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    Modern World [v1, #18, Jul 20, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 1 · Big Guns Get Goin · Anon. · ar
    • 2 · Under the Tyrant’s Heel · Louis P. Lochner · ar; condensed from The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, 1940.
    • 3 · Can the Laboratory Create Life? · V. E. Collins · ar
    • 4 · Civilians Yesterday - Sailors Today · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Heroes Dictators Worship · Anon. · ar; condensed from New York Times Magazine, 1940.
    • 6 · “Black-Out” · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle
    • 8 · Britain’s Water Supply Is Safe! · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Car of the Future · Anon. · ar; condensed from Sunday Sun and Guardian, USA, 1940.
    • 10 · March of the Robot Army [Part 23 of 25] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 11 · How It Works: Fighting Fires from Water · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Balloons Play Tricks · Anon. · ar; condensed from Western Mail, Cardiff, 1940.
    • 12 · Launching Britain’s Ships · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley


    Modern World [v1, #19, Jul 27, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Valour of the R.A.F. · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Scrap Iron · B. H. · ar
    • 4 · Military Law · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · World Domains That Hang in the Balance · Anon. · ar; condensed from New York Times, 1940.
    • 5 · Kilts to See No More Battles · Anon. · ar; condensed from Toronto Star Weekly, Canada, 1940.
    • 6 · Nazi War Machines · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 8 · Sons of the Mutineers · J. E. Jackson · ar; condensed from Grit, USA, 1940.
    • 9 · Jules Verne Foresaw Scientific Warfare · Pierre Devaux · ar; condensed from L’Illustration, Paris, 1940.
    • 10 · March of the Robot Army [Part 24 of 25] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 11 · How It Works: Automatic Ticket Printer · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Your Food - and the Future · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Underground Aerodromes · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle


    Modern World [v1, #20, Aug 3, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Graziani Nero of Africa · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Watchers in the Sky · John Allan May · ar; condensed from Christian Science Monitor, 1940.
    • 4 · Now the Sky Guns Speak · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · The Moon Will Explode! · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Eighty Years of Naval Progress · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Laurence Dunn
    • 8 · Gibraltar - Symbol of Empire · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Boy Pupils Help Arms Drive · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · March of the Robot Army [Part 25 of 25] · A. J. Murray · sl
    • 10 · Petrol Model Aeroplanes - A Modern Hobby · H. McDougall · ar
    • 11 · How It Works: Modern Refrigeration · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · What Will Become of the Belgian Congo? · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Art of Dive Bombing · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle


    Modern World [v1, #21, Aug 10, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · New Navy for Britain · B. H. · ar
    • 3 · Foam for Petrol Fires · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · World’s Largest X-Ray · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Troops from the Clouds · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Equipment of the Nazi Air Force · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · I Was on Board a Blazing Ammunition Ship · Paul Shishkoff · nf
    • 9 · Watch on the Coast · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 1 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Dame Who Is King · Anon. · ar; condensed from Grit, Williamsport, 1940.
    • 11 · How It Works: Petrol Blow Lamp · Anon. · ia
    • 12 · The Dunkirk Epic · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Charles Pears


    Modern World [v1, #22, Aug 17, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)



    Modern World [v1, #24, Aug 31, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Island Forts of the Desert · Stanton Hope · ar
    • 3 · War Effort of the Human Body · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Britain Must Have a Merchant Service in the Air · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Science Must Help Us Win the War · B. Tunbridge · ar
    • 6 · How the Lion Grew Its Wings · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · I Fought an Everest Blizzard · J. L. Longland · nf
    • 9 · Canada Helps Britannia Rule · Anon. · ar; condensed from Star Weekly, Toronto, 1940.
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 4 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · How It Works: Airman’s Lifebelt · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Fighting Morale · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Protecting Your Home from the air Menace · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle


    Modern World [v1, #25, Sep 7, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Secrecy Saves Shipping · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · An Airport on Wheels · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Railways - Russia’s Weakest Link · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 5 · Ersatz Can’t Win · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Pots into Planes · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 8 · Fogged Out · Sir Alan J. Cobham · nf
    • 9 · Behind the Big Bang · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 5 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Scooting Is More than a Sport · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · How It Works: The Automatic Telephone · Anon. · ia
    • 12 · Simple Field Sketching · Anon. · ar


    Modern World [v1, #26, Sep 14, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · How Nazis Train Parachutists to Land on Roofs · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Sapping Musso’s Power · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · The World After the War · Anon. · ar; condensed from Collier’s, USA, 1940.
    • 5 · Battle Tactics in the Clouds · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · The Aircraft Carrier · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · Forced March · C. S. Eke · nf
    • 9 · Fishing for Iron · Anon. · ar; condensed from Every Week Magazine, Cleveland, USA, 1940.
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 6 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Air Raid Shelter for Radium Bomb · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · How It Works: Producing Steel in a Huge Converter · Anon. · ia
    • 12 · What You Should Know About Hand Grenades · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle


    Modern World [v1, #27, Sep 21, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · When the Siren Goes · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Wrecked Nazi Planes Reveal New Secrets to the R.A.F. Detective Squad · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Submarines That Lay “Eggs” · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Home Guard News Reel · Anon. · ia
    • 6 · Manning the Baricades · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle
    • 8 · Capturesd by Cannibals · Edwin Heath · nf
    • 9 · Portrait of a Flying Bullet · Anon. · ia
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 7 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · “Johnny” Turk’s a Grand Fighter · Stanton Hope · ar
    • 11 · How It Works: The Modern Garage · Anon. · ia
    • 12 · How Nazi Glider-Invaders Are Trained · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #28, Sep 28, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · School for Snipers · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Salute the Bomber Boys · John Cashel · ar
    • 4 · Rubber’s Man-Made Rivals · Waldemar Kaempffert · ar; condensed from The New York Times Magazine, 1940.
    • 5 · Rock That Guards Red Sea · Stanton Hope · ar
    • 6 · Dealing with an Enemy at Close Quarters · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · Torpedoed in Spats · H. B. Hermon Hodge · nf
    • 9 · America Prepares · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 8 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Going to War with a Bone · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Home Guard News Reel · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #29, Oct 5, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · We’ve Got the Cruisers · W. E. Stanton Hope · ar
    • 3 · Uniforms of Dishonour · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Britain’s “Victory” Raids · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Splitting Roads with Air · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Hurricanes from Canada · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · Home Guard in Action-Stalking · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle
    • 9 · I Crashed a Fighter at 600 m.p.h. · Robert Wyndham · nf
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 9 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · From Sunlight to Candle · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Home Guard News Reel · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #30, Oct 12, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · When Big Bertha Shelled Paris · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Britain’s “Flush-Deckers” · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Heroes of the Murder Raids · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Beating “Blackout” of the Sea · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Story of Marine Propulsion · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · Aboard Ship in the Krakatoa Disaster · R. J. Dalby · nf
    • 9 · Home Guard Self-Defence · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 10 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · History in Celluloid · Anon. · ar; condensed from The New York Times Magazine, 1940.
    • 12 · Home Guard News Reel · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #31, Oct 19, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Spotters on the Roof · Bryan S. McCann · ar
    • 3 · Fight for Freedom · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Miracle Cities in the Clouds · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Steamline Warfare · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Street Fighting · Anon. · ar
    • 8 · Escape from Capture · Lt.-Gen. Sir Tom Bridges · nf
    • 9 · Bringing Home Britain’s Cargoes · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 11 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Aerobatics to Air Victories · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · Home Guard New Reel · Anon. · ar


    Modern World [v1, #32, Oct 26, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Under-Water Patrol · Stanton Hope · ar
    • 3 · The Bang Behind the Bomb · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Men Who Deliver the Bombers · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Land of the Lotus · Anon. · ar; condensed from Christian Science Monitor, 1940.
    • 6 · Camouflage · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle
    • 8 · Odeal by Water · Dermot Moeran · nf
    • 9 · They Handle Time Bombs · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 12 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Treasure Galore · Anon. · ar
    • 12 · One More River to Cross · Anon. · ia



    Modern World [v1, #34, Nov 9, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Arsenal of the Empire · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Novelties in Arms · Anon. · ar; condensed from Grit, 1940.
    • 4 · Cotton Is Dynamite · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · R.A.F. Drills in the Clouds · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Evolution of British Destroyer Designer · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley
    • 8 · Inida in the Mechanical Age · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Autogiros Over the Border · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 14 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl; illustrated by John Woods
    • 11 · Barrage Over London · John Cashel · ar
    • 12 · Revolver and Pistol Shooting · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #35, Nov 16, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The “Spitfire” a Real Thoroughbred · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Circus in Drop of Water · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Ghost City Under the Sea · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Bren Light Machine Gun · Anon. · ia; illustrated by L. Ashwell Wood
    • 8 · Camera Gun Traps Crook · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Weapon to Beat Weapon · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · Housing Crisis in Russia · Anon. · ar
    • 11 · Menace of the Swastika [Part 15 of 15] · Clifford Cameron · sl
    • 12 · Sky Line Transport · Anon. · ia; illustrated by R. B. Way, [?]


    Modern World [v1, #36, Nov 23, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · The World of 1965 · Anon. · ar
    • 3 · Blind Flying · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · For Gallantry in the Air · Anon. · ar
    • 5 · Liquid Gold Fights a Modern War · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Drill for the Home Guard · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · Going to Fight by Compass · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Beating the U-Boats · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 10 · At War with Mars [Part 1 of 3] · Bower Mason · sl
    • 12 · Shall We Use Swimming Tanks? · Anon. · ia


    Modern World [v1, #37, Nov 30, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Hottest Thing in the World · C. Boff · ar
    • 3 · War Clouds Over Africa · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 4 · American Planes in British Skies · Bryan Andrews · ar
    • 5 · Tommy Atkins’ Forefathers · B. Tunbridge · ar
    • 6 · Home Guard Chart of the Lewis Gun · Anon. · ia
    • 8 · We’re Always Fighting the Sea · Anon. · ar
    • 9 · Training Britain’s Future Warriors · Anon. · ar
    • 10 · At War with Mars [Part 2 of 3] · Bower Mason · sl
    • 12 · Ship Salvage · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Kenneth M. Sibley



    Modern World [v1, #39, Dec 14, 1940] (2½d, 12pp, cover photo)
    • 2 · Jungle Wastes Become Mighty Fortress · Bernard Hogben · ar
    • 3 · Railways and the Blitzkreig · Anon. · ar
    • 4 · Armour for the Army · Anon. · ar The Illustrated London News 1940; illustrated by G. H. Davis
    • 5 · Uncle Sam’s New Navy · Anon. · ar
    • 6 · Wonders of Modern Warplanes · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle
    • 8 · Giants in Harness · C. Boff · ar
    • 9 · Earthquakes Growing Pains of a Planet · Bryan Andrews · ar
    • 10 · Mad Speed · G. Tressiden · ss
    • 12 · How the Rangefinder Works · Anon. · ia; illustrated by Patrick Nicolle


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