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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 12, 1942)
Secret Army-Navy Headquarters in East
America’s eastern seaboard is guarded by a closely co-ordinated de
fensive and offensive system, by land, sea and air, with leaders working
in unison at secret headquarters somewhere in the New York area. Above
are two views of army and navy commanders conferring in the plotting
room of the secret joint headquarters. (Official U. S. army and navy
Nelson Defends $l-a-Year Men
Donald M. Nelson, war production chief, tells the senate Truman
committee Investigating defense that it is “hampering” him by frighten
ing business men who are badly needed in war effort. He defended
$l-a-year men who have been criticized by the committee. Nelson is
9 shown (right) shaking hands with Sen. Harry Truman, chairman.
Another ‘Ax’ to Give Ax to Axis
Officers and crew of the U.S.S. Rodman salute the colors during
commissioning ceremonies at the New York navy yard in Brooklyn. Lieut.
Com. William G. Michelet, in Washington, D. C., will command the new
destroyer, sister ship of the U.S.S. Hambleton, which was commissioned
at the same yard in December.
On Only U. S. Rubber Plantation
Uncle Sam is now making up for lost time on a 150-acre planl
introduction station at Miami, Fla., where the government’s star agrono
mists are experimenting with rubber plants to increase the yield. Here
you see workers collecting latex, or rubber sap, from an 11-year-old
1“guinea pig’’ tree, one of the first of the experimental trees planted here.
Succor for Wounded
In this picture wounded defenders
of the desert fortress of Tobruk are
shown approaching a hospital ship
somewhere in Libya, after they had
been relieved by the drive of the
British imperials into Libya after
months of siege. The British navy
played an important role in the
battle of Tobruk and the drive
Commands A. E. F.
Brig. Gen. Russell P. Hartle, who
commands the force of U. 8. troops
that has landed in Northern Ireland.
The war department refused to
make public the designation of the
units, composition or strength.
Saved From Sea
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Cecil Brown, Far East corre
spondent of CBS, was on the British
battle cruiser Repulse when it was
sunk by the Japs. Brown jumped
into the waters of the South China
sea. He is shown here aboard a de
stroyer after his rescue.
Attorney General Francis Biddle
awards prisoner in Atlanta prison a
certificate of merit for good work
in behalf of defense. Prisoner’s back
is toward the camera.
Applaud Anti-Axis Agreement in Rio
Symbolic of the spirit of co-operation at the anti-Axis conference Is this photo of Dr. Enrique Ruiz
Guinazu (left, seated, in white), foreign minister of Argentina; Caraaccioio I’ara l’erez, foreign minister of
Venezuela (center), and Sumner Welles, U. S. undersecretary of state. All arc shown applauding the antl-Axis
agreement arrived at by all.—Soundphoto.
Another Score to Settle With Adolf Hitler
Above Is shown some of the crew of the ill-fated Norwegian freighter, Varanger, which went down al
most within sight of the New Jersey coastline after being hit by a torpedo from an enemy submarine. The
entire crew of 42 which took to lifeboats arrived in port safely. They are symbolizing victory as they eat
at Gloucester, N. J. Inset: The Varanger sliding beneath the waves following the attack.
Para-Ski Parachute Battalion Members
Para-ski members of the 503rd paraehute battalion get their first
training in the snow-eovercd mountains and valleys of Utah. Some of
these paratroopers had never seen snow until they arrived In Salt Lake
City for training. Here Instructor Hugh Bauer demonstrates to his class
the proper way to do a kick turn.
Making Barrage Balloons for Defense
A view of the new huge balloon room at the plant of the Firestone
Tire & Rubber company in Akron, where as many as 12 great barrage
balloons may be inflated at one time. These gas bags have proved their
worth in defending vital points against enemy aircraft in Great Britain.
Workers in foreground are assembling a big bag. t
For a Raidy Day
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proof cloth. Above is shown the
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Turns on Hitler
Once leader of (he fascist home
guard in Austria, Prince Ridiger
von Starhemberg is now flight lieu
tenant with the Free French forces
of Gen. Charles de Gaulle.
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