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The Wilmington morning star. [volume] (Wilmington, N.C.) 1909-1990, April 21, 1944, FINAL EDITION, Image 8

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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. •
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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- —. __ ~
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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.
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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. _ ^

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