WWII years news links below-written and submitted by War Correspondent, FRANK MILES, who was born and reared in Iowa.

Link: All About Frank Miles - War Correspondent 1944-1945

Index Link to newspaper correspondence -- Many Iowa Military Personnel Mentioned.

Date - Newspaper Title

Headline Reads:

29 Aug 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette

Miles Visits Grave of Son

31 Aug 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette

Meets Iowans on Rome Visit

04 Sep 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Mason Cityans in Italy
07 Sep 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Iowa Sergeant Eager To See Infant Daughter

13 Sep 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Three Wounds

16 Sep 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles, Clark Go on Tour
21 Sep 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Tells of Flight thru Flak
25 Sep 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Thinks No GI's to Be Radical
28 Sep 1944 - Ames Daily Tribune Iowa Sergeant Found Nazis Were a Treacherous Group
02 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Little Interest in Fall Election
05 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Mason Cityan Given Miles Praise
10 Oct 1944 – Mason City Globe-Gazette Awards to 2 Iowans
11 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Schedule of Chaplain Full
11 Oct 1944 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Minnesotan Becomes An Iowa Booster
13 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette 34th Division Made History
17 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Find Iowans Visit to the Front
20 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Witnesses Capture 2 Nazis
23 Oct 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune German Shelling
24 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan Serves in Brazil Force
25 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Visits Negro Unit in Iowa
26 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Interviews Men With 5th Army
28 Oct 1944 – Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan Helps Miles
30 Oct 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Red Cross Clubs Popular
01 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Enters Town after its Capture
02 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Deep Mud in North Italy
05 Nov 1944 - Quad City Times Miles Writes of Iowans on Italian Front
06 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Sees Wounded From Battle
08 Nov 1944 - Quad City Times Frank Miles Runs Into Iowa Men When He Looks Over Italy's Shell-torn Poretta
10 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan's Heroic Work Revealed
11 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Rain, Mud Delay 5th Army Push
15 Nov 1944 - Ames Daily Tribune GI's Believe Chance Remote For 1944 end of European War
15 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Clark Gives Iowans Awards
17 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Shell Explodes Near Miles
20 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Iowans Win in Essay Contest Abt Victory
20 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune (2nd Column/same paper) Heavy Attacks Needed to Win Livergnano
23 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Miles Visits Injured Iowan
23 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Meets Iowans in Former Hog Sty
25 Nov 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan Head of Nurses in 5th Army
28 Nov 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Sees Foe From Observation Point
01 Dec 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Shells Interrupt Meal at Livergnano
06 Dec 1944 - Muscatine Journal News-Tribune Wounded Nazis Treated Well
07 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette GI's Voice Gripes, Grins
14 Dec 1944 - Ames Daily Tribune Miles Meets Wounded Ames Soldier on Italian Front
19 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Mason Cityans Busy at Forward Post
21 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Tough Fight in Italy Revealed
22 Dec 1944 - Quad City Times Miles Meets Iowa Men in Visits at 'Hot Spots' of 34th and 91st Divisions
26 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Frank Miles Goes to Athens
27 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Sufferings of Greeks Under Nazis
29 Dec 1944 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Shuns Special Offer
29 Dec 1944 - Quad City Times Frank Miles Meets Fortune Teller -- and More Iowans -- When He Visits Cairo, Egypt

Date - Newspaper Title

Headline Reads:

02 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Returns to 5th Army
02 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette (2nd Column/same paper) Frank Miles Has a Long Visit With Col, Pride and Maurice Needham
03 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Lemke Noted Lone Fighter
04 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan Sends Leaflets to Enemy
08 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Hears 2 Friends Are Casualties
09 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette GIs From Iowa Cite Gripes
11 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Visits Mason Cityan
12 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Gallantry of Iowans Shown
19 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowans Wade in Deep Italian Mud
19 Jan 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Inspired Men to Stop Germans
20 Jan 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowans Aides to Officers in Red Bull Unit
24 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa Youth Eludes Nazis for a Week
25 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa Doctor to Marry Overseas
25 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette (2nd Column/same paper) Yanks Dig in for Winter in Italy
29 Jan 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowan Gives Reporter a Sleeping Bag
01 Feb 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Visits Many Iowans in England
02 Feb 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Spends Day With Son in England
05 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Mentions Mt. Pleasant Man In Italian Theater
06 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Mess-Recreational Hall Built Of 105 Millimeter Shells
08 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Iowan Is One Of The Youngest Lieutenant Colonels
09 Feb 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Saw Nora Springs Man Before Death
10 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Slope Is Target For Nazi Shells
10 Feb 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowa Barber Gives Nazis Close Shaves
13 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Long Jeep Ride Takes Miles to Iowan’s Rendezvous
14 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Iowans In Italy Receive Awards
15 Feb 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa Sergeant Given Legion of Merit Medal
15 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Quick Treatment Saves Life Of Boy On Italian Front
17 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Men In "Red Bull" Division Receive 6th Overseas Bar
20 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Shell Burst Near Iowans On Italian Front
24 Feb 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Write More Letters Than They Receive
26 Feb 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Nazis Still Have Planes In Air
28 Feb 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Iowa's Old Men in Italy
01 Mar 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Descends Mountain to See Miles
02 Mar 1945 - Mount Pleasant News V-MAIL Fastest For Service Men in Italy and France
15 Mar 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Some Oddities of War As Related By Frank Miles
21 Mar 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Americans In Italy Under Tension
27 Mar 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Iowans Return to Air Bases in England
31 Mar 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Nazi Planes Over Area While Miles Writes
31 Mar 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Miles Views Battle Action in Germany
02 Apr 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Gets Into Hot Area in Cologne; Sees Raid Shelter
03 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowan Cracks Safe -- It's OK In This Case
06 Apr 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Nazi Sniper Spotted 48 Hours After Cologne's Fall
06 Apr 1945 - Mount Pleasant News (2nd Column/same paper) Sees Bodies of Germans Along Way
10 Apr 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Shells Explode Near Frank Miles & Companions
11 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Saves Unit by Knocking Out A Nazi Tank
13 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Lake Cityan Lauds Spirit of Wounded
17 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Most Nazis Fared Well During War
20 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Axis Nations Find Cost of War Is High
21 Apr 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Shell No. 100,000 Scores Direct Hit
21 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Tells of Iowa Men in Action on West Front
25 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Miles Explores German Trenches
26 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Follow Liberated Prisoner In Search For German Gestapo
28 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowans Win Award For Brave Action
30 Apr 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Mystery How Nazi Troops Were Killed
30 Apr 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Hawkeye Gets Ammunition to Yanks
01 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Hometown Pride Is Reflected By Yanks in Reich
02 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Daring Trip For Iowans In Germany
03 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Takes Nazis Who Demand His Surrender
05 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Nazi Citizens Directed Fire on Americans
07 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Sees Damage Wreaked By U.S. Bombs
09 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Gets Information on Bombings Directly From Germans
10 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowa Chaplain Wins Argument With Pastor of Nazi Church
11 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Sees Damage To German Plants by American Bombers
11 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News (2nd Column/same paper) Iowan Tells of Horrifying Sights at Concentration Camp
14 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Iowans, Prisoners In Germany Tell Experiences
15 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Sgt. Jas. R Ganoe, Scranton, Helped Clear Way to Heister
17 May 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Large German Towns Now Only Rubble
17 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Americans, Jews Fare Badly In Hands of German Captors
22 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Writes of Talking With Hermann Goering
24 May 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Servicemen Look Toward Civilian Life
26 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Hauling In a Nazi 'Big Shot' All In Day's Work for Iowan
26 May 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Hitler Youths Fought Viciously and Treacherously
31 May 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Guthrie Center Colonel Wins Citation for Unusual Bravery
01 Jun 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Finds Change in German Greetings
01 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Finds 'Best' Concentration Camp In Germany To Be Full of Horror
02 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Wrecked Gestapo Lair Discloses Nauseating Methods Used by Nazis
07 Jun 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Sees Thousand of Well Fed Nazis In European Camp
09 Jun 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Prisoners Glad to See American Girls After 27 Months Away From U.S.
12 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Hyde Park Harangues Part of British Free Speech Tradition, Miles Learns
15 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Publisher Whitehead Impressed By Job of Allied Bombers
15 Jun 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette Miles Visits Home of Nazi Bigwig
19 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Visiting Congressmen and 'Experts' Irk Soldiers Who Whipped Germany
23 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowan Turns Hungarian Government Chief, Retinue Over to Officials
26 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Platoon Lead By Iowan Captures 750 Germans
27 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald

Miles Visits Iowa Boys at Berchtesgade. Captured Nazi Soldiers Cleaning Up Rubble of Hitler's Home

28 Jun 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald

Iowan Guards SS Troops in Prison Camp.The SSers Live in Pup Tents; Act Docile Now Miles Says

03 Jul 1945- Mount Pleasant News Visits Cemetery For World War I Vets
06 Jul 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Miles on Way to Pacific to Cover War
09 Jul 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Visits Two Cemeteries
10 Jul 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Buddies recall Experiences In Europe; Await Trip Home
14 Jul 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Yank's Story Belies Report Nazis Treated Prisoners Well
17 Jul 1945 - Mount Pleasant News French Not as Friendly As In 1918
19 Jul 1945 - Quad City Times Miles Visits Picturesque City of Bari
20 Jul 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Miles, "Hot and Bothered' As He Arrives In India Sector
27 Jul 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Flies 'Hump' Meets Many From Iowa
28 Jul 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Finds Gen. Chenault Busy But Willing To Give Interview
30 Jul 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Eats Chinese Meal
03 Aug 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Chinese Medical Graduates Serve In American Hospitals
06 Aug 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Only One in 13,000 Can't Take Atabrine - Miles One of Them
06 Aug 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Miles Describes Savagery of Japs
10 Aug 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Iowan One of Reasons For Fame of the Alamo Scouts
14 Aug 1945 - Mason City Globe-Gazette MacNider is Like Volcano in Luzon War
16 Aug 1945 - Council Bluffs Nonpareil Iowans Serving At India Air Base
16 Aug 1945 - Mount Pleasant News Caribou Hero of Miles Story
20 Aug 1945 - Carroll Daily Times Herald Miles Returns From War Jaunt; Says Composite GI Greatest Personality He Met

29 Aug 1945 - Postville Herald

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