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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s 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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Gangplank to Hitler's doorstep
1
Ports, WORLD War, 1939-1945 (Transportation)
Whirlwind on rails
7
Locomotives
Human takeoff at 130 miles an hour
12
AIRPLANES (Pickup equipment)
Torture tests for sky rangers
18
Airplanes (Testing)
Two days in the Hornet's nest
27
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations, Campaigns and battles, Pacific, Personal narratives)
Sharper eyes for stargazers
82
Astronomical photography, Telescopes
Fairyland rocking chair
89
Rocking chairs
Miniature hobby cabinets
97
Cabinets (Furniture)
Smoking stand
99
Tables
Whittle this deer in five poses
103
Wood carving

Teaching the GI way
33
United States Army (Education), United States Navy (Education), Teaching
Preview
41
PRODUOTS, New
Giving depth to the movies
44
Motion picture photography
Seven trillion dollar treasure
50
Coal
Stratocruiser to span oceans with 100 riders
54
Airplanes
Trackless railroad
56
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Airplane factories (Equipment), Factory transportation systems
One-bulb pictures
60
Photography (Light and lighting)
It's all electric but the horses
65
Gambling, Horse racing
Modeling marine life in glass
72
Herman O. MUELLER, American Museum of Natural History, Glass models
Flying the power midgets
76
Airplane models
Built-in safety
80
Accidents (Prevention)
Paint magic for your walls
106
Paint, Painting, Industrial and practical
Six styles in band-sawed book ends
116
Bookends and bookracks
From light fixture to wall bracket
119
Brackets
Lantern slides from your negatives
120
Lantern slides
Tapeline determines exposure for close-ups
123
Photography (Exposure)
Midget metal-turning lathe
125
Lathes
Tips on taps
132
Screw threads, Taps and dies
Lathe boring jig is adjustable
139
Drills, Jigs (Tools)
Speaker replacements
141
Loudspeakers
Seven seas a.c.-d.c. short-wave three tuber
142
Shortwave radio receivers
Give your panels that professional look
144
Radio receivers

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