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President's desk is covered with gimcracks
8
Franklin Delano Roosevelt; 1882-1945
Portrait
15
Dwight David Eisenhower; 1890-1969
Portrait
15
Charles de Gaulle; 1890-1970
Portrait
15
Harold Raynsford STARK
Fighting French await the invasion
15
World War, 1939-1945 (France)
Blackouts may force Americans to work and drive cars by weak light of tiny lamps
34
Light bulb, Blackout
Summer skiing at Lassen volcanic national park
38
Skiing
Pied piper
47
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Sunsets
52
Sunset
War dogs
56
Dogs (Military use)

British take a look at Paris
16
A. K. GATWARD, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations), Paris (France)
Cradle of our civilization becomes the crossroads of war
20
World War, 1939-1945 (Middle East)
Air cargo transport
22
Airplane industry, Airplanes, Freight
Dutch Harbor
24
World War, 1939-1945 (Aleutian Islands (Alaska)), Dutch Harbor (Alaska)
Flight from Burma
26
Joseph Warren Stilwell; 1883-1946, World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Myanmar)
Summer politics
28
Hamilton Fish (American congressman.); 1888-1991, Happy Chandler (American governor, senator and baseball executive.); 1898-1991
Portrait
32
John James Bennett; 1894-.
Portrait
32
William Prentice COOPER; 1895-.
Portrait
32
James M. Mead; 1885-1964
75,000 miles
61
George Rodger; 1908-1995, War (Photographs), World War, 1939-1945 (Photographs)
Tank arsenal: how its assembly lines operate
68
Assembly line methods, Tanks, Military
Chennault fights to hold the China front
70
Claire Lee Chennault; 1890-1958, United States Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations, China)
Portrait
70
Caleb V. HAYNES
Portrait
71
Robert Lee Scott; 1908-.
Life visits Scotts hotel for women
78
Washington (D.C.) (Hotels, motels, etc)
Detroit sculptor designs helmet for navy's anti-aircraft gunners
82
Beaver EDWARDS, Helmets
From spark to finish
86
Fires (Photographs)

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