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THE WAY OF THE WAR: Roman Princes and Mussolini

... script soldiers, however, not unnaturally have only one desire and that is to get home to France, but the young officers and civil servants who have not their eyes on pensions think otherwise. The Vichy Government can do nothing to finance the colonies. ...

Published: Wednesday 25 September 1940
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2591 | Page: 4, 5, 32 | Tags: Illustrations  Photographs 

MOTLEY NOTES: Old and True

... incurring that ancient re proach of selfishness. I observe that a speaker at the Conference of Women Civil Servants has been deploring the reluctance of the' Civil Service to utilise the woman-power of the sbountrv. This,. I grieve to learn, is due, to a great ...

Published: Wednesday 15 July 1942
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2582 | Page: 2, 3, 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

WAY OF THE WAR: Renown

... have failed as a House of Com mons man, where Sir John Anderson, another former Civil Servant, has succeeded. Sir James Grigg was always known as the most efficient Civil Servant in Whitehall, con scientious and outspoken whenever necessary in advising ...

The THREAT from JAPAN: Their Capabilities as Aeroplane-Makers and as Pilots: With Some Further Notes on ..

... carries a crew of three. Thi wings are made up of four separate sections, the fuselage of three, and the tail unit of seven. In case of damage these units can thus be easily replaced. Bombs are stowed internally. The bottom view shows how the aircraft lands ...

Way of the War: Bevin Says No

... whatever happens to their armies. Hitler's biggest problem is civil administration. In all the countries they have occupied the Nazis have shown themselves incompetent to organise civil life. Civil administration was once the pride of Germany, but the Nor ...

Way of the War: Libyan Epic

... Commissioner succeeded Mr. Tom Johnston M.P. as Scottish Civil Defence Commissioner when the latter became Secretary of State for Scotland in February Mr. Harold Butler and Mrs. Biddle Another Civil Defence Commissioner in the news is Mr. Harold Butler Southern ...

WAY OF THE WAR

... succeed Capta in Margesson as Secretary for War is the first example of a Civil Servant taking ministerial charge of the department where he works. During his nine years in the Civil Service he was Principal Private Secretary to successive Chancellors of ...

WAY OF THE WAR: German Retreat

... destroyed, or the pursuits of civil life suspended as lone as there was a man left in Prussia, that man might carry a musket; as long as there was a horse left, that horse might draw artillery. The coin was debased, the civil functionaries were left unpaid; ...

A WAR NEWSLETTER--No. 78

... true that public critics of the Civil Service who combine the servants with the system in a general charge of incompetence will not win sympathy or approval for their criticism. No one doubts that, in the main. the Civil servants of Britain are a fine ...

Published: Saturday 01 March 1941
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1873 | Page: 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

THE DEFENCE of the PACIFIC: Where the U.S.A. has an Advanced Line Far Out in the Great Island-studded Ocean

... years afterwards i a succession of civil wars occurred between the native king, who desired absolute government, and the majority of his people, who wanted a constitution. These became so serious in 1893 that the United States Navy had to land bluejackets ...

WAY OF THE WAR: Anglo- Russian Alliance

... some surpluses in the world, though not so many at the disposal of the United Nations as there were before Japan scored her great initial success in the Far East. Fortunately, the United Nations do hold an immense volume of the world's wheat supplies, and ...