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FIRST AUSTRALIAN BUILT PLANE LOST IN BATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

FIRST AUSTRALIAN BUILT PLANE LOST IN BATTLE It was announced from Singapore on Friday that an Australian built Bristol Beaufort bomber has been destroyed in Malaya. The bomber is the first Australian built warplane to ,be lost in battle. Details of the machine's loss are scanty, but it is believed it was deliberately set on fire 'at, the Kota Bharu aerodrome to prevent, it from falling into the hands of. the Japanese when they captured the 'drome. Other reports say the l3eaufort was' out on patrol work when it was at tacked by six Japanese fighters. The pilot' put up 'a' running' fight and, by using the full power of the B3eaufort's engines, was able to escape. He landed at Kota B3haru, but the engines were so badly strained that the craft could not be thken off again. The B3eaufort was then destroyed.' -V

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

OW 1t Treat TAKE one ncent .C. powder or two "tablets with water to relieve headache and HE A T all nerve and muscular pains, andc continue every four hours EFYHAI ST 0lN .. intil normal energy and vigour are restored. Always be confident of sure, And Other Tropical more sooti eng relief with Genuine V~incent's A.P.C. Tab Complaints lets or Powders. Always carry Vincent's A.P.C. Tablets in the hygienic, pocket-size tizi; wvhich keeps them active and effective ein any climate and fits conveniently' in th o ket.ý 146 POWDERS - DOES NOT AFFECTr THE HEART Si/6 endd.2/r'" Singles 2d. eachS FOR SAFETY'S SAKE : T ENT'S"

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Rail Commissioners Appointed Colonels [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

Rail Commissioners Appointed Colonels CANBERRA, Thursday. - State Railwa;y Comnnissioners, who; as members of the War Railways .Com nmittce are conferring here to-day with the AMihiister for Transport (Mr. Lawson), and Arny Transport Ofticers, have been appointed honor ary colonels. This has been done to give them standing with Army Officers with whom they come in contiact. To-day's meeting of the War Rail ways Committee uinder the chair nhtishil pf the N.S.W. hRailway s Commissioner (Mr. Hart igan), will decidle on 'action to hbe taken,

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
AXIS AND TURKEY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

AXIS 'AND TURKEY LONDON, Thursday. - Germany has again assured the Turkish Goy ernmncnt that she is not plianing an attack on Turkey. This assurance has been given by the German Ambassador .(von Papen), we'lt-informied 6bservers at Ankara say. Reports persist, hmowever, that the Germans aie planning a new' drive to Africa. The regrouping of the German Air Force. in southern Italy and Greece, and.German troop movenmen ts in But garia, indicate that such a drive would be through Turkey. From Bulgaria it is reported that more than 10,000 German troops have arrived from the Rtissian front. Another report says that Turkey, Germany 'ind 'Bulgaria have signed an agreement to build new 'railway. bridges along the Turkislh-Bulga'ian frontier.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Air Passenger And Freight Control [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

Air Passenger And Freight Control The Minister for Civil Aviation (M r. Dralieford) ainotuncel last Monday thatt the Government had taken control of all bookings of rpas sengers and freights on the overseas section of the Empire air .service be vonwl Darwin. Those who 'wish' to trtavelh beyond 1)arwin or to sendl freight overseas should submiit the raison for. tlhe journcv Aind the nature of the freight to the Departtnetlt of Civil Aviation, Almore -House, .Melboure,. O hialsd of the M laytuva defcnce voluniteer or, civil 'services`hwho had behet reccallhch ivbuld'li giveii priority 9ofirvcI,. addedl Mr. Drfikefortd

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

AERIAL TORPEDO, fused and ready for action,.. slung in its release gear beneath a Beaufort bomber. After adjustments to safety catches and driving mechanism, the. doors of the. compartment are closed. A pistol trigger by the - pilot's seat sends the torpedo into action.. Beaufort torpedo bombers are used by the R.A.A.F.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
GERMANS RETIRING TO SMOLENSK Red Army Successes Continue [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

CERMANS RETIRING TO SMOLENSK Red Army Successes -Continue With the Russian communiques continuing to announce Red Arnmy successes, there is growing opinion in rell informed quarfers that the Germans will be forced back as far as 'Smolensk, 230 miles west of Moscow, before they are able to reorganise their forces and establish a strong defensive line. Many centres have been captured to the north and south-west of the capital as the Russian advance con tinues. So much importance is attached to the, Russian victories that a highly. ,placed member of the Allied Diplo matic Service said:-"The Germans cannot afford to make any more mis takes. If they do, it may be disas tryus for them." Berlin Disbelieved Nobody in Moscow pays the slight est attention to the persistent claims from Berlin that the retreat merely amounts to a rationalisation of the front. It is conceded that this may have been the ititentioil *of the High Comu mand when they were first cheated of the goal at which the offen...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
CITY DEVASTATED Benghazi Again In British Hands [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

CITY DEVASTATED Benghazi Agaidn =In British Hands 0 Benghazi, the- principal port and Axis Base in 'Cyrenaica, is again in British hands, having been occupied by Units of the Eighth Army on Wednesday, following' the lightning British Drive across the Western Dese ert from Tobr-uk, 300 miles to 'the east. Friday's Middle East communique making this announcement, says that men of the Royal Dragoons were the first to enter the city; and found it devastated. Benghazi has been raided continuously, both before and since the British occupied the, city from February 7 until April 4 last year. "The Axis forces under General Roimunel, which hiave been in fu'll; retreat since the timajor tank and ii-i fantry battles fought neai Tobriuk on November i8, are lbeing haarfied" by tlhe R.A.F., the R.A.A.F., aind the South African Air Force while mo bile columns are also inflicting heavy losses. The Axis' rout' in Libya began after.General Romm6l's 'abortive attempt to make a stand north west of Gaza...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

AMERICAN SHIP TORPEDOED. The torpedoed American freighter Lehigh as she sank in' the Atlantic. after being attacked by an. unseen submarine 75" miles from Freetown. Sierra Leone. Africa, on October 19. The series of photographs was taken by the Lehigh's radio operator, Samuel Hakam, from one of the lifeboats in which the crew escaped.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

NAZI DRIVE HALTED 'BY HEAVY RUSSIAN SNOWS. Difficulties as great as those which faced Napoleon in his march on Moscow in 1812 are hampering the Germans on the Eastern Front. This radio 'photo shows horses drawing German artillery through heavy snow. A late Russian 'report stated that the Russian forces from Leningrad are proceeding down the railway equipped with tanks which were brought across the frozen lakes.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
WAKE ISLAND CAPTURED Marines' Gallant Defence [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

WAKE ISLAND CAPTURED Marines' Gallant Defence The Japanese have captured Wake Island, U.S. air and naval base, 2,400 miles west of Hawaii, it is officially announced in Washington. Midway Island is still resisting all attacks. The U.S. Navy communique report ing the Japanese capture of Wake Island says that for 15 days the, Japanese onslaughts were resisted by only 400 marines, supported by 12 ,fighter planes. Wake Island fell on Tuesday to the fourteenth Japanese attack. Two Japanese destroyers were. sunk in the final landing opera tions which led to the capture of the island. Washington reports state that a strong air, attack preceded the Japanese landing on Tuesday. Sev eral enemy planes were shot down. Tokio official radio states: "Wake Island' was occupied completely on Tuesday ,by Japanese naval forces. -."The Japanese defied blazing American defence guns, raging seas, and a violent gale to carry out a. night assault on the island." Midway Island, U.S. base, 1,400 miles north-...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

'TAKING THE WATER. Mary Healy. 20th Centry Fox film player, keeps fit .by taking a daily swim. She looks as though the dip loes her good too.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
GERMANS WITHDRAWING FROM FINLAND [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

GERMANS'WITHDRAWING FROM FINLAND LONDON, Friday.-' L he Russian offensive against the Finnish armies is gaining momentum, a London re port states. The Germans are withdrawing their forces from Finland. Three quarters of their forces have aliead' left. The German withdrawal means that the Finns are left to defend an Boo mile front.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
STATE OF EMERGENCY AT CALCUTTA India Attacked [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

STATE OF EMERGENCY AT CALCUTTA India Attacked LONDON, Friday. -It is offi cially announced that a state of emergency has been declared in the ,Bengal Presidency. It was understood that'several'days ago Calcutta city and suburbs would be declared emergency. areas, in view of the Far Eastern. -situation. All Government. offices and other institu tions will *be .directedto- take steps fdr the preservation opf important records. Whil& fierce fighfinig continues' in the Philippines' Japian has"sstruck as far afield as New Delhi, capital -of India. Some fires were. started after a short Japanese raid. Four enemy planes are'believed to have been shot down. Rangoon Raided Nine Japanese bombers and one fighter were destroyed during an attempt to raid Rangoon, the Bur mese capital, says an R.A.F. com munique. . Other enemy machines were seriously damaged. - Three British fighters were lost..... The Japanese report, of the raid on Rangoon comes from the .Domei Newsagency.- It 'says; th...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
BOMBED SHIP FOR 30 HOURS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

BOMBED SHIP FOR 30 HOURS LONDON, Thursday. - British planes attacked an enemy tanker for 30 hours in the Atlantic before sink ing it, states an Air Ministry report. "AA. R.A.A.F. Sunderland flying boat squadron first sighted the tanker early on Tuesday morning," the re port adds. "They straddled the tanker with bombs, causing an explosion which sent up columns of water, obscuring the. tanker. ,'e t f the crew of a Sunder d brted seeing a suspicious i 4~i water, possibly caused arine submerging after S jcItli from the tanker. tbe thikpr lost weigh and began to e A. I * '\i1ilji Whitley bomber picked up ;. f0th again yesterday morn ing, '2 mi . at reduced speed. "nI'-v ti "4 r was obviously in "AV3' 41t torpedo-plane took up the e ,,t'il the tanker in the afterns'i t1' sank it with a tor pedo, ;. ,,arch coast of Spain."

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
DARWIN WANTING 800 WORKMEN Government May Take Hotels For Billeting [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

DARWIN WANTINC 800 WORKMEN Government May Take Hotels For Billeting About 8oo laborers and tradesmen are needed immecliatel y to improve shipping facilities in ' Darwin, the Labor Minister (Mr. Ward), Aaid on his return from.Darwin after a spec ial visit to investigate shipping delays for Cabinet. "Whatever was their attitude be fore Japan came into the war, I found both workers and employers most anxious to handle the ships quickly," he said. "But port, facilities are inadequate. The existing jetty can berth only two ships, and construction of a new, jetty would take a long time. "More wharf labor should be fqund immediately to reduce overtime and, if possible, introduce three eight hour shifts. Probable Housing Shortage "Despite the difficult climatic con ditions the men are now working up to 90_ and -ioo hours a week. "Government-controlled imesses forf the men and trained cooks are neces sarv. "If .existing housing is insufficient, hotels will be taken over and bar racks erected...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

SOUTHWARD, BOUND? TRAVEL BY Guinea Airways Ltd COAST - TO - COAST IN ONE DAY Special reduced fares for all Services 'Phone: Darwin 240 for bookings and all particulars IT PAYS TO FLY.-BY Guinea Airways Ltd. Arrive the same day zo Hours to Adelaide 12A Hours to Melbourne Arrives next morning in Sydney and Tasmania

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Portuguese Object To Sydney Film [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

Portuguese Object To Sydney Film. London, Thursday. - Angry crowds in Lisbon (Portugal) have forced several cinemas to withdraw a film showing scenes of. Sydney and its harbor. It is believed the hostile de monstrations. followed an nouncements that A.I.F. troops entered Portuguese Timor on December 17 to forestall a Japanese move.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
DUTCH CASUALTIES IN BORNEO RAID [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

DUTCH CASUALTIES IN BORNEO RAID CIs alties" 1in Japanese air-raids on Pontianak, Western Dutch Borneo, 'number 371, the Netherlands East Inlies Government has been advised. There are 8i. dead, 140 seriously in jured, and 150 slightly injured.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
TWO MEN MURDERED Man Battered; Soldier Shot On Duty [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 28 December 1941

TWO MEN MURDERED Man Battered; Soldier Shot On Duty BRISBANE, FRIDAY. - A soldier was shot dead at Lands borough, and another -man -was fatally injured, by :blows-,on the head in Brisbane on Cbristmas" morning. . Two mel I have been arrested on charges of wilful inrirder. Lance-Corporal Joseph Robert Abbott, 42, of Shakespeare Street, Mackay, North Queensland, a mem her of a garrison battalion, was shot w'hile on dluty at Landsborough,. nearly 50 miles north of Brisbane. Patrick Doyle, 37, a munition worker, of Hope Street, South Bris hane, was found unconscious and bleeding from a head wound after *a disturbance had been heard in his. room in a residential in Hope Street, South Brisbane, at 3.30 a.m. The man. who heard the noise saw a man and a woman hurriedly leave the house.. Doyle died in the General Hospital at i.30 p.m. . -.V

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
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