The Stars and Stripes – London 1944 08 16 (PDF)


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Vol. 4 No. 245 – Wednesday, August 16, 1944
Articles’ Headlines: … Allies Invade South France; Half of Nazi Army Still in Trap – U.S.-British-French Assault Army Wins Beaches on Riviera – Opposition Light as Giant Sea-Airborne Forces Land: Falaise Gap Narrows; Foe Runs Gantlet of Shells, Bombs ….. Allied Planes Batter Airfields; Blitz on France Continues ….. The War Today ….. Britain, U.S. in Accord On World Security Unit ….. Ready Assault On E. Prussia – Red Army Pushing Ahead Berlin Admits; Russians Gain on Other Fronts ….. Brittany Thrust Led by Patton – Bradley Heads Army Group; Status Equal to Montgomery’s / By Wes Gallagher ….. 50,000 Reported Still in Bulge ….. Several Miles In On South Coast ….. Parisian Patriots Burst Into Song at the News ….. ‘D-Day’ Number Two ….. Home to France ….. Patton Rides Again ….. Hash Marks ….. Soviet Short Cut ….. Straight From the Front / By Ernie Pyle ….. This is The Army ….. Notes from the Air Force ….. Eastern Body Defies NCAA, Introduces Grid Rule Changes ….. Sports Sidelights ….. Minor League Results ….. Help Wanted–AND GIVEN ….. Stagg, 82 Today, Still on the Job – Fired by Chicago Because He Was Too Old, Made Pacific a Grid Power – Lone Defeat in ’43 Against So. Cal, 7-0, Raised National Hubbub ….. PGA Field Led By Fred Annon – N.Y. War Worker Posts 68 in Qualifying Round On Manito Course ….. Waldorf Shuffles All-Star Lineup ….. Algiers Ring Titlist Added to Jacobs’ Stable of Hopefuls ( Marcel Cerdans ) ….. Dixie Walker Suffering From Bone Chip in Ankle ….. How They Stand ….. Game Winning Home Run Disputed by Oriole Boss ….. Hanson Named San Diego Coach ….. Red Sox Slam Browns, 5-1; Macks Subdue Tigers, 7-5 – Yankees Edge White Sox, 2-1; Cards Triumph – Annex Third in Row Over Dodgers, 4-2; Bucs Take Twin Bill ….. Li’l Abner / By Al Capp ….. Devers in Charge? ….. Nazis Being Licked, Ike Asserts, But Rhine Is Far Off, He Adds / By Marshall Yarrow ….. A GI Easily Forgets ….. Wilson Asks Aid Of French People ( Gen. Sir Henry Maitland Wilson ) ….. Kennedy’s Son Killed in Action ( Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. ) ….. Several Strikes Settled in U.S. ….. Other Leaders Named ( Lt. Gen. Courtney H. Hodges, Maj. Gen. Wade H. Haislip and Maj. Gen. Edward H. Brooks ) ….. Allies Ready To Recognize Gaullist Control – Agreement on Civil Rule Set for Signing; Ike to Keep Supreme Power ….. Chemists Develop A Super Gasoline For U.S. Bombers ….. Radio Highlights ….. Terry & The Pirates / By Milton Caniff