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January 10, 1945

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and carriers to destroyer escorts, and, according to one source, 2 500 smaller landing craft. The heaviest enemy attacks came after the battleships and other warships steamed into the Uneayen gulf Saturday and unleashed, in MacArthur's words a "blistering air and naval bombardment" that knocked out virtually every enemy shore battery from Lingayen to San Fernando and sent the enemy fleeing inland. Vice Adm. Jesse B. Oldendorf commander of part of the bombardment force, said the enemy opposition Saipan." was "worse than at "There we got some shore fire that was bad, but here we had 3 days of constant air attacks that was a lot worse," he said. At least 79 of more than · 100 attacking planes were shot down. J Japanese underseas and surface forces also attempted to stem the assault. A midget submarine fired 2 torpedoes at the armada, but was rammed and sunk by * destroyer. Two Japanese destroyers also were sunk before they could ;do any damage. An enemy coastal cargo ship and many small harbor a n d coastal craft similarly were blasted to the bottom. While the bombardment force was in action in Lingayen gulf, the main invasion' armada w a s moving north from the Mindanao *ea, south of Leyte. It feinted toward Mindoro, then streamed north, in a 100 mile long procession past Manila'and reached Lingayen gulf Monday night 1 At dawn Tuesday, battleships and. other warships began their final 2 hour bombardment of the landing beaches, climaxed by a rocket barrage from small craft that swept in close to shore. - An official spokesman said a force comparative to that landed at ' Leyte--100,000 men--was landed in the Lingayen gulf and one broadcast from the island estimated that 50 per cent more troops were ashore in the 1st 24 hours than at Leyte. " On Mindoro, just southwest of Luzon, American, forces continued the pursuit of Japanese troops in the coastal sectors and shot down 2 enemy planes attempting to attack American shipping. · Another 402 enemy dead were counted and 27 captured in the past 2 days on, Leyte. Man Hurt as R. I. Rocket Hits Truck Hampton--Vilar Cockayne of Maryville, Mo., · was badly injured Tuesday 'afternoon 'at 3-30 0 clock when the truck he was driving was struck by the southbound Rock Island Socket at a crossing in Bradford, . Cockayne was taken to the Ellsworth hospital at Iowa Falls where his condition was reported as fair. His injuries included a broken leg. This was the second accident in less than a month in Franklin county involving the Rocket, Mrs. P-u j a l ney and 3 chil lren were killed when struck by the Rocket in Hampton, MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE TOKYO BUTTIES FIRE AFTER RAID Superfortresses Also Make Attack on Formosa Washing-toi:, yp)--Japan, beset Chafing dishes were used prior to the invention of chimneys and were.introduced in'England about 1200. LINOLEUM RUGS BEDROOM and LIVING RPOM . Good 9x12 Special 15, BOOMHOWER HARDWARE ..--_H^n..., ^i f--udyaii, uese T by General MacArthur's onslaught against the Philippines, battled flames Wednesday in its capital city and tallied damage on Formosa in the wake of the latest Super-Fortress strikes. _ Some 40 Saipan-based B-29's slamming explosives and f i r e bombs on Tokyo Tuesday for the first time in 2 weeks touched off fires in the target, the war department announced. Simultaneously, up to 40 of the "» - , mammoths whipped from · I ,, cJ ? ases to Pummel military installations on Formosa, the Japanese island stronghold which funnels planes, troops and supplies to the invaded Philippines. Encountering moderate fighter opposition, the T o k y o raiders bagged 2 enemy interceptors and probably destroyed 2 more. CUTHSONDHEIM, OSLO RAILROAD Norwegian Parachutists Sever German Route London, (ff)--Norwegian parachutists dropped into Norway have cut the main''railway between Trondheim. and Oslo, over which Germans were being evacuated to Germany, a Norwegian government official disclosed Wednesday. He said 2 German divisions recently in Norway now are fighting with Field -Marshal Karl von Rundstedt on the western front, and that the Germans are trying to get S other divisions out of Norway. - - ". · '· · - - · . " ' , No details on the p'arachutists were available 'immediately. Volunteer to Try Kidnap Nazi Chiefs «,,,«, "~~.fi;TM trud ^ es across a snoiv-cov- :! h £ h 5_l h _ e PTM e na ? *? alive or dead. This was af ter G^^ clorge S Pa w, C^ * * * * hc .J roiie nazi ** alto or dead, that encircled the city. Fatt TMs 3rd army forces broke through the German ring NAZIS GAIN IN NEW ASSAULTS FOR BUDAPEST Decisive Battle in Full Swing on 30 Mile Front on Danube London, U.R--The G e r m a n army hurled fresh panzer divisions into the battle for Budapest Wednesday in a series of lunging tank drives -that rolled back the Inductions for 1st Half of 1945 Will Total 900,000 " Washington, (/PJ--Undersecretary of War Rnhprr v v *·,, .Taa's^xj-^^-:aJ=- Sr =« I 15 DIE IX CRASH Belfast,- Ireland, (JP) -- Fifteen persons were killed and at least nO injured Wednesday in the collision of an electric train carrying many war workers and a stationary work train just outside Bally- macairett Junction. nuttee that only through some form of national service could the manpower needs for the war effort be met during "the next 6 months. These, needs, he declared, include 900,000 men for the armed services and 700,000 others for war production and war-supporting activities. "The .only complete and adequate legislation," he said, "would be national war service legislation 'of the most comprehensive nature." Such legislation, he stated, would shorten the war and minimize the'loss of lite. Pending enactment of an overall statute, Patterson said, the war department favored "work or fight" legislation for all men between the ages of 18 and 45. The committee is considering such bill. - . Patterson said "it will be neces- EXTRA SPECIAL GIFTS S n r i n s f i e l d , 111., (ff)_Gov Dwight.H. Green got a couple of £ ?tr foS? ecial birtha ay presents on fiis 4Sth anniversary. Two cartons or cigarets were sent to the governor by 2 Chicago friends. e necessary 1 within the next 6 months to induct men- between the ages of 26 and 30 ."in- .larger numbers . /from industry," -adding-: that- the needs of ; the army and the navy were for men under 30. To replace these men upon their induction, he said, some way must be found to shift older men into war jobs. The legislation which Patterson indorsed as a substitute for a general national service law if congress will not approve that would subject to immediate induction any man between the ages of 18 and 4o who leaves a job without board approval. Those physically fit wonld be used for regular military duty the o t h r J nto said would be "unattractive" assignments. Patterson said the army "would deplore the induction o£ large numbers of men for special service units," adding: "We don't need "lem." The primary purpose, of the bill he declared, is to "persuade and force, if you like," men not now supporting the war effort to immediately do so. He emphasized the necessity of denying normal veterans'- benefits to men in the special service units, asserting that they would not be subject to the usual physical risks and hazards of warfare. Ralph A. Bard, undersecretary of the navy, likewise recommended general national sen-ice legislation, but backed the "work or fight" measure for men in the 13-43 group as a passible substi- By LYNNE BKANNEN Nashville, Term.,' (U.PJ-- The American soldiers of World war I who tried to kidnap the Kaiser volunteered Wednesday for a try H ' iler : HJmmler. Goebbels or von Hundstedt. "Of course, it's probably just a dream,' said Owen Johnson a sergeant then and a filling station operator now. "The war department most likely wouldn't let us try. But it would be right down our alley. The trouble with this war is there's no imagination like we had in our war " Thomas P. Henderson. -lawyer *»* e*-eaptam, said "(he boys" ?i? d ?* en ta ""ni? « over and i£T?hi *£ ey m3(fht have bet « luck (his time. And (hey (hough " othln E would shorten the war so drastically as for some doughboys to sneak Into Germany and kidnap a few top flight nazis. "You don't suppose they'! let us have a crack at it, do you?" he Bong, American Ace of Aces, Is Retired From Combat Flying Chicago, (U.ra_Maj. Richard I Bong. Amprion'c ac ", o[ a °^"~ ^ f - m r oid oPar, Wis., larm boy who has shot down 40 his com - "I would never have planned to get married," he told reporters, . Bong, winner of tlie congressional medal of honor and nu- hlf 4mh° t i ller citati °--s, shot down M^Jm,?^-* ^ Spends 5 Days Trying to Get Back to Hotel e and went out to eatHe's thf hotel 3St 5 dayS trymg to "»* T r~"j "S"*^ Lea wh °' wi 'h Coi Inland S.MacPhail, former president of the Brooklyn Dodgers and now an aide to Lt. Gen. Brehon Somervell, who led the Kaise? kidnaping .expedition, said he de- TmrD4 ^ n _ _ 4 l _ : - ' .. X4U- impractical in scheme f i c e Russian siege - lines within 15 miles v.'est and northwest of the burning city. °ne of the war's decisive bat- i was "* r ° U swin K on 3 30-mile ieh:Anj:(kAYill4 Reach 2 Miflion Total Paris, t^J--France is reported planning to add 1,800,000 men to her army by mobilizing the 10 classes of young men from 1934 o 1944. They would boost the :otal under colors to well over 2 000,000. An agreement in principle is said to have been reached United States would supply am^ ammunition, and equipment, ' i OD southward from Buy War . s an Stamps from your Globe- Gazette or being ambassadors of good will in Panama Yes, in many friendliness with a good American accent. i your own that refreshes stand for BOTTLING COMPANY PHONE 1800 ___a-Cola natural for popular names to acquire friendly afabrevia- j tions. Tnat'a why you hear 1 Coca-Cola called Coke. the.Danube river bend, with the Germans committing great masses of men and armor in an all-out attempt to .salvage Hitler's last major satellite capital and the remnants of 80,000 axis troops trapped in its ruins. Moscow' dispatches admitted the Russians were giving ground at some points before superior German numbers, hut the soviet morning communique said all attempts at a breakthrough had been blocked and th3t the enemy's casualties were piling up by the thousands. · · ' · ' . · ' · . : · Both sides were reported pouring reinforcements into the battle, as well as into a 2nd critical sector north of the Danube, where the Russians were closing in on Komarno in a desperate effort to outflank the nazi divisions striking for Budapest. The focal point of (he fighting remained on the Esztergom-Buda- JH-st highway northwest of the city. There the Germans were attacking incessantly with tanks and infantry against a thin wall of Russian guns and armor drawn up within 15 miles of the capital. At several points the Germans succeeded in breaching the red army line, but Moscow said all the penetrating forces were rounded up and destroyed. Simultaneously, another strong German armored force swung wide around the Russian left flank between the Bakony and Vertes mountains arid hooked in below Bicske, 15 miles west of Budapest. Repeated thrusts by I massed tank formations were' beaten off and the nazis switched to infiltration tactics with equally small success. The soviet communique said at least 1,500 Germans were killed in that sector Tuesday and that dozens of enemy tanks were destroyed, running the nazis' armored losses since the start of the a-day offensive to more than 50C tanks. Outnumbered on the direct approaches to Budapest, the Soviets' mam hope of beating back the German relief army appeared to res ii. wl j h ^"' e flai ~"~ i n* column north of the Danube. That force Wednesday advanced 4 miles or more on a 3-mile front to capture the river town of Iza, 3y, m iles east of Komarno. More than 1,000 Germans were captured and hundreds of others were killed in that sector, but the nazis were reported rushing reserves to hold Komarno, the funnel through' which their armor and infantry columns were moving down on Budapest from the Austrian border. Kight Yanks made the attempt o kidnap the Kaiser soon after tne armistice. Thev prnccprj in+^, neutral Holland from £^ x ^° Wrf'tf JH^ 11 an error . Brand Whitlock, U. S. minister to Belgium, had given them laisi ' United States government ° They drove right un to the Dutch castle where the Kaiser had taken refuge. Count von Bettinck ^^^·^'·'^'hewordt - c ion" wished to see him. The Kaiser sent word out that he would receive H, if it would state " s . p . u .fPose. The Yanks replied aTM«? e /f bu V" ess was so c»»fl- dentUI it could be stated only to the Kaiser himself. Suspicious, Wilhelm w Proof that it was an American government mission. ? m ^ ssa S« were passed back forth from the castle gate to the interior for 2 hours. Then a detachment of Dutch soldiers reinforced by discharged German soldiers began gathering and the Americans withdrew tk» the ' field artillery re°i- a r e r y re°i- ment attached to the 30th infantry division Ex-Captain Marmaduke Clokey lives in Knoxville now Brown is in Haile live Ellsworth and ~iww,, ,i ln ^nauanooga and S^ve- i'E 4Sst - Dan Sub Warfare Flared Anew in December Washington, 0?)--U-boat Darning to which he has no? and eruptive erudition. his razor-edge quips, ad libs above the * * * CBS comedy proS f SaU^° £riBiUie *"**· Star of ^ cwn Baker, stage, scr^n £M^Z£?^;«^ »^n, Kenny , io winners get $50- losers Fund. Musfc is^b' -«« «« voice doubles. ° he National " y d ' * * I's musical masterpiece about life in" presentation on KGLO-CBS; "Great Moments in Music". Wednesday It t T m T TM ^GLO-CBS; "Great Edward Kane, tenor and Robert Weeds £ ^ Tenn y~ on . 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