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DARING SOLDIER THROWS STOOL TO ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
SOLDIER: THROWS STOOL TO ESCAPE. Lo.den,'Novemiber 27.-How a Lance-Corporal" was :captured- :. while bn patrol .duty outside ,.q Tobruk,' but: escaped by hurling a stool at: his interrogater,is: told in a radio message from inside,:: Tobruk.- . The" Lance-Corporal.' :said !.thlat Italians took him and .aridthlir man prisoner. "I was stripped for searalingtg'and, allowed to- put on only part ofmytt clothes..again. I was then made to kneel, and the. officer fired twd re volver shots over my head. ? -= .'I .was convinied he intended ?to:i 1kill me in cold bldod;.-so : I seized a stool; and .tlhrew;itat the officers·, and !dashed out." : . :. *He r galried 'the British lines witi in three hoursr.
FANNY BAY [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
FANNY BAY. At Larrakeyah on Wednesday, Fanny Bay and East Point met in one of the hardest soccer battles of the season. The result was 3-2, in favor of Fanny Bay. Bert Cavill had his kicking boots on, and from a free kick, placed the ball securely in the net.. Jimmy Lambert also scored. Hockey The Ack Ack Battery halid yet another 'decisive win. This time it was the D.I.B., the scores being 4-r. Patterson scored 2 goals and Brown and Lewis, added one each. D.I.B. was unfortunate in losing their cen tre. forward early in the game owing to an injured ankle. Ack Ack should be 'hot favorites for the Knock Out Competition which starts to-day; as they, are as yet unbeaten, having scored 23 goals' while only 5 goals. have been registered against them. V' :•
NAZI DRIVE NEARER TO MOSCOW [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
NAZI DRIVE NEARER TO MOSCOW LONDON, Saturday. - The Soviet Government admits fur ther German advances in ,the Tula sector, south of Moscow. The Nazis are gaining. territory. at a terrific cost of men 'and machinery, to attempt an attack on the capital in the rear. As the Germans press nearer Mos cow, the Comllunist newspaper, Pravda, calls to.;the Red Army' to fight to the enid "in this grave, fear ful hour." "The enemy must not be allowed one step further," Pravda declares. "Every soldier, every commander -is defending with his body the heart of our country. "The Germans no longer push for ward headlong. They are paying for; every step with abundant bloodshed. But they are still, creeping forward. "It is necessary to increase tenfold the determination of Moscow's de 'fenders. "Victory over the Germans at the gates of 'Moscow will mean the begihning of their final de-,. feat." The' fighting around Moscow grows in intensity-over loo -German tanks, . with a "new type of "flame thrower...
REVOLT IN EUROPE Rioting To Resist Nazi Ruthlessness [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
REyVOVT IN EUROFE Rioting .To Resist 'Nazi -Ruthlessessess London," Novembert 27.--Reports of-rioting and bitter resistance continue to'pour in'from all parts of conquered Europe,- despitE the ruthless' German 'attempts to crush opposition. Several German soldiers were shot recently as a result of a riot in 'a Gerniatt camp at Bergen, reports the Norwiegian Telegraph Agency.: The unrest followed. the shooting of a man who had talked too openly. to his comrades about-conditions in Germany after a visit home. Prominent Men. Shot .Eive prominent Norwegians, iii cluding a police inspector, a barrister, and two businessmen, have been exe cuted on clrarges of having communi cated by. radio with the British,. and ,with having .assisted Norwegians of military age to escape to BritPin. Several others convicted of thle same offences have been sentenced to imprisonmetnetit for o0 years. Guerilla'Forces :fflicial reports froth Yugoslavia received in the United States reveal that -the Germaiis a...
CLOTHING MAY BE RATIONED [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
CLOTHING MAY .. BE RATIONED Public buying of clothes might be rationed in Australia soon, ac cording 'to Brisbane retailers, who commented on the Canberra report.that the Government' may freeze clothing, and material stocks, and other goods to ensure. balanced distribution. The Supply Minister (Mr. Beasley) said[ that over-stocking and hoarding by big private firnis would 'not be allowed to upse.t the Government's plans for even distribution. The Supply Department was plan ning, to.:balance, the. needs. of :the de fence forces at home. and abroad.: ,?Government regulation .of civiliani needs was almost certain,,to lead,. to. rationing of the public, probably-next year, ,a Brisbane' retailer. stated. Clothing supplies were becoming, scarcer.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
.MERMAID FROM. MAROUBRA. Charming Phoebe Morton goes to the beach every Sunday to sulT and sunbake. Thousands of people flock to Bondi and Manly-two of Sydney's most popular, beaches-but who . wouldn't go, to : Maroubra after seeing Phoebe, we ask; you? The picture was taken this way just to make .you interested. Turn it upside down, Phoebe looks much nicer that Way'.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
IMPRESSIVE ROW of British tanks at Tobruk. Latest reports of the fighting in Libya describe the terrific tank battles raging between British and. enemy forces. These tank forces successfully linked up with the New Zealander's last Thursday, this ending the seven months' siege of the garrison.
Army News Crossword No. 11 [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
ArmryNews Crossword- No. 11 " ACROSS '1I Convert into leatner.. 4 Precious stone 8 ,'reeies. , - '12 Adopted son of Mohammed :13 What 'slanhd one of ' the Inner' Hiebridel is cele brated" for. its-' connection with St. Columbus? 14 List 15 What 'emperor appointed . his - brother 'king of Naples "and, 'Spain?. 17 Kingdom of Indo-China 18 Inland- sea" of l iussia . 19 Writing. tables 21 Inclbse ,in some Sthingsol solid' 24 Seed Of, an apple 2.7. Djivulge. 29 Strike 31 Dissolve again 32 .Cubic mnetres 33. Mohainmedan . chiefs, . 34 One wwho tends ithe:reel:of a' log.: 35 Unit, of weight 30 What is, the ,second city of Portugal,in importance? 38 Sea eagles.,- . 40 Mussolini's title. 44 -Feminine -name 46 Who wrote the u Idylls of-' the ?'' King? 49 What drama tist wrote 'Street' Sb'ee?.. 50 Wild ox of Celebes ., 51 Runner for glld 'ing over .snow.. 52. Mimicked . ' 53 Australlan poll-\ tical leader 54 .Coloir : DOWN. 1 River. in Africa 2 Winged - 3 East Indian palm 4 Lubricate 5 America...
HEAVY LOAD [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
HEAVY LOAD. Syrdnic3Thursday.-When. it took,: off from "Aucklaicld at 4,30 a.m. yes terday, .lie ,Pan-American, Airways California Clipper established a New. Zealand aviation record, . According . to a cable message,:it had..a record load of 52 passcngers'and a crew of 12, in addition to a large load of mail.,
ARMY BAGOT BOUQUETS [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
ARMY BAGOT BOUQUETS, Conigrats to S/Nurses Fot'rcster, Ryrie and ]Kier.nan on ,their recent promotion to Sister. Two N.C.O.'s, Sgt. McNiven and Cpl.' Miller from the "Q." stole, bit the (lust" this week, but are fast recovering after a sojourn in hospital. S/Nurse Fennelly has been inca pacitated for a few days, but, should soon be back on duty. (-) 13n. entertained the Patients and.'troops at Bagot on Wednesday, 26/11/41, and their efforts were fully appreciated. V
PARLT. ADJOURNS UNTIL MARCH [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
PARLT. ADJOURNS UNTIL MARCH .Canberra,., Fricday.-Both H. ouses: of tlie Federal :Prliamneiit Went into:, recesA' last. night until ,about the middle of'March next year. They will re-asscinmbl .only if the-. international, situation warranits it. Mitiiste'rs reinaitied iii Canberrafor - a War Council meeting.on Saturday morning. Full Cabitret. will meet on Tuesday at.Canbei'ra, and will sit all the week.
TRANSPORT TROUBLE Troops' Xmas Leave [Newspaper Article] — Army News — 30 November 1941
TRANSPORT TROUBLE Troops'- Xmas -Leave Canberra, Thursday.-Because of the' lack of transport facilities relatively few of the 'nentii who would 'have to make long jour neys will be able to go home for Christmas, although the. Federal Government has arranged Christ mas leave for members of the" fighting forces in Australia. The Federal Government is negoti ating with the States to strengthen. railway services to carry largenum hers, of soldiers and airmen on inter state and othrc dl6ng distance.lines; So that they can travel by special trains the Defence authorities are willing to co-operate by releasing the men in time. Railways Unwilling According to statements made in Federal circles to-night, the railways departments. are unwilling to forgo the heavy . revenue which they or dinarily obtain from civilian Christ mas traffic by setting aside facilities' for the conveyance of troops and air men.