The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 06 09 B (PDF)

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Vol. 4 No. 187 – Friday, June 9, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Surge Past 1st Seized City – Allies Gaining in Face Of Stern Resistance; 11 Mi. Inland–Nazis ….. Luftwaffe Beginning to Assert Itself ….. The War Today ….. ‘Troops Performing Magnificently’ – Text of Eisenhower Statement After Visiting Beachhead Area ….. Berlin Reports Soviet Offensive ….. Freedom Sends French Town Wild ( Bayeux ) / By Richard McMillan ….. First Mail Call For Liberators / By Arthur W. White ….. Principle Port For Rome Falls To Racing Allies – Civita Vecchia, 40 Miles From Capital, Captured; 5th Army Presses On ….. First Large Batch Of Prisoners Lands ….. Gloom and Cheer ….. $64 Question ….. Newsworthy Names ….. Hash Marks ….. Infantry Wins Foothold With Terrific Attack / By Jack Foster ….. First Story From the Paratroops – Lost After Landing, Writer Saved By Pals’ Bullets in ‘Movie Rescue’ / By Leonard Mosley ….. Difficult Terrain Problems Ahead for Assault Troops / By Hanson W. Baldwin ….. Marauder Does Mission With Only Half a Crew ( B26 ‘Pickled Dilly’ ) ….. Major League Results ….. Minor League Results ….. St. Louis Team Enters American Hockey Circuit ….. Vosmik to Join Nats ….. Tigers Buy Shortstop ( Leslie Floyd ) ….. 129 Pros Tee Off In $17,500 Event – McSpaden, Nelson, Wood In Plush War Bond Tournament ….. Williams Registers Photo-Finish Win Over Sammy Angott ….. Dodgers Trade Chipman To Cubs for Ed Stanky ….. Marathon Ace Speeds To Army Hiking Mark ( Pfc Ruben Meyer ) ….. Ernie Takes a Bride ( Ernie Lombards ) ….. Pirates Dump Reds, 4-2, to Gain on Cards – Giants Defeat Braves, 6-2 ; Ott Swats 2 Homers – Red Sox Trounce Yankees, Chisox Win 7th in Row; Phils Top Bums ….. Schalk Returns to Game As Cub Talent Scout ….. ‘Filthy 13’ Squad Rivaled by None In Leaping Party – Whereabouts Not Known But Pity the Nazis Who Meet Them / By Tom Hoge ….. Biak Airfield Falls to Allies – Japs Cut Off From Rear, Lose Bomb Base Within Philippines Range ….. Bulkeley, Pacific Hero, Leads PT Boats Here ….. 2,000 Jews Reach Switzerland ….. AFN Radio Program ….. NEWS FROM HOME – Ex-Lt. Governor Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charge – Former No. 2 Michigan Man Admits Plot to Corrupt Legislature ….. Confederate Uniform in House ( Julius F. Howell ) ….. Back to the Old Job ( Pvt. Paul Morgan ) ….. Shy Cabbies on Strike ….. Pawnbrokers Are Rushed ….. Sisters Killed in Crash ….. Brothers Gored to Death ( George and Hawky Jones ) ….. Terry and the Pirates / By Milton Caniff