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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 ...

TO RELIEVE TRONDHEIM

... was taken by a few motorised troops, who encountered no resistance after a Norwegian troop train had been bombed. All the civil population streamed out over the snow to Sweden. Allied troops have arrived to the north of the town and are preventing further ...

Published: Saturday 04 May 1940
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1658 | Page: 28, 29 | Tags: Maps 

GET ON WITH IT!: Air Commentary

... aeroplanes a month which have been promised to us by America. Let us keep in mind the dictum of one of the leaders of the United States Aircraft Industry, Mr. Knudsen, that America's output will not reach that figure until 1942. Other well-informed Americans ...

THE ROCK of GIBRALTAR

... distance is the town of La Linea which supplies Gibraltar with all kinds of vegetables, poultry and meat. During the recent civil war in Spain, many of its inhabitants fled into Gibraltar territory for safety. In peace-time numbers of its inhabitants go ...