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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1941
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Bomber Captures Nazi U-Boat Navy's New Sky Giant Takes an Airing
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Rolled from her hangar for the first time, theMartin XPB-2-M-1 bomber, built for the U. S. Navy, is Bhown
at the Glenn L. Martin plant in Baltimore. The flying battleship hat a 200-foot wingspread. The amall ship
in the foreground is a Culver Cadet and gives some idea of the hew navy fighter's tremendous size. Details
of armament and performance are a secret, but the ship will soon be put through exhaustive rsu.
Miss America of 1941
Ronald Coleman receives a congratulatory kiss right In the eye from
his three-months-old pup, Chub, after winning a lapel medal for writing
the best letter on "Why I Own a Dog." The contest was sponsored by
the Greenwich Village (N. Y.) Humane League. Chub's brother, Doc,
is a bit too tired to express his sentiments. Ronald has seven other pupa
and their mother at Wa Jersey City, N. J home.
Nazi submarine, captured in the stormy Atlantic by an American-
it Lockheed bomber in British service, is seen from the air after
up forced to the. surface by explosives and surrendering under
chine-pun firer Officers from British warships summoned by radio
i be seen traveling by float to the sub, which was towed to port
on Rations for U. S. 'Chutists
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America's rising tide of fighting craft Is swelled by the launching of two cruisers, the keel-laying of a
third and the reopening of the century-old Cramp's Shipyard at Philadelphia. Left, the 6,000-ton Atlanta
goes down the ways at Kearny, N. J. Center, Cramp's workmen start work on the 10,000-ton Wilket-Iiarr.
Right, the San Juan, expected to prove one of the navy's fastest ships, makes its baptismal plunge at
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He's the Top Elk Heads Air Station Dad Aboard Montam
t Col. Paul P T u. nn-Ama4a f.tvrrm In WftfihintrfnTl.
explains the new "vest pocket" rations devised for U. S. para-
inree complete meals, rich in vitamins ana minerals, m into
' boxes. Dinner, tnr namnU. onnaiifa nf picht vitaminized crackers.
a pep tablets made of dextrose, three ounces of ham spread, a tub ox
bouillon and a stick of chewing gum.
Nazis Menace Turkey Anew
Walking across the stage in Atlantic City, N. is beautiful Rosemary
LaPlanche, 18, California college sophomore, who was named Miss
America of 1941 in the annual pageant of pulchritude. She finished
second in last year's contest ' .
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Grand Exalted Ruler of the Elks for
1941-42 is John S. McClelland of
Atlanta, Ga., pictured at tho con
vention in Philadelphia. He will
rule the national body until the con
vention next year.
To Feed Europe
Commander Edward 0. McDonnell
stands at attention a the order is
read putting him in command of the
naval air station at Floyd Bennett
Field, New York City. His pre
decessor, Coiunander Donald F
Smith, was ordered to report to
Norfolk, Va for sea duty.
Margaret and Gunnar Knudsen,
children of Captain Martin Knud
sen of th Montana, torpedoed off
Greenland, are shown at their horn
in North Bergen, N. J. Friends re
vealed the Danish captain had been
warned not to serve on an Allied
ship or there would be reprisals
. against his kin in Denmark.
SCOWS SCRAP BOOK ., By R. J SCOTT
B? fiT" wh Turkey is increasingly nervous about Nasi aggres-
lorcinv Tn.i is -ii. l. tTifiav mmn it naval
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I wom Russia in the Black Sea and open a route for attaolt
o tha oil-rick Caucasus from tho rear.
Hot coffee proves a welcome pick-me-up for Private John Hcbert as he
takes time out from the greatest peacetime maneuvers in U. S. history
and samples southern hosp'tality offered by Mrs. Annie Our and her
husband near Lake Charles. L. '
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As chief economic adviser to tho
British government, Sir Frederick
Leith-Ros, shown at his desk in
London, has been placed in charge
of accumulating a great reservoir
of food and other supplies into
which hungry Europe ' may dip
after the Nad yoke ia lifted."
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