The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 06 12 B (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 189 – Monday, June 12, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Liberation Issue ….. Unified Front Now 51 Mi. Broad – 2 U.S. Forces Link Up At Vire River; British Capture Key Junction – Yanks Gain in Push On Cherbourg Peninsula ….. Reds Open Offensive on North Front – Smash Open 25-Mile Gap In Finnish Lines to Break Lull in the East ….. 4 Jap Destroyers Sunk in Pacific ….. The War Today ….. Liberation Spans the Waters – A Day-by-Day Review Of the Great Crusade / By William R. Spear ….. This ‘Liberation Issue” Goes to Yanks Across ….. Pescara Yielded By Nazis as 5th Continues Push – Axis Suffers ‘Catastrophe,’ Falling Back ‘Completely Disorganized’ in Italy ….. U.S. Heavies Hit Rumania From New Bases in Russia ….. Giant Blows Are Struck by Plane Fleets ….. Solemn Nation Greeted News With Prayers – Absenteeism Went Down, The Strikers Went Back-All U.S. Wanted to Help ….. S & S Reporter Tells Of Medics’ Heroism On Bloody Beaches / By Bud Hutton ….. Channel Traffic Like Times Sq. On Saturday Night / By Jack Foster ….. Driving on the Right Is the Rule in France ….. Dalmatian Isle Raided by Allies ….. Allied Air Cover A Big Feature Of the Landings – Fighters Roam the Skies At Will; 9th Setting Up New Airfields / By Doug Werner ….. Jap Naval Attache in Italy Is Reported Assassinated ….. West Wall a ‘Myth’ in Spots, In Others Devilishly Tough ….. Yanks KO Gun Nests With Knives, Grenades By Henry Gorrell ….. Need Help in France? Contact Help Wanted ….. Reporter Gives His Impressions Of the New Front / By C. B. Lynch ….. Sweden Reported Ready To Curb Bearings Exports ….. 5 U.S. Army Nurses Become First Allied Women to Land / By Walter Fishman ….. Germans Say Prisoners To March Through Paris ….. French Put On Sunday Best to Welcome Allies – Hidden Wine Trotted Out As Natives Declare a Liberation Holiday ….. Liberation Gives French Something to Chew On ….. Help Wanted-AND GIVEN ….. Copy Cat ….. Music Makers ….. Hash Marks ….. Ike Directs Show From Mobile HQ – He’ll Move Across When the Right Time Arrives / By Stanley Burch ….. S & S Eyewitness’ Story: How Rangers, Cut Off, Held On Grimly in Own ‘Little Bataan’ / By G. K. Hodenfield ….. Army Poets – Fiddlers’ Green ….. PRIVATE BREGER ….. Even to Land Was a Miracle, Pyle Declares – Sprawling Bodies Tell Mute Story of Death in the Murderous Fire / By Ernie Pyle ….. Glider Pilots Back in Britain ( 2/Lt. Charles B. Ellington. High Point, North Carolina; F/O Kenneth Ensor. Piano, Ill.; and F/O Joe Gilbreath, Fort Worth, Tex. ) ….. Gun Emplacements Smashed in Special Mission by Heavies / By Nathan Asch ( Bombardiers: Capt. Harry W. Meadville, of Lawton, Okla.; 1/Lt. Paul R Carsten, of Elmore, Ohio, and 1/Lt. Henry Tonelli, of San Francisco ) ….. Nazi Captive Says It’s All Propaganda ….. 1,000 Brooklyn Doctors Accused in Pay Racket ….. Nazi Convoy to Crete Smashed by Marauders ….. Pacific Malaria Reduced 95 Pct. ….. Army Photo Chief Tells Of ‘Irresistible’ Assault ( Lt. Col. William A. Ulman ) ….. Shipping Losses to Subs In May Lowest of War ….. AFL Organizers Sentenced ( Jean Jodoin and Philip Cutler ) ….. 9th Glider Pilot Kills 11 of Foe, Then Escapes – American’s Wild Exploit After Capture in France Is Revealed ( F/O R. B. Fowler ) ….. GIs Swell Billfolds And Ease Manpower Crisis on Furloughs ….. Gambling in Plants Stirs Little Flower to Protest ….. Victory Vigil ( Cundiyo, N.M ) ….. AFN Radio Program ….. Cards Swamp Reds, 18-0; Bums Clip Braves – Pirates Topple Cubs, Tighten Hold on Second – Rain Curtails Major League Activity Over Weekend ….. Byrd Keeps Up Hot Links Pace ( Sammy Byrd ) ….. Giants Sign Prep Star ( Jimmy Goodwin ) ….. Man of Letters ‘Johnny Lujack’ / By Pap ….. How They Stand ….. Northwestern Honors Kepford ( Lt. Ira “Ike” Kepford ) ….. Illini Capture NCAA Crown – Young Stars as Trackmen Sweep to Easy ….. Victory ….. Sports Highlights ….. Minor League Roundup ….. News From Home – GOP Convention Delegate List Complete; Dewey Far in Lead ….. ‘GI Rights Bill’ Near Final OK – Senate-House Conference Reaches Agreement on Aid to Veterans ….. Guilty of Fraud, 2 Officers Are Cashiered by Army ( Lt. Bill M. Sellais and Capt. Edward P. Patka ) ….. Mahurin, Back in Indiana, Gets a Ticket for Parking ( Maj. Walker C. Mahurin ) ….. Liquor Thieves Running Insurance Company Dry ….. UAW Endorses Firing Of 600 Wildcat Strikers ….. She Wouldn’t Dood It ( Red Skelton ) ….. Inverted Crusade ….. Bradley’s Daughter Weds ( Elizabeth Cannel Bradley ) ….. Debt-Limit Bill Signed ….. But Little Lamsey Dhivey! ….. Joan Blondell Asks Divorce ….. Capt. Gentile to Wed ( Capt. Don Gentile ) ….. Flood Damage in Iowa Estimated at 154 Million ….. Li’l Abner / By Al Capp ….. Terry and the Pirates ….. Pictorial Review of Drive That Breached West Wall