The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1940 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 16, 1940
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK,) COUHIEH NEWS Watching;:Tne Real Danger Lihe^Englanei's Coast > ...DECEMBER 16/19*0 lig Damper On ^i templed Arson' 5 By the gapirg mouth of a huge cannon a young Buthh gunner keeps sharp eyes lo seaward. Gun and gunner are fellow guardians of Scotland's coast against possible German invasion. Mir from home arc British troops-ior they're members or. the iioy«l Indian Arm v S^VR-H CO-DHOW m.Uiglami helping stall Hitlers promised invasion. With laden pudc-imiles. .they "pick their way over seaweed-covered ri?ek.s along craggy coast. Greek Bayonets Are Headed This Way Valona. above, large Adriatic pert IP Albania u.cct I:, lialuuu, us debarkation base loi troops irofn Italy, is nonUhreatened by the unce^mj. northwara sweep oi the victorious Greek armies. It is 50 miles up the coast from Pcito Edda. from v.hjcli Crt-ta recently chased Italians. R. A. F. Lurks Above Oot>K Avuiitino Foe Exit, Smiling .- • «•.*-..•*.!.* iv^*.tij y i*\J+lllJ t 1 \j J,\ ^ nreme* piayia, hose iron, uc v* Lh , str , e , ln rt ^ nL fi . hoU| . ^ Qn £ - nave mined ovei- 80,000 such b .nte. .seuij* "emire blocks" o! building miaine. ' Girls "Man" ••London's Tdeohono Lines "•n T 1- 11- * " .»..4i i.« V.«l J "KeJlo girl^'- carry on during an air raid alarm, with their gas masks 1 hanciy on bacKs oi t::ej;-- rhah-.-. Artist Flies With Germans, Sketches Raids «-ri'Vh.i ui BntirJ- "Shiiinrj.s t-p".sttilude i.-:- in thf^e London young- ilet.s .MuiUnvi as i!' they had never heard, screaming sirens or cntshinj: combs. They're pictured, as wiUi other children, they boarded train to . be evacuated from London 10 a safer area. In "Th.riiler"' l^caije irom Germans • *Y± *xJ-J " ?_ Hidden above the clouds." descripiiv*- in thK'nhoto ui air wanare. is clearly illustratscl To South Americo $28,900,000 U. S. EXPORTS 'For One Month' > e r fl ~'l linr^ <to Brltam. In a typical month, September m „!' 35 " gurcs S ive '^cace of America's increased .exported went to the United Kingdom and Canada"/n "I "*' T ° f thc 213 mim °"=' '" aua> w "Ue U. S. eXDOrts f.n avic ,io,.tv,«__ ^..,, .„. is going to the to axis partners fell off. \ Artist Knud Knudsen in his gunner's pit. Attack on a British industrial center. A melodramatic nifht Mom a German prison uiirn was aescribea -, , by Marquis Guy de la-Roche du Ronzet. French officer when as' & &« C tm ^..f OVe - he arrived »« Nw Y * rk «cently uith his' wife and ' ** ** "° Marquis said he and another prisoner—a Parisian a German staff car, killed the chauffeur, shot down pursuing motorcyclists, escaped safely behind the French lines. <«>* N ,- >v? \vy^>^K?<, .- ..^ ,&& ^r^S^ v ,J Shooting domi balloon barrages above a city, The end of a Spitfire plane over the Channel,' SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (UP) _ As a. special attraction to whittlers benches with concrete ends and wooden backs and seats have been ST. AUGUSTINE. Fla (UP) — Nearly one-half of the nation's supply of fresh shrimp is produced in'Florida waters, where as many and backs are A hand that a few seconds before rested on the push-button trigger of a machine-gun made these sketches, according to German sources. Knud Knudsen, German sketch-artist allowed by the army command to continue his work a- n statistics reveal. ' after enlistment, made the rough replaced in th« Sre e ££ ™* l ^ & foSn^n State hancile more notes for the sketches while on an ea in en. concrete ends. than 12,000.000 polm ds annually, j actual bombing attack over Eng- land. He occupied a gunner's pit, and besides all regular equipment carried his sketch-board, paper and pencils. In moments of quiet when he was able to turn aside from his machine-gun watch, he rapidly sketched notes of the action he had seen. When his Heinkel bomber had returned to its base safely, Knudsen, who is 24, filled, out his sketch notes of the things he had actually seen ... the brief blaze of barrage balloons and their dive into cloud banks below ... the smoke trains left by fall- / ''4 ing Spitfires shot down by fighting v v? Messerschmitts . . . the smoke and flame that marked the hell- spot on the ground where the German bombs had fallen.

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