TITLE

Over Here

PUB. DATE
February 1943
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;2/27/1943, Vol. 215 Issue 35, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites ideas related to war as suggested by U.S. citizens active in civilian defense. It includes using motorboats as a medium of communication, creation of a gas decontamination squad that will use laundry vats and use of power lines to transmit radio messages during air raids.
ACCESSION #
18991130

 

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