LIFE

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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Appeasers and anti-conscriptionists slow up national defense progress
22
Draft
Great Drapo designs a dress in twenty seconds
27
Alphonse BERGE, Fashion
I bombed the Ruhr
32
Air raids, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
Democracy, unlimited
68
Democracy, Despotism, Propaganda, German, United States
Wartime weekend on the Thames
78
Thames River (England)
Pictures to the editor: ixobrychus minutus
83
Bitterns

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