Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether itís practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
  

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Contents

Aleutian springboard
1
World War, 1939-1945 (Aleutian Islands (Alaska))
Life on a raft
8
LIFEBOATSEquipment
Raising the Normandie
14
Normandie (Steamship)
America's silent service
18
United States Navy Submarine Forces
Battle log of the Liberators
28
Airplanes, Military

Wartime home built and furnished for $1,000
33
Houses, Prefabricated
Industry's Mr Fix-it
34
Armour Research Foundation (U.S.)
Uncle Sam packs a wallop
40
United States Army (Equipment), Packing for shipment
Ben Franklin stove is model for fuel economy
49
Franklin stoves
Featherweights of the navy
50
United States Navy
Golden harvest of the sea
55
Fisheries
Battle for rubber
61
Rubber
1943 bucket brigade
66
Forest fires (Prevention and control)
Free meat, come and get it!
72
Game
Silken wings for supermen
78
Parachutes
West Point at war
82
United States Military Academy
Shipmodeling, in a bottle
89
Ship and boat models

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