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  2. RELEASED PRISONERS PACK UP FOR HOMEWARD JOURNEY

    Gaunt and emaciated, but with new hope, these Allied prisoners of war, released from a camp near Yokohama, packed up to leave for home after their release by mercy squadrons of the U.S. Navy. (U.S. Office of War Information ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  3. BRUTALITY AND STARVATION N.S.W. Colonel's Story

    MOUNTBATTEN'S H.Q., Sept. 7.— A terrible story of torture, starvation, and brutality by the Japanese is told by Lieut.-Colonel J. M. Williams, Proctor ...

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  4. P.O.W.s ACCLAIMED ON CITY DRIVE

    Sydney warmly greeted yesterday the first group of prisoners of war whose return had been announced in advance. The welcome would have been even more ...

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  5. Minority Blamed For Strike At Bunnerong

    The Acting Premier, Mr. Baddeley, and many Labour members of the State Parliament, it is believed, are keenly ...

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  6. HUNGER FORCES SURRENDER

    "There were three A.I.F. battalions fighting on the west coast of Java—the 2/2nd Pioneers, 2/3rd Machine-gunners, and a ...

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  7. TORPEDOED BUT SAFE

    YOKOHAMA, Sept. 7.—More than 20 Australian survivors from the Japanese transport, Rakyo Maru, which was one of ...

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  8. U.S. PLAN FOR PEACE

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—Among recommendations he has made to Congress, President Truman has urged ...

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  9. Surrender Ceremony In Shanghai

    SHANGHAI, Sept. 7.—The Deputy Chief of the Japanese 13th Army, Lieutenant-General Toii Minfu, received his surrender instructions in Shanghai to-day from Lieutenant-General Chen Shu-sun, of the Third ...

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  10. FILTHY HUTS TO SLEEP IN

    "Many camps we slept in were previously occupied by coolies and were filthy. In one such camp mud was 18 inches deep in ...

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  11. PLEADING FOR LIFE

    OSLO, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—As Norway's laws did not permit capital punishment at the time when Vidkun Quisling, allegedly ...

    Article : 143 words
  12. U.K.-AUSTRALIA 'PHONE SERVICE

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.)— The telephone service between Britain, Australia, and New Zealand will be opened again for ...

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  13. Taxi Controls Remain; Official Error

    CANBERRA, Friday.—Some controls whose relaxation was announced on Wednesday by the Minister for Post-war ...

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  14. CANADA'S FLAG

    OTTAWA, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).— The Red Ensign will be used as the Canadian flag, pending Parliament's approval of a ...

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  15. BORNEO MEN RETURN

    There were scenes of excitement and confusion at Central Railway Station late yesterday afternoon when a special train ...

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  16. AUSTRALIANS IN SECRET ROLE

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).— Two Australians were in the "human mine-sweeper" division of the Royal Navy, it is now ...

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  17. DE-NAZIFYING THE RUHR

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).— The Control Commission in the British zone in Germany is carrying out a sweeping ...

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  18. SECRET LISTENING TO B.B.C.

    "Men were sentenced to five years' solitary confinement if caught talking to natives. "We had to number in Japanese on ...

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  19. AIR UNITS TO CLOSE DOWN

    MELBOURNE, Friday.—The Minister for Air, Mr. Drakeford, said to-day that several R.A.A.F. flying and ground staff training ...

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  20. LOAN INFORMATION SENT TO TOKYO

    Application forms and posters for the 4th Victory Loan have been sent to Tokyo by air. Mr. C. F. Lewis, N.S.W. Deputy ...

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  21. ATLANTIC AIR RECORD

    LONDON, Sept. 7.—A new east-to-west Atlantic air record was esablished yesterday by an R.A.F. Mosquito. ...

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  22. TYPHUS IN FINLAND

    HELSINKI, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—A typhus epidemic is raging here and spreading fast. A total of 2,350 cases has been ...

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  23. MOVING R.A.A.F. WING TO JAPAN

    CANBERRA, Friday.—The Minister for Air, Mr. Drakeford, said in the House of Representatives to-day that there had been no delays in ...

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  24. P.O.W.s Fit at Kuching

    LABUAN, Sept. 7.—All the Australian prisoner of war— mostly officers—at Kuching, western Borneo, are in good ...

    Article : 193 words
  25. SHIPYARDS BUSY IN BRITAIN

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—No fewer than 288 new commercial vessels are at present building, or on order, for famous shipping lines, including ...

    Article : 71 words
  26. Airliner Gets To Canberra On One Engine With 23 Passengers

    CANBERRA, Friday.—A Douglas airliner with a full complement of 23 passengers reached Canberra to-day on one engine ...

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  27. BRISBANE TRAMS RUNNING AGAIN

    BRISBANE, Friday.—Trams resumed normal running in Brisbane to-day after a nine days' strike by employees. ...

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  28. DR. EVATT ARRIVES IN BRITAIN

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—The Australian Minister for External Affairs, Dr. Evatt, has arrived in the Lancastrian airliner, after 4 flight ...

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  29. SPANIARDS LEAVE TANGIER

    LONDON, Sept. 7 (A.A.P.).—The last Spanish troops have left the international zone at Tangier under the order of the Allied Control Council. ...

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