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YES. IT'S FRESH. BOSS!

... will tell of the interview 1 had inside that office. I will tell of the men—and \”omenwho. when war broke out. rushed to join civil defence organisations—not so that they could help when air raids started, but so that they could ruin the work of these or ...

Published: Tuesday 27 August 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 650 | Page: 3, 4 | Tags: none

NO THRILLS

... British United Press), offices in the morning, break off No, they have not wasted their of the court nnding. a patrol on the river, and time, even though they have not back in the evening to finish their yet had the lurk, they say, to see civil work. They ...

Published: Wednesday 28 August 1940
Newspaper: Daily Herald
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 852 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

TERRIFIC SLAUGHTER IF ENEMY TRY TO LAND HERE Secret Weapon Guards Beaches

... reinforce- French marines, in blue with red ments coming from the U.S.A. and oaiuraay, pompoms on their caps, and men Canada. HE United States is of ~t Foreign Legion-in khaki Our Spitfires, Hurricanes and I uniforms, blue sashes and white Defiants are supreme ...

Published: Sunday 25 August 1940
Newspaper: The People
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 970 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

THEY DON’T

... gallantry at Dunkirk, three Fleetwood deep-sea fishermen were informed letter today that they had been awarded the medal of the Civil Division of the Order of the British Empire. They are: John Jones (twenty-three), deckhand, of Warrenhurst-rd.; Harry Gawne ...

Published: Sunday 25 August 1940
Newspaper: The People
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 127 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

MAJOR KNEW 600 FRENCH OFFICERS

... of the Ist Royal Dragoons, attached to the - Guards, pleaded not guilty three charges: . nil active service lie committed a civil offence —a»- r Air-Commodore A R. Boyle, of the RAP Wiiile on active service committed conduct to the prer oi good order and ...

Published: Tuesday 27 August 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 393 | Page: 13 | Tags: none

MAINLY FOR WOMEN

... the borough. Members of the Housewives' service are co-operating with the district wardens in the adoption of a searchlight unit, a ship, and an aerodrome. In addition to knitting comforts for the men thus chosen. they will knit for the wardens. and as ...

Published: Saturday 24 August 1940
Newspaper: Middlesex County Times
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 689 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

OUR GUNS IN CHANNEL DUEL

... district. but caused no damage,” The damage in the Dover area, writes a British United Press correspondent after a complete tour of the district, is exclusively confined to civil property. A church was hit and the corner of another church had also been smashed ...

Published: Saturday 24 August 1940
Newspaper: Daily Mirror
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 502 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

WESTERN

... Scouts in the various parts of the country send reporta of helping with the Scouts of the district they are serving with their units. One I heard of stated be was helping to run the Cub Pack, Scout Troop, and endeavouring to raise an R.A.F. Rover Crew. GAMES ...

Published: Saturday 24 August 1940
Newspaper: Kensington Post
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 449 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Topical Wellerism

... individual members there, while the bride received a stainless steel folding cakestand and biscuit barrel from the staff of the Civil Service Health Insurance Society, as well as gifts from the manager and staff. The bride's present to the bridegroom was a ...

Published: Friday 23 August 1940
Newspaper: Norwood News
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1043 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

SPORTS GOSSIP

... some smart running between the wickets, but nothing to equal the speed with which the A.R.P. team left the field for their Civil Defence duties when the siren sounded ten minutes after the start of their innings. At that stage they had reached 20 without ...

Published: Saturday 24 August 1940
Newspaper: Middlesex Chronicle
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 3302 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

thh occasions upon which an r.a.f. pilot can claim a definite victim are strictly limited, as the drawing: ON ..

... aircraft shot down shall never exceed the truth. An American journalist, representing one of the most important newspapers in the United States, who recently visited a Fighter Command aerodrome, said : I have always thought that the Air Ministry’s figures were ...

Published: Saturday 24 August 1940
Newspaper: Illustrated London News
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 221 | Page: 21 | Tags: none