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Author Frank Clune gives further impressions of Darwin and of his visit to Larrakeyah in this instalment of ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE INSTALMENT No. 22 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Author Frank Clune gives further impressions of Darwin and of his visit to Larrakeyah in this instalment of ALL ABOARD FOR SINGAPORE THE STORY SO FAR The author has described his journey by flying boat from Sydney to Singapore. His trip is over the regular Empire air route and covers 10,000 miles on his return trip to Malaya. He has related his experiences since leaving Darwin and of his visits to ports of call, such as Penang, Ipoh, Port Swettenham and Malacca. Frank Clune then continues on and after a grand night spent at Singapore he sets out on his return journey. Batavia and Bandoeng are next places of interest, where he has inspected Dutch defences. A 380- mile train journey then sets him down at Surabaya where he visits the huge dock-yards and Naval Base. Now read on. . . &nbsp; INSTALMENT No. 22 Manned by mariners from the Zuyder Zee, the mouth of the Scheldt, and the estuary of the Rhine, with the tang of sea-salt in their blood for twice a thous- and years, the Dut...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
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WEEKLY WAR DIARY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
WE EKLYWAR DIARY . :_r VT ? Ul, : :m. " ;:w? DwAmR ; . . Every Sunday ~lArmy - News will publish a . concise factual war diary,;covering the previous' v week's' events. on all fronts. 'Look I for it each week under the above heading. PHILIPPINES " Since the official announcement of tithe fall of, Manila.on:Jailuary 3, the , faianese have made no. real: advancer .in.:the Philippines. The :slackening €.:i.;f the Japanese; effort .enabled- the º .'Ai~ericans to :dig. in, and :when- on T:rruesday; January 6,:the;iJapanese at T.;tempted to" rush:the :new: American ipositions, north-west. of. Manila; they ':.Were repulsed-- with. heavy- losses. ' The island fortress of' Corregidor, fywhich is still in American ;hands; has ,l? .lJin .heavil- -bombed durin'g the k' ek, but no great damage has been , 'done. ~ ?,iGeneral MacArthur, .U.S' Com S:ihan der in the Philippines, 'expects atI::"iobther heavy J'apanese attack., Jap r Lanese reinforcetnents"are' moving, up ',nto forward positions: i- M...
MEN TRAINED TO DIE Japanese Army Doctrine Of Sacrifice REAL TEST YET TO COME [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
MEN: TRAINED TOI DIE; Japanese Army Doctrine Of Sacrifice REAL TEST YET TO. COME Early successes in? ?the Pacific have inflated. the Japanese; faith in =their own. invincibility. , Just what,=is this faith f-worth and. how is' it instilled into thedJapanese conscript? The following description of Japanese Army; " training is supplied by Major M. Erskine-Wyse. Army Education Service. :, dilfference between the Japan ' :t6 d thle men of other countries sitha ::tie latter are taught to live, wt;ille"lie Japanese are trained to die :ai solditrs. Death in battle is re garded ais an honor. .'The 2ooo-year-old creed of Bushido lras taught the Japanese. individual to regard himself-only as a cog.in the li'rh1th ry of race- progress, "The One tthst sacrifice himself. for. All. What better tradition could there .be for T'he iiiaking;of die-easy soldiers? ,---It is not suggested. that..the `J'1anese soldier ': is .naturally' bzjaiver than the others. Indeed there: is iho lacks of' evidence to....
STOP PRESS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
STOP PRESS Midnight Singapore communique reports increasing British air activity in Northern Malaya and Southern Thailand. Airfields at Sungei Patani and Ipoh heavily bombed, starting fires visible for 50 miles. At Singora Japanese shipping attacked and mili- tary storehouses destroyed.
Flying Boat Rescues 49 Men From Ocean [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Flying Boat Rescues' 49 Men From Ocean BANDEONG (Java), Thurs day.-The rescue of 49 mem bers of the crew of an Ameri can freighter bombed by the Japanese last week was a phen omenal feat by the Dutch naval pilot who brought 56 men, in cluding his own crew to safety in a three-motored Dornier flying-boat. He descended on the sea several hundred miles from the coast, and picked up 39 sur vivors. Ten miles farther on he sighted another boat-load. He descended again and picked them up.
MID-WEEK RACES EXCLUDED FROM 1942 LIST [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
MID-WEEK RACES EXCLUDED Y FROM 1942 LIST SYDNEY, Saturday. - Racing dates for 1942 were re-allotted yesterday by the committee of the Australian Jockey Club, mid week racing being excluded from the list, with the exception of a few important fixtures on public holidays. In the re-arrangelmt, the Autumn, Spring and Summer campaigns will hold their place in much the same way as formerly. The Kensington, Ascot, Rosebery and Victoria Park clubs have been asked to arrange among themselves meetings for the dates allotted them, and also to arrange the dates for four - clash meetings. The dates left vacant it the list for the four former clubs are:-Febru ary 14 and 28, May I6 and 30, June 20 and 27, July 4--and 25, August I and I5, November 7 , and 14. No dates have been specified for the four clash Saturdays. -V
ACKNOWLEDGMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
ACKNOWLE DGMENT Army News thanks the follow ing for supplying material and granting permission to 'publish various news itemhs, pictures and features: The, Australian Associated: Press, for Australlan and over- - seas: news. Daily Telegraph' and Sunday. Telegraph. ' Sydney. for.news-. pictures, joke ' cartoons, ' other illustrations. The' Sun' News-Pictorial. Mel bourne, for "Bluey and' Curley," * and news pictures. Daily Mirror, Sydney' for 'photos and: short story lllustra tions. The Advertiser and The News, Adelaide, for, last-minute n'ews and pictures, . The Yaffa Syndicate, Sydney, for the crossword puzzle., Mr. Frank Clune, for the serial .I story. Mr. Alan Foley for short stories. For all interstate sporting re sults and, detals:- 1 Daliy, elegraplh and Sun day Telegraph,. Svdn l; The Herald, Melbourne: The Courier Mall ,and 'Sunday Mail, Bris bane:-The' News and The Mail, Adelaide; The Sunday Times, Perth; and The Mercury, Hobart. We thank the Australian Asso ciation of Nati...
THOUSANDS OF PRIVATE .303's GAINED BY ARMY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
THOUSANDSO OFP IVATE .303's':GAINED BY ARMY BRISBANE,:. Friday.-Tho sands of .303 rifles, impressed liy the military for defence purposes,,.. have reached the purchasing offi der • at . Kelvin Grove Barracks. (Captain G: Aryanis).' : .' ,.Sipce .thel" w,'r:inig -issued -h ,the .Genetril Offic'er. Comniiiding ?ortlh ern. .Cqinuand .(Major-Genieral J.: M. A"t Dturrant), and'; .thl vieteniilg rec entlyý f: ' the .mlpriesszlnnt order, .td take in various types of .rifles, shot guns,? and atnmtunhition, hundreds- of :303 rifles have arrived ;daily at Kelvin Grove: They'came in truck loads - yesterday either from- railway or pplice. stations. . '.,The old?st type received, was a Martini Henry, first issued in'f1879, but. the oldest type being impressed is the Martini-Enfield, first issued in 1898." Most of the .303 riflesairc in good -condition. ,. Those.. requiring' attention' are sent to ordnince for recoiidition in,' but those not requiring this at tention are -issued direct " to 'the ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
DAINTY SEWING IS A BACK NUM- BER with Peggy and Wilma McKin- non now that it's harvest time on their father's wheat farm at Walpeup in the Victorian Mallee. They are sewing bags of golden wheat instead, owing to the acute shortage of men in civil life, because of enlistments and call-ups.
CARELESS LETTER MAY HAVE LED TO SHIP SINKING [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
IAREL EESS LETTER MAY HAVE ir-LED, .TOSHIP";SINKING . A statement issued by the British S, Admiralty last Wveek suggests that a careless letter' may have been re sponsible, for the loss recently of .a large,, new merchant ship of a type ': iiuch-needed'for irtportanftwork. All aboard perished, excepting two men. : wo' .,oTwvo:months before the loss the - ,Censor .:intercepted a letter contain S' :ing,::.thinily .disguised information. , .about prospective -movements of the . s::: ?ip Thle letter disclosed. the exist S ence of .qvhat- the,?wiiter apparently believed was an intiocent "code -sys tecn for revealing place -names to friends. Later, the letter named and described the port near which .the ship- was- -subsequently destroyed by. the ·enemy. "The possibility cannot be ignored. that other letters, containing similar information may have -escaped ,the Censor, 'and reached: enemy hands, thereby causirig:loss ,of thetshiip with many-valuable-lives,t' !,says the Ad miralty.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Win £5 Easilyand. " Plesantly Jusfrute .Ltd wiilN- pay.SixA.,Cash :.Priaes of. £5 each to, Servicemen:tationed atiDarwin or: on SHM.A. Ships,. for ithe best :recipes for, drinks of which theimain ingredient is tOruange and-or Lemon Juice. The drinks may. be of any -type, .alcoholic, or non-alcoholic,, aird :there,)iSi no' restriction ?xor' cept that.the ,base .mustl.be- Jusfrutei?ddice,?«. THERE, :IS"NO' ENTRYiFEE i.: In the event of a tie the first reteipe opened: takes the~ihlzejr " The:conipetition closes on February.a14th,1942 'Simply pistryourentry, stating R eglN.;' ; Raink ..' Name, and!Address, to: JUSFRTE I MMI ED GOSFORD; N:S:W: .:' 5 A £5: ' " , .. . .. - .,. .., ., . . . , ot,,? ..?.? , .;,'!i?) "
Army News Free Supplement [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
Army/ News Free Supplement 1 Commencing to - morrow morning (.January: I), a prin ted SNews .Bulletin will be pub lished on.the days when Army News is not published. 'lf. Units do not receive: sufficient copies, telephone Army -News, : Larrakeyah 1i25, and 'they' will be placed on the distribution list. SLOPE PENS Army. News, -invites corre spondents :`to express` them selves in its columns. What * new. features.. do" you- want?. What. are the subjects on which you would like' articles? What are- Ioduri views' on- the future of the Northern Terri-' tory? 'Write plainly and. on one." side of the paper only:
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
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SHARP JAP. DEFEAT AT CHANGSHA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
SHARP -AP... DEFEAT AT CHANGSHA-- Brightest Pacific event this, week was the Chinese defeat of the third Japanese attempt to..,':, capture Changsha, railway key city in Hunan Province. But although the- Japs lost. about 6o,ooo killed, wounded or missing, Chungking sa'ys" 'too much must not be made of their victory. Lack of guns, planes and tanks - prevented the defeat being turned into. an -utter rout. . CH-I'UNGKING, Friday. -. The Chincsc official- nilitary spokesman r an interview in Chungking, said: "The scale of Japanese opeiatiotis,"' which have forced the Democracies on the defensive, will be the' factor'-: wvhich will hasten their defeat. "The en"emy is conducting major operations in 'Malaya, tlhe mainlarmd'id of China, in Borneo, and in the Philippines. In addition, the Japanese'- . must keep large . garrisons -in Mar-. churia,,Korea, Indo-China,"and Thai land. ' " "There are many.theories,'! he coan tinued, "to explain the Japanese drive on -Changsha, :thel . capital! of?:...
ROMMEL STILL ON RUN Weather Hampers Pursuit [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
ROMMEL STILL ON R:UNI Weather Hampers: :Pu rsuit General Rommel's German and Italian forces are retreating towards El Agheila, with British, mobile columns in 'pursuit.': Adverse , weather and minefields skilfully placed by 'the Germans are retard ing the advance. The official spokesman at Cairo states that General Rommel may de cide to face ab'odu a'itli i'if.ke 'a stand. at El Agheila, which lies about 8o miles south-west of Jedabaya and on the southernmost shore of the Gulf of Sirte. Australian Success .. An' Australian . squadron flying ,American Kittyhawk fighters alis won a notable battle' with enemy. ssquadronis ini this' 'rea; iTeh,-Austra lians took .on 5o eneyri-yplaines, shot down five' and damaged otheis." A- sergeant-pilot -froml: New South Wales accounted 'for' three of the enemy. The Royal"Navy yesterday joined in the bombardment :of' Halfaya, where the , pass is .held -by' about o0,ooo Germans and Italians,. The= .:warships fired- heavy. shells into the enemy positio...
YOUNG MATCHED WITH FRISCO [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
YOUNG MATCHED WITH FRISCO: SYDNEY, Friday.-Jack Young's manager has received a telegram from the manager of. the Melbourne Stadium, stating that Young has been matched with. Young Frisco there on January 24. It had been earlier announced in Melbourne that 'Young would meet Al Basten on that date. Frisco, a Filipino, drew with and lost to HBsten last year, and-then had a good run of win, otttpointing Rion Richards, and then lostiig. to Rich ards on a technicatl-knock-out.
WHEAT AS MOTOR FUEL [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
WHEAT'AS MOTOR =FUEL. Surplus Australian wheat is to be a source of powcr alcohol. Supply Minister.(Mr. B3easley); said in Can- - berra yesterday that he expects thrce million gallons will .be produccd in the next- 12 months. The Colonial.. Sugar Rcfining Company 'will crect the plant to turn wheat into motor spirit. ·V
PACIFIC STRATEGY JAPAN'S OBJECTIVES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 11 January 1942
PACIFIC STRATECY. J APANS OB JECTIVES SThe -Japanese have built an urn brella defence around Japan, with China, the Philippines, the Carolines, Guam andl Wake forming the wide curve of the umbrella. There is still a hole at Luzon, and the Chinese vic tory at Changshao.has further punc tured .the umbrella within tle 'last few . days. The next Japanese objective., appears to be the neutralising of Singapore-as a naval base from which , British" .. and. . American offensives action- can be under taken. They hope, by aerial domiiiation of the Malayan :peninsula, and' by land -and ,air control of Borneo to by-pa'iss Singapore.and to attack, the Netherlands East Indies......... The, N.E.I. Government has again warned the people that an invasion is inminent.. .Almost' everyd' day"' sees Japanese aerial reconnaissance over the :islands of the Netherlands and over, the Bismarck Archipelego, and aerial 'reconnaissance is- the familiar prelude to invasion. Pincer Tactics It is possible to :see...