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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 20, 1941)
Seen From the U. S. Atlantic Patrol
Scores of ships In formation, headed across the Atlantic! What a convoy! In upper right Is part of the
wing of the U. 8. Atlantic air patrol plane, from which the photo was made. (Inset) A seaplane tender of the
U. S. Atlantic air patrol is shown with a number of patrol planes on her stern deck, and still another being
hoisted aboard for an overhaul. Photo approved by U. S. navy.
Prisoners of War Accept Their Sorry Lot
Some of the several thousands of soldiers of the Chiang Kai-shek army captured by Japanese forces,
are shown in picture at left carrying food for their breakfast. The baskets are quite large and only one
Is filled to the top. Right: Italian prisoners of war in England help build their own winter quarters. Other
prisoners in England are used on farms.
New President in Independent Syria
Cheikh Taggadine, the new president of Syria, inspects a guard of
honor of Free French troops outside the town hall at Damascus, Syria.
Syria was granted her independence when Free French General Catrous
formally handed the country over in a broadcast speech from Damascus.
‘Blitz Troops’ in the Making
The second corps provisional anti-tank battalion, commanded by MaJ.
H. R Johnson, Wadesboro, N. C., was organized as a weapon of opportu
nity to combat hostile mechanized threats at any part of the front where
the enemy might break through. Photo shows battery D returning fire
on advancing “enemy” tanks, supported by machine guns.
Old Man River Again
A rescue party In a rowboat trav
els down a city street which is un
der five feet of water. The flood
was caused by the Arkansas river,
which broke out of its banks at Tulsa,
leaving scores of families homeless
and causing great damage.
The first prison camp since World
War I is now being completed near
Patchogue, N. Y. It will accommo
date some 700 aliena. The watch
tower is shown above.
Speaker Rayburn Signs War-Zone Act
Speaker of the house, Sam Rayburn, is shown signing neutrality act re
vision measure shortly after it had passed the house with the amend
ment allowing armed U. S. merchant ships to enter war tones. The
bill passed by a vote of 212 to 194, after one of the fiercest undercover
battles for votes ever waged in congress. Those who were for and against
the bill got together at the signing. Photo shows, left to right: Patrick J.
Boland of Pennsylvania, house Democratic Whip (for); Rep. John W.
McCormack, majority leader of the house (for); Speaker Sam Rayburn
(for); Rep. Howard W. Smith of Virginia (against) and Rep. Lansdale
G. Sasscer of Maryland (against).
Ambassador Meets Yanks in Britain
On a recent visit to the camp of the Sixtieth Rifles (King’s royal
rifles) of the British army, John G. Winant, American ambassador to
Great Britain, met five Americans who had enlisted in the regiment.
Ambassador Winant is shown here (right) chatting with the Yankee vol
I unteers who have cast their lot with Britain.
Former Mayor Andrew J. “Bossy”
Giilis, serving a nine-month sentence
for criminal libel at Ncwburyport,
Mass., bested a five-man field in
Newburyport’s mayoralty cam
paign. The jailed candidate, whose
campaign was conducted by his wife,
Louise, polled 1,850 votes. He Is
shown here at the Middleton county
jail coal pile.
Red Ace and His Prey
Kamenschchikov, who is known as
the "hero of the Soviet Union," is
shown examining the shattered Nad
plane which he downed in a fight
| somewhere over the U.S.S.R.
Biggest Naval Bomber Launched
The world’s largest flying boat, the navy’s new 67-ton four-engine
patrol bomber, slipped down the ways at the Glenn L. Martin plane
plant at Baltimore, Md., in colorful ceremonies heretofore reserved for
surface vessels. The ship is capable of carrying a bomb load to Europe
and return, non-stop. Mrs. Artemus L. Gates, wife of the assistant sec
retary of the navy for air, was sponsor of the ship which was christened
“Mars.” Many notable personages, including Rear Admiral John H.
Towers, chief, Bureau of Aeronautics, U. 8. navy, were present at the
ceremony. Photo shows the huge aerial battleship after the launching.
Over the Hill Lie Russian Troops
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In the lee of a hill a motorized division is awaiting the command
to attack the Russian positions on the other side, somewhere in the
U.S.S.R. Infantrymen, not shown, were used in collaboration with the
panzers in this attack on Russia’s mighty mechanized army which has
been making a heroic effort to stop the onrushing Nazi war machine.
To Enroll 500,000
Miss Olivia Peterson, director of
Minnesota public health nursing,
named by the American Red Cross
to direct its program to train 500,000
U. S. women in home nursing as a
defense measure. She served as
Red Cross nurse in France during
Commander H. F. Cope, captain
of the U.S.S. Salinas, the 16,000 ton
oil tanker which was torpedoed
while on convoy duty near Iceland.
The tanker made port without loss
I of life or serious injury to its crew.
(They Got Me Cover ed*
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