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HELPING OUR EX-P.O.W.S

... have been converting Wightwick Hall, near Wolverhampton, into a civil resettlement unit for British repatriated prisoners of war, the first of whom arrived there to-day. The M.O. of the unit is a Northfield doctor, who qualifield at Birmingham University ...

Published: Thursday 02 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 97 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

GOVERNMENT AIMS TO REPEAL TRADE DISPUTES ACT King presents Labour's

... our military commitments. and fair treatment to serving men and women. The arrangements already in operation for the resettlement in civil life, of men and women released from the Forces, and from War Work,, including those who have been disabled during ...

Published: Wednesday 15 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2219 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BRITISH FLEET ANCHORS

... BRITISH FLEET ANCHORS for United Nations plea HEN the United Nations’ Preparatory Commission Executive Committee met in London to-day, with Dr. Wellington Koo, the Chinese Ambassador, presiding, Mr. Noel Baker. Minister of State, declared that two principles ...

Published: Monday 27 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 122 | Page: 1 | Tags: none

‘[ wish the Germans had shot me*

... position.” These words were alleged to have been used by Canadian private in a statement to a British Intelligence officer in a civil prison in Luneberg, Germany. The soldier, Edward Bernard Martin, aged 28. Essex Scottish Regiment, of Riverside, Ontario, appeared ...

Published: Thursday 30 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 433 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

THREE FINED FOR RECEIVING STOLEN PETROL COUPONS

... ten-unit coupons, and said he had bought them in a Birmingham publichouse for 355. Hartland, who, it was stated, produced coupons of three unit value and one of five unit value, said in a statement that he bought coupons to the value of 500 units from ...

Published: Thursday 30 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 811 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

SECRETS OF A-BOMB

... constitution for a proposed United Nations’ educational and cultural organisation and it has been transmitted to the Governments of the United Nations. It is hoped that at the November meeting representatives of the 51 United Nations will agree to this ...

Published: Thursday 16 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 200 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

LITTLE DESPATCHES TWO L.N.E.R. MAIN LINES BLOCKED BY DERAILED WAGONS

... forces occupy the peninsula. These civilian units, planned by the Ministry of Supply and th e industries concerned, with the assistance of the Colonial Office, will work in conjunction with the Army’s Civil Affairs Stall'. Operations will be twofold, ...

Published: Tuesday 28 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 740 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

remain

... possibly last out. I’m only glad that it has stopped the loss of so much bloodshed. I shall still have to go back and rejoin my unit, but it will be with a far lighter heart.” One young woman stood reading her paper while tears ran down her cheeks. Now I know ...

Published: Friday 10 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2146 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: none

MIKADO GAMBLED WITH WAR LORDS Fanatics threatened peace envoys SOME fanatical elements in Japan were so ..

... eight years of constant die fighting propaganda. AT FIRST FANATICAL ELEMENTS KEPT THE COUNTRY IN TURMOIL. KAMIKAZE (SUICIDE) UNITS FLOODED TOKIO WTH “NO CAPITULATION” PAMPHLETS, AND PUBLICLY THREATENED TO SHOOT DOWN THE EMISSARIES TO MANILA. The emissaries ...

Published: Friday 31 August 1945
Newspaper: Evening Despatch
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Advertisement | Words: 279 | Page: 1 | Tags: none