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U. S. BUREAU OF MINES MAKES DEFENSE RECOMMENDATIONS

Issue 8 and Volume 94.

U. S. BUREAU OF MINES MAKES DEFENSE RECOMMENDATIONS Recent Bulletin Sets Forth Steps to be Taken in Strengthening Defense Against Arson and Sabotage FOR the protection of arsenals and factories producing defense materials, the nation’s firemen, policemen, plant guards and industrial workers should be informed immediately of the known ways and means of coping with incendiary and explosive bombs and other inflammatory devices which are the favorite weapons of saboteurs, it was stated recently by Dr. R. R. Sayers, Director of the Bureau of Mines, United States Department of the Interior. “Defense against said Director Sayers, “has become part of our national security.” In a personal report to Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes, Doctor Sayers pointed out that the Bureau has been studying the explosibility and inflammability of a wide range of materials used in the construction of incendiary bombs. Much data already have been gathered by Bureau…

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