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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

Local & District News

... and for flowers sent in their Dereavement. COMFORTS FOR SEARCHLIGHT UNIT* Whit-Monday Concert With tne object of raising funds for comforts ano amenities for lonely Searchlight units, a concert was held on Whit-Monday in Shaftesbury Grammar School Memorial ...

Published: Friday 29 May 1942
Newspaper: Western Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 15202 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: none

MADAGASCAR STRUGGLE MAY BE OVER

... would be restored to French sovereignty. They further stated tljat members of the civil and military organisations declared their intention to co-operate with the United Nations, their salaries and pensions would be provided from funds to be made available ...

Published: Friday 08 May 1942
Newspaper: Gloucester Citizen
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 424 | Page: 5 | Tags: none

WOMEN’S DEFENCE CORPS

... WOMEN’S DEFENCE CORPS Formation ot Trowbridge Unit A Women’s Home Defence Unit has been formed in Trowbridge and they will act in co-operation with the Borne Guard, especially in connection with field cooking and fleldcraft in the event invasion. This ...

TRIBUTE TO BRITAIN

... come to an end. Civil Defence workers, men not liable to conscription, who are yet determined to fit themselves to defend their country, and 17-year-old boys from the much enlarged Army Cadet Force are swelling the ranks. New factory units are being formed ...

Published: Friday 08 May 1942
Newspaper: Shepton Mallet Journal
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 747 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

MAN WHO SAVED ST. PAULS ON TRIAL

... joined the Army in March, 1940. he *was civil engineer at Plymouth. He was married, and had four children. Speaking of the charge of improperly using the services of soldiers and army transport in constructing a civil air raid shelter, he said that Mr. Sagar ...

Published: Tuesday 19 May 1942
Newspaper: Gloucestershire Echo
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 613 | Page: 6 | 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

COURT MARTIAL OF BOMB HERO

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

Published: Wednesday 20 May 1942
Newspaper: Gloucester Citizen
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 779 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

C.D. MEN HAVE HOME GUARD PROBLEMS

... evident. From one area comes statement that Civil Defence personnel going on Home Guard instructional courses distinct from full enrolment in the Home Guard —have been told that they must not wear their Civil Defence battle-dress. A Ministry of Home Security ...

Published: Saturday 30 May 1942
Newspaper: Gloucester Citizen
County: Gloucestershire, England
Type: Article | Words: 794 | Page: 4 | 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