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RETIRED — Velox retired circus performer, snoozes in the spring sunlight in the Denver^ zoo.
Taught by a French trainer, the polar bear obeys only French commands. DUCKING — Coast Guard soundman second class Leonard Kadish, Dorchester, Mass., climbs dripping back up the life net and over the side of a combat cutter after plunging into the North Atlantic during a shipwreck drill. SWIMMER —Screen actress Dolores Moran wears a flowered bathing: suit as she prepares for first swim of season.* * fe®®0K COLLECTOR — Having entertained many service I men, screen actress Grace McDonald knows their need for read ing material. She is pictnred here with some of the books she has collected for distribution through the USO centers. • Hff .jm. .... m I FIGHTER’S KIS S_Fists encased in boxing gloves, Bobby .1 ^ Fulton, 7, kisses his second, baby sister Joanne, 18 months old, . as he awaits the starting bell for his bout in the 25th annual ] ■« -'"V Navy Junior boxing championship at Annapolis. ALLIED CAVE DWELLERS —Allied forces use natural caves in background as a bivouac \ area on Green Island, north of Bougainville. In foreground is a native church. INVASION COAS T—This map, showing parts of England, France, Germany, Belgium, and i Holland, includes the points along the English channel where the long-predicted Allied invasion of * Hitler’s "Fortress Europe _ is most likely to be launched- —. __ ~ 1 I I IIWIIimU^Mllntil |IMI HIM* I COMMAND PERFORMANCE-^ refugee war or *phan from France is an enthusiastic listener as John J. Latwas, Wilmerding, Pa., tuba player with the U. S. Army band now in* the Mediterranean theater, obligingly makes the music go round, j HELICOPTER ‘RESCUE ’—Illustrating: one of the uses of helicopters in the air arm of the c U. S. Coast Guard, a helicopter aids in a_ simulated rescue in the Atlantic. DRY — Back aboard an escort 'ship after an hour of buffeting in icy North Atlantic waters off an eastern Canadian port, this Royal Canadian Air Force pilot' found only a teacup of water had seeped through his Ameri can-developed exposure suit. _ BRIDGE BUILDER S—As trucks wait to cross a stream on Cape Gloucester, Marine engineers finish a “Tubelox” bridge built to substitute for one washed out by a flood. >F 0 R POWER TRAIN —Workmen hoist a huge steam line | into place on the turbo-generator car of a 5,000 kilowatt power train being built at Westinghouse’s New Philadelphia, Ohio, plant to restore electricity to captive cities. ^ KHiiiii ihbii m ii —a- -J ■vammrm r»» A R 1 ^ E PR AYE R—a U. S. Marine slings his rifle over his shoulder and kneels at the village shrine to pray following the bitter fight for Talasea, New Britain Island, in the South Pacific* This is a Signal Cofps photo. of his^nM^»nlh1!frd ^rlSht) keeps vigil in Grant Park, Chicago, over the b0(iJ - of his mate, believed to have been killed by a hit-and-ruii driver. _ ^