Leadership

WAR FARE

Issue 11 and Volume 95.

WAR FARE Alarms and Discussions Clipped and Culled from the War News of the Day, of Interest to the Fire Service. Hot from the “Front” Greater New York Civilian Defense Volunteer Office announced that 2,000 women are needed as telephone report clerks in N. Y. F. D. emergency central office. . . . Incidentally, Sept. 1st, New York City had enrolled 56,160 auxiliary firemen, wanted 40,000 more. . . . War Production Board, Washington, has designated the Chemical Warfare Service as the only agency to authorize the sale and delivery of incendiary units for demonstration purposes. . . . Wing Commander Max Aitken, Lord Beaverbrook’s son, told how his squadron had shot down a German super-bomber believed able to carry a 1,000 pound bomb (or equivalent in incendiaries) from Brest to New York and make return trip to France. . . . During August, formations of “crop-raiders” dropped incendiaries and…

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