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FLYING NEWS and VIEWS: Some Recent Developments in Aircraft--Here and in the United States

... safety and reliability. It has a cruising speed of 200 m.p.h. and a service S of just over 14,000 ft. t is, of course, the civil version of the Sunderland flying-boat, which was one of the proved successes of the war There if accommodation in the plane ...

Published: Saturday 15 December 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 790 | Page: 22, 23 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

PICTURES FROM VIENNA: Under the Russian and British Occupation

... celebrations at the Hofburg The commanders of the Allied occupation forces in Austria, General McCreery (Britain), General Clark (United States), and General Bethouard (France), were guests of honour at a reception in the Hofburg Palace, given by Marshal Koniev ...

Published: Saturday 01 December 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 320 | Page: 17 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

The GERMANS are Forced Out of CZECHO-SLOVAKIA: And Other Recent Photographs from Germany

... Americans have been instructed to conduct them to the Russian Military Zone, where Red Army men will take over and see them resettled in their former villages. Start ing from the Czech town of Strakonice, the Silesians are travelling in vehicles of every ...

Published: Saturday 01 September 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 784 | Page: 6, 7 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

NEWS PICTURES FROM ABROAD: Showing Phases of the War Effort in Many Different Parts of the World

... 000 voluntary workers in the United Kingdom. Here, a soldier in Brussels is giving the address of his home to Mrs. E. M. Robertson, one of the first contingent of S.S.A.F.A. workers to go to North-Western Europe THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT OF BELGIUM GET BUSY ...

Published: Saturday 17 February 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1350 | Page: 24, 25 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

NEWS-PICTURES FROM FOREIGN LANDS

... Joseph McNarney (left), who has taken over Gen al Eisenhower s post as Commander of the United States troops in Europe SERVANTS STRIKE IN PARIS A strike of French Civil Servants, ranging from teachers to tram conductors, has taken place in Paris, as the ...

Published: Saturday 29 December 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 744 | Page: 12, 13 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

From FOREIGN LANDS: Pictures from the Pacific, Belgium and France

... in the front row are Colonel Obana (Senior Staff) Major-General Nishimura (Civil Adm.) Major-General Yamamoto Rear-Admiral Meada. Standing behind are Lieut.-Colonel Nomovo (Civil Adm.) Lieut. -Colonel Miyamoto (Staff) Captain Nagasuki and Major Yamagucki ...

Published: Saturday 20 October 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 806 | Page: 24, 25 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

A RESCUE IN MID-PACIFIC: And Other Flying Pictures

... Brothers' works at Rochester, Kent. It is a civil version of the Sunderland flying-boat, which has given such excellent service with the R.A.F. Coastal Command. The structural differences between the military and civil versions are small, but in the Sandringham ...

Published: Saturday 01 December 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 504 | Page: 20 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

PICTURES of HOME INTEREST

... volunteers recruited from those undertakings, and will operate as a transport unit under movement instruc tions from the appropriate military authorities. The carrying capacity of the unit is 500 tons. Here are some of the men who have volunteered THE MAN WHO ...

Published: Saturday 28 April 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 714 | Page: 29 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

THE SHELL THAT BEAT THE FLYING BOMBS: The Wonderful VT Fuse Operated by Radio Shown in Section

... conception was British but development proceeded both here and in the United States the fuses used in the war were all of American manufacture AN IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO BRITAIN'S CIVIL AIRCRAFT AN IMPRESSION OF THE GREAT VICKERS VIKING FLYING ON ONLY ONE ...

The WHOLESALE SURRENDERS: Throughout the Eastern Hemisphere

... Magikura, Commander of the 31st Imperial Japanese Army and Rear-Admiral Aihara, representative of the Japanese South Seas Civil Government HOW THE JAP SURRENDER DELEGATION ARRIVED ON BOARD THE MISSOURI: On the left i the Japanese Foreign Minister, Mamoru ...

Published: Saturday 22 September 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 638 | Page: 20, 21 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

NEW TYPES OF ALLIED AIRCRAFT: And New Pictures Showing Developments in the War by Air Throughout the World

... WHICH WILL BE USED ON THE ENGLAND-AUSTRALIA AIR ROUTE-- an impression of the Lancastrian on the ground. This new plane is the civil version of the famous Lancaster bomber; it is soon to begin its flights on the Australian mail and passenger service, and is ...