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FIGHTING UNITS: No. 17

... FIGHTING UNITS No. 17 R.A.F. DOCTOR-MEN SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND BY MEL To get into the R.A.F. you have to be a good deal more than fighting fit, and once you are in they take pretty good care to keep you so, even under the rigorous conditions active service ...

Published: Wednesday 31 January 1940
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 179 | Page: 17 | Tags: Cartoons  Graphic 

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 

Warm-You-Up Department...: Some Anti-Freeze Methods

... toes, as here, of Civil Defence personnel. These three young ambulance drivers were taking part in an inter-regional mutual support A.R.P exercise held at Chatham. Medway towns were presumed devastated by air raids and London A.R.P. units were called in ...

Published: Wednesday 31 January 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 230 | Page: 28 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE

... some of us torture chambers of R.A.F. dentists, for many a W.A.A.F. has had a professional training at this sort of thing in civil life. They are also tmployed very largely driving staff cars, and they have to be able to do something more than just sit at ...

Published: Wednesday 13 March 1940
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 406 | Page: 22, 23 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Social Register

... they both work and in which he has a business interest. They went to America after their runaway marriage in Spain during the Civil War, she become a salesgirl and he an advertisement slogan writer. She is Lord Redesdale's fifth daughter Engagement: Miss ...

Published: Wednesday 07 February 1940
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 591 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs