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Contents

Glimpses of an unknown world are revealed by the electron microscope
8
Electron microscopes
Kill or be killed
14
Boyd David WAGNER, United States Army Air Forces, Air pilots
Spring brings bombs with blossoms
23
Air raids, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations), Bath (England)
U.S. awards medals to 80 heroes of the army's bombing raid on Japan
28
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
Portrait
29
James Harold Doolittle; 1896-1993
Portrait
55
Charles Seymour; 1885-1963
Portrait
58
Nicholas John SPYKMAN
Portrait
58
Arnold WOLFERS
Portrait
58
Edward Wight Bakke; 1903-.
Portrait
58
Edgar Stephenson FURNISS

Hollywood stars hit road for army-navy relief
32
Motion picture actors and actresses
New primate of England is enthroned with pomp
34
William Temple; 1881-1944, Church of England
Army bombs Mauna Loa volcano to divert lava flow from Hilo harbor
36
Mauna Loa (Hawaii)
Hedy Lamarr helps to preserve the glow of Steinbeck's novel
39
Hedy Lamarr; 1913-2000
Tortilla flat
39
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Blue jays
42
Roger Tory Peterson; 1908-1996, Jays
Salvage
47
Salvage (Waste), Stevens Point (Wis.)
Yale at war
54
Yale University, War and education
Portrait
59
Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff; 1870-1952
Portrait
59
Maurice Emil Henri ROTIVAL
Portrait
59
Alexander Ivanovitch PETRUNKEVITCH
Brereton
66
Lewis H. Brereton; 1890-1967, United States Army Air Forces, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
Life goes to a tall tales session in Texas
78
Samuel Houston; 1793-1863, Folklore (Texas), Tall tales
Portrait
80
James Frank Dobie; 1888-1964
By Jupiter
82
Richard Rodgers; 1902-1979, L. Hart, Musicals, revues, etc (Reviews, Single works)

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