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A BILLION MEALS FOR THE CHILDREN: Some of the More Solid Achievements of the United Nations

... the continuation at Lake Success of the adjourned regular session of the United Nations which failed to finish in Paris last December. To the man in the street the words United Nations generally conjures up images of Russian and American delegates shouting ...

up and down the land

... be passed across the border and docked or nicked legally in that part of the United Kingdom. The provision against importing could not then apply to horses already in the United Kingdom. It seems like a case of Ulster, please copy. The International Horse ...

TRAINING THE R.A.F.'s PARACHUTE NURSES: The Second Medical Team in Practice Jumps at Upper Heyford

... tremendously keen on this task, which may have a far-reaching influence upon civil and military aviation. Experiments are now being made by the Transport Command Develop ment Unit, in conjunction with the R.A.F. Medical Training Establishment, to determine ...

Published: Saturday 02 April 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 484 | Page: 11 | Tags: Photographs 

HOME EVENTS in PICTURES: A Record of the News from London and the Province

... public. 10. THE AIRBORNE LIFEBOAT: Delegates to' the International Civil Aviation Organisation African- Indian Ocean Region were present at a demonstration by the Survival and Rescue Unit of the Royal Air Force at Thorney Island recently. The demonstration ...

Published: Saturday 16 April 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1446 | Page: 26, 27 | Tags: Photographs 

FOREIGN NEWS IN PICTURES: A Survey of Events Abroad

... MULE-DRAWN ARTILLERY A unit crossing the Garden Bridge in Shanghai en route to new positions on the Yangtze 7. RUMBLING NORTH FOR WHAT MIGHT BE THE LAST BATTLE Chinese mule-drawn artillery on the Bund in Shanghai as their unit regrouped SENOR MERCANTE ...

Published: Saturday 02 April 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1398 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Photographs 

EIRE Becomes a REPUBLIC: The Twenty-six Counties Sever the Last Formal Link with the Commonwealth

... end to internecine war, which had ravaged Ireland since 1916. But the Irish Free State emerged in more bloodshed, and the Civil War of 1922 dragged on for many months hefore the new State began to live under the terms of its new constitution. In the 30 ...

Published: Saturday 30 April 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 616 | Page: 20, 21 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

A Record of the HOME NEWS IN PICTURES

... of an occasion, and among those welcoming the clipper were Mr. George Lindgren, Parlia mentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Sir Harold Hartley, Chairman of B.O.A.C., Sir Miles Thomas, Chairman- Designate, and Mr. Whitney Straight, Chief ...

Published: Saturday 09 April 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1212 | Page: 26, 27 | Tags: Photographs