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Contents

Grandma Chennault
4
Claire Lee Chennault; 1890-1958
Iran railroad
7
Railroads (Iran)
Photograph of New York's Washington market at the height of its night-time activity
12
New York (N.Y.) (Markets)
Battle of the arctic convoy
19
Naval convoys
Who believes it's impossible?
24
World War, 1939-1945 (United States)
Gabrielle, Renoir's famous model now lives quietly in Hollywood
38
Auguste Renoir; 1841-1919, Mrs Conrad Slade SLADE
Girls of Hollywood
42
Motion picture actors and actresses
Transport planes
48
Airplanes, Military transport
Global war teaches global cartography
57
Maps
General's son
66
Arthur MacArthur; 1845-1912

U.S. reckons up its losses on the scoreboard of war
26
World War, 1939-1945 (Casualties)
Famine and death ride into Greece at the heels of the Nazi conquest
28
Famines (Greece)
Turkish party
30
Turkey (Social life and customs)
U.S. sends fascist Noble to prison for five years
32
Ellis O. JONES, Robert NOBLE, Sedition
U.S. hears his Seventh symphony written during Leningrad siege
35
Dmitrii Dmitrievich Shostakovich; 1906-1975
Petrillo
68
James C. Petrillo; 1892-1984, American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada
Introduction, a service for sociability
78
Introductions (Etiquette)
Aniseikonia is ailment in which eyes see unequal, distorted images
82
Eye (Diseases and defects)
Portrait
88
Jean Renoir; 1894-1979

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