Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on February 4, 1942 · Page 5
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 5

Hope, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 4, 1942
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_Wednesdoy, Februory 4, 1942 HOPE STAR> HOPE, ARKANSAS Th e World's News FTVt as MALTA—Do 1300 Raids Presage Invasion? ^iilS'fei!^ ,'.''• W ' '•'•* •'•"•''•-' -IS :: i Cap* Son 'Dlmllrl : Bataan Battlefield (High ridges protect lhij llje of (from invosion by loo ' *'\>i!holc)i Multa'i .-oiling hill . Country: \ "-l^'y Jepols, hidden .! guru do) »h« iiland ^nxrfiMiR Big gunt command waters on thii coast facing Sicily , KICOSOII Delia Graxla Battery ' MALTA Populolion: 275,000 Agricultural island with farming, fithing chiof occupation!, Exports: potatoes, onions COMPARATIVE AREAS MALTA and Goio i 126 to, mi. Mediterranean Sea ; SINGAPORE 220 sq. mi. trr:*lf ¥ Y "•''X^I'V ^^ »d •/ » '^ » SA "sL^j ;' South China '' " Sea Most midecl spot of World W;ir 11 is M;iltn, Britain's rocl^y i.sl;md fortress in the Mediterranean thai has undergo,K' r.umo 1300 nxis bombing attacks in the p;ist two years. Current series of raids on this British naval l/aic- ma.v pie.sa»e a Creto-lype invasion by Nazis. Map shows closeup oC Malta and its strategic position commanding mid-Mediterranean sea lanes. Bataan joins the list of historic American battlefields as Gen Douglas MacArthur's U. S.-Filipino forces make their heroic stand In the jungled mountains and on the open beaches of this Philippine peninsula. Outnumbered nearly 10 to 1, American troops hold most of this peninsula and Corrigedor, island fortress commanding the entrance to Manila Bay. Builds Greater Offense JAR THREATS IN MID-PACIFIC HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Pacific Ocean / PHILIPPINE V^ISLAHDS T' uk Ponapo Wot .i« , MARSHALL IS Joluit, Howland & Baker Christmas AUSTRALIA NEW CALEDONIA^". Seized by Japs 1933 - - - THEN AND NOW .........—_ ,_ „, ^. > ^x^^^«^.»yTOv)<.^^«c»>3^j.j^^^^^gAaim_~i^m»«mimmT^aa J -aiy j3 ] Maj. Bernie Bierman, iamous Minnesota football coach, reports at Quantko, Va., base for active duty with United States Marino Corps., Pan-American Pals ' Many and slarljing have been the advances made in American naval ai/cra/l in (be past decade. These photographs, lion the Aviation Wews Committee, present pictorial prool ol those advances. The ship in the upper photo is a Consolidated P2Y-1 ol 1333. a Hying boat which amazed the world by its long-range tlights loi the V. S. Wavy, iocladiay a mass hop Irom $aa Francisco lo Pearl Harbor. Contrast it with the aerial battlesiiip in the lovrei photo—fie Consolidated JMtfY-Z—the Navy's newest pafroJ bomber powered by 'our Pratt £ Whitney engines. Wole Hie Numerous external braces, exposed engines and /loots ol the t t) 1933 patrol bomber, as compared with the sleek, slreu/n/ined exterior o{ lie aerial giant which if serving q« tie "eyes" ol «ruf jishtiug Heel in """ Friendship demonstrated in this greeting uetuven Brazil's Oswuldo Aranha, left, and Argentina's Enrique Ruix. Uuinaxu wasn't so evident as Argentina helfl) up unanimous decision by American republics to sever all diplomatic relations with axis nations. Foreign ministers are pictured at Rio de Jar.eiro conferences. in Pict ures i* < * Canine Constitutional ''•• '*; ; ; A. I • - ," .- ' X , <fc, * :' i ' C " , ^**&*\4&*'M T»mmy, a St. Beinatd minus the familiar brandy keg, takes her four pups for their daily hike S£*7 a snow-packed road near Sun Valley, Idaho. Telling It to One and All About the Marines Marine 1 recruiting poster in New York area carries message to nation's youth. Single, able-bodied!' men between 17 and 30 are eligible lor Marine enlistment. Timetable of Napoleon's retreat" is shown by dates in white SOVIET RUSSIA Hitler suffered big reverse at Mbihoisk, Jon. 19 «> Napoleon reached 1 . Moscow 1' Napoleon suffered big reverse at Mai oya roslavcts GERMANY Napoleon deserted his army here to return fa France and form new one :i "i •?i Hitler's retreat from Moscow begins to run a close parallel to Napoleon's as Red troops force levmans" back down the Smolensk road. Just as Hitler's 5% month advance on the Russian capital wa^ slower than Napoleon's 2% month drive, the Nazi retreat is not going as fast as the Little Corporal's. De-Icing the Deck of a Convoy Cruiser Wintry blasts and snowstorms on the north Atlantic and Arctic oceans make frigid work Of convoy < from Britain to northern Russian ports. Heavy-clad sailors aboard a British cruiser warm up to -WSi'ko!..clearing ice from chains, wires and bollards beneath the warship's big gms-

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