Wednesday, January 28, 1942 "—••--""—— —'• ---- ' *" "'" " • "——-•—-.••— Trn r.i-nl I • "OPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS World ^West Coast Defenders Warm Up s ews ! '. Propellers spin at Hamilton Field, Calif., as ground crews of the 20th Pursuit Group go'on the'alerl for possible Japanese air raids on west coast cities. London Still Patching Up After Last Year's Big Raids Told To Be Shot at Rising Sunrise Beards Japs Afl Hands for Defense Coxswain Raymond Mathers, , C., says he'll shave his beard (he day lhe Ame rican Navy blasts Uie Jups out Ol lhe Pucific tThese 10-inch shells are stored deep in vaults benealh the fortress of Corrcgidor, guardian of Manih Bav waiting to blast Japs- RAF Chief Visits His Cadets in U. S. Mess Lai i | , r 5 , i? m En ;§ land - British Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles t Pn'„ ,'- l! , ' SA 7 lUl future HAF rlyei ' s now eal ' ni »g their win0< at Gunter I'.eld, Ala. Portal came to U. S. with Winston Churchill. Where Americans Meet Iturbi, famous pianist, risks his million-dollar fingers Uo de-"' <°hn, Ca v? e f hst ! ng m tne Clv 'l Air Patrol. Iturbi, a private" ., shows his hands while being fingei printed in New York. ~ Baby Bow Shoots Baby Panda ^t 4 1 I •*! I I One year after the great winter raids of 1940-41, London is still cleaning up and preparing for post- i war rebuilding. Royal Engineers corps builds temporary bridge across huge crater in square where i Bank of England, left, and the Royal Exchange, in background, narrowly escaped serious damage Liberty Ship Makes Her Maiden Voyage George, company mascot, gels dinner somewhere in Hawaii.. Annapolis Head Two eye-catching youngsters are Baby Bow Lum Lee and a babyj panda, presented by Chinese government to the New York Zoological- Society and United China Relief. Baby Bow tries-photographic skilly 1 Desert Tank Repair Shop One of Umle Sjm's Libcity Slups-those simply designed, all-welded, quickly built "ugly ducklings" that cue gome to plav a bia ua.t u, winiune the war-is pictured departing on her maide." voae Foreign ministers of the American republics will meet in the Palacio ttamariti, above, in Rio de Janeiro beginning Jan. IS to strengthen ties of hemispheric defense. Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles leads United' Stales delegation. Building a Big Blow President Roosevelt's naval aide, Rear Admiral John R. Beardall, is the new head of the United States Naval Academy. Out in the Cold Ready for action again after an on-the-spot repair job, a British"- crujser tank rolls off a truck somewhere on the Libyan desert to loiif' the chase of the Germans and Italians. How Japs See Roads to Singapore ? ; Downtown Seattle as Seen From the Air iv -» is the heart of big. bustling Seattle, possible target of Japanese air attack against the Pacific •wSnorthwest. The camera is aimed eastward and slightly north, with Lake Washington in the extreme •^background, the 42-story L. C, Smith Tower at extreme right and the new U. S. courthouse in the center of. the picture. Fifty-six tons of electric rotor is just one unit of the giant power plant for the new wind tunnel at Wright Field, Dayton, O. The shaft in the center of the ro.lor is part of an extension shaft that will drive 40-foot diameter blades creating a 400-mile-an-hour gale for testing new type warplanes. In this picture the rotor is framed' _by the .commutator of the big mptor. Big New York fire failed to warm Mayor La Guardia and he got a cheek frostbitten. Few hours later House of Representatives save him another chill by voting to relieve him of his job as Civilian Defense chief. The country before Singapore looks like this to Japanese officers commanding the drive through jungles and mountains in the lower end of the Malay peninsula.
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