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A BILLION MEALS FOR THE CHILDREN: Some of the More Solid Achievements of the United Nations

... the continuation at Lake Success of the adjourned regular session of the United Nations which failed to finish in Paris last December. To the man in the street the words United Nations generally conjures up images of Russian and American delegates shouting ...

The Bystander Bookshelf: Civil Commotion

... The Bystander Bookshelf Civil Commotion By V. S. Pritchett HERE are two books about the English Civil War, and which followed the war into two very different kinds of family life. Miss Phyllis Bentley's Yorkshire weavers in Take Courage (Gollancz; 9s ...

CIVIL WAR IN MANCHURIA

... greatest seriousness, connoting a resumption of the long-drawn-out civil war and, needless to say, the complete breakdown of the negotiations in Chungking for the creation of a united China. After their victory at Changchun and their occupation of Harbin ...

Published: Saturday 11 May 1946
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 436 | Page: 9 | Tags: Graphic  Illustrations 

STRIDES IN CIVIL AVIATION: The London Airport Receives Its First Passengers: The Miles Marathon Prototype Tests

... to the Ministry of Supply, be unusual passenger and freight capacity. The Marathon powered by pure jet or airscrew turbine units, and one has a maximum still-air range of 1,000 miles, and an of these machines will be the Miles Marathon (Brabazon economical ...

CIVIL STRIFE IN PERSIA

... Mohamed Nasser Khan, had agreed to a truce with the Central Government at Teheran. Thus came to an end the first round of the civil conflict which had broken out in Western and South-Westem Persia, and which aims at gaining a large measure of autonomy for ...

WAY OF THE WAR: Civil War?

... possibility of history repeating itself. In the first World War civil strife swept Ireland. In the second war there is every prospect, unless there is firm government and strong leadership, that civil strife on a vaster scale and in a more vital part of the ...

CIVIL WAR IN CHINA?: The Clashes Between the Nationalist and Communist Troops in the Northern Provinces

... between the Government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek and the Yenan Communists, there has been imminent danger of a state of civil war developing in many parts of China. Particularly in the provinces of Shantung, Shansi and Suiyan open warfare broke out ...

THE CONTINUING TRAGEDY OF INDIA: The Nationalist Push in the Chinese Civil War: Bulgaria Goes to the polls

... the old Peiping silk route. The civil war in Shensi, Shansi and the Shantung peninsula continues to go very much in favour of the forces of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, whose equipment, much of which comes from the United States, is far superior to that ...

THE FUTURE OF PEKING: Will It Once Again Be the Capital of a United China?

... is united she will have a new capital >n' place of Chungking. It ,S.J be hoped that Peking will chosen for the honour, ast 1 city enjoys a prestige far a away greater than that of any southern Chinese city. PEKING WILL IT BE THE CAPITAL OF UNITED CHINA ...

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 

UNITED STATES NAVY

... UNITED STATES NAVY UNITED STATES NAVY Officers of Flacf /\anf i^fdmiral Vice C ddmiral Hear cJldmirad Captain Commander Meutenanf _ lieutenant Commander Captains Commanders pie a tenant Commanders AND LOWER RANKS Jjeutenant onsian Chief Warrant Officer ...