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Now I Vail llarhor Clilrfu A shake-up In the high command of the lavy and Hawaiian command of the army, because of the Pearl Harbor debacle, brought about promotion for these officers. They are Admiral Chester C. Nimits (left), who will replace Admiral Husband E. Kimmell, who was In command of the Pacific fleet. Center: Lieut. Gen. Delos C. Emmons, replacing Lieut. Gen. Short, in command of the army Hawaiian department. Right: Brig. Gen. Clarence L. Tinker, assigned to the command of air forces, and who replaces Brig. Gen. Frederick L. Martin. After Stab-in-the-Baek by Japs Smoke of death hangs over an army airfield in Hawaii (left) after the surprise attack by the Japs. The plane shown in this photo (released by the army) is a B-17 bomber, known as a flying fortress. Picture at right is an official U. S. navy photo. It shows a Japanese two-man submarine beached on the Island of Oahu, during the first action with U. S. forces. The 41-foot craft carries two men and is wired for self-destruction. Air Raid Shelters at Bargain Prices Mass production air raid shelter, shown during a tryout in Boston. It is bolted on a concrete base. Ventilation comes in at the top where tbe little cone crowns the steel pyramid. Yes, this shelter can accom modate 12 people. With air raid alerts on both coasts, interest in shel ters is increasing. Some can be bought for as little as $200. First Victim of Pacific Coast Blackout Two members of an army beach patrol are shown looking at the stranded Matson line steamer, Mauna Ala, which ran aground near Astoria, Ore., while en route to Hawaii. The steamer was the first vic tim of the West coast blackout, having run aground when she lost her bearings because of darkening of lighthouses during an air alert. German Baron Jailed Ernest de Meyer, reputed Ger man baron and alien, who was ar rested In Los Angeles for a traffic violation. Police became suspicious of him when he attempted to change from an army jacket to a civilian coat. A short wave broadcasting set was found in his apartment, as well as data on coast defense. At Mexican Border Maj. Gen. Price of the U. S. ma rine corps (left) visits Gen. Contre ras, commander of the second raili tary cone of Baja, Lower Califor nia, in Tijuana. Photo released by navy. Benito** Contribution to Sin^n|mir I)efeti*e Those Breda guns, raptured from the Italians in Libya, are being reconditioned in Malaya for use against Jap Invaders. During Wavell's desert blits a tremendous amount of Italian equipment was taken by the British. It has since been useful on other fronts, and will serve the allied cause again in Malaya. U. S. Battleship Arizona Goes Down The U. 8. 8. Arizona on fire and sinking In Pearl Harbor after sneak raid by Japanese bombers. The 25-year-oid battleship was de stroyed by the explosion of the first of its boilers and then its forward magazine, due to a bomb which was said to have literally passed down the smokestack. String of ‘Valentines’ for Axis At a U. S. army airport, somewhere in the U. S., a ground crew is making adjustments to a string of 600-pound bombs before the missiles are loaded into a bombing plane for delivery at ... ? Where U. S. Troops Are Meeting Japs Above is a view of the rice fields of Apparl, on the northernmost tip of the island of Luzon, which is the principal island of the Philip pines. The Japanese were reported as succeeding in landing troops in this rough terrain, but met with stiff resistance from V. S. troops. Manila, •n this island, was the first major Jap objective. I'VnMi Wrtkn MimhI J. R. Cooke, Wake Island airport manager, and hla wife and two ehll drrn, Wrecker and Philip (front), shown upon their arrival at San Franrlsco on the clipper plane. This was the third clipper to arrive safe ly from the war tone. All passen gers commented on the high mo rale of the civilians In Honolulu. Wake Island Is one of our far Pacific outposts that has held out so splen didly against the Japs. # Fortify Ilong Kong A motor torpedo boat, the British navy’s newest weapon for harbor defense, makes a test run across Hong Kong harbor. In the back ground are two lumbering Chinese Junks. This “Gibraltar of the East" has lent Its might in repelling Jap attacks. War Jobs for Women Lieut. James lloey of New York shows a group of members of the American Women’s Voluntary Serv ices how to slide down a pole in his firehouse. The women have enrolled for defense training courses. The organization announced a shortage of trained switchboard operators and auto drivers. To Direct Chinese Lieut. Col. C. L. Chennault, fa mous U. S. flying officer, who will direct a Chinese aerial offensive against Jap bases. The 51-year-old Texan is a veteran of World War I. 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