LIFE Magazine August 19, 1940

LIFE Magazine August 19, 1940 U.S. Army Parachutist Training


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Pg… 11 The Week's Events: Two American Towns Get Ready to Fight for the U.S.A.

Pg… 16 The Week's Events: LIFE on the Newsfronts of the World

Pg… 17 The Week's Events: "Lancastria" Goes Down with 2,800

Pg… 18 The Week's Events: Army Uses Towers to Train Parachute Troops

Pg… 20 The Week's Events: Glamor Girl Gets Dunked

Pg… 21 The Week's Events: ?Ping Girl Gets Conked

Pg… 22 The Week's Events: Anti–Conscriptionists Slow Up National Defense Progress

Pg… 24 The Week's Events: English Child "Shoots" Churchhill as Policemen Kill Crank

Pg… 32 The Week's Events: Britain's Night Fliers Raid Germany

Pg… 56 The Week's Events: Survivor's Pictures Show Sinking of Former American Ship by Nazis

Pg… 68 The Week's Events: Democracy, Unlimited

Pg… 37 Photographic Essay: River Rouge: Ford Plant Is Cross–Section of Rearming America

Pg… 61 Close–Up: Adolf Hitler's Rise to Power

Pg… 27 Modern Living: Great Drapo Designs Dress in 20 Seconds

Pg… 51 Science: Osteopathy's "Cure–by–Manipulation" Is Attacked by Regular Physicians

Pg… 72 Sports: Alice Van Wins Powder Puff Derby at Agua Caliente

Pg… 2 Other Departments: Letters to the Editors

Pg… 6 Other Departments: Speaking of Pictures: Skywriting

Pg… 75 Other Departments: LIFE's Pictures: An Index

Pg… 78 Other Departments: LIFE Goes Boating on the Thames

Pg… 82 Other Departments: Pictures to the Editors

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