John Job ) ….. 2 Leading U.S. Aces Lost Over New Guinea ( Col. Neel Kearby and Lt. Col. Thomas Lynch ) ….. ‘2nd Front News Bureau’ Is Set Up in U.S. by OWI ….. Senate Gets GI ‘Bill of Rights’ ….. Ghost Mission Accomplished – Yank Patrol Returns Laughing; Scared Hell Out of the Germans / By Milton Lehman ….. Helping Out the Live Soldiers – British Trying, at Least, to Help Us Get the Hang of Their Phones ….. Saint Patrick ….. Ford Suspends 50 After Strike; Asks State Police Protection – Plane-Engine Output Cut 75 Pct. by the Wildcat Walkout, Officials Say ….. Berlin Scoffs at Report Of Rumanian Peace Move ….. Draft Failing; Boards Told to Crack Down ….. ‘Tunisian Victory’ Hailed at Preview By Allied Chiefs ….. Unified Communications System Abroad Favored ….. Social Security for All In the World Is Sought ….. Albany Mayor Drafted ( Erastus Corning ) ….. Gets 1st Medal of Honor in Italy ( T/Sgt. Charles E. Kelly, 23, of Pittsburgh ) ….. U.S. Sues Alkali Firms, Charges Trade Restraint ….. Appeal to Finns To Quit Fighting Made by FDR – Plea to End War Comes Amid Reports Helsinki Has Refused Terms ….. Carolines Atoll Gets First Raid ….. 425 MPH Speed Makes Mustang Fastest in World