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  2. MIDDLE EAST OUTLOOK.

    ALEXANDRIA, Dec. 9.—Throughout the Middle East it is believed that the Greek successes in Albania alter the whole background of the war in this area. ...

    Article : 486 words
  3. ALBANIAN FRONT

    As a result of the Greek capture on Sunday of the strategically important town of Argyrokastron the entire right wing of the Italian forces in Albania is stated to be hastily withdrawing. The Argyrokastron victory gave the Greeks a large quantity of ...

    Article : 966 words
  4. GERMANY'S AIMS.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—A thousand armament workers assembled at a factory in Berlin today to hear a speech by Hitler. The tenor of the speech was defensive. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. BRITISH ATTACK

    Driving across the Western Desert in Egypt the British forces which attacked the Italian advanced positions at dawn on Monday have already made a considerable advance and have captured more than 4,000 prisoners as well as war material. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  6. MR. MENZIES'S STATEMENT

    CANBERRA, Dec. 10.—The probability of "a very substantial victory" having been attained by British forces operating in the Western Desert of Egypt was ...

    Article : 504 words
  7. THE STRATEGICAL OUTLOOK.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—Very great surprise was created here by General Sir Archibald Wavell's decision to launch an attack against the Italian advance forces ...

    Article : 526 words
  8. R.A.F. OFFENSIVE.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—The Royal Air Force headquarters in Greece issued the following communique today:—"Despite bad weather our bombers carried out an ...

    Article : 75 words
  9. MOSCOW COMMENT.

    MOSCOW, Dec. 9.—The "Red Star," organ of the Red Army, commenting on the Greek campaign in Albania, emphasises that the Greeks still hold the ...

    Article : 109 words
  10. ATLANTIC RAIDER.

    MONTEVIDEO, Dec. 9.—The German Minister in Uruguay (Herr Otto Langmann) has formally protested to the Government against the extension to 72 ...

    Article : 301 words
  11. COMMAND CHANGES.

    LONDON. Dec. 9.—A special communique issued in Rome today declared:— Italy knew when she entered the war that difficult moments were ahead. ...

    Article : 214 words
  12. TESTING ITALIAN STRENGTH.

    MELBOURNE, Dec. 10.—The reports of British military activity in the Western Desert in Egypt suggest that General Wavell has taken the offensive in an ...

    Article : 408 words
  13. ITALIANS' PLIGHT.

    MELBOURNE, Dec. 10.—The fall of Argyrokastron will make possible a substantial Greek advance in the western sector of the Albanian front, while the ...

    Article : 361 words
  14. DISORDERS REPORTED.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—A dispatch from Sofia says that the Athens radio last night stated that "disorders provoked by non-Fascist elements in Italy continue. ...

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  15. MERCHANT LOSSES.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—An Admiralty statement issued today showed that mercantile shipping losses due to enemy action for the week ended December 1 ...

    Article : 103 words
  16. ACTION ADMITTED.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—The Berlin radio tonight admitted that a German armed merchantman had been engaged by the Carnarvon Castle but denied that the ...

    Article : 75 words
  17. AERIAL ATTACKS.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—A communique issued today from British General Head-quarters in Cairo states that British patrols last night continued extensive ...

    Article : 284 words
  18. DASH FROM MEXICO.

    LONDON, Dee. 10.—The mystery surrounding the fate of the German freighter Idarwald (5,033 tons), which, with the freighter Rhein (6.031 tons), ...

    Article : 153 words
  19. HIT BY TORPEDO.

    OTTAWA. Dec. 9.—A naval communique announced today that the Canadian destroyer Saguenay (1.320 tons) had been damaged by torpedo while engaging ...

    Article : 151 words
  20. ITALIAN TORPEDO BOATS.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—The failure of their motor torpedo boats has bitterly surprised the Italians," says the correspondent of "The Times" at Cairo. "In the ...

    Article : 208 words
  21. ARMISTICE COMMISSION.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—The German radio states that General Camillio Grossi has been appointed chief of the Italian Armistice Commission in succession to ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 86 words
  22. OFF THE CUBAN COAST.

    HAVANA, Dec. 9.—The Manzanillo naval station reports that a submarine of unknown nationality has been sighted off the south coast of Cuba. ...

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  23. THE KING'S CONGRATULATIONS

    ATHENS. Dec. 10.—In a message of congratulation to the army and the Royal Air Force, the Ring mentions particularly "those who with such courage carried out ...

    Article : 44 words
  24. DUTCH SUBMARINE LOST.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—It was officially announced this evening that a Dutch submarine had been lost while engaged on war operations. ...

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  25. KEEPING THE PERSPECTIVE.

    CANBERRA, Dec. 10.—"In a few days all these birds will be rounded up," declared the Minister for the Navy (Mr. Hughes) tonight in a characteristic ...

    Article : 253 words
  26. OFFENSIVE ACTION.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—The Cairo correspondent of "The Times" reports that today, just six months after the Italian entry into war, finds the British forces ...

    Article : 394 words
  27. WAR-WEARY SPAIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—While there is a feeling in certain military circles that Hitler may yet suddenly try to outflank the Greeks by descending on Salonika and ...

    Article : 224 words
  28. A WARNING AGAINST OPTIMISM.

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—The German paper "Das Reich" warns the German people against optimism or hopes for a quick finish to the war. "The amount ...

    Article : 142 words
  29. "GERMANY HAS LOST."

    LONDON, Dec. 10.—In a statement to-day on the eve of the first meeting of the Czechoslovakian State Council in London Dr. Benes (President of the Council) ...

    Article : 125 words
  30. IRON CROSS AWARD.

    LONDON, Dec. 9.—Hitler, the Berlin radio reported tonight, has conferred the Iron Cross, First Class, on Captain Rogge, commander of an unnamed auxiliary ...

    Article : 46 words
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