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August 19, 1940 Life Magazine

Date: 8-19-1940 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: U.S. Trains Parachutists at the Highstown, NJ training 

camp. These recruits come from Fort Benning GA to train at the 

training towers. The soldier in this picture is towed up 125 feet.

When he reaches the top, he will be released and will try to steer

himself to a safe and specified spot. For more on this training see

pages 18 and 19.

Contents:

Speaking of Pictures: Skywriting

Two American Towns Get Ready to Fight for the U.S.A.

LIFE on the Newsfronts of the World

"Lancastria" Goes Down with 2,800

Army Uses Towers to Train Parachute Troops

Glamor Girl Gets Dunked

Ping Girl Gets Conked

Anti–Conscriptionists Slow Up National Defense Progress

English Child "Shoots" Churchhill as Policemen Kill Crank

Great Drapo Designs Dress in 20 Seconds

Britain's Night Fliers Raid Germany

River Rouge: Ford Plant Is Cross–Section of Rearming America

Osteopathy's "Cure–by–Manipulation" Is Attacked by Regular Physicians

Survivor's Pictures Show Sinking of Former American Ship by Nazis

Adolf Hitler's Rise to Power

Democracy, Unlimited

Alice Van Wins Powder Puff Derby at Agua Caliente

LIFE's Pictures: An Index

LIFE Goes Boating on the Thames

Advertisements:

Cannon Towels

Goodrich Tires

Coca Cola

Dole Pineapple Juice

Kellogg's Corn Flakes

Maxwell Coffee

Lucky Strike Cigarettes


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