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Page 6 Germany Still Expects to Win, Declares Allen AP Newsman Home From Prison Camp Gives Nazis' View By LARRY ALLEN (Associated Press war correspondent Just repatriated aboard the Gripsholm.) NEW YORK, June 7WI - During eight months as a Hitler pris oner of war I have seen Germany from inside and outside her prison camps, have traveled through fortified areas and over her railways from Brenner pass to the Polish corridor, and am convinced that she still expects to win the war. She is counting upon stepping the allied invasion, forcing a stalemate and an eventual negotiated peace which to every German would mean victory. WHAT WARLORDS SAY Her warlords tell the German people and those of Nazi-satellite countries that: 1. Germany has at least 4,000,-000 crack troops in the west, backed by powerful fortifications. 2. She has saved a minimum of 5,000 fighter aircraft alone to meet the invasion, deliberately letting the allies believe there is a shortage. 3. Her bombed-out war factories are being rebuilt in new locations by captive workers as fast as they are smashed. COMMUNICATIONS INTACT 4. Communications systems, great, fast electrified railways, are virtually intact except in the Berlin and northern French districts. 5. The bigh command claims 800 divisions roughly about 8,000,-000 men are ready in both east and west; that eastern front losses are small because of ordered, strategic withdrawals. 6. German internal food supply and civilian morale, despite heavy allied bombings, is surprisingly good. 7. Lastly, but not leastly, Germany says the allies are morally weak. She particularly singles out the American as an "I want to go home" soldier. SABOTAGE CHECKED There was considerable sabotage in Germany in 1941 and 1942. Today, it is virtually nonexistent, because of Himmler's gestapo and the wehrmacht police. German officers smile at allied reports of thousands of tons of bombs dropped, and at claims that comunimcations to the eastern front have been disrupted. They don't deny the bombings, but say the results are something else. Red Press Hails Allied Invasion And Eisenhower MOSCOW, June 7 OP The Russian press and people today hailed the allied invasion of France as the beginning of the end for Hitlerite Germany and praised Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower as one . of the greatest contemporary strategists. "The notorious Atlantic wall is being broken," said the Red Star, organ of the Soviet army, after praising the high skiJl of the landings and the tactical surprise achieved by the allies. "The first 24 hours brought the allies considerable tactical sue- cess. The aim of General Eisen-! hower's troops is directed towards 1 capturing the important ports of Le Havre and Cherbourg. It is difficult to overestimate the strategic and political importance of the jump across the channel." MOSCOW newspapers devoted more than half their space to in- news has achieved such promi-vasion news and photographs, the nence. Thousands of Ships Pour Invasion Army Into France 0 Thousands of ships, the greatest invasion armada in history, streamed across the English channel to the Normany coast on SAN BERNARDINO DAILY SUN Yanks Wade Ashore to Open ! : : : . : ; American infantrymen wade through the surf under cover of naval shellfire to make the first landing on the Normandy coast of France in the opening of the second front. Ship from which the men disembarked is at right. (AP wirephoto by signal corps radio.) Waves Impede Allied Landings Unjustified Public Optimism Feared By EDWARD V. ROBERTS AN ALLIED ADVANCE COMMAND POST, Britain, June 7 (TP) Reports reaching here today in-dicated that German counter- measures in France are gaining momentum and that the beach surf in the landing area now is so rough that it is impeding landings. Even before those reports were received, I believed allied military leaders here were concerned lest reports of initial allied successes give rise to unjustified public optimism concerning the speedy advance. I have heard nothing here to indicate that the opposition is less serious or costly than was expected by General Eisenhower who, in talks with war correspondents here, made it clear that German resistance would be severe and conducted with the utmost military skill. It is true that Adm. Sir Bertram Ramsay expressed satisfaction with the initial naval phase of the attack. However, he made it clear that landing of troops and securing a beachhead were two entirely different operations. The admiral said there were practically no casualties involved in landing troops but naturally his statements did not concern the, securing of beaches. I beiieve informed officers here feel reports of allied advances may be misinterpreted. For example, Prime Minister Churchill's report that the allies were fighting in Caen would not necessarily mean we had taken Caen or even that the fall of Caen was imminent. The Nazis have long demonstrated a mastery of mobile warfare and their panzer divisions are among the world's finest. Nazis Warn French To Stay in Homes NEW YORK, June 7 UP) 1 Residents of the principal cities of r ranee nave neen warnea Dy German occupation forces not to leave their homes between dusk and dawn on pain of death at sight, according to a B. B. C. report heard today by the Blue network. first time in the war lhar fnroitm 4 y'', Thursday, June 8, 1944 FIERCE ASSAULT SOON CRACKS ATLANTIC WALL By ROGER GREENE ON A BEACHEAD IN FRANCE, June 6 (Delayed) UP) Hitler's Atlantic wall cracked in the first hour under tempestuous allied assault. As I write, deeply dug into a beachhead of northwestern France, German prisoners, mostly wounded, are streaming back. But the Boche still is putting up a terrific fight. Shells are exploding all over the beach and out at sea as wave after wave of allied ships, as far as I can see, move into shore. My escorting officer, Sir Charles Birkin, was slightly wounded three times in the first 15 minutes ashore and three men were killed within five feet of me. Our heavy stuff is now rolling ashore and we not only have a solid grip on the beachhead but are thrusting deep inland. The beach, is jammed with troops and bulldozers for many miles, and now it has been quiet for 15 minutes, which apparently means the German big guns are knocked out. Our casualties on this sector FIRST TAUT HOURS IN FRANCE WITH By LEONARD MOSLEY BEHIND THE ATLANTIC i WALL, June o (Delayed) This is! one of those stories that will have tn writp itcplf hpraiiQP T am tnn exhausted, excited and exhilirated ! to have any control over what! goes down on this typewriter. I parachuted into Europe at two minutes past 1 a.m., 6V2 hours be-1 ' fore our seaborne forces began ' Ignorance Or O.P.A. their full full-blown invasion. Rues Q )efense I was near the shore, hiding! from Nazi patrols, as I watched! WASHINGTON, June 7 (VP) our first forces go ashore from the j House and senate debate on legis-sea at 7:15 a.m. lation to extend the office of price I have seen a few thousand par-, administration beyond its June 30 atroops and glider-born troops: expiration date was highlighted to-hold a bridgehead against Hitler's Sday by senate approval of an armies for ovjr 16 hours, despite ' amendment which would make ig-overwhelmine odds. i norance of O.P.A. regulations an There's a terrific battle going ;on here as I write and bullets, mnrlar 0h cUc-t U mention a couple of snipers are producing conditions which are hardly conducive to consecutive thinking. Our job as an air-borne force was to silence a vital coastal bat tery which, if still in operations, might have blown our ships to! bits as they came toward the, shore. We silenced it. And our other just as vital job ""WSJBJ ? 1 ''' D-day. Part of the "bridge" of Second Front in have been comparatively light I landed at 8:45 a.m. wading ashore waist deep in water under fire to find quite a few wounded, some killed on the beach and Nazi prisoners, very stiff and sour-looking, already coming back. Before embarking we were told there would be 10.0Q0 allied planes attacking today and there is every sign our air 'nastery is complete. So far not a single German plane has been seen. The night-long channel crossing also was quiet until the last mile. German prisoners said Hitler visited this beach two days ago and they admitted that they were taken by surprise. Only a few hundred Nazis manned the beach defenses on this sector. They laid down a terrific machine gun fire, but were quickly overwhelmed. As far as I have seen there is no sign of Hitler's vaunted Atlantic wall with its massive concrete fortifications. German artillery deeper inland is very formidable, but the beach defenses are piddling, rifle-slits and strands of barbed wire. AIR ARMY was to secure two important bridges over a canal and river north of Caen, to prevent them from being blown up and to hold tnem aSa)nst an comers until Uiejint0 the sand mam armies arrived. We are still holding them and;anft time again cut off beaches adequate defense in civil suits in volving O.P.A. violations. NightCliibTaxCut Bill Sent President WASHINGTON,' June 7 UP) Congress sent to the White House today a bill cutting the night club tax from 30 to 20 per cent and providing, in a reversal of a sen ate decision, that men and women in the armed services will have to pay it just the same as civilians. "tin ' 1 fa"' ' "'' W ',''' , ' 3S .A 'v7 ' 1 landing craft is shown above. Europe Rough Landing In One Sector Germans Battle Fiercely, Capably By JOHN MOROSO III ABOARD THE U. S. ASSAULT TRANSPORT THOMAS JEFFERSON, June 6 (Delayed) UB The landing of our spearhead troops on beaches in one sector of northern France today was almost turned into another Salerno by weather conditions which .made proper softening up by bombers and warships an impossibility. The roughness of the water capsized landing craft and drowned soldiers who wye seeking to reach shore through the heavily mined area which also was studded with underwater obstacles. The Germans fought fiercely, often driving our boats back to sea when they approached. Many tanks were shot up along with the landing craft. Beaches were strewn with the wrecked equipment. DISGUISED AS ROCKS From six-foot concrete pillboxes disguised as rocks and from batteries hidden in cliffs the Nazis fired anti-tank guns, 90, 88 and 50 mm. weapons, 155 mm. rifles and 155 mm. howitzers as well as scores of machine guns from em placements in French homes. Qur assault battalion took a hard pounding from the enemy fire and rough surf. Much equip- ment was left in the landinS boats by green troops rushing to dig Using cross-fire, the Nazis time and isolated troops. Naval gunfire support for the beleaguered troops finally saved the day. The battlesnip Texas moved close inshore and silenced a 135 mm. battery in a cliff while destroyers pounded continually at pillboxes. With this aid, troops using flame throwers and grenades gradually choked off the defenders and reinforcements dre now streaming across the channel in a shuttle service expected to clear the beachhead. TERRIBLE AWFUL' Capt. John D. Small, Chevy Chase, Md., here on a special nnuil rt- ic-c'trr tlrant in in t'ria firct boat wave and returned to the transport, saying: W "It is rought. Terrible. Awful.! Fiuooxes were unioucnea. ine Nazis have a lot of fire-power there. Boxes were disguised as rocks. The Germans controlled water mines from shore." Lt. (jg) Ross E. Schumann, 23, Chicago, said his PT boat staged duels with machine-gun nests along the beaches, knocking out several with the ship's three-inch gun. Schumann, who is participating in his third invasion, said naval five-inch shells bounced off enemy pillboxes built in the cliff, doing little damage to the heavy concrete facings. He said rangers captured their beach quickly, hut failed to scale the cliffs and silence the 15o mm. battery. The rangers had borrowed hydraulic ladders from the London fire department to help scale the cliffs. These ladders had 30 caliber machine guns lashed 0 the top rungs. Schumann said the American flame throwers did excellent work against the fortified houses, in some cases turning areas occupied by the enemy into a flaming hell. These houses had enabled the Nazis, however, to kill numbers of soldiers advancing across the beaches. Parkways, monuments, cemeteries, historic sites and other property cared for by the Na tional Park Service in the United States occupy 20,817,228 acres. Pilot Leaps to Ground Near Redlands Links Flaming Wreckage Hits Orange Grove Two Miles Away Lt. Fred A. Roos, 26, attached to the Ontario Army Air field, was forced to make a parachute leap from a P-38 plane over Red-lands about 3 p.m. yesterday when his craft caught fire. Landing in the sagebrush east of the Redlands Country club, Lieutenant Roos was uninjured. He was the only occupant of the plane, which soon afterward crashed into an orange grove near Wabash and Seventh avenues, Redlands. The plane was nearly consumed by fire. Bits of its charred wreckage were scattered over a radius of a quarter of a mile. Lieutenant Roos, who had been flying eastward in a flight group of three planes, said his right engine caught fire and the flames spread to the cockpit, forcing him to bail out. Roos' parachute jump was witnessed by James H. Guy, 217 East High avenue, Redlands. Also witnessing the spectacular leap were Dr. and Mrs. William C. Miller, 925 San Jacinto street, who were horseback riding. NOT NERVOUS Lieutenant Roos made the trip to 'downtown Redlahds in three stages, going half way on Mrs. Miller's horse, continuing a short distance in a truck, and making the final lap in a Redlands police car driven by Deputy Chief Elmer Robinson. En route to the police station Robinson radioed to the station and Ontario Army authori ties were notified. Asked by Robinson if he was nervous on his first jump, Lieuten ant Roos replied: "Not now, but maybe I will be a little later." The orange grove where the plane came to earth belongs to Mrs. Ruby F. Mascart, Mcllhenny road. She heard the crash and telephoned police. The fire department was called while battling a brush fire at 1415 Pacific street. The equipment was rushed to the scene of the wreck. No water was available, so tanks had to be brought in. A tanker from the Mentone state forestry department also participated. Fire Chief Thomas stated the plane fell two miles north of the place where Lieutenant Roos landed. R.A.F. Stops Three German Destroyers LONDON, June 7 (IP) R. A. F. coastal command beaufighters crippled three German destroyers in the Bay of .Biscay and prevent' ed them from' interfering with in- vasion movements last night, the air ministry announced today. Fayetteville, N. C, near Fort Bragg, was the first town in the United States to be named for the Marquis de Lafayette. $J Upset . . . Acid Indiges-f;l tion due to excess acid ...Ga$...Heariburn...Try TEES! ;,2f tasIer-LnectiVe rellCI FREE Try Tbsin for yourself, without cost or obligation. Send for your FREE 75c size M j Send for your FRtt oc tue bottle of Tebiln oowder. Send Post Card with name and address to TEBSIN $ 2500 Sunset. Lo Angeles 26 y'Li'in7;thtiaiY-''"'"M""""'-"-'''v'' LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT Alden Reld, Attorney NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY. P. A. 1192 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIKOK.NIA, IN AINU FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN. BERNARDINO. In the Mutter of the Estate of LINNIE M. RANDALL, also known hs LINNIE MAY RANDALL. DECEASED. Good cause appearing therefor, and it being for the best Interests of said Estate and necessary In order to pay the debts and expenses of administration, the undersigned, R. E. WILLIAMS, Administrator of the Estate of Linnie M. Randall, also known as Lln-nle May Randall, deceased, will sell at private sale, to the highest and best bidder, subject to the confirmir-tloti of said Superior Court, on or after the l.'Jth day of June, J 944. at ten o'clock In the forenoon of said day, at his office, Room 109 Court House, City of San Bernardino. County of San Bernardino, Htnte of California, all the light, title and Interest of said deceased at the time of the death, and all the right, title Biid Interest that the Estate of said deceased has by operation of law or otherwise acquired other than or In addition to that of said deceased at the time of death, In and to all of the following described real and personal property, to-wlt: A portion of Lot 13 In Block 19 of Rancho San Bernardino, in the City of San Bernardino, County of Kan Bernardino, Slate of California, as per plat recorded In Book 7 of Maps, page 2, records of said County, described as follows: ComiriencinK at a point 230 feet West of the Northeast corner of said Lot 13; thence West 60 feet; thence South and parallel with the East line of said Lot 13, 125 feet; IetoismhI v)Tmmmi jMWiminUffl'UPm 1" '""i! twtiI KID BOOTS RESIGNS The "baby" of a heavy bombardment squadron stationed at the Seventh Army Air Force atoll base In ths Marshalls, Sgt. Conrad Pope, 19, of Dayton, Ohio, considers himself an experienced adult now and returns the baby boots he carried through a tour of duty as tail gunner In the central Pacific. They were presented to him just before their first raid by Capt. Morris E. Miller of Redlands, shown in the pilot's seat. Originally they belonged to Danny, Captain Miller's son, who was just old enough to be taken home from the hospital, with Mrs. Miller, the day befora the "Duckin Ducklin'" crew left the U. S. last September. A lot of bombs with Danny's name chalked on them were dropped on Japa nese targets during the crew's 30 missions and one of them sank a Jap cargo vessel in the Marshalls campaign. Captain Miller Is on leave, visiting his mother, Mrs. Rose Miller, 216 East Stuart avenue, Redlands; his wife, his son, Danny, and his wife's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Kipper, San Bernardino. Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Auto in Accident at Colfon Struck by an automobile as he was crossing I street west of the intersection of Sixth street in Col- ton last night, an unidentified man believed about 70 years old was instantly killed. The driver of the automobile was said to be Raymond J. Es-calera, 19, of 107 South Fourth i street, Puente. js He told Colton police and Coro "JflJ ner Williams that he was Killed in County traveling west Since Jan. 1, 1944 and dld not see 83 s"ameBat t h e pedestrian Last Year until his car was about 10. feet from him. At that time the victim was about 16 feet from the north curb line of I street and walking across the street diagonally. Escalera was not held. The body was removed to the Knop-snyder & Son funeral home in Colton, where an inquest is pending. LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT thence East 50 feet; thence North 125 feet to the point of beginning; TOGETHER with miscellaneous household furniture and effects on said premises: said property being known as 1139 W. 11th Street in said City of San Bernardino. Said real property and furniture can be sold as a unit, or separately, or said furniture can be sold as a unit or piece by piece, at the discretion of Seller. Said real property will be sold subject to covenants, conditions, restrictions, reservations, rights of way and easements of record, if any. The terms and conditions of sale are cash, lawful money of the United Staten, 10 deposited with bid and balance upon confirmation of sale; Certificate of Title at expense of the purchaser, revenue stamps on deed at expense of seller. Bids or offers must be In writing and will be received at the aforesaid office of the undersigned Administrator. R. E. WILLIAMS, Administrator of the Estate of Llnnle M. Randall, also known as Linnie May Randall, Deceased. ALDEN REID, Attorney for Administrator. Dated this 20th day of May, 1944. Robert Mack Light, Attorney NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATOR'S oALE Or REAL ESTATE AT PRIVATE SALE No. 15694 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN BER NAKDINO. In the Matter of the Estate of AGNES WILSON, also known as Agnes Grace wuson, ueceas'-a. Notice is hereby elven that LOUIS J. WILSON, administrator of the estate of Agnes Wilson, also known as Agnes irrace wuson, deceased, will sell at private sale in one parcel to the highest bidder upon the terms and conditions hereinafter mentioned and subject to confirmation by the above entitled court on or afler the 22nd day of June, 1944. all of the right, title. Interest and estate of the said Agnes Wilson, also known as Agnes Grace Wilson, deceased, at the time of her death, which was an undivided one-half () interest In and to the real property hereinafter described, and all of the right, title, and Interest that the said estate has, by operation of law. or otherwise, ac quired, other thnn or In addition to that of said deceased at the time of her death, or, In, and to that certain lot, Piece, or parcel of land situuln. vlnu and being in Hie County of San Bernardino, Stalo of California, and more par ticularly (lescrioeii as follows, to-wlt; The East (14 feet of Lot 2. Block 43, CITY OF SAN BERNARDINO, In the City of Kan Bernardino, County of San Bernardino, State of California, as per plat recorded in Bonk 7, of Maps, page 1, records of said County: TOGETHER WITH the household furniture and furnishings located on the residential structures situated upon said real property. Terms and conditions of sale: Cash, lawful money of the United States: deeds and title policy at the expense of I I' -nn r-TV" LEGAL ADVERTISEMENT the purchaser; returns and fire insurl ance premiums to be prorated to July L 1944, purchaser to assume the payment of and take the property purchased bjr him subject to all state and county taxes and assessments of whatsoever kind of character which are now or may become hereafter chargeable to or a lien against the property purchased by him. All bids or offers must be In writing and may be left at the office of Robert Mack Light, attorney for said administrator, at 440 Court street, San Bernardino, California, or may be delivered to said administrator personally, in said County of San Bernardino, or may b filed in the office of the Clerk of thi court, or may be delivered into Escrow No. 37713-S of Pioneer Title Insurance and Trust Company, at San Bernardino, California, at any time after the first publication of this notice and before the making of the sale. LOUIS J. WILSON. As Administrator of the Estate of ACNES WILSON, also known as Allies Grace Wilson, deceased. ROBERT MACK LIGHT, 440 Court Street, San Bernardino, California, Attorney for Administrator. DATED: June 5th, 1944. Duckworth, Mussell & King, Attorney NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL EST ATS AT PRIVATE SALE No. G-1873 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO. In the Matter of the Guardianship of the Person and Estate of ANDREW ADAM MOORE, Au Alleged Incompetent. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, Louise Inez Moore, guardian of the person and estate of said Andrew Adam Moore, an alleged incompetent, will sell at private sale, to the highest bidder, on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth, and subject to confirmation by the said Superior Court, at or after 12:00 o'clock noon of Saturday, the 10th day' of June, 1944, ail the right, title and interest of said Andrew Adam Moore, an alleged incompetent, in and to that certain lot, piece or parcel of land situate, lying and being In the County of San Bernardino, State of California, more particularly described as follows, to-wit: Lot 18, Block 5, CULL SUBDIVISION, TRACT NO. 1794, in the County of San Bernardino, State of California, as per plat recorded In Bool: 26 of Maps, pages 62 and 63, records of said County. Terms and Conditions of Sale: Down payment of at leait twenty-five per cent (25) of the amount bid; balance payable in equal monthly payments over a period of not more than five yearn, with Interest on all deferred pay ments at the rate or six per cent per annum, payable monthly. Bidder will deposit with his bid a certified check in a sum equal to ten per cent of the amount bid; balance of down payment to be paid on confirmation of sale by the Court. All checks deposited by un successful bidders will be returned upon a bid being accepted. All bids or offers must be m writing and may be left at the offices of the attorneys for said guardian, Duck worth, Mussen & King, 233 citizens National Bank Bldg., San Bernardino, California, or may be filed in the office of the clerk of this Court, at any time after the first publication of this notice of sale. LOUISE INEZ MOORE, Guardian of the Person and Estate of Andrew Adam Moote, an Alleged Incompetent. DUCKWORTH, MUSf-'FLL ft KIN3, Attorneys for said Guardian, 233 Citizens Natl. Bank Bldg., San Bernardino. Calif. Dated: May 23, 1944. Date of first publication May 25. 1944. Homer M. Bail, Attorney NOTICE TO CREDITOR3 No. 1E640 In the Matter of the Estate of WILLIAM B. FREELAND, Deceased. NOTICE is hereby given by the undersigned E. John Eriksson as the Executor of the Estate of WILLIAM B, FREELAND, deceased, to the creditors of and all persons having claims against the said deceased, to present them, with the necessary vouchers, within six months after the first publication of this notice, to said IC. John Eriksson at the office of E. John. Eriksson & Homer M. Ball, Suite lt, American Notional Bank Bldg., San Bernardino, California, which said office the undersigned selects as a place of business In all matters con nected with said estate, or to file them, with tha neecssary vouchers, within slit months after the first publication i this notice. In the office of the C erk of the Superior Court of the Slate of California. In and for the County of San Bernardino. E. JOHN ERIKSSON, As Executor of the Estate of William B. Freeland. Deceased. HOMER M. BAIL, Attorney for said Executor. Dated May 9. 1944. tDirst Publication May 11, 1044.)

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