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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 28, 1940)
U. S. Bombers for Great Britain
Lockheed Hudson bombing planes being loaded aboard ship at Los
Angeles for transportation to England, where they will play their part
in Britain’s battle for survival. Lockheeds have won high praise from
the R. A. F. First used exclusively as patrol ships in the coastal com
mand, they are now used as fighters, bombers and for reconnaissance.
Mass Funeral for Coventry Victims
Radiophoto showing scene during the funeral of 172 of some 300
persons killed in the all-night air raid on Coventry, England. The victims
were buried three deep in a common trench-like grave, while anti
aircraft guns fired at a lone German raider overhead. Mourners are
seen filing past the coffins, which were flag-draped.
Tears U. S. Flag
Miss Helga Scleuter, 20 years old,
of Southart, N. J., pictured at her
home reading a book, after her in
dictment for tearing a United States
A member of the gun crew of the
S. S. Samaria removing ammunition
from behind the ship’s six-inch gun,
when the vessel docked in New York
after a perilous ocean crossing.
Nazi Bombs Hit London Orphanage
The top age Is three at this London orphanage which was recently
hit by a Nazi bomb. The bomb exploded only 10 feet from the babies’
dormitory, and, very fortunately, there were no casualties. The children
are here pictured playing in the shadow of the orphanage ruins, quite
unaware of their narrow escape from death.
Argentina Asks $50,000,000 Loan
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Photo shows members of an Argentine delegation to Washington for
the discussion of a $50,000,000 loan regarded necessary to sustain the In
creasing How of exports to Argentina, which are much heavier than
Argentine exports to the United States. L. to R.( Dr. P. Prebish (Central
Gaik of Argentine); D. Espil, Argentine ambassador; Sumner Welles,
U- S. acting secretary of state; E. Grumbach (Central Bank of Argen
tine) ; C. Prado, of the Argentine embassy, and R. Verrier (Central
Bank of Argentine).
Gone With Wind
The $15,000 radio tower of station
W-I-N-D, which was broken in half
by the terrific gale which did mil
lions of dollars of damage in the
South and Midwest.
Under navy department plans for
a 24-hour watch over defense se
crets employees were photographed
for Identification card, as above.
Brought Down ‘Somewhere’ in England
A crashed Italian bombing plane being examined and guarded by civilians and a British soldier after it
had been brought down during an Axis air raid “somewhere In England.” (Inset) The first Italian pris
oner to be taken in England since the war started, shown under British guard. This fellow was taken when
13 Italian planes, the first, were shot down over England in one day’s air raids.
New Wings for the U. S. Army
This line of 33 new basic training planes is shown on the Vultee Aircraft field at Downey, Calif., Just
before they were delivered to the United States army air corps. Thirty-three veteran air instructors flew the
planes to the army’s new air center at Moffett field, Moffett, Calif.
Navy Speeds Defense Program
Scene at the navy department’s bureau of ships where designers
formulate plans for new naval equipment. Models of proposed battle
ships, destroyers and cruisers are built from these designs and thoroughly
tested before actual construction of equipment is started. Here a model
of the cruiser Wichita is being used as basis for a new ship design.
j 500,000 to 1 Shot Who Came Through
Anton Wrba, 17, is the center of attraction in the WRBA candy
store in New York city. He is now pronounced as good as new after
having had a bullet pass completely through his heart. The heart was
quickly stitched, a blood transfusion of the boy's own blood was ad
ministered, and Anton lived! 499,999 other such cases would prove fatal.
Irene Stevens (left) and Kae Sum
ner, members of the Tip Toppers
club, all of whom must be over six
feet four. Miss Sumner, who or
ganized the club, went to New York
to appear on Ripley’s program. The
man is “Stormy Bergh,” three feet
Today in London they are wear
ing the latest in "blitz bowlers”
(shown above) which are splinter
proof. The "bowler” is for both
men and women.
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0 A General Quiz
1. Which of the following is an
oblate spheroid — an egg, the
earth, or a baseball?
2. According to tradition what
great author of tragedies was
killed by a tortoise, which an ea
gle let fall on his head?
3. George Washington’s estate
was valued at a sum that would
now be how much?
4. What Greek philosopher was
nagged by his wife Xanthippe?
5. Pilate's words “Ecce Homo”
are translated to mean what?
6. What is mulled wine?
1. The earth. (Flattened or de«
pressed at the poles.)
5. “Behold the man!” John 19:5
6. Wine that is heated, sweeb
ened and spiced.
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