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D.I.B. PARAP [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
D.I.B. PARAP From B Coy. comes the appeal for suggestions, holw to keep "Tich" on the range during the shoot. It is said that they. spent most of the dlay getting Transport to bring theui back after each shot he fired. 1 would suggest an anchor, lads. Congratulations to Bruce Sau verain and Bill Collier on winning trophies for outstanding play at football. Dengue Fever has taken its toll of the ranks of the D.i.B. and to those chaps unfortunate to be down .with it ive extend our sympathies, and hope that they are back,with us soon. Baseball Baschall is taking on almost as fast as Dengue, and not even the heaviest rainfall prevented the lads from prac ticing. From the line it appeared that lick -latherly and Les Bright had the material to make a first class team. Russ James was in fine form and his catching was remarkable. These lads will be given the chance to prove that their defeat of A.A.S.C, last Saturday was no fluke, when they meet Air: Force next Saturday. Soccer The D.I.IR. ...
KINDNESS APPRECIATED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
KINDNESS APPRECIATED "Matelot," a patient at Bagot, wishes to thank the ladies, who, on certain days each week, visit men in hospital, and distribute cigarettes, matches, cakes and fruit. 1n a letter to the Editor he writes: "In expres sing my own appreciation of their good work, I know that 1 am also conveying the thoughts of all the other patients, both past and present. The ladies concerned can rest assured that. their thoughtfulness is keenly appreciated."
Australian Wins D.F.C. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Australian .Winsl D.F.C. For exceptional courage and keen ness in the discharge of his duty tls a bonlber pilot, the D.F.C. has been" awarded to Flight-Lieut. Daniel Edward Cremin, an Aiistralian serv ing in the R.A.F. Great courage and determination, often in the face of heavy anti-aircraft fire, had been shor\\i by the recipient of the prized. award.. Flighlit-Lieut. Cremin, who is 24, iS ait present in a squadron attached to the Middle East Command. He en listed at Redfern (N.S.W.) and was a tUniversity student before joining the Air Force.
NO TRAINS TO EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
NO TRAINS TO EUROPE Turkey's railway- communicatious with Europe have aigaitIn een sevcred, anid no trains have arrived from 13ul garia fo'r over a week, says the i n stanbul correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. Thelic breakdown is believed to be due to the German seiAlirc of practi cally all .rolling stock in central and south-eastern Eurdpe. Only a: feW local trains are operating in Slovakia, Hungary, Rumania and Bulgaria.
Darwin A.I.F. [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Darwin A.I.F. Canberra, Tuesday. - The Minister for Repatriation arid War Service •(Senator Frost) said A.I.F. men in Darwin would get a fair deal from the Government. They enlisted for overseas service and should not be the losers because they were sent to Darwin. Anomalies would be cleared up.
GERMAN COMMENT [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
GERMAN C)MMENT Berlin, Nov. 12.-Authorised Ger man quarters said that Churchill's statement, that B3ritain would de clare war on Japan within the hour. after any outbreak of Japanese hios tilities, "constitutes an absolute scan dal from the viewpoint of intern. tional law." CHINA PLEASED Mr. Churchill's speech was- wel comed in high Chinese. quarters. "It is the only language that Japan will ever understand," was the chief com ment..
COSSACK MADE NAVAL HISTORY Destroyer Sunk [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
COSSACK MVADEr NAVAL HISTORY Destroyer Sunk It was announced from Lon don on Monday that the British destroyer, H.LM:S. Cosaa'ck, 'm , a eaf ded by': Captaii'" ;E L' Bet r thon, hadl beets surnk.. . The Cossack, which )belonged to the l'Tribal class of destroyers, w\\s only built in 1938, and in the course of her short life she made-naval his tory three times. In May, 1941, the Cossack was in the limelight, when, w\itl' four other destroyers, she chased and success fully torpedoed the Bismark, whlich Swas :finally sunk by'. a torpedo from the H.M.S, Dorsetshire. The Cossack first became famous early in 194o, when she captured the Nazi prison ship, Altmark, and took back 300 British seamen who had been held captive. Two months later, in the second battle of Narvik, she assisted in the sinking of seven German destroyers. H.M.S. Cossack and crew have certainly done a wonderful job. Details regarding the safety of the crew, etc., have not yet been made available.
WAR MEMORIAL OPENED BY LORD GOWRIE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
WAR MEMORIAL OPENED BY LORD GOWRIE • Australia's £25o,ooo National WVar Menorial was openecd officially by the Governor-General ( Lord Gowrie) in Canberra on "Tluiesday (Arnmistice Day). Among the official guests, headed by the Prime Minister, Cabinet Ministers itnd diplomatic rcpresenta tives,*was the General Officer Conm xantlhng..the A.1.I'. in the Middle East (General Sir Thomas lhlamey). .The menoria.l garden contained Red poppies, whose seed was bought from tFrance just before the .Germans in-ivaded, the :country in ,March, 1940. SAlso, in full bloom were the aqui legia from thie Pozieres cemetery, and primtila andi anemones from Yprds.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
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TOKIO WARNED Churchill's Broadcast War Aganist Japan If U.S. Involved [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
TOKIO WARNE Churchill's ?roadcast War Against Japan.. If U.S. Involved London, November 10. A direct warning that should the United States become involved in a war with Japan, a British declaration would follow within the hour was given by Mr. Chur chill in a forceful speech at the Mansion House today. He said: "The war :Hitler began by invading Poland, which now cn gulfs Europe and has broken into north-east Africa, may well engulf the greater part of Asia-nay, may soon spread to the remaining fourth of the globe. "Europe's condition is terrible in the last degree. Hitler's firing par ties are busy everyt day in dozens of countries - Belgians, Norwegians, French, Dutchmen, Czechs, Slovenes, and, above all in scale, Russians are being butchered by the thousand and tens of thousands after they have surrendered, while individual and mass executions in all the coun tries . .pientioned have become part of the rgul.ar German routine. "The massacre of the French host ages intensely stirre...
Huge Pay-out Over Brisbane Cup [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
Huge Pay-out Over Brisbane Cup 13ucolic's twin in the Brisbane Cup hit Brisbane bookmakers heavily. 13ucolic was coupled for more than 20o,ooo with Commton Sense, winner of thl' Brisbane Handicap. He started at to to I , and straight-out bets by his supporters are estimated to have yielded £5ooo. BIG DOUBLES DIVIDEND The successful double at -the l3ris bane Cup meeting last Saturday Kyvalley .(Flying) and Rabbi Chief (Novice)-paid £65/4/- for 5/- on the totalisator in the Paddock and St. Leger reserves, and £10/2/3 for 2/ on the Flat.
Navy [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 13 November 1941
And Sport By Your Own Correspondents NAVY 'Vith the "wet" season about to commence the "Aussie -. Rules" players have been busy organising and practising. Although the amount. of practice has not been sufficient, due mainly to the efforts of the dengue "wog," it is hoped to field a strong side against the "Waratahs" on Saturday, November 15. You will remember that the "Waratahs" were last season's pre miers and we have this warning to issue, "Be careful of your laurels, Waratahs." In all, six teams are competing, and the Navy team is fully repre sentative, consisting of players from most of the Naval units. Soccer Now for a word or two about our Soccer enthusiasts. Naval"- Head quarters on' Wednesday last met the A.A.S.C. at Winnellie and at the conclusion of the game it was a case of "well done, A.A.S.C." Yes, Navy lost, the score-being 3-0, and our lads consider that the bustling tactics of the A,A.S.C. halves and backs upset the "apple-cart" of the Navy for wards. A handclap for ...