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  2. Five Point Peace Programme Advanced By Pope

    The Pope, in a broadcast, said: "All civilisation's values are endangered. Men have turned from Christ. Souls are without faith. War has devastated ...

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  3. FURTHER JAPANESE LANDINGS IN PHILIPPINES

    An army communique announces: "Heavy Japanese forces landed on Monday night on the south-eastern coast of Atimonan. Fierce fighting ...

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  4. BRITISH TROOPS IN HONG KONG PUTTING UP GOOD FIGHT

    It was authoritatively stated this afternoon: "Our troops in Hong Kong are still resisting. They are putting up a fine show and seem to have plenty of fight still left in them. Where possible the British are delivering counter ...

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  5. BRITISH RAPIDLY COMPLETING OCCUPATION OF CYRENAICA

    Today's general headquarters communique from Cairo states: "Our forces are rapidly completing the occupation of Cyrenaica. An ...

    Article : 424 words
  6. CHURCHILL ROOSEVELT EVOLVE WAR PLANS

    The Australian Minister at Washington (Mr Casey), interviewed by the Associated Press, said it was no exaggeration to say that the principal object of Mr Churchill's visit was to evolve plans with President Roosevelt for the defeat of Japan and the integration of those plant in the war ...

    Article : 1,416 words
  7. GOVERNMENT TO POLICE HOLIDAY BAN

    The Prime Minister (Mr Curtin) said yesterday that the Federal Government would police the observance of its ban on holidays, and would punish those ...

    Article : 560 words
  8. TWO MEN CHARGED WITH MURDER

    Two men were charged with murder after fatal affrays this morning. One victim was battered to death at South Brisbane. The other man, a ...

    Article : 318 words
  9. RESCUE OF PEOPLE IN AIR RAIDS Local Authorities' Task

    Provision for the rescue of people from danger after air raids and for the clearing up of debris and other work must be made by the local authorities, ...

    Article : 156 words
  10. BENGHAZI CAPTURED

    British forces in Libya captured Benghazi yesterday, according to a broadcast last night by the B.B.C. ...

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  11. PREMIER'S CHRISTMAS CALL TO NATION

    "Australia is confronted, with a crisis unprecedented in her history," said the Premier (Mr Smith) in a Christmas call to the nation to meet its testing ...

    Article : 276 words
  12. Resignation of Petain Reported

    French circles in London have no confirmation of a report that Marshal Petain has resigned, but they point out that it has long been felt that ...

    Article : 293 words
  13. MARRIED MEN IN NEXT GROUP FOR MILITIA TRAINING

    Married men definitely will be among those called up in the next group for militia training, but the number will not be large," said the ...

    Article : 216 words
  14. RUSH ON TAXIS ABSORBS PETROL RATION TICKETS

    Owing to the great demand for taxis on Christmas Eve, many taxis used practically all their December and January ration tickets and will be off the road ...

    Article : 84 words
  15. King's Christmas Broadcast to the Empire

    "We shall win the war, and we shall win for the world after the war a true and lasting peace," said the King, in his Christmas broadcast to the Empire ...

    Article : 169 words
  16. CALL FOR 303 RIFLES

    Dissatisfaction with the tardy response by the public in handing in 303 rifles to the nearest police station, in accordance with the notice of ...

    Article : 141 words
  17. MELBOURNE'S HECTIC CHRISTMAS

    Three deaths, many injuries, fires, brawls and robberies were features of Melbourne's Christmas. Two men were killed in a motor ...

    Article : 135 words
  18. Six Axis Ships Torpedoed in Mediterranean

    An Admiralty communique reveals that six more enemy transports on supply ships have been accounted for by submarines of the Mediterranean Fleet. ...

    Article : 101 words
  19. AIRCRAFT CARRIER CLAIM DENIED

    It is learned that the German claim to have sunk an aircraft carrier presumably refers to a torpedo attack against an auxiliary vessel carrying ...

    Article : 91 words
  20. Raids by R.A.F.

    The R.A.F. last night raided the naval base at Brest, and objectives in Cologne and other parts of Western Germany. The Air Ministry states: "After ...

    Article : 77 words
  21. Long Range Guns Shake Kent

    German long-range guns tonight fired salvoes across the Straits of Dover. Explosions shook Kent coastal districts, but Christmas carol singers continued ...

    Article : 533 words
  22. JAPANESE ATTACK DUTCH NEW GUINEA

    Enemy planes attacked Sorong, on the north coast of New Guinea, but were driven off by Netherlands fighters. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 58 words
  23. ISLAND OCCUPIED

    It is understood that forces under Admiral Mu[?]elli[?] have occupied the island of St Pierre Demiquc[?]on, off Newfoundland. ...

    Article : 26 words
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