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COMPARISON OF BRIGADIERS' AGES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

COMPARISON OF BRIGADIERS' AGES Minister for the Army Mr. Forde. has just released an intcresting com parison of the average age of B3riga diers an-i Major-Generals in-this war and th laist. Brigadicrs andI Major-Gceieials at this -stage of the last war were two years older on th.e average- than at the present monicnt, but theic average age to-day is 6 to 7 years older than the average age of lBrigadiers and Major-Generals in 1918. --V

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
CHAPLIN GIVES UP HIS FILM UNIT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

GHAPILI'N GIVES. UP HIS FILM UNIT `HOLLYWOOD, Moniday.-Char lie Chaplin, the film comedian, is dis-. solving the Charles Chaplin Film; Corporation to jpin United Artists' dlistributing company as an .ifindi vidual director. -UV

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
QUEENSLAND AIRMEN IN DARING RAIDS OVER GERMANY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

QUEENSLAND AIRIMEN IN DARING RAIDS OVER GERMANY BRISBANE, Wednesday.-Messages received from London relate the "wbrst-experience" stories of three Queensland wireless opera tor-air gunners, who are ,veterans of many raids over Germany. Sergeant Ronald Moore, 29, who was formerly a window dresser in Brisbane, was a member of the crew of one of the bombers that "busted" up Hitler's beer cellar party at Nuremburg last September. I-He said: "W'e stooged for go ulln utes over the target, and then hom bed it from 2000 feet. Flnames from thec blazing city enabled us to read a inewsplaper at 9000gooo fet, but on theic way iomne we ran into a cloud, which blotted out .evcrytlhing. Anti-aircraift fire had put, the wvircless out of axc tion anld we were lost. I got the wircless working after three hours, and discovered that we were over the North Sea, heading for the Arctic; We. landed iti Eng lan(l w\ith to '0minuites' petrol left." SCaught In Searchlights Sergeant Leonard Collins, 22, of Bris...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
U.S.-Europe Airline [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

U.S.-Euro pe Airline ` +Pafr A'merkcari Airiyay faie estabt lishiig a B.-new .ai'r b rut to Europd fronit N.'w Yrk:;' via N~ath[ and Bra-' "zili--toABoloma.·(;Portuguese,"Gtuiea) and, tlencu . to,,Lisbon.< .Thrc -servici will substitute for susperided' servicesI cncntucrtl4 by .:b ernemy organisat'ions;

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

91P.' fl i 4SiIwmei9#e your d'oes TON/6/# 7 humid summer days when IODEX penetrates deeply, kills busy with housework. shopping, the- germs and quickly soothes and *l perhaps ane, eftensoeus 'tennis, heals the raw, infected tissues. ur feet get steamy. and moist. These are the condltions under whicd Surfer'sPetgerms thrive. ý feed and spread. Doctors say 60%/ are infecte i. -sumemer., 'M .ny.... are carriers leaving infection lona't reri ti ghalty--as* in bathrooms. surf, club and a real, pernr. fDEX w.ll dressing-rooms. Look between quickly penearate deeply yeur tees every, night and apply and anoote and Ahal ,th - IODEX at the first sign of sore- danmaged4 Inflamed llssies. s- ,or white, moist, ,pulpy skin. ` , In serious cases . .see your doctor. p. - -11 yr '4 · e C: NEW -,AMBASSADOR WASHINGTON, Tuesday. President Roosevelt. has named Mr... Lawrence Stcinhardt as U.S. Anm bassador to .Turkey and Major-Gen eral Burns as Ambassador to Russia._ AUSTRALI:A'S DBEST .. JONES &...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
A.I.F. LEADER Capture Claim To Be Proved [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

JA.I.F. LEADER Capture Claim To Be Proved -MELBOURNE, Tuesday. - Army Minister Forde, said to .day- that he has asked for advice about Major-General Gordon Bennett, A.I.F. commander in Malaya, whom the Japanese claim' to have captured. Wheni the .claim was first made, the B.B.C. stated thllat there was no support, fpr, the assertion fromi any .{British source. Since then the claim has.. leen repeated. by :the Japanese, bl ut with .no details, of the place and `time ,if the alleged capture. ,Mr. Egrde repeated that the A.I.F as ai body has not been in action it Maila a, although certain . detach mnents had been reported by the "Press ais having been in the .fighting in .central :Malaya. Members of the Australian Milii tarn *Forces on service in Australia mary soon receive -deferred -pay andl penspji. i.iglt, snlarto t itos.e 9r ing-n tlei Australian Impcriall t e The .:Ministei* for the Armyiny Forcle), said,: last night tha matter would. receive; careful 'i' sideratipn by_ the ,War ...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
TENNIS JUNIORS JOIN R.A.A.F. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

TENNIS JUNIORS JOIN R.A.A.F. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. Victoria's two leading junior ten nis players, i8-year-old Jack. Heathcote and Peter Molloy, both. former schoolboy cham pions in singles and doubles, have joined the R.A.A.F, Heatlicote won the Victorian schoolboy title in 1939 and Molloy won it the following year. Together thicy won the dloubles in 1938 and 1939, and Molloy won it again in 140o with Pearl Peatt. Heathcote is the present State junior clihampion, hIiaving defeated Molloy in the final of that champion ship last month.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
WARTIME PLANS FOR VICTORIAN LEAGUE FOOTBALL GAMES [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

WARTIME PLANS FOR VICTORIAN LEAGUE FOOTBALL GAMES MVELBOURNE, Wednesday.-The Victorian Football League will meet at the end of this month to consider plans for the coming season. Profits from all matches will go to War Funds. Taking a -lead from England, lwhecre football is still being playedl as a necessary war-time recreation, the League seem certain to stage a competlltion! of some kitnl. Present indications are for an at-. tractive season's programme with all matches to be playedl on an amateur basis withl the profits going to War Futdls. Call-ups . andl other war-time dc iinaids will mean thie blreaking up of some league combinations which have excelled in the past few years. Many juniors not eligible,. for niili tary service will no dloubt be called on to fill teams. Players in essen tial services will form the back bone. Seven, league ""clubs have al. ready appointed coaches for next season. Included in appointments already made are:- Dan Minogue, .Fitzroy; Bob McCaskill, Nor...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Darwin Reunion [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

Darwin Reunion N.S.W. North Coasters had a bright re-union recently at the New Darwin Hotel. Most chaps came from the Lismore district, but Kyogle was also represented. Hos- pitality was later received at the home of the Licensing Inspector, Sgt. Littlejohn, whose kindness was greatly appreciated.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
INSTALMENT No. 23 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

INSTALMENT No, 23 The various units 'rie with each other both .in day. and night work. Pioneers build roadsand bridges; barricades and tank-traps; the Bren-gun carrier units dash over the.countryside, trying to undo the work done by. the PJoneers, or In ways to prove whether attack or defence is the master of the situation. The sig nals. units, according to my mentor, amuse themselves by laying lines of communication to chiack each other by wireless. land-lines. -Morse, semaphore. flag, hello or flash lamp,: The "Ack-Ack" machine-gun units keep their eye In by firing at jam-tins thrown in the air, while the mortars set off their basket bungers and. blow large gaps in the wvork clone by. other companies, "Is there any sign of tropical ennui? I asked. "Nol" said the officer. "The men are more and more learning to appreciate the open-air life of the Army. Tiey are keen and alcrt; and on their toes." I can confirm this. I expected to find Darwin in the dumps, but was amazed nto see unif...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
Streamline Beauty Is a Cavalry Girl [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

So George did it. We flew home to the 'drome like a pigeon to its nest. -0 Fifteen months of tropic-.toil shows what, can be done when you're in a war in a hurry. The transformation of Dar win from a peace-lime mangrove town to -a war-timc- modern fortress is a mir acle of organisation. Military secrecy has prevented the authorities from skiting, so the public has been left in the dark about the doughty doings -of Darwin. It is now Permissible to reveal that preparations on a gigantic scale have been cuippiletd, to make the vicinity of Darwin as im pregnable as military science can make it. All fears of surprise attack are now removed, and the defenders are strong enough. to put up a fierce resistance against-any possible. krieg-crack. Completion of- the Commonwealth's military,roadthrough the centre of Aus tralia from- Alice Springs -to Birdum, provides - a life-line for reinforcements *up to any- quantity required. The build ing of this road is a romance of en gineering- organisat...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
A.I.F. IN SYRIA Endure Severe Winter MELBOURNE, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 15 January 1942

A.I.F. IN SYRIA Endure Severe Winter MELBOURNE, Wednesday. - Kenneth Slessor, official war corre- spondent in the Middle East says that Australian troops in Syria and Palestitie are enduring the severest winter the Levant has known for many years. Snow has fallen at Beirut for the first time in over twenty years. Last week was the coldest recor- ded in Cairo since 1916. The whole A.I.F., however, is warmly installed in winter barracks and newly built huts, and the health of the men is unaffected. All are blessing the wool- len goods from home.

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MALAYA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 16 January 1942

MALAYA   No mention of the situation on land is made in the latest communi- ques from Malaya. Actually, no real information has been released since the brief announcement last Tues- day that Kuala Lumpur had fallen two days earlier.   To suggestions that the retreat has ended and that news of a stand made by our troops is held up lest it should be of military information to the   enemy, London thinks this is not necessarily so, and believes that the retreat continues.     While Singapore is silent on Malaya, the Japanese radio stations   are storming the ether with claims of great successes and rapid ad- vances. In their rush to take advances. In their rush to take ad- vantage of the Singapore incident the Japanese are making conflicting   claims. For instance, one broadcast alleged that untold thousands of   Japanese were flooding into Johore in pursuit of the Imperial forces, wh...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
To-day's Races [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 17 January 1942

To-day's Races 1 Acceptances for to-dny's races in Melbourne and Sydney are given on the back of this supple-. . ment. __________. . . .

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
MALAYA [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 17 January 1942

MALAYA     It is officially stated that the A.I.F. is in action in Malaya. An unofficial report says that the Japanese have   been met 150 miles north-west of Singapore.     The B.B.C. observer said that the Australians have repulsed many at-   tacks and have annihilated many of   the enemy.   "The Australians going into action are full of confidence," said Major- General Hennett, "but it is not blind   confidence. They are well trained on jungle warfare," he said, "and it   it is impossible to find a fitter lot." A.I.F. on the Move.     The transfer of the A.I.F. to the   north-west was carried out without a hitch. A correspondent of the Australian Associated Press reports that some of the troops have been on the move for three days:- British   and Indian tropps are also in the   same area ...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
DRY MOUTHS AT ADELAIDE RIVER [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942

DRY ; MOUTHS AT ADELAIDE RIVER Reports from our Adelaide River correspondent ; advise that owing to the severe dryness (because of. the present shortage of beer), the pint mttugs are cracking for the want of ,use. ,V

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
GOOD BOOKS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942

GOOD BOOK S Befoeic resigning to accept a com mission, in the Australian Military Forces,,one of thel many activities of the Darwin Public Librarian (Lieut. J. B. S'elman)' was' the building up of,a special section of Northern Ter ritoryana. In one big bookcase he arranged a splendid variety of literature on Central and' Northerin Australia. Included were a series of. volumes of Historical' Records, accounts of expedlitions by Eyre and Sturt, in addition to such iodern works as 'Flynn of the Inland,' "Man Tracks" (Idriess), !'"We of the r Never" (Gunn), "To the Isles of Spice, "Free and Easy Land" (Clune). "The Great Australian Loneliness" (Hill), "The' Long Lead" (Ellis), and "Northern Australia" (Coni grave). "The Hill' Is Mine"-Maurice. Walsh In this book' the author returns joyously to' the Scottish I-lighlands. His scene is laid in that wonderful wedge which Banffshit.e drives 'twixt Spey and "Deveron, into the heart of the Cairngorms. The setting,. the characters, the style, t...

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
The New Order [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942

The New Order "The New Order" is the topic set down for the meeting of' the Discus sion Group on Sunday next (January 25). The. group, which is non sectarian and non-political, has been in 'existence, for over '12' months. Meetings are held on alternate Sun days 'at i6oo hoursat -the Darwin Presbyterian: Manse.. 'Atn invitation to attend is extended to all interested. -V

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
DARWIN WILL BE ATTACKED THINKS M.L.A. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942

DARWIN WILL 'BE ATTACKED THINKS M.L.A. BRISBANE, Thursday. - "While I do not think Japan will ever, bomb Australia - except, perhaps, Darwin - I think the position is serious enough to warrant -Parliament being called together to stand by in an emer gency," said Mr. J. F. Barnes, M.L.A., for Bundaberg, last night. "It is disgraceful to think that we aie on eight months' holiday when vital decisions` are being made by Cabinet." Mr. Barnes said the early start 6fcity employees, together with day light saving, meant that men and women would be getting up two -hours earlier than usual, although keeping more orless the same bed time hour. The city would produce a crop of physical wrecks. Children would not sleep until it, was dark, and mothers would suffer from lack of proper rest.- Parliament, as'a whole, would never have agreed to such ridiculous ';proposals. -V·. I

Publication Title: Army News
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NT, Australia
POSER FOR UNIT CENSOR [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 18 January 1942

POSER FOR UNIT CENSOR The :paragraph published in the : atissue of Army News concerning the" number of air mail letters that are written and received by the troops will give readers some idea of the amount of work imposed on ffifcers by Unit censorship. A D.I.B. censor was perturbed to discover an envelope inscribed on the iback "LT.A.L.Y." Italy being in enemy country he was in doubt until an 'expert iii this romance .game decoded the message as "I Trust. And Love You." V

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