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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 ...


... 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 ...

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 ...

TROUBLE CENTRES in EUROPE and ASIA: The Question of South Tyrol: The Palestine Award: Civil War in China: A ..

... any attempt from either side, by threats of violence or terrorism, will be resolutely suppressed Drawing by E. G. Lambert CIVIL WAR IN CENTRAL CHINA--THE SCENE OF RECENT FIGHTING IN HUPEH PROVINCE, WHERE CHINESE COMMUNISTS AND NATIONALISTS ENGAGED IN ...

Published: Saturday 25 May 1946
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 907 | Page: 8, 9 | Tags: Graphic  Maps  Photographs 

MAKING FILMS FOR THE GOVERNMENT: The Work of the Films Division of the Ministry of Information, which has ..

... representatives of the Films Division itself. The producer of the Crown Film Unit is lan Dalrymple, who is also honorary producer to the Army Film Unit and to the R.A.F. Film Unit. (The Navy does not rise to such heights of imagination.) He is thirty-eight ...

Published: Saturday 21 February 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1633 | Page: 27 | Tags: Maps 


... temporary truce in the civil war was giving way to hostilities of the most ruthless kind. On July 23 a Nationalist counter-attack was reported to De making neadway- In the spring of 1946 it really seemed that the long-drawn-out civil war in China was about ...

A LONDON FLYING-BOAT BASE: And a London Air-Freight Terminal

... directly applied to the wings and tail unit to prevent the formation of dangerous layers of ice. The sketch shows one of the combustion heaters mounted in the rear fuselage of the Marathon. In addition to de-icing the tail unit, it also provides heat for the ...

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 ...


... ■wpnR. in The air takes its toll in peace and in war, and the recent spate of civil air-liner crashes are a reminder that in spite of engineering progress and new scientific aids to navigation developed during the war, air transport still presents elements ...


... immensely strong fortress of Singapore and also with the United States. The latter have shown that they are not likely to acquiesce in any further aggression on the part of Japan. To face united action on the part of both Britain and America may deter ...

Published: Saturday 01 March 1941
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2130 | Page: 27, 28, 29 | Tags: Maps  Photographs 


... and only a firm communication secured a measure of redress. Meanwhile in the Trieste region, Yugoslavs and Angle American units face eacli other across the Morgan Line, while in the region of the Caucasus and the Black Sea there is ominous news of Soviet ...


... Germany's present staving-off strategy in Italy caught her A and Q branches unprepared. Transformation of the military and civil scenes arrived with a speed totally uncared for in the files. With the result that supplies, equipment and muni tions are having ...

Published: Saturday 09 October 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1840 | Page: 10 | Tags: Maps