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Volume 8 - No. 186 - August 4, 1944

The Bailey Bridge that Triumphs over Demolitions

Aug1944

The Bailey Bridge that Triumphs over Demolitions

From a rough sketch on the back on an envelope was evolved a piece of equipment which has revolutionized bridge-building for our armies in the field, speeding their advance in North Africa, Sicily, It

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Here Our Armour Outfought Rommel's Panzers

Aug1944

Here Our Armour Outfought Rommel's Panzers

After the grim tank clashes which preceded the capture of Caen on July 9, 1944. British tanks are here seen halted in a street, while an anti-tank gun unit sets up at a corner. Engaged in the Norman

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Wonder-drug Penicillin Saves Limbs and Lives

Aug1944

Wonder-drug Penicillin Saves Limbs and Lives

One of the most powerful weapons in mankind's armoury against disease might have remained undiscovered but for the fact that Professor Alexander Fleming, Professor of Bacteriology at the University of

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