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  2. Air Medals for US Flying Nurses

    GENERAL MacARTHUR's RQ, Wednesday.—Two flight nurses of- a US fifth Air Force evacuation squadron have been awarded the Air Medal by Lieutenant-General George Kenny for 100 hours of combat zone flying. ...

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  3. Fierce Battles for German Escape Road

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Allied troops of the Fifth and Eighth Armies are fighting desperately to carry out General Alexander's orders to smash or encircle 50,000 Nazi troops retreating along Highway Six towards Rome. Kesselring has ordered his forces to hold their positions, and some of the ...

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    MOSCOW, Wednesday.-A narrow wedge has been driven into the Soviet defences rear Jassy in Rumania. Following a heavy artillery barrage, crack Nazi troops, supported by tanks and dive- bombers, made a concentrated attack cm a narrow front. ...

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  5. New Butter Ration on Trial for Eight Weeks

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—The reduced butter ration which operates as from Monday next is to be given a trial for eight ...

    Article : 149 words
  6. NZ Prime Minister Sees Troops in Action

    LONDON, Wednesday. — The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mr. Peter Fraser, watched his troops go into action during his ...

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  7. British Remember Grim Days of Dunkirk

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Thoughts of the people of Britain are turning back to the grim days of Dunkirk, 1940. ...

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  8. 109 Dead in Memorial Week-end Tragedies

    WASHINGTON, Wednesday.— Drownings, traffic accidents, and other tragedies resulted in the loss of 109 lives during the first ...

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  9. Mr. Curtin to Address Canadian Parliament

    OTTAWA, Wednesday.—The Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Curtin, is to address the Canadian Parliament tomorrow. ...

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    CHUNGKING, Wednesday.—The new enemy offensive in Honan Province is the biggest launched by the Japanese forces in China. ...

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  11. US Bombers Over Hanover and Brunswick

    LONDON, Wednesday. —Powerful Allied bomber formations were reported over Germany again this morning. Wave after wave of Fortresses and Liberators roared over the Channel, and Berlin reported massed formations over Hanover and Brunswick. ...

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  12. More Men to be Released for Dairying

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—New plans to make manpower available for the dairying industry were announced to-night by the Acting Prime Minister, Mr. Forde. The main object is to secure men who are experienced in dairying, and acceptable to farmers. ...

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  13. British Ambassador Returns to Spain

    LONDON, Wednesday.— The British Ambassador to Spain, Sir Samuel Hoare, has arrived in Lisbon on his way to Madrid. ...

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    KANDY, Wednesday.—The monsoon has broken on the Imphal front, and the whole battle area has been converted into a sea of ...

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  15. Liberators Attack Jap Stronghold in Marianas

    PEARL HARBOUR, Wednesday.—Saipan, Jap stronghold in the Marianas, has been heavily bombed by a powerful formation of ...

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  16. George Cross Award for Brave Chimney Sweep

    LONDON, Wednesday.—A 45 year-old Chelsea chimney sweep, Anthony Smith, has been awarded the George cross for bravery ...

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  17. Move for US Department of Armed Forces

    NEW YORK, Wednesday. — Legislation giving the Air Force equal footing with the Army and Navy in a new combined ...

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  18. Spanish Naval Staff at Jap Naval Day Function

    LONDON, Wednesday.— Members of the Spanish Naval Staff attended a function arranged by the Jap Embassy in Madrid in ...

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    LONDON, Wednesday. — More than 750 Flying Fortresses and Liberators, escorted by 1200 fighters, attacked rail centres and ...

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