Servicemen Demonstrate About Strike
Group Marches on Bomber Plant Despite Pleas of Officers
The servicemen seized his placard which bore the inscription "NAA-CIO-UAW, Local No. 31,' tore it up, and then destroyed several others. Another group moved on to other gates likewise tearing down placards. (See article below)
GALVISTON, TEXAS, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1M4 -THIRTY-TWO PACES
Is Now Controlled
by Forces of U. S.
Gen. MacArthur's HeadquartersPHilippines, Oct. 22..(Sunday) AP
American invasion forces on Leyte in the central Philippines' penetrating four miles inland along an 18-miles front have captured two airfields, the capital city of Tacloban, the town of Dulag and won control of a strait leading to inland seas of the archipelago, headquarters announced today.
The airfields, first to fall into Yank hands as potential bases from which army planes can expand the air coverage now provided by carrier aircraft, were overrun near Tacloban and Dulag.
As success on success was scored by the largest invasion army yet massed in the Pacific Ocean areas. Gen. Douglas MacArthur solemnly warned the Japanese government and military leaders they would be held accountable for the tortures at Bataan In 1942 and for any repetitions against either solders
The 1st Cavalry Division which overran Tacloban airfield the first day of fighting surged Into Tacloban itself last night. The capture of Tacloban gave the Americans control of San Juanlco strait between Leyte and the Island of Samar.
Both the airfield and the capital city were abandoned by the Japanese.
Made in City by
London, Oct. 22. (Sunday). I\AP
American troops, struck swiftly last night following the unconditional surrender of Aachen, pushing approximately one mile eastward toward Duren, 34 miles away from their positions in the Wurslen area four miles north of Aachen.
T h u n d e r b o l t fighter-bombers ranged ahead of the American attack, following leaflets and explosives on towns along the highway.
To the northwest the Canadian First Army, with British aid, advanced nine ml lea in the Dutch Belgian border region in a drive to clear the Scheide estuary so
the allies can use the great port of Antwerp.
Germans Tell About
Gigantic Battle on
East Prussian Soil
London, Oct. 22. (Sunday). AP
Powerful Russia and Romanian columns plunged across Hungry’svital Tiaza River defense line within 50 miles southeast of imperiled Budapest yesterday, and also cut nazl escape lines by reaching the Danube 87 miles south of the Hungarian capital in an outflanking drive aimed at crossing into the western half of the tottering Axis satellite nation.
Berlin in a broadcast late last night meanwhile said the Russians had broken through to the Guldap- Gumbinnen highway, from ten to 18 miles inside German east Prussia, and that the battles on that front "surpass anything previously seen on the eastern front."
Axis, radio commentators had said earlier the Russians were at least I8 miles inside East Prussia, and had expanded their attacking front to 100 miles on the eastern and northeastern sides of East Prussia.
Group Marches on
Bomber Plant Despite
Pleas of Officers
Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 21. AP
A group of servicemen, aroused by the work stoppage which paralyzed huge North American Aviation Co.'s bomber plant, stormed the plant entrances today, dispersing pickets and tearing up union placards.
Only a skeleton force of pickets was on duty because of the usual Saturday afternoon holiday. All but one left when the soldiers and sailors assembled in downtown Kansas City, appeared.
The servicemen seized his placard which bore the inscription "NAA-CIO-UAW, Local No. 31,' tore it up, and then destroyed several others. Another group moved on to other gates likewise tearing down placards.