August 1, 1943

GENERAL ARTICLES

End of Steel

FICTION

Sockeye in the River

GENERAL ARTICLES

INSIDE GERMANY

End of Steel 45
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End of Steel

A hundred boom towns rolled into one, a stampede, a bedlam of activity... that's Dawson Creek on the road to Tokyo
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FICTION

Sockeye in the River

Keith was wrong about the sockeye and Janet was wrong about Keith... but in the crisis both changed their minds
INSIDE GERMANY 1213
GENERAL ARTICLES

INSIDE GERMANY

Scrawled on the ruined walls of bombed German cities are sentences that tell a story of fear, weariness, unrest...
SKY TROOPS 1819
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SKY TROOPS

MOMENTARY panic freezes your nerves as you teeter on the brink. The earth is diminutive and remote below. Suddenly a shout penetrates the insistent thunder of motors and you are falling . . . floundering wildly in the turbulence of a shrieking gale.
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The Touch of a Vanished Hand

BUTCH BAXTER had to grin. Over the nickelodeon entrance was a newly painted sign, “This Is Your Lucky Day.” Lucky? Butch’s lifetime partner, Bill Todd, had quit him an hour before to work in a club. That left Butch, a lanky, gangling streak of a Big Street pickpocket, to pick up a living all by himself.
Lightning 1011
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Lightning

THIS SUMMER any number of people will pack some hard-boiled eggs and some lettuceand-tomato sandwiches in a shoebox and, ants, bees and mosquitoes notwithstanding, will fare forth on a picnic in the country. And along about four o’clock in the afternoon, while junior’s clothes are hanging on the pasture fence to dry after an unpremeditated plunge into the creek, a sudden gust of wind will whip the newspapers off papa’s somnolent face and an ear-shattering crash of thunder will jerk him up sputtering and rubbing the sleep out of his eyes.
Navy Type 1011
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Navy Type

IT WASN’T large, this wardroom on a Canadian minesweeper. It couldn’t have been more than 20 feet in length. Along one wall was a leather-covered lounge and nearby a square dining table with a deck of cards splashed across the tablecloth. The skipper, Lieut. Fred Naftel, a man with sandy hair and a quick grin, toyed with a spoon while his black coffee cooled.
Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER 1415
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Beverley Baxter's LONDON LETTER

MANY YEARS ago when I had just come to England to live as , a civilian, Otto Kahn, the New York financier, was staying at Beaverbrook’s house in the country. It; was the year 1920 and conversation on the terrace at Leatherhead was about the possibility of Britain holding her place as a great world power.
Washington Memo 1415
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Washington Memo

DURING the past month the split personality of the United States has been laid bare. Or, perhaps rather, we should compare ourselves collectively to a successful business executive, professional man, or warrior, with an unhappy home life.
MOVIE Boom 67
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MOVIE Boom

WAR business has brought in Canada. boom-time to the movie If you are a movie fan you don’t need to be told this. In place of dinnerware and bank nights there are long lines of patient movie fans waiting outside most city theatres for a chance to get in.
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