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RUSSIANS ENTER BERLIN TUNNELS TO ROUT NAZIS

Posted on May 25th, 2018 by:

RUSSIANS ENTER BERLIN TUNNELS TO ROUT NAZIS From the May 1, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes Russian troops with tanks blasted a path before them, yesterday hemmed the remnants of Berlin’s suicide garrison into ten […]

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BRITISH IGNORE RECOGNITION OF AUSTRIAN REGIME

Posted on February 19th, 2018 by:

BRITISH IGNORE RECOGNITION OF AUSTRIAN REGIME From the May 1, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes LONDON, April 30.–A British Foreign Office commentator said today that the British government does not recognize the Austrian Provisional Government […]

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SOVIET TANKS PUSH WEDGE BETWEEN VILNA, DVINSK

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 by:

SOVIET TANKS PUSH WEDGE BETWEEN VILNA, DVINSK From the July 12, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes Powerful Soviet tank columns drove a deep wedge between Vilna and Dvinsk yesterday, and while Red infantry mopped up […]

YEKATERINA ZELENKO – ONLY WOMAN TO RAM AN ENEMY AIRCRAFT – FACT OR FICTION? By Henry Sakaida The Soviet Union created posthumous heroes to inspire the nation during and after the Great Patriotic War. These individuals […]

ZHUKOV PRAISES EISENHOWER AT VICTORY BANQUET IN BERLIN By Charles F. Kiley Stars and Stripes Staff Writer BERLIN, May 9.—Marshal Zhukov, deputy commander-in-chief of Russian forces and chief instrument in the Red Army’s tactical defeat of […]

IN AGAIN, OUT AGAIN – AN AMERICAN GI IS RESCUED BY THE RUSSIANS FROM CAPTIVITY AND EXECUTION From YANK Magazine TORGAU, GERMANY—When Russians overran this town, two days before the link-up with the 1st U.S. Army, […]

2 RED ARMIES BEGIN ATTACKS IN BOHEMIA AND THE BALTIC COAST From the May 6, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes Two Russian armies launched attacks on a 110-mile front last night against the Bohemian redoubt […]

A WEEK OF WAR – CHURCHILL, ROOSEVELT, CASABLANCA, GUADALCANAL AND THE EASTERN FRONT Hitler’s little situation just gets worse and worse all the time, fortunately. The two men who had been taking all the plane trips […]

REDS SEIZE VILNA RAIL STATION, AIRDROME, CLEAR PATH INTO PLAINS OF LITHUANIA Russians Driving Ahead On Front of 500 Miles; Reach Latvia Line From the July 11, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes A Berlin military […]

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT – U.S. MILITARY MISSION TO IRAN By Cpl. Ray McGovern YANK Staff Correspondent IRAN—The four GIs who make up the total EM strength of the U.S. Military Mission with the Iranian Army probably would […]

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RUSSIAN NAVY IS SHELLING FOE ON THE ESTONIAN COAST

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by:

RUSSIAN NAVY IS SHELLING FOE ON THE ESTONIAN COAST From the September 25, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes While Russian ground forces began mopping up last German pockets of resistance along the Estonian coast, units […]

SOVIET ACE VIKTOR LOZOVSKI RAMMED A GERMAN ME-109 By Henry Sakaida Intentionally ramming an enemy aircraft in a dogfight took nerves of steel, skill, and a lot of luck. Soviet pilots exhibited extreme hatred toward their […]

RED ARMY IS LIKE THIS–SKETCHES FROM THE AMERICAN AND SOVIET LINKUP AT TORGAU From the May 6, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes When infantry patrols of the 273rd Infantry, 69th Div., met Soviet Army patrols […]

NEW YANK-RED LINKUPS BY U.S. FIRST ARMY AND NINTH ARMY–Junctions Shut 85-miles Trap on Foe From the May 1, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes Two new junctions with the Red Army by U.S. Ninth and […]

83rd INFANTRY DIVISION RADIOS TO RUSSIANS EAST OF THE ELBE By Wade Jones Stars and Stripes Staff Writer From the April 26, 1945 Edition of Stars and Stripes WITH 83rd INFANTRY DIVISION EAST OF ELBE. April […]

BOBRUISK FALLS, REDS DRIVE ON FOR MINSK – PUSH COSTS FOE 20,000 MEN A DAY 110-Mi. Thrust in 6-days Takes Russians Third of Way to Reich From the July 1, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes […]

RUSSIANS CRUSH DNIESTER ATTACK – Moscow Reports Artillery Smashes 60 of 100 Tanks Assaulting Bridgehead From the May 13, 1944 Edition of Stars and Stripes Heavy German losses in a large-scale tank and infantry assault against […]

THIRD ESTATE, PURGED – AMERICANS REOPEN THE NEWSPAPER IN AACHEN, GERMANY From YANK Magazine AACHEN, GERMANY—Aachen, the first large German city occupied by our forces, is also the first to have its own newspaper reopened under […]

SOVIET “MEDALS OF HONOR” FIND THEIR WAY BACK TO THEIR FAMILIES BY HENRY SAKAIDA I’m sure that many of you have lost something very dear to you…perhaps a family ring, a special souvenir or keepsake, a […]

WHEN YOU MEET THE RUSSIANS – US ARMY GUIDE TO SOVIET UNIFORMS AND RANK From YANK Magazine The first Russian soldier you will meet will come from one of the 16 countries in the USSR and he […]

LYDIA LITVYAK SOVIET FEMALE ACE DIDN’T DIE IN COMBAT By Henry Sakaida Blonde, bold, and brave. Lydia Vladimirovna Litvyak was one of only two female fighter aces in history. She disappeared during aerial combat in August […]


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