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June 17, 1940 Life Magazine

Date: 6-17-1940 Life Magazine

Condition: Very Good

Cover: Industrialist William S. Knundsen was appointed by the

president on May 28th to be a member of the Advisory Commission

of the Council of National Defense, his citation read, "To be in full

command of industrial manufacturing of tanks, airplanes, engines,

uniforms and multifarious items needed in the program." On June 3rd

this big, quiet spoken, Danish born production genius took indefinite

leave from the presidency of General Motors to give full time to his

adopted country in its time of need. His big job may grow bigger.

See page 84 for more information.


From LIFE's Correspondents

Nazi Fifth Columns

Allies Wrest Glory From Flanders Defeat

 A British Tommy in Flanders Writes of the Great Retreat

Dunkerque Fifth Columnist Goes to Her Death

How Germans Drove the Allies Out of Flanders

Parachutists Take An Airfield

Nazi Bombs Demolish Waalhaven Airport

Silent General Weygand Defends France

Cancer: National Research Center Explores Its Nature and Cause

Movies: "The Mortal Storm"

Movies: Rare Family Pictures of Camera–Shy Margaret Sullavan

Joe Louis

State Birds, in Color

Girl Trainer Shows How to Teach a Dog Good Manners

The U.S. National Guard Prepares for Home Defense

LIFE on the Newsfronts of the World

Charlie Chaplin Plays a Dictator of the Double Cross

William Knudsen Heads U.S. Defense Advisory Commission

Movies: Carole Landis, the "Ping" Girl

Life Goes to Washington with Senior Class from Croton, Ohio


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Vale-in-head Chevrolet Engine

International School Buses

Pullman Railway "Grand Circle Plan"

Pall Mall Cigarettes

Shell gasoline

Jantzen Swim Suits

Clicquot Club Soda

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