Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on March 3, 1942 · Page 5
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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 5

Hope, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 3, 1942
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Tjiesday, March 3, 1942 HOfE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS PAGE FlVt "" <'*4 — '•1--1 The World's News as Told in Pictures ^Dixieland Deb Queens Cotton Crop !La Guardia Favors 'Him as OCD Head x r No place like ho-hum, yawns Cnmillo Anderson, Memphis charmer, morning after her selection as 1942 Maid of Cotton. She'll be leaving for nation-wide junket as King Cotton's attractive ambassador, modeling cotton clothes appropriate for defense workers. Miss Anderson's father is plantation owner. MaJ. Gen. Lorenzo D. Gasser, above, is favored by Mayor F. H. La Guardia to Uikc over the protective side of civilian defense after the latter resigns as OCD chief. Pretty Peggy WE MUST ALL DO OUR. PART BY BUYING BONDS. AND ASSISTING THE RED CROSS AND CIVILIAN DEFENSE COMMITTEES . IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE/ ..—THEN V" wiuu REALLY MEAN VICTORY/ (SIGNED) Guardians of Our Western Skies Pert Peggy Drake never E°t nround in such a get-up us this in her native Vienna, but she gets by notably in Hollywood where she is making a South Sea movie. Fights Coup I-'iph flying barrage balloon and big searchlight are two of rrany dc.y and night guardians of our California coast, always on U.e alert asainst attack by enemy planes. Know the Enemy's Planes JAPANESE "97" DIVE BOMBER Striking first against a possible attempt at a coup by opposition political elements, President Alfredo Baldomir of Uruguay rushed police to public buildings and called an emergency session of his cabinet. Rangoon Pagoda Victim of Fire? It M possible that planes ol this typo look par! in (lie ir«crch«rou» December 7 al/ack on PearJ Harbor, lot the "97." a Japanese aarr <di>» bombei. is //equenl/y based aboard ai/cra/l earners. The "97" if said to /epresenf an attempt to copy (he U. S. riavy'i Dovglat TBD-1 ro/ped« bomber, bul aside liom the tact that both ships are single-engine, low. wing monoplanes with retractable landing gear, there is little resemblance between the lap plane and the last, high-perloimance American aiicialt. The "97" can be identified Jo Might by the pronounced bulges on the engine fowling (lionl view): the ihoit nose and extremely short cockpit housing (pro/ile view): and the tapeted wings with lt>ll-l«aglk ilapf and the almost rectangular (oUp/one (/uJJ view). - ' Germans Take Battleships Home Through England's Front Yard 1—SCHARNHORST Z— GNEISENAU 3—PRINZ EUGEM 4—GERMAN DESTROYERS 5—GERMAN FIGHTERS 6—GERMAN TORPEDO BOATS, E-BOATS, MINE SWEEPERS ! 7—GERMAN SHORE BATTERIES 8—BRITISH DESTROYERS 9—BRITISH TORPEDO PLANES 10-BRITISH BOMBERS 11—BRITISH TORPEDO BOATS 12—BRITISH SHORE .BATTERIES Bomber Honors General Mitchell Artist's conception of.great naval battle in Straits of Dovcr shows how Germans took battleships Scharnhorst and Gneiscnau and cruiser Prinz Eugen to home waters despite British attacks with bombers, torpedo -planes, .destroyers and motor torpedo boats. In the sketch German fighter and bomber planes are puling a curtain over the battleships while destroyers and smaller vessels try to maintain a protective ring around them. The spirit of the late Brig. General Billy Mitchell rides v:itt\ the sky armada of the United States Army Air Force. North American Aviation, Inglewood, Calif., has named this airplane the Mitchell Bomber In recognition of the exploits of this outstanding aviation figure. The plane is the B-25. OIL SQUEEZE ON THE ALLIES 1 Russia's oil comparatively safe at present icon coast; shell Dutch West Indies refineries Allied Oil Routes Allied Oil Sources Allies to bomb Japs in south, seize bases; From recaptured areas bomb Japs In north; From new bases here, bomb Japan itself AUSTRALIA Allied bombers on the offensive in the Far East may blast a path to Tokyo in the three stages shown on map. When enough planes have been massed at Rangoon and other points, strategy would be to push Japs north by bombing out and occupying their positions, continually obtaining bases closer to Japan. Curved lines show bomber radius from present and potential allied bases. ! Pair of Paraskiers Oil long thought the Achilles heel of the axis, may become the United Nations' weak point in the Far JCast as Germany and Japan begin to squeeze the allies in the world-wide oil blockade shown on map. Army's Motorless Warbirds—For Attack Only Flames that swept Rangoon as British put the torch to the city may have destroyed the gold- covered Shwe Dagon Pagoda, the Burma capital's most famous landmark. RAF bombers are y er.U ie.gliUw:JJ3g pagoda.* '/! Trio of Army gliders sweeps gracefully into the air at training center in California where U. S. is practicing the lesson of Crete. Single plane tows up to three gliders by using different rope lengths and releases them for soaring a_t 3000 feet. These are attack weapons. Triple-threat troops are these U. S. paraskiers who'll go into action as parachutists, skiers and expert marksmen. Now finishing up ski training near Salt Lake City, they'll soon be making their fiist 'chute jumps.

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