Echoes of the War

Issue 3 and Volume 99.

Echoes of the War Hot Off the News Ticker One soldier was killed and three others were injured when a quantity of obsolete gunpowder exploded prematurely while it was being destroyed near the magazine area of Fort Dix, N. J. . . . A spectacular series of explosions of liquid oxygen and pyrotechnic equipment aboard the giant sea-going Army barge BCL2569 shook Manila in January. The barge crew miraculously escaped with minor burns. … A seaman was killed in a lire which destroyed the large wooden barracks of the Naval Training Station at Newport, R. I. . . . Fire of uncertain origin swept Government warehouses on the Golden Horn of Istanbul, Turkey, causing damage estimated at S7.000.000. Many of the tools lost were recently arrived American products. . . . Four bulky books containing names of 60,000 civilians killed in Britain by German air force bombs have been placed…

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