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Contents

General of tanks
8
Heinz Guderian; 1888-1954, Germany (Army)
Paris whispers
11
World War, 1939-1945 (France), Paris (France)
Cattle branding is heraldry of West
16
Cattle branding
Americans face choice between democracy and dictatorship at home
25
World War, 1939-1945 (United States), United States (Defenses)
Battle of Flanders
30
World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Western)
Oil in Illinois: rigs rise over field and farm as boom unlocks a new U.S. frontier
62
Petroleum (Illinois)
Son of heaven
69
Hirohito (Emperor of Japan); 1901-1989, Japan
R.A.F. new glory won for Britain by cloud cavalry
82
Great Britain Royal Air Force, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
My escape from Norway
90
Norway (History, German occupation, 1940-1945)
Nazis mop up Norway and make country toe a totalitarian line
98
Norway (History, German occupation, 1940-1945)

Most of the B.E.F. escapes the German trap
31
Dunkerque (France), Battle of, 1940, Evacuation, Military
Refugees
41
World War, 1939-1945 (Refugees)
Nazi fifth column and Communist allies are active in Mexico
51
Subversive activities (Mexico), Germans (Mexico), World War, 1939-1945 (Collaborationists, Mexico)
Nylon
60
Hosiery
Louisiana purchase
100
Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)
Mountain funeral in the hills of Tennessee
104
Funeral rites and ceremonies, Mountain whites (Southern States)
Sculptor Milles weds two great rivers in new St Louis fountain
110
Carol MILLES, Fountains, Saint Louis (Mo.)

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