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Standing By...: One Thing and Another

... (according to the Colonel of a Canadian regiment) called on the only unit in Van couver which was not recruit ing. demanded a commission forthwith, and then headed South, keeping away from units which were looking for men. This shows a spirit of goodwill and ...

Published: Wednesday 21 August 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1864 | Page: 12, 13 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

Books

... (Faber, 21s.). For these alone, and the escape they afford, I would commend it; but, in addition, there is the story of-a busy civil servant's career, embracing work against tropical disease in the Board of Trade Marine Department, collaboration with Sir William ...

NOVELS OF MODERN TIMES: Hemingway and the Preacher-Poet ; The Lady in the Fur Coat; Bernard Newman's Papa Pontivy

... and occasionally he has to use the word unprintable for obscenity. The book is full of it. It is a story of the Spanish Civil War. Robert Jordan, a member of the International Brigade, is sent through the enemy lines to join a band of guerillas in the ...

Published: Saturday 15 March 1941
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1812 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE FIRST BOOKS FOR 1945

... the position of the United States in the shape of things to come. U.S. WAR AIMS (Hamish Hamilton. 7s. 6d.) is hard to crystallise in content in so small a space, but, over-briefly, it might be summed-up as urging that the United States should reverse ...

Published: Saturday 06 January 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1744 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

NEW NOVELS OF COMPELLING INTEREST

... applied for permission to operate local air services over 49,130 miles of routes at a recent hearing before the Civil Aeronautics Board in the United States. This bus was designed by the Greyhound Company in collaboration with Igor Sikorsky, the famous helicopter ...

Published: Saturday 11 December 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1833 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LATEST IN FACT AND FICTION: The Vivid Exploits of a Paratrooper; China's Struggle Against Japan; An ..

... eighteen of the twenty- two beds in his hut empty. Only four men of his unit got back safely. They had landed on the Monday of the action, and he had got separated from his own unit, joined up with another, and spent several days under increasingly heavy ...

Published: Saturday 17 February 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1751 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

STORIES WITH THE PERSONAL TOUCH: A Family Chronicle on Heroic Lines; A House in the Country; An Autobiography ..

... Benson, widow of the binker ind irt collector THE CIVIL DEFENCE ARTISTS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER EXHIBITION IN LONDON These well-known exhibitions hive now been extended to ill men engixed In iny form of Civil Defence for the first time, therefore, Home Guird ...

Published: Saturday 08 April 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1775 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FIVE NOVELISTS with a TALE to TELL

... a boy from a small New England town at the time of World War I, in which he served as an aviator. When he came back to the United States he was a news paper man, mostly doing rewrite work, with a chance to do an occasional lead if the reporter in question ...

Published: Saturday 12 February 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1533 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

REMINISCENCES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT

... PAST AND PRESENT -By Vernon Fane Mr. Clifford B ax Window-gazes A Diary of Modern Life A Refugee Seeks Sanctuary in Lourdes A Civil Servant's Experiences of Wartime Censorship FROM his broad and lofty window in Albany, Mr. Clifford Bax looked out upon Burlington ...

Published: Saturday 26 December 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1666 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A DEEP LOVE FOR ENGLISH THINGS

... ), is a curious book. It is told in the form of fiction, but the author actually was a member of one of those adven turous units which took part in the lightning raids into Japanese-occupied territory in 1943. The perky hero of the narrative is not al ...

Published: Saturday 16 December 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1896 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

ONE YEAR OF WAR--October 1942 to October 1943

... and were destroying American ships right and left the Australians took the unprecedented course of appealing direct to the United States instead of to Great Britain for assistance serious anti-war demonstrations were taking place in South Africa, where ...

Published: Saturday 09 October 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1644 | Page: 26 | Tags: Photographs  Review