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For Education - - Frite Christmas
For Liberty, and CURRENT EVENTS letters to the
For Progress , " 0 , . boys in service,
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Vol. 1, N 0.5 December 1, 1943 Window. Rock, Ariz,
In the months of August and. September the United Nations armies had
great success. Two’armies entered the country of Italy. 'The Italian people
agreed to stop fighting the United Nations' and to start fighting the Germans,.
The army under General McArthur captured the places ealled Lae, Salamaua, and
Finchhafen. The Russians were threatening the great city called Kiev! Many
people began to hope that the war wcmld soon end. During the month of October
and November the United Nations armies have not been defeated but they have
not advanced so fast except in Russia,
Germans Fight Hard In Italy
In the country called'.ltaly the Germans are fighting hard. ' The Germans
have strong positions in the mountains. It is hard for the United Nations
armies to drive the Germans ’from the mountains quickly without losing many
men. The United Nations armies are advancing very slowly. Some -people think
General Eisenhower wants to keep as many Germans in Italy as he can. Then
these Germans cannot fight at other places.
Heavy Air .Raids Over Germany
During the first three .weeks .of. November many United Nations planes
flew over Germany. The cities of Germany suffered great damage. The capitol
city of Germany named.. Berlin was attacked. several times. The air raids over
Germany have continued day and night. The Germans have sent a few planes to
bomb the capitol of England named London. The German Planes did little dam
age to London,
, •• Japanese Attack. Fails - McArthur Invades Bougainville
In the month of August General McArthur captured a place called Finch**
hafen. This place called Finchhafen was very important to the Japanese. The
Japanese tried to drive the men of General McArthur*away from Finchhafen,
The Japanese failed. 'General McArthur*s men then started an attack on the
large island called Bougainville. The first troops to Land were Marines,
Later regular army troops also landed. The landing of General McArtnur’s
troops on the island called Bougainville is ..dangerous for the Japanese in
the places called Buka and Buin and Rabaul. The place called Rabaul is a
very important harbour for Japanese ships. •
Russians Ka.ve Great Success
In October the. Russian, air mi os were trying to capture two important
cities called Kiev and Krival Rog, Early' in November the Germans moved ■
soldiers from the city of Kiev to protect Krivai Rog. The Russians then
attacked Kiev and captured it-. This Russian army then advanced and cap
; turned the city called Zhitomir,. The capture' of the city’ called' -Zhitomir cut

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