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NEW ALIGNMENTS IN MOROCCO: A Marriage of Reason Between the French and Spanish? General Franco's Victory has ..

... in 1912. A slash -I across the tip of N.W. Africa, it cuts them off from Tangier and the Straits. The result of the Spanish civil war is going to make the French regret that sub letting even more than they have done heretofore. A transformation of Spanish ...


... upon your soul This scene is enacted from fifty to seventy times each year in the Central Criminal and Assize courts of the United Kingdom. Each time it gives a jolt to the many people who view human life as such a sacred thing that they cannot bear to ...

Published: Wednesday 01 February 1939
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 5553 | Page: 12, 13, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102 | Tags: Illustrations 

BEATING BACK the BOMBER: Test Pilot and Schneider Trophy Winner

... becoming air-raid wardens, and taking their places in the vast civil machine that is to guard us from the Terror in the Sky. Girls who tap a typewriter all the week are enlisting as Civil Air Guards. Mothers leave their babies in the care of a neighbour ...

Women In War

... The W.V.S., the biggest and. most important women's army the Army of Civil Defence is three-quarters of a million strong and is commanded by a dozen women By C. Patrick Thompson of civil defence, three-quarters of a million strong, swelling to a couple of ...


... a newly-formed unit. The Signals operate and maintain communication between the guns searchlights R.A.F., and Observer Corps. They also fulfil similar duties in respect of administrative communication between the division and other units inside the division ...

THE PICK FALLS ON WHITEHALL GARDENS: Demolishing Historic Buildings to Make Way For the Monster Offices Which ..

... to make way for the erection of a monster block of offices which, when completed, is to accommodate between 5,000 and 6,000 civil servants and at least four Government depart ments, the cost being £1,750,000. Lovers of old London cannot help but regret ...


... are not so much interested in him as in what happens to him. Mr. Dos Passos's instinct as an artist is to take a group as his unit rather than an individual. His faculty of observation is tireless it rejoices in new faces, in continual changes of scene. ...


... the relaxation of complete sympathy. His agent is a good man. This nameless agent, D., was once a professor. Then came the civil war. D. sided with the people he lost an adored wife, he was imprisoned, tortured, finally exchanged. His country is not men ...


... O^S H^u° The other day a girl was invited to sit at tea in the drill hall of an East London school where her husband's unit was on war site. There were straw mattresses on the floor, upturned boxes littered with tin mugs, some hunks of meat, and marmalade ...

Published: Wednesday 01 November 1939
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 672 | Page: 58 | Tags: Illustrations 


... experiences far remote from their own. Recently there have been a number of novels published whose background is the American Civil War. Whether Gone With the Wind is responsible for the influx I am not prepared to say, but certainly since that remarkable ...

Published: Wednesday 20 September 1939
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2228 | Page: 12, 14 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

The Songs they Sang: Some famous old-time melodies

... wife of a then famous writer on religious subjects, Guy Thorne, who, as Guy Ranger, wrote on racing. The song came from the United States, but the words had to be changed to fit the Boer War. The words in the American version were I hear the boys in blue ...

Published: Saturday 01 April 1939
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2753 | Page: 31, 124, 125, 126 | Tags: Illustrations