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The Bystander Bookshelf: Civil Commotion

... The Bystander Bookshelf Civil Commotion By V. S. Pritchett HERE are two books about the English Civil War, and which followed the war into two very different kinds of family life. Miss Phyllis Bentley's Yorkshire weavers in Take Courage (Gollancz; 9s ...

Women in Uniform: No. 12. The Civil Air Guard

... the flying helmet and goggles 12s., the neat, smart forage cap, 3s. On the lej arm is ivorn the blue ensign, denoting a civil unit, over the left brea.t pocket appear the much-prized icings when a member has her A licen Autogyros come into the C.A ...

Published: Wednesday 06 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 676 | Page: 32, 33 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Social Register

... that play helped with the fun fair Lord Cross is up at Cambridge and has joined the University unit of voluntary dispatch riders who will assist in regional civil defence by maintaining communications in case of an emergency. Here he was receiving instructions ...

Published: Wednesday 13 December 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 657 | Page: 32, 33 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... have died in the tunnel. It is rather ironical that volunteers from the International Brigade which fought in Spain in the Civil War should now be officially employed by the authori ties, teaching the British Army how to deal with tanks. It is not so long ...

Published: Wednesday 21 August 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2265 | Page: 6, 8, 9 | Tags: Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... another, because it is certain that the cruisers were all within range from time to time. To shepherd this highly danger ous unit into the River Plate with prac tically no losses must have been an incredible feat. The Finnish Government which has been set ...

Published: Wednesday 27 December 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1831 | Page: 4, 6 | Tags: Photographs 

National Air Communications

... st. ANOTHER name for civil aviation in war time is National Air Communications, which means what it says-- no more and no less. Its principal work is to main tain essential overseas services and to supply the Government with civil air transport. Empire ...

Published: Wednesday 27 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1055 | Page: 32, 34 | Tags: Photographs 

An Empire in the Air: Pilots and 'Planes

... other of the Dominions, and, further, an aggressor must know that an assault on Canada from the air or the sea would bring the United States into fine on her side. Optimists who believe that we shall have defeated the Nazis by Christmas and pessimists who ...

Published: Wednesday 18 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 884 | Page: 30, 34 | Tags: Photographs 

Defenders of Finland: On the anniversary of their independence they were fighting for it

... Twenty-tivo years ago last Wednesday Finland proclaimed her independence. She had driven out the Bolsheviks and so emerged as a unit after eight centuries of incorporation in foreign empires. As the anniversary approached this year there were not the usual ...

Published: Wednesday 13 December 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 443 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Life in Store: The Army Blood Transfusion Service

... preventing clotting was almost insuperable, and thousands died whom this Service would have saved. It was during the Spanish Civil War that the first successful system was established for collecting and storing blood ready to give to .wounded men or civilians ...

Published: Wednesday 22 May 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 774 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Missing, Believed Killed: A Young Airman's Portrait, Painted by Frank O. Salisbury, was Unveiled by Sir ..

... where a higher standard of civilization has evolved, and is still evolving, than anywhere else. But this is not only concerning our own land. To-day we are faced with the greatest organized challenge to Christianity and civilization that the world has ever ...

Published: Wednesday 25 September 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1021 | Page: 5 | Tags: Photographs 

Women in Uniform

... way that is wholly admirable. All belong to women's units covered in our Women in Uniform series in the last year. Herewith some of them 1 I HC9 n 1 B-- v i I I I The Women's Voluntary Service for Civil Defence has a very active branch at York. The committee ...

Published: Wednesday 07 February 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 651 | Page: 28, 29 | Tags: Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... of the Vandal hosts under Field-Marshal Herbert Morrison, M.P., an echo of it came to me not so long ago. A distinguished Civil Servant told me that he had made a special pil grimage to examine Rennie's bridge before it was pulled down, and he could see ...

Published: Wednesday 20 March 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1856 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Photographs