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THE PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL IN EDINBURGH INSPECTING UNITS OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICES

... THE PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL IN EDINBURGH INSPECTING UNITS OF THE CIVIL DEFENCE SERVICES. MR. COSMO HAMILTON. The playwright and novelist, Mr. Cosmo Hamil' ton, died on October 14 at the age of seventy. He was author of over forty plays and nearly thirty ...

Published: Saturday 24 October 1942
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 339 | Page: 12, 13 | Tags: none

CASUALTIES TO CIVILIANS (INCLUDING CIVIL DEFENCE) BY ENEMY ACTION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (To August 31, 1944)

... CASUALTIES TO CIVILIANS (INCLUDING CIVIL DEFENCE) BY ENEMY ACTION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM (To August 31, 1944) (Children, 7,250; Women. 23,757) Total 136,116 HOUSES DESTROYED OR DAMAGED BY ENEMY ACTION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM Up the Ju e end of May £ « ...

Published: Saturday 09 December 1944
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1683 | Page: 6, 7 | Tags: none

March 2, 1940 THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS EVERY SIDE EDINBURGH’S GREAT CIVIL DEFENCE ORGANISATION THE QUEEN’S ..

... morning. She went first to the Regional Commissioner’s Office, and then inspected about a hundred men and women of civil defence units. By the time she arrived at the King George and Queen Elizabeth Club, in Prince’s Street, which provides for Service ...

Published: Saturday 02 March 1940
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 351 | Page: 20 | Tags: none

CHEFS SERVING STEW FROM THE HUGE VATS INTO CONTAINERS, FOR TRANSPORT TO CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS IN THE LIVERPOOL ..

... CHEFS SERVING STEW FROM THE HUGE VATS INTO CONTAINERS, FOR TRANSPORT TO CIVIL DEFENCE WORKERS IN THE LIVERPOOL AREA, Food is rapidly establishing in various cities in the United Kingdom, and the nerve-centre of the Liverpool Corporation’s communal feeding ...

Published: Saturday 22 February 1941
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 87 | Page: 26 | Tags: none

THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS THE ENIGMA OF THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR EXPLAINED. THE SPANISH LABYRINTH: By GERALD ..

... headquarters of any united Spain, however tightly organised or loosely federated, must be Castile, the central SPANISH LABYRINTH,” THE BOOK REVIEWED ON THIS PAGE. Mr. Brenan is ably fitted to explain the enigma of the Spanish Civil War, for, after serving ...

Published: Saturday 12 June 1943
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1518 | Page: 13 | Tags: none

—THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS—Dec. 9, 1944 RENDERED POSSIBLE BY THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: THE —% Men of the United ..

... —THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS—Dec. 9, 1944 RENDERED POSSIBLE BY THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: THE —% Men of the United Kingdom under Arms in wo( each year) united kingdom naval construction Major war vessels Mosquito craft Other vessels completed completed completed ...

Published: Saturday 09 December 1944
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 353 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

REGISTERED AS A NEWSPAPER FOR TRANSMISSION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

... FOR TRANSMISSION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. will emerge and resume its rightful place in the front rank of the world’s finest cars. PUBLISHING OFFICE COMMONWEALTH HOUSJ I, NEW OXFORD STREET. LONDON, W.C.x r>.%\ ' Now for the Civil Defence A cold wet night ...

Published: Saturday 10 April 1943
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 153 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

BRITISH MEDALS AWARDED FOR VALOUR—INCLUDING THE UNFAMILIAR EMPIRE MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY (“E.G.M.”), HITHERTO ..

... UNFAMILIAR EMPIRE MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY (“E.G.M.”), HITHERTO BESTOWED FOR SUCH ACTS OF GALLANTRY AS THOSE OF THE BOMB - DISPOSAL UNITS, NOW REPLACED BY THE GEORGE CROSS. Many medals for valour have recently been conferred upon men of the Forces by H.M. the King ...

Published: Saturday 28 September 1940
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 507 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: none

A WEEK ago. writing on this page of those essential human needs which must be satisfied in any scheme of

... State Socialism that now reigns side by side with the older money-power. It means nothing less than the return to smaller units of social-economic life and to the splitting-up of the swollen, topheavy communities squeezed into huge towns, spreading like ...

Published: Saturday 18 October 1941
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1224 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

SPECIAL COVERINGS,

... Force and to civil authorities. Similarly, there are appropriate units at each Army and Corps Headquarters, the communications becoming less static and the equipment more mobile with each step down the chain of command. The divisional signals unit, whether ...

Published: Saturday 06 May 1944
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 992 | Page: 15 | Tags: none

RESISTANCE IN A FIVE-WEEK BATTLE

... good order. with a strong emphasis on the Home Guard, but was to an even greater extent designed as a trial of the various civil defence services. I do not think it is divulging any secrets or treading on any toes to mention that the scheme was the Army ...

Published: Saturday 23 August 1941
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2234 | Page: 11, 12 | Tags: none

A TOUGH EXERCISE FOR COMMANDOS; MEN, CARRYING RIFLE AND EQUIPMENT, CROSSING A WIDE RIVER BY SINGLE ROPES, FIX A ..

... Merchant Navy. Civil Defence. Police, National Fire Service, and other civilian uniforms, it should be placed immediately above the centre of the position in which any medal ribbons are. or would be. worn. It will be sent to all those to whom civil commendations ...

Published: Saturday 06 March 1943
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1004 | Page: 15, 16 | Tags: none