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Britannia and Eve

The (dis) United Nations' Disenchanted Family

... of the United Nations. Am I for Paris? The annual Assembly opens this month beneath the Eiffel Tower, and the prospect of a break by the Seine dazzles after three years of Lake Success or even less. But Trygve Lie's family of international civil servants ...

Published: Wednesday 01 September 1948
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1812 | Page: 15, 54 | Tags: Illustrations 

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... will be heard at the polls. For twenty-five years he served there as an army officer, but not until he s became a Civil Liaison and Resettlement Officer in close contact with village life did he realize his ignor- s ance of affairs. Then he set out to try ...

The To-day Not To-morrow League

... work of a sudden without the assistance of a staff accustomed to work together and without either the uniting force of the war or the tradition of united action which that force had given to the war organisations. This is the Royal Institute of International ...

Published: Sunday 01 November 1942
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2204 | Page: 15, 52 | Tags: Photographs 

Peace From Heaven

... through the uncanny hush following the monstrous blast. He saw the colonel and Delahaye pick themselves up, the telephonists re-settle themselves. No one was hurt. Boom I The next had fallen, very far away. He began to count the seconds to the next, in what ...

Solving The Impasse In India

... do the key portfolios of finance and of the Home Department. The Viceroy's power of intervention remains, but if a strong united council should come into being, there would be no question of a veto except in a crisis. The Cripps offer stands. Will Congress ...

Published: Wednesday 01 August 1945
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1637 | Page: 18, 63, 64 | Tags: Photographs 

This Time the AIR AGE

... up of control ling organisms and commands by the United Nations, more particularly Britain, Russia, the United States, the Nether lands, the Dominions and China, which could hardly aspire to be united in a truly workable manner but for air transport. ...

Published: Sunday 01 March 1942
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3293 | Page: 15, 54, 55, 56, 57 | Tags: Photographs 

What is Your Ultimate Objective?

... some of the dead-lead in both the major and minor Civil Service beaucracy and appoint ing (forgive the expression) some live-wires from outside we Americans at the same time are rapidly creating a Civil Service. It's a fascinating thing to watch and to ...

Marshal Stalin Steps Out: What Does He Want? Whither Is He Bound? Where Are The Limits Of His Aspirations?

... power of the land-hungry Germanic tribes, but at the same time block the rise of new units which may become powerful and aggressive on his vulnerable western frontier a unit, 'for instance, like the proposed East-European federation, to stretch from the Baltic ...

Published: Saturday 01 April 1944
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2213 | Page: 13, 62, 64 | Tags: Photographs 

Transatlantic de Luxe: Travel by Air is Certain to be Popular after the War, and the Luxury of Today may well ..

... factor is all-important in this war, and anything which lessens the gap between this country and the United States stands as both a symbol of our united effort and an implement in the task of defeating a ruthless foe. But there is something of even greater ...

Published: Thursday 01 May 1941
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1750 | Page: 27, 62 | Tags: Photographs 

Uncle Sam Girds his Loins: An insight into the Armament Problems that beset the U.S.A

... Flagship of the United States Navy. The U.S.S. Pennsylvania. The Americans are now increasing the Navy personnel by 39,630 and in 1947 will have twenty- five battleships against the present fifteen Speeding up armament equipment to make the United States ag ...

Post War: What Will Be Our Way of Life in England?

... control over 80 per cent of all the manufacturing industries in the United States. Wall Street has even entered the field of farming on the mass-production basis. If a man gets up in the United States Senate and begins to call attention to all that, every gun ...

Published: Sunday 01 April 1945
Newspaper: Britannia and Eve
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2016 | Page: 15, 58, 60 | Tags: Illustrations 

SCIENCE BLUE-PRINTS: THE POST-WAR WORLD OF WONDERS

... beyond the reach of anti aircraft guns. It seems a purely military triumph. But look at it beyond the war fog, and one sees civil aviation taking a post-war spurt through big machines capable of flying in the stratosphere or sub-strato sphere, cutting time ...