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  2. BRITAIN'S OUTLOOK

    While expressing gratification at the improvement in Britain's position since the dark days of May and June, the Prime Minister (Mr. Churchill) in his war review in the House of Commons on Thursday warned the nation that it would be disastrous to suppose that the ...

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  3. PACIFIC RAIDER.

    SYDNEY, Dec. 20.—The Minister for the Navy (Mr. Hughes) announced to-day that five of the seven vessels attacked by an enemy raider in the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  4. ADRIATIC PENETRATED.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—British warships have penetrated 150 miles into the Adriatic and carried out a major bombardment of Valona. This news was ...

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  5. SIEGE OF BARDIA

    It is announced from the British General Headquarters in Cairo that in the Western Desert offensive the Libyan port of Bardia is now surrounded by advanced elements of the British forces, which are being steadily reinforced. It is added that the position of the remnants of ...

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  6. GREEKS PRESS ON.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—Braving severe weather and overcoming determined enemy resistance, the Greeks are continuing their progress in Albania. The ...

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  7. R.A.F. ATTACKS.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—The Air Ministry announces that last night in bad weather the Royal Air Force attacked several targets in the Ruhr and western ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  8. VALONA SUFFERS AGAIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—A Royal Air Force communique issued in Athens last night stated: "On Wednesday we most successfully attacked the seaplane base, docks ...

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  9. NAZI HELP FOR ITALY.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—Officials in Rome admitted last night that German transport planes were carrying Italian reinforcements to Albania and also that some ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  10. THE NAVY'S PART.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—In announcing that the First Lord of the Admiralty (Mr. A. V. Alexander) and the First Sea Lord (Admiral of the Fleet Sir' Dudley ...

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  11. MINOR GERMAN RAIDS.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—There was again no daylight bombing of Britain yesterday. Several night raids on a small scale included a minor attack on a ...

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  12. "ENEMY TOTTERS."

    ATHENS, Dec. 20,—n a special Order of the Day to the troops the Commander-in-Chief (General Papagos) says:—The enemy totters before you He, ...

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  13. AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES.

    MELBOURNE, Dec. 20.—he Government had not received any casualty list of Australians fighting in the Middle East, the Minister for Information ...

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  14. ATTACKS ON SHIPPING.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—A Germane plane bombed the Irish Channel mail steamer Cimbria 20 miles from the Irish coast on Wednesday. All the bombs missed ...

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  15. SWISS HOPE FOR THE BEST.

    BERNE, Dec. 20.—The Swiss Army Command has ordered a lifting of the black-out on Christmas Eve, expressing the hope that Swiss neutrality will not ...

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  16. ROME'S CLAIMS.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—The following communique was issued in Rome this afternoon:—"Our artillery in the Bardia sector counter-bombarded the enemy ...

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  17. "AN INSPIRING EXAMPLE."

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—The Minister for Aircraft Production (Lord Beaverbrook) has written to the Agent-General for Victoria (Mr. A. L. Bussau). ...

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  18. AIR RAID ON ALEXANDRIA.

    ALEXANDRIA, Dec. 19.—After 25 days' respite Alexandria had an air raid lasting an hour early this morning. It is officially stated that there were no ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  19. SOVIET AMBASSADOR IN BERLIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 19.0—The Berlin radio announced today that Hitler had accepted the credentials of the new Soviet Ambassador, M. Dekanosov, who was ...

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  20. ENEMY OUT-GENERALLED.

    MELBOURNE, Dec. 20.—Marshal Graziani (the Italian Commander-in-Chief) has been out-generalled in the Western Desert. Relying on his ...

    Article : 333 words
  21. BRITISH STEAMER TORPEDOED.

    NEW YORK, Dec. 20.—The Mackay radio station reported today that the British steamer Carlton (5,162 tons) had been torpedoed, this morning 300 miles ...

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  22. SHIPS FOR BRITAIN.

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 19.—Britain has signed contracts in the United States for the construction of cargo ships worth 50,000,000 dollars (£12,500,000). Thirty ...

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  23. CALL TO THE NATION.

    LONDON, Dec. 20.—The urgent necessity to appreciate the vital difference between complacency and confidence—and to give confidence no greater place than ...

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  24. NAPIER STAR'S FATE.

    LONDON, Dec. 19.—The owners of the Blue Star liner Napier Star (12,196 tons). which was reported yesterday from New York to have been torpedoed in the North ...

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  25. MILK SUPPLIES IN BRITAIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 19.—The Ministry of Food announced today that normal milk supplies would be restored tomorrow. ...

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  26. MELBOURNE MAN WINS D.F.C.

    LONDON, Dec. 19.—Flight-Lieutenant K. W. Kaufman, of Melbourne has been awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. ...

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