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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Battle of Britain opens with the greatest air attack in history
17
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations, Great Britain)
President campaigns for third term against backdrop of national defense
24
Franklin Delano Roosevelt; 1882-1945, United States (Defenses)
Senate debates conscription
28
United States Congress Senate, Draft
Prince Mihai of Rumania passes his exams while King Carol watches
30
king of Rumania MICHAEL V
Wistar institute breeds possum as super-animal for laboratory research
33
Opossums
Fall of France
68
World War, 1939-1945 (France)
Portrait
68
Maurice Gustave Gamelin; 1872-1958
Portrait
68
Albert Lebrun; 1871-1950
Portrait
68
Georges Mandel; 1885-1944
Portrait
68
Paul Reynaud; 1878-1966

Foreign correspondent
42
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Late summer wildflowers
46
Botany, Flowers
Surf riding on California beach is a favorite summertime sport
50
Surfing
Pensacola: U.S. navy trains world's best pilots
55
Navy yards and naval stations (Florida)
Paris-weaned designers spend August in U.S.A. testing their ingenuity
64
Fashion, Designers
Rock of Gibraltar is all set for a siege
66
Gibraltar
Portrait
68
Andre Georges CORAP
Portrait
68
Edouard Daladier (French statesman.); 1884-1970
Portrait
69
Francois Darlan; 1881-1942
Portrait
69
Louis Oscar FROSSARD
Portrait
69
Charles de Gaulle; 1890-1970
Portrait
69
Pierre Laval; 1883-1945
Portrait
69
Henri Philippe Petain; 1856-1951
Portrait
69
Maxime Weygand; 1867-1965
Jasper park in the Canadian Rockies
76
Jasper National Park (Alta.)

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