Starting with a cover photo of a restored Jagdpanther the latest Tankette is now with us, and is a very interesting read. On page two we have a set of colour photographs taken at the experimental establishment at Shoeburyness, where various tracked vehicles were put to use working on the ranges. Mostly Centurion based, some were fitted with cranes for moving targets about, whilst the S.
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A number of homes have also been evacuated as a precaution. A primary school has been evacuated and a road has been closed after a huge fire at a fish factory in west Cork. The blaze took place at the Irish Seafood Company in Baltimore at approximately 11am on Wednesday morning.
Its role was to supplement the work of brigades at local level. In this job it was hampered severely by the incompatibility of equipment used by these different brigades — most importantly the lack of a standard size of hydrant valve; the Auxiliary Fire Service and the local brigades were superseded in August by the National Fire Service. Members of the AFS were unpaid part-time volunteers, but could be called up for whole-time paid service if necessary; this was very similar to the wartime establishment of the police Special Constabulary.
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Hezlip; and commissioned 21 FebruaryLieutenant R. Snipes in command. She arrived at Kwajalein 25 June to operate in the Marshall Islands on towing and salvage duty until 3 August when she began her participation in the Marianas operation, with towing duty from Eniwetok to Guam and Saipan.
We tore the iron from the mountain's hold, By blasting fires we smithied it to steel; Out of the shapeless stone we learned to mold, The sweeping bow, the rectilinear keel; We hewed the pine to plank, we split the fir, We pulled the myriad flax to fashion her. Out of a million lives our knowledge came, A million subtle craftsmen forged the means; Steam was our handmaid and our servant flame, Water our strength, all bowed to our machines. Out of rock, the tree, the springing herb, We built this wandering beauty so superb.