The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 06 02 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 181 – Friday, June 2, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Yanks Sight Rome, 13 Mi. Off; Bypass Enemy in Velletri – Americans Encircle Lanuvio as British Gain Near Ardea; Nazis Reported Manning Another Defense Line ….. Decisive Hour Here-Stimson; Most Air, SOS Troops Across ….. Raids Isolate North From So. France – Allies Say Most Transport Links Are Out; RAF Batters Rail Targets ….. The War Today ….. Give 500 British Pounds for Child Orphaned When Mother Dies in Rescue – Airmen Act in Gratitude After Effort to Rescue U.S. Fliers Is Fatal ….. Japs ‘Shattered’ In South Pacific – Halsey Says Only 2,000 Effectives Left in Area; Cites Big U.S. Blows ….. Negro Fighter-Unit Chief Promoted to Full Colonel ( Lt. Col. Benjamin Davis Jr ) ….. 250 Sun-Bathing Nazis Wiped Out by Greeks ….. Baby Killed, 2 Yanks Seized As Sub Halts Portuguese Ship ….. Yanks Ignore Odds, Bullets On Vital Hill / By Omar Garrison ….. Johnston Reaches Moscow ( Eric Johnston ) ….. F.D.R. Shortly to Visit London, Time States ….. Hash Marks ….. Peace Plans ….. Combined Operations ….. Fish Story ….. Special Service Set for Second Front – Troop Entertainment, Even on the Beaches, Will Be Offered / By Arthur W. White ….. 30 Reich Raids Just Another Adventure for This Vet Airman ( S/Sgt. William Lander ) ….. Giant Gardella Brings Touch Of Flatbush to Coogan’s Bluff ….. Sport Sidelights ….. All-Star Tilt Proceeds To Supply Sports Gear ….. Illini Trackmen CC Favorites – 11 Teams Remain After Michigan Squad Drops Out ….. How They Stand ….. Minor League Results ….. Cards Get Naymick on Wavers ….. Cleo Shans Mauls Jeffra In Ten-Rounder at LA ….. Browns Take Over First From Yankees – Bombers Tied In Pct. Points, Trail in Games – Unser’s Homer in 9th With Bases Loaded Gives Tigers 6-2 Victory ….. Stilwell’s Men Storm Jap Base In North Burma – Capture Swells Pressure On Kamaing; Threat to Changsha Increases ….. Arnold’s Son to Wed ….. Art Show at Edinburgh ….. AFN Radio Program ….. Painting the Town? Try a Mild and Bitter ….. Enemy Losses Swell in Russia – Nazis Continue Attacks In Rumania, Open New Thrusts Near Vitebsk ….. Yanks Praised For Saving Britons Trapped in Blaze ….. 15,000-Ft. Dive Blows Fire Out., Saves a Fort ….. It’s a Rugged Life, But the Sarge Takes A Busman’s Holiday ( 1 / Sgt. William E. Kleinhans ) ….. Alabama’s Runoff Returns Patrick to Congress Seat ….. June 15 ‘Infantry Day’ ….. U.K. Spending By Yanks Drops ….. 3 Ground Kills Put P51 Ace in Tie for ETO Strafing Title ( Lt. Ralph Hofer ) ….. ETO Whets Interest Of Bored 87-Op Man ( Sgt. John Gungl ) ….. News From Home – Ickes Restores Coal Mines to Their Owners – Anthracite and a Few Bituminous Units Only Ones Still in U.S. Hands