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Contents

Grave conditions in war-weary Spain
11
Francisco Franco (Spanish dictator.); 1892-1975, Ramon Serrano Suner (Spanish diplomat and political leader.); 1901-2003, Spain (Politics and government, Social conditions)
Texas student stages a grasshoppers' war
22
Maurice LEVY, Grasshoppers, Photography
British turn tables on Nazis with sudden raid on islands off Norway
31
World War, 1939-1945 (Great Britain, Norway), Lofoten (Norway)
I was rescued by the British
33
Edmund STROEMHOLT
Seven glamor girls and a clown wind up successful opera season
38
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.), Singers
Rural art
76
Art (Wisconsin), Painting, American
White cliffs
80
Great Britain in poetry
White cliffs
80
Free China's much-bombed capital fights on
93
Chinese-Japanese War, 1937-1945, Chongqing (China)
Catholic nuns turn Florida beach club into marine life laboratory
102
Institutum Divi Thomae, Nuns, Scientific research

Groomed to fill Harlow's shoes
54
Marjorie WOODWORTH
Aircraft carrier
58
United States Navy, Aircraft carriers
Navy wives share a lonely life
63
Naval life
War industry
66
POWDER mills, Munitions
Knudsen: Danish immigrant boy is now field marshal of U.S. industry
106
William S. Knudsen; 1879-1948
Claudia
120
Rose Franken; 1895-1988, Theater reviews (Single works)
Addition of baseball brings old dart game new fame as real sport
124
Darts (Game)
Kids' party for a 6-year-old in Kenilworth, Ill
130
Children's parties

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