FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1942
THE MTCHTGAN DAILY
Reporter Gives Account
Of Assault On Dieppe
In A New Role
MAJOR LEAGUE RESULTS:
Whitlow Wyatt Paces Dodgers
To Important Win Over Giants
Fall From Chair Ainsier To His Prayer
AUSTIN. Tex.. Aug. 20 --(/P)~- mainly because of a shoulder injury.
Baseball fans wxho knew Tex Hugh- Billy Disch. veteran Texas coach
son as a pitcher for the University of and long a Red Sox scou , relates
Texas may wonder if Joe Cronin Hughson was scuffling with some
didn't give his Boston Red Sox sen-: pals at his boarding house and fell
(Editor's Note: This is the detailed
story of the commando assault on
Dieppe by Ross Munro, 2-year-old
Canadian Press war correspondent,
.who went ashore with the Canadian
troops whE made up the larger part of
the Allied attacking force.)
By ROSS MUNRO
Canadian Press War Correspondent
WITH THE CANADIAN COM-
MANDO FORCES, Aug.. 19 (De-
layed)..-Tnits of two infantry regi-
ments, the Royal Hamilton Light In-
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fan try and the Essex Scottish of
Windsor, Ont., with a Calgary tank
regiment, carried the main attack of
the Dieppe raid right into the town
itself and battled the Germans
through the streets to capture the
main portions of the town.
After a tremendous naval bom-
bardment and aerial bombing of the
promenade area by the sea, these
units landed on the beach in front of
Dieppe and stormed the 'Nazi-held
buildings, barricades and strong
In flank attacks, units of the South
Saskatchewan Regiment and the
Cameron Highlanders from Winni-
peg landed at Pourville, two miles
west of Dieppe, and the Royal Regi-
ment from Toronto went in at Puit,
one miles east of the port.
Units of Les Fusiliers Mont Royal,
a French-Canadian battalion, served
as floating reserves and finally were
sent into Dieppe.
By this operation the Canadians
parried out the underlying object of
the raid, which was to test the Ger-
man defenses on the coast and to
obtain information about them.
Dieppe was left with many parts of
the town burning and as the raid
fleet sailed for England I could see
from the vessel which I occupied a
pall of smoke hanging over the port.
Several strong gun positions and
batteries of coastal artillery were de-
stroyed, a radio direction-finding sta-
tion was smashed and hundreds of
Germans were killed-the Nazis
themselves admitted to 400 dead
and wounded. The Canadians also
brought back a number of German
A small group of United States
Rangers was incLuded in the force,
attached to various regiments. They
landed and fought with combat
troops. Several of them engaged' in
the bitter action during the landings
and in subsequent engagements on
Just how many Rangers were in-
volved was not disclosed. Right by
my side, a young American sergeant,
Ken Kenyon of Minneapolis, knocked
off a German sharpshooter from a
window of a house with a dead-eye
shot. This came during the action
when the landing force was meeting
heavy opposition and terrific fire
from machine-gun nests and German
By HALE CHAMPION
From Associated Press Summaries
Of all the high-class pitchers in
either league, one leads the pack for
steady, day-in, day-out performance
against the Phils or the Yanks.
He is the standout pitcher for a
pennant-winning team, the guy that
goes out to stop losing streaks, and
the boy who can turn on additional
heat when it's needed.
Whitlow Wyatt is the name, and
the Brooklyn Dodgers are his affilia-
tion. Yesterday the beautiful bums
took on the New York Giants and
they were on as much of a spot as a
team with a 62-game lead can be.
The Cardinals were still coming,
and the Dodgers hadn't been doing
so well. Whit Wyatt stepped into
the breach and in typical style
pitched a beautiful one-hit, 2-1 win.
Johnny Mize got the only hit and
it was a home run to ruin the shut-
out. It was Wyatt's 15th win and
brought him within easy distance of
the twenty-game mark for the sec-
ond straight year.
3 * *X
A's Get Two
Bums 2, G'vianits 1
New York. 010 000 000-1
Brooklyn.....020 000 00x-2
Sunkel. Feldman, Adams and
ning; Wyatt and Owen.
* * *
Cincy 5, Pirates 3
sation a shove. Something- seemed to pop in his
1 1 Local legend credits such a jolt shoulder and immediately it felt loos-
6 1 with making the tall, sw arthy fellow er than in many months. "Maybe
Dan- from Kyle. Tex., good enough for pro that will help." said Disch.
ball in the first place. It must have, because Hughson al-
It was 1937, when Hughson was a,~ most hurled Texas to a champion-
senior at the University. His chief ship and became an All-Southwest
claim to fame had been a glowing Conference selection.
6 2 rcord as huirler for the Bluda Town Tex developed a sore arm last year
10 1 team. He couldn't click at Texas. after being called up by the Sox.
meer - -w-
Pittsburgh . . . 000 000
Cincinnati ...400 000
Sewell and Lopez;
* * *
St. Louis .....200 200
100--5 7 0
00x--8 13 " 2
Major League Standing
Lieut. Douglas Fairbanks (above)
of the U.S. Navy is one of the'
American officers assigned to the
staff of Lord Louis Mountbatten,
head of the British commandos,
according to an announcement
made in London recently.
New York ...
In Golf Match
SPRING LAKE, Aug. 20 -(/P)-
The elimination of Marjorie Row,
state champion from Detroit, featur-
ed the quarter-final matches in the
Women's annual Spring Lake Open
Gold Tournament. here today.
Miss Row, heavily favored to romp
off with the title, was the victim of
another Detroiter, ' the diminutive
Irene Dill of the Detroit Golf Club.
The margin was 2 and 1, with Miss
Dill shooting a 78 in stowing away
her highly favored opponent.
They were all even at the turn,
but a string of five successive pars
starting the back nine provided the
winning margin for Miss Dill.
In her semifinal match Friday,
Robbins of Spring Lake, the defend-
ing. champion, who edged out Miss
Peggy Kirk of Findlay, O., today,
2 tnd 1.
Sally Sessions of Muskegon, a stu-
dent at the University of Michigan,
the medalist, had little trouble dis-
posing of Mrs. W. Claire Cartier of
Grand Rapids, 5 and 4, while in the
fourth a quarter final match Mrs.
J. C. Shorb of South Bend, Ind., eli-
minated Mrs. Lee Kosten of Muske-
gon 4 and 2.
For Grid Gaines
By The Associated Press
NEW YORK, Aug. 20 - It is in-
deed a pleasure to report that a lot
of the country's colleges think so
much of defense workers' entertain-
ment they're even changing their
schedules so that the workers can
get to see their football games this
fall-at the usual charge per tick-
An Associated Press ,urvey showed
today the schools are setting the us-
ual 2 or 3 p. m, starting times back,
in several cases, they're switching
from day to night games in other
spots, they're carding Sunday games,
and they're moving games from col-
lege campuses to big towns so that
they'll be available to defense plant
workers. The switch in sites of
course, is also dictated by transpor-
Washington . .100
Zuber, Trotter and
150 200-9 17 2
000 100-2 7 1
Washington at New York
Boston at Philadelphia (night)
Chicago at Cleveland (night)
St. Louis at Detroit
Phila. ....000 100 000 005-6 18 0
Wash'ton .000 100 000 000-1 9 3
R. Harris, Marchildon and Swift;
Masterson, Scarborough and Evans.
Iosox 7, Yanks 4
New York . . . .000 020 200-4 7 1
Boston .......001 060 00x-7 10 1
Breuer, Russo. Branch and Dickey,
Hemsley; Butland, Judd and Pea-
W L Pet.
Brooklyn .......81 35 .698
St. Louis ........74 42 .638
New York ........65 54 .546
Cincinnati ......58 58 .500
Pittsburgh ...... 55 59 .482
Chicago ........54 68 .443
Boston........48 72 .400
Philadelphia .... 32 79 .289
Cincinnati at Chicago
Pittsburgh at St. Louis
322 South State
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