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SIEGE OF PLYMOUTH

... important, the exercise had a major significance for the civil defence. For any success these two must have close coordination. The strength of this co-ordination between the fighting Services and civil defence gave full satisfaction. But even outside these ...

Published: Monday 11 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1642 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

BOMB HERO CHARGED

... joined the Army in March. 1940, he was a civil engineer Plymouth. was married and had four children. Speaking of 1 the. . charge of improperly using the services of' soldiers and Army transport in constructing a civil air-raid shelter, he said that Mr. Sa ...

Published: Wednesday 20 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 858 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

NAZI RAIDERS PAY DEARLY FOR EXETER ATTAC

... many well-known streets suffered. , There was fine team-work by the Civil Defence services, soldiers A.F.S. workers, and others, and by many who had never before taken part in civil defence. Some lost their lives in doing so. PITIFUL SCENES Several F ...

Published: Tuesday 05 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1623 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

VICHY-U.S. TALKS

... are in a camp on the island. Native troops have been demobilized. Civil servants and employes the public services are continuing at their posts at Diego Suarez. Early reports that the civil population of the town had been evacuated have proved untrue. • ...

Published: Tuesday 12 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 608 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

FIFTH COLUMN EXISTS

... Lindsay's conclusion is that without intensive preparation the civil front we cannot hope to crush an invader, and without the closest collaboration before and during the emergency between civil and military defence we cannot hope for success. He cannot say ...

Published: Tuesday 19 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 427 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

LANDING OPPOSED IN MADAGASCAR

... definite danger to the United Nations of Madagascar's occupation Axis Powers, especially Japan.' and the threat such occupation would mean to the United Nations in their fight to maintain the kind of civilization which France and the United Nations have been ...

Published: Wednesday 06 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1333 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

NAZIS MAY YET INVADE

... of years ago. Items expressive of the enthusiastic and loyal spirit existing among the members of the civil defence forces were given by the Civil Defence Singers, who were accompanied by a military band. ...

Published: Monday 25 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 324 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

FIRE GUARD GUERILLAS

... invasion exercise. They delayed the enemy's progress to a considerable extent and their example was followed by other Civil Defence units with marked success. On Mutley-plain a first-aid party surrounded a platoon of the enemy, which had been taken by surprise ...

Published: Tuesday 12 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 837 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

WELFARE FUND WHICH NEVER SAYS NO

... Mayor's Services Welfare and Air Raid Relief Fund in Plymouth. ' The Lord Mayor (Viscount Astor). on behalf of the civic and civil communities, assumed responsibility for looking after the welfare of the Services, men and women alike, at the very outset ...

Published: Thursday 07 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1059 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

CORNWALL YOUTH FESTIVAL

... the attackers were the enemy only for the day. Capt. Driffield White, who was the chief civil umpire, had some interesting comments to make on the purely civil defence services, and his report should prove valuable from the point of view of tightening ...

Published: Monday 18 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 755 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

CANADIAN SUPER DIVE-BOMBERS

... supported a communique from Gen. Mac Arthur's headquarters stating that United States' losses were light. Washington nad previously declared that the United States naval units in the Coral Sea /.one constituted only ' task force, which does not normally ...

Published: Monday 11 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1209 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Local Leaders Will Decide

... whole, for on that depends the likelihood of invasion. Now that the spring is here there are better opportunities for each unit to train on its own battle role. Since the Home Guard a local force, each company and platoon, whether from city or hamlet ...

Published: Friday 15 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Morning News
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 798 | Page: 2 | Tags: none