All Sicily conquered and decisions at Quebec on world operations

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All Sicily conquered and decisions at Quebec on world operations

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Article 1. Headlines: all Sicily conquered, German resistance at end, Messina captured by seventh army, Italian mainland shelled. Mentions operation by B-17 on southern France and by B-24s destroying 43 axis fighters during battle in southern Italy. Article 2. Headlines: decisions at Quebec on world operations, agreement on political and military issues, result can only emerge in action, hint of meeting with Russia.

Date

1943-08-18
1943-08-25

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Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

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The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10077

Transcription

THE TIMES WEDNESDAY AUGUST 18 1943

ALL SICILY CONQUERED

GERMAN RESISTANCE AT AN END

MESSINA CAPTURED BY SEVENTH ARMY

ITALIAN MAINLAND SHELLED

It was officially announced from Allied Headquarters last night that all enemy resistance in Sicily was at an end. Messina fell to the United States Seventh Army. Gun duels between Sicily and the Italian mainland are taking place.

The Germans had earlier claimed that “all German and Italian troops,” with their tanks, guns, and other heavy equipment, were evacuated from Sicily by 6 o’clock yesterday morning.

The first raid on Southern France was made yesterday by a strong force of Flying Fortresses operating from a Mediterranean base. Liberator bombers, in an [missing words] destroyed 43 out of 100 Axis fight[missing letters and words]

AUGUST 25 1943

DECISIONS AT QUEBEC ON WORLD OPERATIONS

AGREEMENT ON POLITICAL AND MILITARY ISSUES

RESULTS “CAN ONLY EMERGE IN ACTION”

HINT OF MEETING WITH RUSSIA

A joint statement was issued last night by Mr. Churchill and President Roosevelt at the end of the Quebec Conference. It announced that another conference between British and American authorities is to be held before the end of the year in addition to any tripartite meetings which it may be possible to arrange with Russia.

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“All Sicily conquered and decisions at Quebec on world operations,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 19, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22058.

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