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  2. BERLIN NOW.

    LONDON, May 10.—"Berlin is a city of the dead—as a metropolis it has simply ceased to exist," states a Reuters correspondent from Berlin ...

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  3. TARAKAN GRIP.

    MELBOURNE, May 10.—It is estimated that Australian Ninth Division forces now hold six square miles of Tarakan Island taking in ...

    Article : 404 words
  4. LAST FIGHTING

    LONDON, May 10.—The last fighting of the war in Europe is flickering to an end as the last German pockets surrender and the occupation of German-held territory by the Allies continues. Dunkirk is in British hands and the ...

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  5. HEROIC LONDONERS.

    LONDON, May 10.—The Prime Minister (Mr Churchill) after his tumultuous reception in Whitehall last night spoke to Londoners from ...

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  6. ROYAL FAMILY.

    LONDON, May 10.—The King and Queen and the Princesses yesterday afternoon left the Palace in an open car for a tour of the East End. The ...

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  7. EPIC OF COURAGE.

    TARAKAN, May 10.—The full story of the bitter action fought on Monday by men of a South Australian battalion for Sykes Ridge, on ...

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  8. JAPAN HIT

    GUAM, May 10.—A record number of Super-Fortresses—more than 400—today visited Japan in daylight and dropped between 2,000 and 2,500 tons of explosives on fuel supply targets. ...

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  9. DEAD TELL TALE.

    BOUGAINVILLE, May 6.—The barbed wire around the perimeter of our advance troops on southern Boungainville this afternoon was ...

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  10. SIGNING THE SURRENDER AT RHEIMS.

    At 2.51 am last Sunday the document (later ratified in Berlin) declaring the unconditioned surrender of Germany to the Western Allies and Russia was signed in a schoolhouse at Rheims, where General Eisenhower's HQ are. Seated on the far side of the table, left to right: Lt-General Morgan (UK),—his face is hidden—General Sevez (France), Admiral Burrough (UK), Lt-General Bedell Smith (USA), Colonel Zikovitch (Russia), General Susloparov (Russia), General Spoatz (USA), Air Marshal Robb (UK), General Buhl (USA)—at side of table. Facing the Allied ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  11. CHURCHILL'S TRIUMPH.

    LONDON, May 10.—Squatting on top of a motor car and hanging on by one hand and waving his hat with the other Mr Churchill made ...

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  12. FORMIDABLE JAPAN

    WASHINGTON, May 9.—The Director of War Mobilisation (Mr Vinson), reporting to President Truman and ...

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  13. AMERICAN TROOPS.

    WASHINGTON, May 10.—The US Army has announced that approximately 2,837,000 American troops will be moved from Europe ...

    Article : 169 words
  14. MERCHANT NAVY.

    LONDON, May 10.—The Minister of War Transport (Lord Leathers) in a Victory message to the Merchant Navy said the knowledge that ...

    Article : 121 words
  15. KESSELRING TALKS.

    LONDON, May 10.—Field Marshal Kesselring, commander of the German troops in Italy until his recent transfer to command the western ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  16. STALIN EXULTS.

    LONDON, May 10.—Broadcasting over Moscow radio last night, Marshal Stalin said: "Comrades, fellow-countrymen! Fascist Germany has ...

    Article : 381 words
  17. LANDING EQUIPMENT.

    CANBERRA, May 10.—The C-in-C Allied Land Armies Pacific Ocean Area (General MacArthur) in a cable to the Acting Prime Minister ...

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  18. TOUGH TASK.

    MELBOURNE, May 10.—The C-in-C Australian Military Forces (General Sir Thomas Blamey) visited the airstrip at Tarakan on ...

    Article : 185 words
  19. CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST

    LONDON, May 10.—It is announced from No. 10 Dawning-street that Mr Churchill, owing to his many ...

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  20. NOT DISCREDITED.

    NEW YORK, May 9.—In a dispatch to the "New York Times" from Paris Drew Middleton states: "Very grave ...

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  21. FRESH LANDING.

    MANILA, May 10.—General MacArthur announced today that elements of the US 24th Army Division had landed on Samal Island in ...

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  22. DOUGHTY MATILDAS

    BOUGAINVILLE, May 5.—Australian tanks on the Buin Road in southern Bougainville proved that their destruction of a Japanese ...

    Article : 404 words
  23. MORE SUICIDES.

    LONDON, May 10.—The Norwegian Telegraph Agency's correspondent at Oslo states that the German Commissioner for Norway, ...

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  24. OKINAWA PUSH.

    GUAM, May 10.—The C-in-C Pacific Ocean Area (Admiral Nimitz) in his communique today said: "Aircraft and ships guns continued ...

    Article : 104 words
  25. KIEL SUBMITS.

    LONDON, May 10.—"The Royal Navy's White Ensign was hoisted at noon on Tuesday over Germany's great naval base at Kiel," says ...

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  26. ALIVE OR DEAD.

    LONDON, May 10.—The most experienced secret service men of the Allied Powers are hunting Europe for the Nazi leaders, says the ...

    Article : 90 words
  27. GERMAN FLEET

    LONDON, May 10.—The last remnants of the German fleet, including the powerful cruisers Prinz Eugena and Nurnberg, which were ...

    Article : 221 words
  28. RUSSIAN LOSSES.

    LONDON, May 10.—"A high Russian general told me that Russia had lost between 12,000,000 and 15,000,000 dead in the struggle which ...

    Article : 67 words
  29. CHANNEL ISLANDS.

    LONDON, May 10.—A British task force today landed on the Channel Islands, the surrender of which took place at 7.14 am ...

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  30. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS.

    Except where otherwise designated, the overseas intelligence published in "The West Australian" is transmitted to Australia by the Australian Associated Press ...

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