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The LATEST from the UNITED STATES: The Huge Boeing Super-Clipper, and the P.38 Single-Seat Fighter: With ..

... SUPER-CLIPPER, OF WHICH BRITAIN HAS NOW BOUGHT THREE FROM THE UNITED STATES- .DrawiM k' Six of these huge aircraft were being built by the Boeing Company of Seattle for Pan-American Airways, for civil aviation purposes Britain has purchased three of them. Captain ...

A WAR NEWSLETTER--No. 204

... permanent peace and a happier world not only postponed, but weaken id. Each day sows another batch of land mines in the way of resettlement, another embittered and cynical citiz n, another gap in the thinning ranks of natural leaders, more permanent criminals ...

Published: Saturday 31 July 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1815 | Page: 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

BEHIND THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN

... demolition services and the other bodies. Over this Civil Defence group is seen passing a link between the Air Ministry, R.A.F. I Headquarters and the Fighter Command THE FIRST LINK IN THE CHAIN OF CIVIL DEFENCE A post of the Royal Observer Corps in the ...

CURRENT AFFAIRS and the SOLDIER

... the Commanding Officer, and the curriculum accords with the type of unit. Thus, gunners would probably do extra mathematics, sappers would probably do extra engineering, infantry units would probably go from map-reading to geography and from message- writing ...

Published: Saturday 02 January 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1776 | Page: 28 | Tags: Illustrations 

GUIDING an ARMY CONVOY through ENGLISH ROADS

... roads carry the bigger burden, for in addition to the troop- carrying units there are the supply, the bulk petrol, the artillery, the ambulance, the ammunition, and half a dozen other units which will proceed to their destination by road. Naturally, I have ...

A WAR NEWSLETTER--No. XXVI

... . He raids their lockers, steals their tuck, and kicks them in the pants. United (even in moral dis approbation alone) they could check, if not hold him. But they cannot unite, dare not communicate with one another. Each must find his own method of compromise ...

THESE NAMES MADE MOST NEWS IN 1942

... city named after him which will live as long as military history itself. The latter for presiding over the recovery of the United States from Pearl Harbour to Algiers and the Solomons, via Bataan, Midway and the Coral Sea. The other of the Big Four, Chiang ...

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 ...

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 ...