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 ...Article : 1,054 words
MELBOURNE, May 10.—It is estimated that Australian Ninth Division forces now hold six square miles of Tarakan Island taking in ...Article : 404 words
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 ...Article : 627 words
LONDON, May 10.—The Prime Minister (Mr Churchill) after his tumultuous reception in Whitehall last night spoke to Londoners from ...Article : 404 words
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 ...Article : 344 words
TARAKAN, May 10.—The full story of the bitter action fought on Monday by men of a South Australian battalion for Sykes Ridge, on ...Article : 754 words
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. ...Article : 490 words
BOUGAINVILLE, May 6.—The barbed wire around the perimeter of our advance troops on southern Boungainville this afternoon was ...Article : 282 words
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]Article : 112 words
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 ...Article : 139 words
WASHINGTON, May 9.—The Director of War Mobilisation (Mr Vinson), reporting to President Truman and ...Article : 175 words
WASHINGTON, May 10.—The US Army has announced that approximately 2,837,000 American troops will be moved from Europe ...Article : 169 words
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
LONDON, May 10.—Field Marshal Kesselring, commander of the German troops in Italy until his recent transfer to command the western ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 235 words
LONDON, May 10.—Broadcasting over Moscow radio last night, Marshal Stalin said: "Comrades, fellow-countrymen! Fascist Germany has ...Article : 381 words
CANBERRA, May 10.—The C-in-C Allied Land Armies Pacific Ocean Area (General MacArthur) in a cable to the Acting Prime Minister ...Article : 466 words
MELBOURNE, May 10.—The C-in-C Australian Military Forces (General Sir Thomas Blamey) visited the airstrip at Tarakan on ...Article : 185 words
LONDON, May 10.—It is announced from No. 10 Dawning-street that Mr Churchill, owing to his many ...Article : 33 words
NEW YORK, May 9.—In a dispatch to the "New York Times" from Paris Drew Middleton states: "Very grave ...Article : 137 words
MANILA, May 10.—General MacArthur announced today that elements of the US 24th Army Division had landed on Samal Island in ...Article : 150 words
BOUGAINVILLE, May 5.—Australian tanks on the Buin Road in southern Bougainville proved that their destruction of a Japanese ...Article : 404 words
LONDON, May 10.—The Norwegian Telegraph Agency's correspondent at Oslo states that the German Commissioner for Norway, ...Article : 36 words
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
LONDON, May 10.—"The Royal Navy's White Ensign was hoisted at noon on Tuesday over Germany's great naval base at Kiel," says ...Article : 117 words
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
LONDON, May 10.—The last remnants of the German fleet, including the powerful cruisers Prinz Eugena and Nurnberg, which were ...Article : 221 words
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
LONDON, May 10.—A British task force today landed on the Channel Islands, the surrender of which took place at 7.14 am ...Article : 29 words
Except where otherwise designated, the overseas intelligence published in "The West Australian" is transmitted to Australia by the Australian Associated Press ...Article : 31 words
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