The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 6, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 6, 1947
Page 10
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\ FACE TEN B1.YTHBVILUS (ARK.) COURIEB NEWS THURSDAY, FBBUUAKY 0, 1SM7 Churchill's War Plans Criticized Soy Briton Delay in Normandy Campaign BY HARRISON SALISBURY (Um{°<l rress Foreign News Editor; Wliisioti Churchill In June, 19«, persuaded Piesldent Roosevelt to junk i pli» far Invasion or No - nw.tiy in July, 19*3. and substitute 'iiie .Noith • African campaign thereby. In Ihe opinion "of some of our ablest military leaders," PVO- Ionics- the wp.r, Martin Sommers, foreign editor of the Saturday Evening Post, said nday. He based his (pinion on conversations \vitli higli.'AmorUim military leaders, .and said -that Secretary of State George C. Marshall,-. (lien U s. Chief of Staff. WAS the -leading American ndvccate of the 1943 Normandy invasion plan . nucl the No. 1 opponent -of the strategy advocated by Clnifchill. .'.!... i. . "Today," Sommcrs reported. "though they 'do lioL-say so ly as yet, -some of our ablest mili- inry leaders K;llevc that the North African - campaign':- and the whole ehnstiy Italian'' campaign. «'ere unnecessary 'and that the dawn. of VE day was delayed— with all t means in terms of loss. of life sind national treasure — by our' failure to attack ' across the channel in 1943. ' ••''"..'••".'• • "They fee)', reasonably certain that, with Ger'nian lines strung out wide and, thin Against the-'Ihis- Icnt rooms on or after Peb, 15, he reminded tile Industry. These requirements are: (1) The establishment must hove filed llie supplemental registration requested by OPA In November and Decem- ber of last year, and (2) it must submit to Its OPA Area Rent Office a. decontrol form, properly filled out. Read Courier News Want Ads. It Took Robert E. Lee To Upset Bucknell LEWISBURG, Pa., (UP)—Biick- nell University's historian, Dr. Lewis E. Theiss. has revealed that u took an invasion to Interrupt (he university's classroom schedule. Dr. Tlielss" 1 said the only Interruption in scheduled classes at Hucknoll came In 1803, when col- lege activities were halted io permit students and faculty members to go (o Gettysburg to help repel Can. Robert E. Lee's march Into I'eiinslyvania, It's'the Thought Thai Counts EXCELSIOR, Minn. CUP)—Mrs, Clara Peck, Excelsior, Minn., has given her husband the same Christmas card every year for the last 25 years. 'Subversivc%orccs are well entrenched in our midst," \varned Rep. J. Pjirnell Thomas, nbove, of. Nc\v Jersey, yoihu into :tc- tion iis new chairman of the House Un-American Acllvilles Committee. Under Republican control Cor Ihc first time in eight years, the committee recently voted to cut loose on <ille(!cd subversive elements in Hollywood, the federal government, • labor and colleges. sians, ,the AfigJe-Atnerlc'an armies could lirive .sVcpt through Prance, ever, all of "..Germany -'and -Tar in'.o Poland, Austria anil' Czechoslovakia. - '• ', Decision Still Important "This would have left Great Britain and the united Stales, Instead of Russia, In control of the part of Europe that- counts, with Italy about the (ensile strength sealed elf in'surrender. Ironically, according to this conclusion, If the Russinns had sot Ih? Western of- Hotcl Owners Urged To File Data on Rates Hotels raid motor courts In this area cannot rmslify for decontrol of daily rates for their transient rooms until they fill out complex- and propsrly required form. C. A, Cunningham, area rent dircclor in SJythcvilIe. saicT today. Unless all of the required information is reported the establishment remains under control, he said. Two requirenicents are necessary for automatic decontrol of trans- of bellies was ii jjreat plenty." Sommers reported that Church- H's informal conversations with fensive' for .whl:h they were bellowing in the Summci 1 of 1945, they would not have 4>ecn very happy r-.bout • the result." Summers reported that Information now available revealed that the Gentians hart only. 29 divisions in France mid the low countries to oppose an invasion in 1943, compared to 58 in June. 1B44. Hz reported that the original decision to Invadt Normandy In July, 19 °t, instead of nearly a year Inter, WHS rew-ljctl-'lu'.April, 1942, at con- London, bet^'een •'Harry H~?kuTi;'Marshall, Churchill and the British'"high .command., ° Tv.-s'.Vinohths later, Sonriners reported, *the decision '.vns .reversed. • First,' -Lard 'Louis Mount-batten srrivcdanHvisiiingtdn June 3, 1942, uurt iKcsenfed to President Roosevelt tKeVstrongest iiassi'ole argu- n-.ents'ra^iinst the projected 1943 Nonn-M^tl^^piieraUon. Then,- June 18, Ch r ujchill'::arrlved. T^-^lftwreeyelt - Yields - .'• "diuriiilil,' went to work nt un- seliins:-^the.V President," Soimners said. ':Tl:e'.iinmedia(c solution \vas rfls -socn n.s possible in the Mediterranean area, |i'-Noi-th Africa. Then, af- arjiians were iiinched out Africa, the next succes- iiterra'ilean Islands, the o:- cupalioii of Eouthern ;ialj-' and the invasion of the continent througfJlKe"'Balkans. - ;• "It _r/as;v.dujinE these 'secaior.s that thjSi Pfiine Minister coined a fine new.:phrase, "the soft under- h?Hy of-'-' t Euro'!ie > '-^cne whith later Mr. Roosevelt - were fallowed J>y a dramatic post - midnight White House session at which "some Of those present say they consider that evening's address the greatest speech Winston Churchill ever made." After Churchill presented his ar- frurrients, Marshall called on Lieut. Gen. A'bert C. Wedcmeyer, then u •colonel, to jircccnt the American case for the Normandy Invasion. Sainners said that some of those present believed Wedcmcyer "won the. «ri;un1ent or. Its merits as such" but that Churchill .finally won his way for the North African landings n:ul the postponement to 1944 of the invasion of France. Iccf cur;.. so)(liejf5 'to .remark that " ' .. . "what ;:M.-, r bh'urqhi» didn't know i !- ; attention j welders . . . t i Vn« can now purchase n ! complete acetylene welding j out fit .tor $62.. This is the i latest type medium size ! genuine Harris Calorific. J the oldest manufacturer of j welding equipment. I BLYTHEVILLE i | Machine Shop ! 211 So. 2nd Ph. 2S28 This is a real down-to-earth Farm Welding Clinic. Actual broken gears and pieces of farm machinery will be \vcidcd to show you how to quickly and economically malco dependable v.v ilds v/i! h a Marquettc Farm Welder. .ThcMarqu:tl jFarn: \Vcldcr has a wide v/c'.dmg ringe (20 to 180 Amps.) to take a!l Form Welding Jobs in stride- It is built for R. E. A. re- quiremcnls and is listed by Underwriters' Laboratories. See the handy Mor- qucttc Form Electrode Kit at the clinic. It enables you to "Do the job Right" by using the right welding rod for Every Farm Welding Job. 1 •. BELTA IMPLEMENTS INC. Starts Monday, Feb. loth COME . . SEE , . 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