TITLE

The Week

PUB. DATE
July 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;7/27/42, Vol. 107 Issue 4, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on political developments that have taken place in the U.S. and around the world. Comments on resistance of the British-American troops against German field marshall Erwin Rommel in the World War II; Speculation about the Japanese attack on Russia; Stoppage of construction of the big Higgins shipyard at New Orleans; Demand made by Indians for the freedom from the British Empire; Establishment of a bureau in the U.S. for the purpose of aiding inventions of all kinds; Comments on the discovery of a tunnel at a war prisoners' camp in the state of Victoria; Discussion of a charge made by U.S. Assistance Attorney General Thurman Arnold against the General Electric Co.
ACCESSION #
14854781

 

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