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The War Illustrated, Volume 4, No. 92, Page i, June 6, 1941.
A Depth-Charge has just been huried overboard from this ex-American destroyer, a German submarine being int he vicinity. The depth-charge is one of our most formidable weapons in the Atlantic battle. It can be detonated at a predetermined depth of 20, 100 or 200 feet, and can exert such pressure on the submerged vessel as to crush it. Its shock can open seams and paralyse a U-boat at a considerable distance from the scene of the explosion. Photo, Fox.
When Rudolf Hess, Hitler's Deputy, landed by parachute near Glasgow on the night of May 10th he was first encountered at Newton Mearns, 8 miles from Glasgow, by a Scottish ploughman, David McLean, who
This is our anguish and our privilege
To live through sombre hours and shadowed days.
We own no safe and easy heritage.
We tread no pleasant paths, no sheltered ways.
Yet chosen for the greatnes