Tampa Bay Times from St. Petersburg, Florida on June 25, 1944 · 29
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Tampa Bay Times from St. Petersburg, Florida · 29

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Sunday, June 25, 1944
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r7 Book Review, War Background, Domestic 1UWKS8 Crossword Puzzle Editorials, Mews Review SECTION FOUR --- ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA, SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 1944 TWENTY-NINE Pictorial StoBy of Wot Huiras the Gantlet of Human, Chaotic iiTut ions I jm. War costs run high ... high in life, property and weapons of destruction. This page offers a cross-section of the war in Europe, telling its own graphic story of what the price of liberation means both to the victors and the vanquished. It is to forever obviate scenes like this that America fights. v ' A .... s ; " f-4 - . K5 (ft. i . I Kv W- -w.. r ' if is Mw" : , . . - i "ft TROOPS GO SHOREWARD UNDER NAVAL SUFPORT An LCT packed with American reinforcements, heads for the Normandy coast under cover of the big guns of a U. S. battleship. (Acme Telephoto.) . '.W .mini ".wi pit. i 5 It DEATH THEIR ASSIGNMENT Two American soldiers lie dead beside their jeep. They were caught in .a deadly German machine-gun enfilading fire as they rolled down the ramp of their landing craft on the Normandy coast. (U. S. Coast Guard photo via Army radiotelephoto from Acme.) r . 1 -AJC KISS OF GRATITUDE This Allied soldier, one of the Allied "Ia'-I forces liberating Rome, receives a motherly kiss from an over joyed Italian woman as he arrives in the Eternal City. (Army $ photo from Acme.) lit x W- s ? '4 1, W.tl . I 1 1 i v THE INNOCENTS SUFFER Wounded by stray gunfire, these two French tots are cared for by IT. S. medical corpsmen. Residents of the Normandy coast have suffered along with the Allies in bitter fighting against the Nazis. (U. S. Navy photo from Acme.) i,.7 " Jf ' ' hills of Normandy move an endless line of troop reinforcements and trucks. (Acme Telephoto.) ON TO CHERBOURG Help is on the way for the troops storming Cherbourg. Into the once placid I1 jf. JZ 1 J 1 '1 S " . .t(...VJ, I i ! x r.?. -As- - "i (1 ? f i . . i i "f r il h4 j mm a? 4 'L.S.Kir' v ... - ? J 1 r1 1 M felA"' -:v!A.- f : ."All ' Iff t DESTINATION TOKIO Members of the crew of one of the B-29 Superfortresses work on an engine In India. These B-29s were conditioned in India and flown across the Himalayas to China and then to Japan. (Acme photo by Frank Cancallare, war pool correspondent.) ft JS ; ENEMY CASUALTIES Mouth open, eyes closed, rigid body showing agony that movement brings, this German soldier is carried by his comrades to an evacuation landing craft on an Allied beachhead. (U. 8. Navy photo from Acme.) V if 1 i'.H' f i w y .1 LIBERATORS WELCOMED Tri-rolors living proudly, the French greet the Americans as they roll through Carentan, first large city in 1 ranee liberated by Allies. (U. S. Signal Corps radiotelephoto via Acme.) C" - 4 If- v - 1 4 t Jtpd) a nartv of V S annve 'lower bederked cross which bears a shield inscribed frknch CAPTURE ELBA Overcoming Miff German resistance Freneh troops first larr rilv ranturrd wi,h (he words "Mort Tour France" (Died for France). (Signal man held island of Elba, off the Kalian coast. Porto terrain, shown above, v OFF ON SNIPER HI NT I sinr a raoturetl German volkeswagaon (Narl paratroopers set off on a hunt for Nazi snipers In the streets of Carentan, first large city raptured is Allies. (Army radiotelephoto from Acme.) DIED I OR FRANCE Grateful French civilians, finding the body of an American soldier who died on Normandy soil, erected this crude monument to his memory. The fighter's helmet stands r ' ': , . . ----- j,?! conquered the Gcr. was th first t fall. Corps radiotelephoto from Acme.) (Acme Telephoto.)

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