Allies Invade Nazi Europe

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Allies Invade Nazi Europe - * * *' Supreme Headquarters, Allied...
* * *' Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force JP-Gen. D wight D. Eisenhower's headquarters an? nounced today that Allied troops began landing on the northern coast of France this morning strongly supported by naval and air forces. Text of the communique: Under the command of Gen. Eisenhower Allied naval forces supported by strong air forces began landing Allied armies this morning on Ihe northern coast of France. The Germans said ihe landings e xiended between Le Havre and Cherbourg along ihe souih side of ihe Bay of ihe Seine and along ihe northern Normandy coasi. Parachute iroops descended in Normandy, Berlin said. ' Berlin first announced the landings in a series of flashes thai began aboai 6:30 a.m. (12:30 a. m. Eastern War Time). . , · j. . The Allied communique was read over a irans-Ailaniic hookup direct Pershing Says Europeans Will Join Allies Washington -- IP -- General John J. Pershing, who commanded American armies in France in the World War, issued the following statement following the announcement that a new expeditionary force had landed in France: "American troops have landed In western Europe. "As the overmastering . military might of the Allies advances it win be the men of the occupied countries, whose land has been 'overrun by the er.einy but whose spirit remains unconqnered. "Twenty-six years ago American soldiers, in cooperation with -their allies, were locked in mortal 'combat with the German eneray. - Their march of victory was never halted until the enemy laid down his arms in defeat/ The American soldier of 1917-1918, fighting in .a war of liberation, wrote by his deeds, one of the most glorious pages of military history. "Today, the ' sons of American soldiers of 1917-1918 are engaged In a like war of liberation. It is their task to bring freedom to peoples who have been enslaved.. I have every confidence that they, together with their gallant brothers- G L A N D Swansea . /Cardiff. ' ' · - - urnes ', BRUSSELS* t «Yprcs BELGIUM' ' Lens ·Douai · o . Moub«U9« «^ Amiens N . "S Neufchatcl* Cantignyo g) t'Montaidicr yfitot Abonccurt , /-. Chsicou ©PARIS Th - ;irry ·Coutanccs nville -Viro · ·Alencon ' NAZI-OCCUPIED Orleans /SN Rcidcd by '©'Alii, " 10-Mile ResmcUd Sond inBritoin

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  1. Kingsport News,
  2. 06 Jun 1944, Tue,
  3. Page 9

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