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• ' The Weather ' j ,:. .H ? Today -partly cloudy and cold- *r. LATEST WOULD NEWS Tke Sunday TirnKt go«i lo prtM ol 2:30 o. m., kour> lattr iKaa Olfctr popm mvhig (hit territory. VOL. LXXVL—NO. 92 CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 1945 Direct Associated Prtss Setvict PRICE TEN CENTS HAOS Spring Thaw May Prolong Europe War A r in i c s oh Western ami Eastern Fronts May Be Forced To Postpone Final As[ «anlts Because of Mud '.'?;:' '. By K1RKE 1.. KIMPSO.N' Associated Press War Analyst * * * •• * * * * * impending spring weather in western Europe might delay a. final German military collapse. it !.<;' hardly more than days be- Inrc spring thaws must be reckoned s-ilh by both the Russians and the A!!k'S. Spring floods, particularly in Poland across which run for hun- c:«is of miles vital Russian supply I:HPS, offer even greater trans- portaiion problems to be overcome if iii.r. two front victory drive is to co through without pause. ... There are intimations from Moscow that the pause in the main Rus-lan t drive on Berlin at the Ckrcr-Nelsse line has been due in pan to bringing up supplies and equipment across Poland on a scale ;o meet that spring danger. Sring. thaws at the end of an u:i'.i=u:illy hard winter will trouble Girieral Eisenhower's supply-, forces bu: not 10 the same extent as it T,i!t the Russians. Allied communication lines whether leading back to Cherbourg ai\d Normandy beach- iiearis or to Antwerp feed to the front line dumps over hard surfaced French, Belgian. Dutch and GtJinv.m highways. The Deeper into Germany the troops tei;sr the road systems. get the In addition to bringing up ad- 0 * * * And No PoiiiIs Needed How long is it since you've seen as much meat as appears in the store-window pictured above? K-ration-conscious Cpls. Noble J. Dawson, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Pcarne Tharpe, of Tangent, Ore., give it the eye as they walk through Morphage, France. ' : American Wa Prisoners Are Brutally Slain Japs Throw Gasoline 011 Helpless Yanks, Ignite II. Then Gun or Bayon ef Them ">'.;Mule Evidence of Crime On Palawan Mac Arthur's Forces Make Two More Invasions To Urlng Total in Philip. : pines to Tweulv General MacArthur's Headquarters, Luzon. March 3. Wj—The massacre of 150 American war prisoners by the Japanese constabulary at Puerto Prlncessa, Palawan island, was officially announced tonight by Gen. Douglas MacArthur. :••'..:. In a special press release the rlitioiial forces and missing; sup- [1 ~t O/ \\7"_ _,_. TT'l iTT * T 1 Plies near the front of the final ill /O W 3 £6 HlKC I LJ 11 1 O 11 Leaded rTrii'A AM Da*-lln _ « .J !"».._ _ J _ _ __ •( O^ ^-^^^ •v.m. ^^--«_ »^* Asked By AFLjTo Try To End drive on Berlin and Dresden or both, however, the Russians have very obviously withheld (hat Attack on the Oder to accomplish other essential purposes. That wag to widen the Warihe corridor to the Oder, »nd to jecure iU flanks against any possibility of a. Nail counter »tiack o* major scope.- ••:• ;. • •.-. That was partially accomplished Then Ukrainian troops on the south of the White Russian Army pushed tp the Neisse and bolstered their c*n left flank against, "he Sudeten mountains. This week end saw it elrriilarly accomplished on the north .»uh a Russian break-through in Pomerania. that has closely approached the Baltic shore line east of Stettin if it has not actually readied the sea. That break-through has done "omcthinp more than wail off substantial Nazi forces in eastern Pomcrania, the Danzig corridor, and East Prussia. It has riulcd any possibility of a desperate German effort to cave in (Continued oa Page i, Co!. S) Settle Strike Of WLB Members Appeal Directly to Roosevelt; Challenge Public Members' Views on Little Steel Formula Washington, March 2 W.I—AFL Detroit Tieup Will Urge Resumption of Work Monday in Chrysler and Briggs Manufacturing Plants Washington, March 3 Union members of the War Labor Board, j leaders agreed today to order re- -- • — sharply differing with the public |sumption of work Monday by De-j to Mindoro island, was headed their Broken German Forces Fleeing -.•..:.,: • •'. 0 Across Rhine Newly-Linked A rn a r i c a n • Ninth and Canadian First : 'Armies in Slrotip Pur- ; • ;"• suit of Enemies jHuns Blow Up All Bui Escape Bridge [Two German Annie* Destroyer! A s Organized Figliliup Forces; Yanks AI Cologne Yank Wounded, Dead Japs in Manila Ruins Through the courtyard of the ruined Manila city hall, past the bodies of Japs killed when Yanks rushed the building, litter bearers carrying a wounded American «>1- dier. •••• ....•• (Pljolo br A? photographer Frank rtlin. with, rith the wartime picture pool. (Wlrfphotot. Mari members appealed directly to President Roosevelt today to boost wnges generally by 11 per cent. Challenging the finding of the public members, who reported to President Roosevelt 10 days ago that a break in the Little Steel wn.ge p a lK- rf formula was not advisable at this time, the American Federation of Labor members used the report's figures to bolster their own argument. . : . : . - Cite Report Fig-ures "Wage rates have increased by IB per cent," the AFL members said, picking this figure from the public members report. "The cost of living C 1 , .»»*,....—-i » LJ ifc,^Jtl»t. AAIt. kjUOLr Ul J1V1J1£ FPI'TMmi'l-*i*iervtirn«a" nas increased—based upon official rci man i j isoiici Sj figures _ bv 30 pe r cent . . : troit strikers whose week-long walkout has stopped some war production and imperiled more. Tiie pledge came on an agreement with officials of the Chrysler Corporation, whose plants* are prlnci- 1. The men go back to their ben- ^Baltimore, March 3 IJP] —The in:rd Service Command Public Relations reported today that the *'~'.ke of approximately uoo oer- n.':i prisoners at Camp Ashby, Va., nan been settled and the prisoners •lid returned to their jobs at lenllizer plants in the area and We Norfolk, Va., army base. The German prisoners, who struck to sympathy with a fellow prisoner J^o had been disciplined for re- I'.wmg to work, were put on a bread V'd water diet, denied the use of ^y rooms and canteens and had iie:r bunk mattresses removed. --m r. -' °" Mareh 3 W>—The r-jo German prisoners of war on • bread and -water diet since Thurs- u v, npon notified Lt. Col. E. C. wCormlck, Jr. today that they p re ready to go back to work. Tile prisoners reached their de- f.«lon after Col. McCormlck threat- *f?fl lUTLhpr rlic/HnTinot-ir n »tl nn ..«. action un', — - —- — —j.. 'f* ****** j ni.biuij uit we men-"changed their minds. * Germans refused to work last lesday and Thursday when Protested that army discipline 'loo rigid.": •'.:. "To correct the maladjustment between wages and the cost of living—when measured by the same standard that was used when the Little Steel formula was adopted— an adjustment of approximately 11 per cent is justifiable." The AFL members — George Meany, Matthew Woll, Robert J. vvatt, and James A. Brownlow— took issue with the public members' "method of measuring wage increases." ' • -..'•':• - • Position Reversed is Claim ' .:< Previously, they said, the public members had refused to measure wages in terms' of "take home pay" or gross earnings, but had "recognized the essential Inequity" of such a. yardstick. Instead, they said, wages were regulated by adjusting wage rates.. ches on the Monday morning shift. 2. There will be no company reprisals against the strikers. "••' 3. The eight men whose discharge for allegedly falling to meet production rate requirements set off the strike, will go through grievance machinery to see if they shall have their jobs back. 4. The production rate requirements themselves will be submitted to arbitration. •' • . „ Calls Union Meetings Mike Novak, president of CIO United Automobile Workers Local No. 3, telephoned Detroit, calling a meeting of strikers for 7:30 p. m., Sunday in Cans Technical High School. He said he would "do everything within my power" to get the people back to work." • • • • A total of more than 24,000 are affected by the Chrysler strikes — 18,743 strikers and 5,750 laid off for lack of parts — plus 10,750 idle at Briggs Manufacturing Company. The War Labor Board, during the day, heard company testimony thnt the Chrysler strikes have "completely stopped production" of such vital war Items as tanks, trucks and B29 assemblies. In the public members' report, And unless the strikes are stopped the AFL members told Economic —which international union offi- Stabllizer Fred M. Vlnson and thet cers ° r the CIO-UAW said they al- President, this plan was scrapped in re ady had been trying their hardest favor of "adjusted straight time hourly earnings" as the criterion of wage stabilization. '; . The Federation group said the President's 7-point program for stabilization, advnnced in April (Continued on Page 2, Col. x) ^6,000,000 Individual Jobs After Reconversion Foreseen ,v, ' "J 50 mor c Jobs after reconver- c'-.ii^ u cxlst cd 'n 1939, and with ••-,..' . We "'creases in other lines f.','.''? *'"' be work for 56,000,000 in- ;u .i ,V Ira Mosher. president of _ • - '^"It-ional Ase/irloHrtn *\t -*L *».-... t-i, t ' llrc '-s, said today. of Manu-, . ' i.e NAM forecast was only slighrt- b > ; «m,er the goal oi 60,000,000 set Ur» ^ ercc Secretary Henry Wal- (r;c "iifl oihcr ndminlstration Icad- his estimate on cmploymeiil gnia«i i. ;l i'-r, NAM survey of specific plans l'- 1 ' 1 " Inrlivldua! manufacturerfl. „.. .;••''. v IVIIK made m every section o .-''" .'•""inry shcl Into every type ,',''' n; 'c:tioil. of prospects forthc period followinR the wsr. way and became crazy with fenr. "They herded us into a string of underground shelters in » compound near the barracks. I don't know which Jap officer gave the word but they threw gasoline in on us and ignited it. We tried to get out the other end of the dugout but they mowed us down with machineguns." Two Mote Invasions Are Made By MacArlhur BY JAMES HDTCHESON Manila. Sunday, March 4. (JP)— Gen. Douglas MacArthur made his opening bid Saturday for the major port of Legaspl and air bases on southeastern Luzon by sending troops ashore at dawn on two nearby islands—the 19th and 20th divisions of the Philippines campaign. Protected by warships and planes, Yanks of the.veteran Amcrlcal division seized Ticao and Burias in the Sibuyan sea in a move to force the Japanese either to quit Luzon's Bicol peninsula or face destruction there. .:..'.•' Dominate Shipping: Route Porty-five-mile long Burias and 25-mile long Tlcao. both narrow in width, also further dominate the short shipping route through San Bernardino strait and Verde passage to Manila from the United States. ines Make On I wo Island General said "additional evidence' had been uncovered by the Yank 41st Infantry division at the Puerto Princcssa prison camp substantiat- jing stories that the Japanese threw gasoline in on the helpless Americans, ignited It and then machine-! _, ._ t^t S^ net T " ny - who Slow Progress . : At Least Five Escaped At least five of the Americans escaped and reached Yank line*. The press release said "human bones and bits of charred clothing covered by a layer of dirt and rubble -were found hi one of the air raid ihelters near th« barracks, mute testimony of the wholesale slaughter." Corp. Elmo D. Deal, of Tub* City, Calif., who wa* captured on Batnan in 1942 'and taken to the Palawan prison camp, told this story: ••-.-•• ...••. "There wers about 150 aoldiers, sailors and Marines at Palawan. In December the Japs got word that there was a big convoy at sea. They thought the convoy, which was going Two Divisions Advance 200 to 400 Yards While Third Unit is Slowed by Jap Resistance U. S. Pacific Fleet Headquarters, Guam, Sunday, March 4 (^P) — Although slowed by R. desperate enemy, the Marines drove to within 300 1 yards of the cliff's edge on north- f eastern Iwo Saturday in a move toj cut the tightly compressed Japanese i garrison in two. • , Tills gain was scored by Maj. Cen. Graves B. Erskine's Third division' in the center which halved in the day's hard fighting the distance between them and the point where the cliffs drop down toward the sea.- . . . ••-./.: Adm. Chester W. Nimitz' com- munique today, reporting Leathernecks gains of 200 to 400 yards, also reported advances on the west side but Marines on the east still were stymied by an enemy pocket at Minnmi, southeast of captured Motoyama town: • . ' • . . Japs In Gourd-Shaped Arem •.•• The Japanese are compressed into a gourd-shaped area around Iwo's northeastern and northern rim. The area is 1,500 yards wide at the widest point on the east and 3,400 yards nt the widest point on the north. From the northwest coast, the line runs almost straight across from a point 1,400 yards south of Kitano Point, the island's northern tip. until It reaches within ^00 yards of the cliffs edge on the northeast. At that point, the line Is 700 yards from the road northeastern beach below the cliff's. •• The line then runs almost straight! north and south for 3.000 yards to the bottom of the bulge of Iwo's east coast. Stretched out side by side lie bodlc* of American soldiers who failed to complete the infamous "march of death" to prison cnmps in the Philippines in 1942. The Marine Corps said this picture wa.-; stolen by Filipinos from Japanese some time during the three years' occunnncy of the Islands by the Japs. CAP Wlrephoto.) Tokyo Hammered Again By ''Forts" Size of' Attacking Fore el Described as Large; Japan ! l Says Kanlo Arm Major ': -Target S ' • • _ O • l crl ""^ clearin o v i e i s o e i z e ln a mop - iip ° f By AUSTIN BEALMEAR Tarts. Sunday, March 4 —(/!',--Trie broken remnants of three Gcrmim armies were fleeing acitxv, the Rhine lost night slronsly pursued by the newly-linked American Ninth aiid Canadian First Armies! (The Paris rndfo said early today the Americans were now only 2.8 miles from Cologne. If said it ws? quoting R lust-minute dispatch from the front.) . . It was announced at Allied heud- quarters that the enemy First parachute Army and 15th Army line! brm destroyed BA organized fighting for- oe*. Chaos HiiisU Alnnp Front CliROs was declared to rxisl nlotin the approaches to the Wcsrl bririt;M where the battered survivors of tlii'M» once-powerful armies were converting on the river nnd dragging with them the still-more bedrngRled odds and ends of the wrecked Fifth panzer nrmr. The Gennans wer« blowing up art except their mined escape br!d?<?» snd wer« yielding nearly all territory wrst of Uie great river barrier. For the Allies it was a. drama!!o race to try to seize intact at IMS* one of the five remaining bridges — three at Duisburg and two M,'\Ye- sel. Tlie enemy, penned in n 23-mil» stretch along the left bank, was believed ready lo blow those bridcc.i as quickly as he dared in all effort to gain Urr.p to reorganise his shfit- trrcd defenses on the other side. Many nurses Await Jfnzb Many barcfs wore wen lair! up along the Rhine banks, apparently wnltins to transport German troops and maicria) BCITI'V; the 'river by night. United suites Ninth ... Air Force plBncs destroyed 37 rif thr*-r. Little, if any. Orrman mil tj-nfric was observed movlnp on the c-j.--t, side of the Rhine in the WCHC! area tui thp j-ftlls wore badly, cut by bombing. But road trnmr was ouyi>rvpd mortnir eastward In elr.onb> groups of wcli-sparod vrhlclra. . Sevciii.li Army Iroops. mraiiwhllr, rntumrd tbilhc ntturk Uxlsy nftrr n weck-loiifr hill, galnintr 000 ynrd/; nnt) wbinp hiirh .ground alonff the SHRr river southCBst of Ennrbnieck- jen and clrnrlng several more blocks Washington. March than 150 Superfortresses struck To- i kyo today for the eleventh time. (Two Key Spots] 7 a-, ~ More In P o in c r a 11 i a ^^'^^ZJ^^ir <>""«» «'»! Rnnu,,el S -;iied armies ton£w ,« Cross War's Km! Will Ho Noar By ETWARD KENNEDY Supreme Hra.dquftrtern Allied Ex- j pedltlonary Force, Paris, March 3— The clmmder of German m- .to.tin; Swift attack of Al- light against targets described _. „ . They are on the west side of Bicol I are using both the eastern and peninsula. Legaspi. with its nne western beache.5 to speed up the on- rv1»-t 1C nr, t\tc, mr4 olrln • • 1 _-.i._ - . - - * Supply ships; which first unloaded strategic In'the urban areas of the on the eastern beaches.' where the'Japanese capital, an announcement original invasion took plnce Feb. 19. ' -• - • - port, is on the east side. jeratlon. MacArthur. announcing the newi The communique said nil divisions to do — still other war necessities will be hit, the board was told. Richard T. Frankensteen, UAW vice president, told the board that the international union intend.-; "to live up to the no-strike pledge to the best of our ability." Rlame Nliich ofTrouble on Chrysler But while saying the union heads are unalterably opposed "to the! strike, Frankcnsteen Jnld much of the blame on the Chrysler management. -....The board held hearings, as chairman William H. Davis-put it, "to find out why this production of vital war. material was Interrupter! and tn Ret that production M.irtcd moves-in today's communique, said Bicol peninsula constituted the eastern anchor of the Japanese liolrt on south Luzon arid the two invasions threaten it with envelopment. ! Burias Is 175 miles southeast of Manila, Ttcao 250 milns. • They coa-itituted the'third and fourth .-• invasions announced by (Continued on Page 2. Col. 3) met heavy fire frnm Mortars and small arms. ... Maj. Gen. Keller E. Hockey's Fifth la moving beyond a hard-won 362- foot promontory on the'left Hank of Ersklne's Leathernecks. : Fourth Held to Stalemate Maj.'Gen. Clifton B. Gates' Fourth has bnen held to n virtual stalemate (Continued on Pugf i. Col. .5) Realization of the NAM estimate, [again." The. WLB. falling this, could , . . , he nddcd. would mean nn increase [fa II back on the White Hou.se for . of at least one-third over the pre-! a » order for government seizure war manufacturing labor force. - ~" His report said; "The manufacturing Industry employed 10.600,000 persons in 1930. Add the minimum of 3.400,000 additional industrial workers which our survey indicates will be needed, and thousands of dollars on labor sple.s" and flagrantly caused strikes to prevent maintenance of membership In the CIO-UAW. ... Company's Side Given . The company's side of thr case we have a total of 14,000,000 men wa,s presented by Herman L Weck- and women who will be needed toller, general manager who said- produce peacetime goods. I " T i, c camc of ll1M( . str | kw ' ls nn employs jhllempt by union employes to Moscpiitos Smasli Berlin In Night Raid; Yank Blow Heavy - IJondon'. Mil re h RAF Mos- said. Tlie group flew up from the Mar-1 burp rail: Berlin Savs - thc mcm y nnrt ?> V(?n !| P territory - west.-of Ihe Rhino a.s doomed, and the question was whether Gen, 15J- senhower'a. offensive, had : thp.mo- mentum to carry across the river. Havr. R rar. h r cl Baltic IN'car Kocslin ianas island bases of the 21st Bomb-| By RICHARD KASISCHKE London. Sunday, March cd Army; forces toppled thc key of Pollnow If the .Allies can swerp.over Kreat water barrier without delay, the end of the wnr-ln Kurope mar not be far:ofl. .U the German Army rnn make: a stand on the eastern hank of : the Rhine, 'another fitll- srale oOciiBive undoubtedly will have lo be prepfirc<i, carrying the : . war llito the summer. • '• •' . •^ Before the llehtnlnir blows of Li.. Orn. William H. Simpson's U. S. ........ ___ ... ........... ^ ........ . Nlnlh Army and the. relentless staged by more than 200 «ipcrforl5.i tT8 P .on , numerous enemy divisions beat lti(? ofithe Cnnnclian First and rr .Command of Maj. Gen. Curtis! E,. Lemay. •••••!;'._' '•"'•.••: The announcement did not i..^.,- _ catc the exact Mzc of the attacking: PomcrBnlnn •' group which It described as vcry| H «d Rumrnelsburg yesterday in their powerful 'Baltic break-through which Berlin .said had reached the tlon. '•'••• ':'.•'• : .(sea .near Kocslin. thus spiittliiK the Tlie tenth B-29 raid on Tokyo wa.'} 0 " 11 "" 1 .Province and 'tightening a . (Continued on Page if, Col. i) ! (Continued on ~ ~ i. Col. 6) • i ray - 4'ltr AJriaciiJl^* 1'rrtfi \ .... « - . ; —• —— i...,..,... Supff:*fortressP3 opened an attack j i • . . » TT . mvr. • on Tokyo and surroundinrarea^at j j\ UlCI'lCail A THIY S. Ull IOI1 VVltll ' ; qultas smn.ihcd br.i'lln tonight in the 12th xuccr.e.sivc niftht attack ,on the br.ttcrcd Nftzi capital. Tliti raid fol- Thc ercat slrikinR force of split ovrr the, Reich and a .rlozeu or more dllTnrent Jialf of Iheni refineric.s nnd syn- 7:30 a. m. today (Jflpancse Tokyo radio said and more than an hour later the raid was contniuinR. "Our air forces arc presently In . the process of enemy interception." "•*•-->• the enemy broadcast, intcr- Fedcral Commission. lowed up massive day attacks on thnllc ol! plants still supplying Germany !n which U. S. EiRlUh Air said Force heavy bombers on a 200-mile column struck at. scattered oil refineries and bombed industrial and rail targets. Joining the Eighth's heavies in the assault todny were hundreds of the V. R. Ninth Air Force's swift and medium bombers which raked the Nazis aloiiR the Rhine. V* i. nil" , i i y ! ""^ rBl( » occurred one week to a »> Germany, March 3 (/r, - Tanks r cklr n t H",« th'rS^ &**' nf(cr " lorc than 2M *-™>> bum. ! «n«« trooj* of the V. S. Ninth and trickle of fuel to the enemy force.*^ Ollt 210 flty blooki )n (hf , )v . Rrt .Canadian flrM armies Joined up to- Tlic RAF FiglUcr Command joln-iof Tokyo, Includlni? business nndH'RS' *n a burst of mortar fire from British Comes As Surprise By NED NORDNL-iSS . jJohn- Davl*. Bismarelr., N. I), Rnrt With British and American Troo|»)f>Kl-. Donald H. Arornhrook, Limn, ed the day's operations with intensive attacks on V-bonib sites in the Netherlands. ; - betwccii factorv sectors. ; Kunlo Arrn Majnr Tlic enemy *ald largetK of today's So speedy whs the Amrrlcan ad- jthe. retrcRtlns German?; jGcldcrn srirl Kcvclacv. In support of 'the Red Army oni ntlnc k included the Kanto area, vance thot BrltLsh troops attached ' t - he Silwlan front the Eighth's heav- comprising : the '.-Tokyo- Yohoiiamsj to the Canadian a- . hit the battered railysrds ni,i metro P° Iltn ri Jicetor. were unaware , ChcmnlU for the ?.rcond Eiicecssivsl than force of the natio lorce. of Ihe nation, bombers • '-I Jifih i they were In the vicinity. " re-iult, 0111* American tank Ar force offices Emoted , lia t "S. ' Otlldr rtlt>mr<nl« nl nin. *» nnn , I : i i\ •""•• n|/i.i:u IIUIIUH DIRKk luroilRll 1U! • nilletCcnl ^e r to ! Zr MmlClr Scase, Si w^k^uri^pencf V,T °" """"i^ E '«""' ******* "00 eiTJDlovnienfc n - ^ u-/iiiW i»m-« ^»-u-,nf r - •"/•u)i .«..:i.~ ,. t )ro( ' 1|cl 'on ant) to tftlnecl ncria! offensive eolng fviil'Cfinan nil planUs ticfore attacksj we, produce, at a lower upeed during i blast throiifih Its- nineteenth ' day i ysierrtny nnd today were prtiduclnsi IJ — -'-" "' ' ' ' "- ' ' '-- Irian 2/i per cent of the oil nndj icr cent. of thc gasoline ihcyi and . employment wo would rmve a Ixiiit; "This strike x x x iV an r-vrrllt>ni -^'.'..'.'..'"TiV" ^^.i™:™-™^ la ^* :«'"»" ,r ex r iic :° r "'c-Vck 1 T^cSi^d'Th^K P* Rf T'Col IJ l ^ Hn fcS^ ll rf IIUy p Wltl>1 " "r »»'"»; npI'l-b'ff^.Ntnih.nrw more than Rrpi,, u of American Soiaca wrrr t nKf 23, i-oi. i) I (Lontinufd on P»KC 11, Col. i) i850 «orli« belore noon. ilncomplelB. ':' . Ohio Tonight AnirrlcPin and 'BrlliRh forces are. .Advmiclnd eastward toward the ninnr. ^lnnilrter lo shoulder. ... : \Ve had .del out from Wecjie; heading south with no Idea wherr or under wimt clrcusrixinnccA we' woulrt men! the Americans, i. Outfllde.: of another town, afte.r working our way over bBdly-cra- tered rcisdR, we were met by walking Infantry wlio n'eie to make the linkup. Just ouUide of a town lo the Qe!- tlern-Knvelaer area we hailed. "Here we believed we would meet :eiic1."safd Major. "We hud be.ttrr - . - *.e cun patrnl t ,bomhrr.s -appeared In "foi'iuslioiir- \V' .were met b\ Capt. Robert j nhrntl " : ; : • (Continued on P»£t '". Col, i) •GlOftbodc, Lxw AnsclCA, Calif., Cflpt,| (Continued on I'igt'"it, Cot.'j) brondrast, beamed In ESie-1 th* United States. claimediMnt over a shell very close — too " i. were "carrying out:close—and the British hurried to af- bombings at various;le«:'i. the junction. To wnrn them .that Ihcrr were Tlie Toknl area, soulh of Kantn. AlSlen on this «i<)e, tlin Indvislrlnl'cilies of Nn- Majors

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