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Legions

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Victory

CONTENTS OF THIS ISSUE


BLACK PHANTOMS: The Commandos The soldierc ol Britain's highly trained inyasi.on guard strike teftor to the hearts of the Nazis. 2. MALTA: Stronghold of Courage
1.
adyance

Come behind the scenes on the'little island lortress in the Mediter.ranean, and meet the soldiers and civilians fighting the .A,xis inyaderc as thcy have lought other enemiei in th-e most-bombed spot in the yoild. Rising above a background of poreily, delying the mandates

3. BENITO JUAREZ: Redeemer of Mexico

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many fighting fronts all over the !l'orld, will storm Axis lines in an allout campaign to smash the enemy.
Our soldiers will be attacking, carrying the fight straight to the foe, only because the men and women at home have done their loyal part in the great task of preparation. It will mean that in the mines brawny men have labored well, miles below the ground with drill and shovel, that in the factories workers have faithfully produced the necessary instruments of war-guns, tanks, planes and bullets-and that in rural areas our farmers have grown the vital foods to sustain our armies. Young Americans, no matter who you are or where you live-whether it be in city or suburb, mountain or seashore-you all have an important share in sounding the call to victory
through attack.

of a cruel dictator, this great patriot sputretl his people in their determinaaion to reivolt igainst.a- powerlul ronqu"r"r. DRAJA MIHAILOVITGH: The Jugoslav Hero
Drawing !p,9n g background ol military education and diplomatic shill, the commanding officer o! the Chetnihs h'as held the hordes ol Hitler and Missoliti'at bay.

wfl3fl :?;*' T,:?,?r"?f"'" thousands of American troops,"T:


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JOHNNY APPLESEED Legead and history unite to give us a stoty of a quaint pioneer. pho yas Nature's handy man in the' cuititation of
orchards through America's lrontier settlements.
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MIGUEL de GERVANTES

Thil .lamots Spanish ptitet not only lived in a fiction *orld lis oyn creation, but also ranged Europe'and Africa, finding stining adventutes,

WEST POINT: The Army's Alma Mater

Frcm behincl th,e gray bastions high on the banks ol the Hudson River have come the men who rearcd, presirted, and defended the lreedom ol the United States oi America.

ACES OF THE AIR:

Brigadier General Glaire L. Chennault The Texas schoolmaster tho organi4d and directed the lamous Flying Tigers ol Burma and China, marches ahead
to new air-borne triumphs.
One man's dreams of d conquest ol ait contilbuted a great deal toward the porh ol bringing aviation in Ametici and the yorld to its present pinnacle of successful achieyement.

9.

IGOR SIKORSKY

10. 2nd LIEUT. ALEXANDER R. NININGER,


corntry's storc ol heroism.

Lu<on in the Philippine Islands was the ma*ial bachground against which this intrepid Americar fltote a chaptei in his

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11. LEONARDO DA VINGI:


duced mastetpieces

Painter and Scaentist, Pioneer in Engineering

THE EDITOR.

His alert mind. guided the fingers ol a craftsmdit, and priin all biaiches ol the atts and scieices.

copyright, 1942, by Ncclor Publishing Company, 10 East 40th Street, Neai __ _BE4.L LIIE OOMICS, published every othcr nonth and g1.20; York,-N. Y. N. L. Pines, Editor. Subscription (12 issues), sinslc copies. $.10; foreign and Caradian postase cxtra. Entered as scconcl-class matter June 18, 1941, at the Post Office at Ncw York, N. Y. Vol.3. No. 2. Novtmbtl,, 1942. pRr\r[D rN TrrE u. s. A.

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