The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 08 12 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 242 – Saturday, August 12, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … YANKS STRIKE FOR FALAISE – Stab Holds Trap Peril For Enemy – Recapture of Le Mans By Nazis Is Reported; Bitter Battles Rage ….. Election Is Classified: ‘Secret -Equals British Most Secret’ ….. B29s Hit Nagasaki; Turner Sets Up Saipan HQ ….. The War Today ….. East-Front Lull Over, Nazis Say – Berlin Reports Big New Russian Drives and Admits Pulling Back ….. U.S., Britain, Holland OK Study of Rubber Control ….. Yanks Wed 10,000 Aussie Girls ….. Slayer Did It With His Little Rumor – Scooped on Himmler ‘Death,’ Scribe Sleuths Out the ‘Killer’ / By Richard McMillan ….. Revamped Plane Output Stresses Super-Bombers; Philippines Raided; All Guam Now in U.S. Hands – Aircraft Program To Concentrate On Japan ….. 90 Pct. of American Pay In France Is Going Home ….. Reveal 11-Hour Glider Flights ….. U.S. Bombs Hit Canadians ….. Allied Air Army ….. MacArthur Hits Back ….. Harbor Craft Units ….. Hash Marks ….. The 30th Infantry Battles Way to Highest Laurels / By Earl Mazo ….. This Is The Army ….. Notes from the Air Force ….. Straight From the Front / By Ernie Pyle ….. Tigers Move Into Third As Browns Whip Yanks ….. HOW THEY STAND ….. Seattle’s Signing of McAdams Evokes Blast from Marshall ….. Bombers Annex Flier Tank Title At Maidenhead – Diamant Paces ….. Service Command Squad; WACs Compete / By Gene Graff ….. Help Wanted–And Given ….. Segura, Talbert Reach Net Semis ….. 80-Day Season Is Fixed On Migratory Waterfowl ….. Rules Lookouts Must Pay Salary to Injured Player ….. Utah Five Going Blast Again ….. Braves Acquire Two Hurlers ( Pitchers Johnny Hutchings and Woodrow Rich ) ….. Hoags Mow Stops A’s ….. Yanks to Lose Hemsley ….. Scribes Go Down Swinging as Reds Sign Deacon Bill ….. Lip on Receiving End Of Fine for a Change ( Rube Melton ) ….. Li’l Abner / By Al Capp ….. Captive Nazi Generals Tell Reich to Quit – Appeal From Russia Cites ‘Senseless Bloodshed’; Goebbels Clamps Down ….. Reconversion Vote Is Sought ….. Radio Highlights ….. All-Day Raids Batter France ….. Civil Officials Take Over; Cooper Gives Up to Sheriff ….. Amnesty for Poles in Russia ….. Judge Hints Philadelphia Strike Was Intended To Affect Election ….. Absence of Racial Friction In France Cited by General ( Brig. Gen. Benjamin O. Davis ) ….. Legion of Merit Awarded Four Sergeants in ETO ( They were: S/Sgt. Bige Jackson, an infantry mess sergeant from Dallas, Tex.; Sgt. Ike G. Roby, a QM chief warehouseman from Sallis, Miss.; M/Sgt Bernal M. Thurman, a replacement depot transportation sergeant .from Franklin, Ky.; and M/Sgt. Melzar Pearsall Jr., a Transportation Corps construction foreman from Wilmington, N.C. ) ….. Ike Hints New Airborne Move ( Eisenhower decorated five men with the DSC and ten with the Silver Star for gallantry during and subsequent to D-Day. ….. DSCs went to: Pvt. Lee N. Rogers, Aberdeen, Wash. : Lt. Charles L. Santarsiero, Dunmore, Pa. ; Lt. Walter G. Amerman, Paxton, Ill. ; T/4 Robert F. Langen, San Jose, Cal., and Lt. Col. Raymond D. Millener, Taylor Town, La. Silver Stars were awarded to: Sgt. David L. Beard, Lebanon, Tenn. ; Pvt. Raymond L. Miller, National City. Cal. ; Pvt. Homer R. Johnson, Mason City, W. Va. ; Lt. Col. Robert A. Ballard, Jacksonville, Fla. ; Maj. Richard L. Allen, Atlanta, Ga. : Lt. Ralph A. Payne, Alexandria, Va. ; Sgt. Allen Jones. Birmingham, Ala. ; Pvt George W. Blackburn, Houston, Tex. : Pvt. Fred T. Smith, Blue Ridge, Ga., and T/4 Richard V. Aman. Los Angeles. ) ….. NEWS FROM HOME – Military Asked To Rule on Cut In War Output – Nelson Releases a Report Hinting a Reduction May Be Feasible ….. Pinups to WAC in Film ( They are Lana Turner, Laraine Day and Susan Peters. ) ….. New York Times to Build ….. Press Denounces Ban ….. Terry & The Pirates / By Milton Caniff