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Contents

Champion smoke-ring blower of the world in action
6
Bert PICHEL, SMOKE rings
Bratt on war
14
World War, 1939-1945 (Norway)
War in a French chateau
16
France (Social conditions)
Total war starts
25
World War, 1939-1945 (Campaigns and battles, Western)
Parachute troops rain down behind Dutch-Belgian lines
28
Germany (Army, Parachute troops)
Villain of Eden is an unloved friend of man
66
Snakes
Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier leave Hollywood to play greatest love drama
71
William Shakespeare; 1564-1616 (Plays, Romeo and Juliet)
Laurence et Vivien
74
Vivien Leigh; 1913-1967, Laurence Olivier; 1907-1989
Psychology professor hypnotizes student in class demonstration
78
Harold Alfred SWENSON, Hypnotism
Drake relays carnival
83
Drake University, College athletics

Der tag in Brussels
30
Air raids, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations), Brussels (Belgium)
1940 recalls Belgium of 1914
32
World War, 1914-1918
Empire builder Hill's grandson builds a jounceless railroad car
41
Railroads (Cars)
Air marshal, Canada's great war ace
44
William Avery Bishop
Lillian Russell
55
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Syria
86
World War, 1939-1945 (Middle East), France (Army), Syria
France's Weygand
94
Maxime Weygand; 1867-1965
Secret initiation
108
College fraternities, Initiations (into trades, societies, etc.)
Wheelock carves with Yankee wit
114
Warren Wheelock; 1880-1960

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