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Last week Allied bombers continued to blast the way for invasion. The area they hit ranged from Sardinia 800 miles eastward to Greece. It was an area of destruction. Along its varied route lay shattered Axis planes, bomb-ripped airfields, flaming hangars; charred landing docks, twisted loading cranes and supply ships, fire-gutted and listing at anchor; splintered freight cars; black, billowing smoke that had been million-gallon oil dumps; and the smoking rubble of torpedo factories, iron foundries, steel works, chemical plants and supply depots.

While the bombers continued to blast away, an Allied convoy of 25 cargo ships and ten large landing...

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