Kairouan and Sousse occupied and signs of German internal crisis

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Kairouan and Sousse occupied and signs of German internal crisis

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Article 1. Headlines: Kairouan and Sousse occupied, eighth army pressing on through minefields, unflagging air offensive, no respite for retreating enemy. Article 2. Headlines: signs of German internal crisis, but hard military task is probably still before us.

Date

1943-04-13
1943-04-23

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Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
The Observer
IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10065

Transcription

THE TIMES TUESDAY APRIL 13 1943

KAIROUAN AND SOUSSE OCCUPIED

EIGHTH ARMY PRESSING ON THROUGH MINEFIELDS

UNFLAGGED AIR OFFENSIVE

NO RESPITE FOR RETREATING ENEMY

In Tunisia Kairouan and Sousse have been occupied and the Eighth Army is continuing its advance through difficult country in the face of demolition and mines.

There has been no respite for the enemy from the air. He has lost many vehicles, and his aircraft, including transports, have also suffered heavily.

The French have made a local advance near Jebel Ousselat; and in the Mejez el Bab-Munchar sector our troops are making steady progress.

THEOBSERVER, SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 1943

Signs of a German Internal Crisis

But Hard Military Task is Probably Still Before Us

By “STUDENT OF EUROPE”

Total mobilisation in Germany – “the Goebbels revolution” – has driven the discontent and war weariness of the masses to a point where it may soon have an important effect on the course of the war.

The process may even have begun already. Signs of a German crisis have multiplied in recent weeks. The fear of wishful thinking has prevented Allied commentators from drawing the obvious conclusions.

The most striking fact is the re- [missing words]

Citation

“Kairouan and Sousse occupied and signs of German internal crisis,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 8, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22015.

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