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Major-General Fritz Todt, the German civil engineer, who has been killed in a plane crash in Russia, ..

... that a second Japanese unit, closely co-operating with engineers had also completed a landing in another part of the island”’ A despatch from Saigon to the Domei Agency claiming that the Japanese had succeeded in getting tank units across the Johore Strait ...

Published: Monday 09 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 215 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

CIVIL DEFENCE

... in the neghbourhood or if, in the opinion of the Civil Defence authority, they can be spared from Civil Defence duties. The arrangement will apply to unpaid part-time members of all branches of the Civil Defence Services, except members of the ambulance ...

Published: Thursday 12 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 758 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

ORE CIVIL DEFENCE COMPULSION

... ORE CIVIL DEFENCE COMPULSION A.T.S. to serve near homes T.S. gfirls are to serve * in units nearest to their homes. The War Office has just decided that girls shall no longer be sent to units many miles from home. Wherever possible they will take up their ...

Published: Friday 06 February 1942
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 132 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

Their Majesties chat to Civil Defence Cadets. KIEL BOMBED

... Their Majesties chat to Civil Defence Cadets. KIEL BOMBED FIRES STARTED IN DOCKYARDS An Air Ministry communique states that aircraft of Bomber Command again attacked Kiel last night. The dockyards and shipbuilding works were bombed, and fires were started ...

Published: Friday 27 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Mail
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 720 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

CIVIL SERVANT

... CIVIL SERVANT Killed by bus Mr. Francis Palmer, aged 47, of 148, Wolverhampton - road. Warley, a civil servant attached to Handsworth Employment Exchange, was knocked down and killed by a ’bus at Wolverhampton - road, Warlcy, last night. Their battalions ...

Published: Thursday 05 February 1942
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 475 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

*H | Star of “To-night or Never” gets big U.S. civil defence job DOUGLAS, who starred with Gloria Swanson in

... | Star of “To-night or Never” gets big U.S. civil defence job DOUGLAS, who starred with Gloria Swanson in To-night or Never,” has been appointed jull-time Director of Information for the U.S. Office of Civil Defence. His chief screen characteristic is ...

Published: Tuesday 03 February 1942
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 166 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

A Thinking Committee The City Council would appear to have experienced no particular difficulty yesterday in ..

... quite sufficiently wide mandate. To a variety of problems which can all be brought under the heads of reconstruction or resettlement it can bring, perhaps, fresher minds than ordinarily dominate the proceedings of standing departmental Committees ; fresher ...

Published: Wednesday 04 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 686 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

REGIMENTS ROUTED IN

... German Army includes many liceridden units. Last October typhus appeared in units of General Guderian’s army, then driving into the province of Tula, and it is certain that in many sectors the typhus rate in German units is considerable. one sector the Russians ...

Published: Saturday 28 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2957 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

QUEEN STILL IN MIDLANDS

... decided to increase from 2 March the basic pay of whole-time Civil Defence workers recruited for the period of emergency. time basis in the National Fire Service and in the local authorities Civil Defence with those of sick or injured members the Armed Forces ...

Published: Thursday 26 February 1942
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1171 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

THE BIRMINGHAM POST, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1942

... the distinction which it seems to draw between the aid furnished and to be supplied by the United States to this country and the benefits ” for which the United States is to look in return; for the biggest of these will also be ” aid —naval, military and ...

Published: Wednesday 25 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1100 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

C.D. WORKERS AND HOME GUARD SOME TO BE ALLOWED TO ENROL CO-OPERATION PLANS ANNOUNCED Mr.» Herbert Morrison, ..

... neighbourhood or if, in the opinion of the Civil Defence authority, they can be spared from Civil Defence duties. Part-time Members Only The arrangement will apply to unpaid part-time members of all branches of the Civil Defence services, except members of the ...

Published: Friday 13 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 685 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

COURT AND PERSONAL

... country. Last ' he headed the British ,J 1 to Moscow. He again accom- L*.Mr. Churchill to Washington for further discussions United States Government, it is understood, Remain a member of the War 'TRAIJAN defence MEASURES ON A Urge scale Aft Canberra, February ...

Published: Thursday 05 February 1942
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 4713 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none