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WAY OF THE WAR: Revelation

... Trades Union Congress's challenge to th Government on the Question of the affilia ion of Civil Servants' unions is disturbing. Under the Trades Disputes Act, Civil Servants are allowed to organise their union but they are strictly forbidden to affiliate ...

THE MAKING OF AN ARMY OFFICER: How the War Office Selection Boards Select the Men who are to Receive Army ..

... service and type of unit, military courses which he has taken, and type of contact with enemy, if any (a Commando corporal will put down Hand-to- hand, whereas a gunner might only be able to claim Ack-ack Any jobs he had in Civil Defence, the name of ...

Published: Saturday 19 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2035 | Page: 16 | Tags: Photographs 

AFTER the CEASE FIRE: Less Danger and Glamour Perhaps, but More Work

... friendly Allied civil administration, but elsewhere it has been necessary to provide a complete civil Government. Military courts have been set up to deal with looting, sabotage, spying and acts directed against the troops. The ordinary local civil and criminal ...

Published: Saturday 05 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1005 | Page: 16 | Tags: Photographs 

AIR EDDIES: Pilots' Push

... think that is a pity. So I note with pleasure the energetic steps United States pilots are taking to see that the pen-pushers and politicians do not push them entirely out of the civil aviation picture after the war. They have formed I read a Trans-Oceanic ...

Published: Wednesday 16 June 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 989 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs 

Books

... (Faber, 21s.). For these alone, and the escape they afford, I would commend it; but, in addition, there is the story of-a busy civil servant's career, embracing work against tropical disease in the Board of Trade Marine Department, collaboration with Sir William ...

AIR EDDIES: Size Competition

... teaching just now. One other thing about civil air transport is worth notice. In a report by the Merchant Navy Training Board it was said that it was alive to the possibility of close .liaison between shipping and civil aviation. That seems to me the right ...

Published: Wednesday 30 June 1943
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1016 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs 

A WAR NEWSLETTER--No. 196

... liveliness, any more than the Caudillo expected that there might be Spaniards alive to remember the less humane details of the Civil War and its settlement, or than the Duce expected that Italians might recall some signal instances of lack of humanity in the ...

Published: Saturday 05 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1986 | Page: 4 | Tags: Photographs 

EIGHT BOOKS FOR DIFFERENT MOODS: Miss Mary Lavin's Masterly Short Stories; Theatres of the U.S.S.R.; The ..

... reader a lively picture of Maryland society after the Civil War she has exposed equally vividly some of the squabbles and dissen sions which were a background to the establishment of one of the United States' greatest medical experiments, and she has given ...

Published: Saturday 19 June 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1579 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review