The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 08 07 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 237 – Monday, August 7, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Yanks Open Drive for Paris – One Column 50 Mi. East of Avranches; Tanks Reach Brest ….. Philly Tie-Up Partially Over ….. Nazi Officials Quit Paris ….. The War Today ….. Reds 40 Miles From Cracow; Menace Silesia – Tighten Vise on Warsaw; Russians Still at Edge Of East Prussia ….. Berlin Bombed By U.S. Heavies ….. 47 Lose Lives In Train Crash ( Doctortown, Ga. ) ….. Luxury Train Derailed ( Lane, S.C. ) ….. U.S. Toll in France Is 70,009; 116,148 Total Allied Casualties ….. Bond Campaign Of 8th AF Past Halfway Mark – $3,068,489 Is Subscribed, 51 Pct. of Goal; Drive Concludes Sept. 2 ….. Bitter Battling On at Florence ….. He Knows Now ( Arnold Ernst ) ….. Bubbles From The Political Pot ….. Truman Quits Committee ( Senate War Investigating Committee ) ….. Dewey Ends Conferences ….. McMahon Is Nominated ….. Tennessee Nominates ….. Russian Widow Becomes ‘Hero of the Soviet Union’ ( Guards Sgt. Maria Oktyabrskaya ) ….. Mustang Pilot KOs 6 Nazis For New Mark on Fighters ( Maj. George E. Freddy ) ….. Key Rail Line Destroyed By Partisans, Tito Says ( Kraljevo-Skoplje railway ) ….. Haile Selassie Gets Plane ….. British Reach Burma in Push Past India Line – Seize Tamu, Win Control Of Valley; Myitkyina Japs Mopped Up ….. Byrnes Orders Drastic New Manpower Controls – OKs Sanctions To Insure Full Output for War – Priorities to Be Revised To Net 200,000 More Workers in ‘Stretch’ ….. U.S. Distillers Start Work On 40,000,000 Gallons ….. Wrecked Ship Proves Handy ….. Hotter’n Hell; Even Satan Keeled Over – Rain Floods Washington; Rest Of U.S. Wet Down by Sweat ….. Better Stay in the Army, Bub – Bleak Future for Office-Boy Colonels ….. U.S. Is Warned Of Land Boom – Wiekard Decries Rush To Buy Farms at Prices Inflated by the War ….. 26 Jap-American Internees Cleared Of Draft Charges ….. Navy Cruiser Commander Killed in Plane Crash ( Rear-Adm. Charles P. Cecil ) ….. Briefs From Home – Emphasis – Army Takes Over Hotels – Hope It Comes Soon – ‘Dunk,’ Men, ‘Dunk’ – Aluminum Output Faces Cut – The Not So Almighty Dollar ….. Deny Coddling Of Prisoners ….. Jon Hall Slashed ….. New Faces Due On N.Y. Skyline – 32-Million Building Plan Will See Skyscrapers Erected ….. U.S. Curtails Sub Building ….. Zinc Pennies Will Remain Until They Are Worn Out ….. Navy Refuses to Free Cooper To Police in ‘Wild-Party’ Case ….. Bill Would Give U.S. War-Time Rule in Peace – Republicans Fight Senate Measure to Continue Controls 2 Years ….. Shoddy ( Mrs. Vera Perry ) ….. Hash Marks ….. An Allied Success ….. Don’t Write It ….. Chance to Study ….. Straight From the Front / By Ernie Pyle ( Normandy Mosquitoes ) ….. Army Poets – Tribute – T/5 Peter Alfano ….. Notes from the Air Force ….. This Is The Army ….. Ordnance Men Put Booty Back On Job for U.S. – Enemy Material, Damaged Allied Equipment Are Restored in France / By Joe Fleming ….. Piano Makers Out of Tune ….. Help WantedAnd Given ….. Stars & Stripes Map Saves Launch Lost In a Channel Fog ( S/Sgt. Alpha M. Chase ) ….. DSCs Go To 7 In 4th Division ( Decorated were: Lt. Cols. Carlton O. MacNeely, of Columbus, Ga., and Arthur S. Teague, of Philadelphia; Maj. George L. Mabry Jr., of Hagood, S.C.; Capts. Charles A. Earnest III, of Toano, Va., and Gail B. Lee, of Mt. Herman, La.; T/Sgt. Erwin F. Mitman, of Scranton, Pa., and S/Sgt. Donald L. Chase, of Newcomb, N.Y. ) ….. GI Ingenuity Licks Problem of Slicing French Hedgerows ….. 5 WAC Looeys Replace Air-Unit Cryptographers ( The WACs are: Lts. Mary K. Edinger, of Woodstock, Ill.; Anne W. Tinges, of Towson, Md.; Maxine E. Teetsel, of Sayre, Pa.; Anita A. Kretemann, of Orange, N.J. and Aileen Lohrke, of Nashua,. Ia. ) ….. Say Bulgaria Balks at Aid in War on Turkey – Ankara Hears Nazis Told Borders Will Be Closed To Passage of Troops ….. French Drive Saves Dough ….. That 9 Francs an Hour Helps – Yanks, French Get On Fine; Natives Pitch In at Odd Jobs ….. Aerial Hookup Gets Allies Information, Informer, to Boot ….. Crippled P47 Flies Home In Circles, Lands at 200 Per ( Lt. Col. Harold N. Holt ) ….. Study Airplane Gas Stations ….. Goldbrickers Dig Down For Cash to Aid Prisoners ….. Radio Highlights ….. Lane Held in Bail After Franklin Death ….. Montgomery Loses to Jack – War Bond Tiff at Garden Nets $35,864,900 for Largest ‘Gate’ ….. Wright Entries Sweep Princess Pat Stakes – Duplicate Feat Of ’41 Futurity; Earnings Zoom – Good Blood, Twosy and Thine Add $36,840 to Calumet Total ….. ‘Red’ Button Will Boss National Ice Loop Again ….. Minor League Results ….. Brewer Slump Against Hens Fails to Open up A A Chase ….. Junior Net Title To Falkenburg ….. Strong Mound Staff Bolsters Oriole Bid ….. Yankees Give Cooney Unconditional Release ….. Loughran Gels Discharge ….. Behind The Sports Headlines ….. Ivory Hunters Foil Ott Attempt to Keep Kids Under Wraps ….. Southern and Big Ten Players Dominate All Star Grid Squad ….. ETO Sports Mirror ….. Sampson Notches 20th Victory ….. Bucky Walters Stops Redbirds To Gain No. 16 – Chapman Joins Dodgers Brooks Whip Braves Twice, 9-4, 8-7 ….. Title to Legless Golfer ( Charles Blake ) ….. Masterson Backs Down, Signs to Play for Tigers ….. Major League Results ….. Haegg Lowers 2-Mile Record ….. Cubs Pound Bucs, 4-3,7-2; Brownies Hold Margin – Red Sox Miss Chance to Gain; Yanks Mar Fete – Blank A’s, 1-0 After Mack Celebration; Chisox’ Bid for 4th Fails ….. Jules Sikes to Coach St. Mary’s Pre-Flight ….. Yanks Sweep Ahead, Cut Off Brittany Peninsula