Sunday Pictorial July 11th 1943

Tetmmi SEN S INA Vr^ " " Gtarre' c j ***J n n a,^c j Sun day Pict o rial July 11 TWOPENCE No. 1,478 *Bridgehead Has Been Established ^Official Opposition Smashed in Only Three Hours KTIRST communique from General Eisenhower, the Commander-in-Chief, issued at 10 o’clock last night, made it clear that the first stages of our invasion of Sicily was an unqualified success. General Eisenhower V "-4 V Out of the sky they dropped on the enemy The Allied landing, which started at dawn (three a.m.), is proceeding according to plan. “The many beaches and landing places used for these first assaults overextended a distance of about 100 miles. “By about 6 a.m., under heavy fire from the covering force of cruisers, destroyers and gun­boats and other naval units, the enemy oppo­sition had been overcome and success of all landings had been already assured. “By about 7.30 a.m.our troops were advanc­ing and our artillery was being put ashore. Fighting continues and more troops, with their guns, vehicles, stores and equipment, are being landed by the Royal and U.S. Navies/’ FULL STORY :BACK PAGE MARS A
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