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Editorial – Roosevelt’s Resolve (video – Arsenal of Democracy)

4 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 04 January 1941 Roosevelt's Resolve Mr. Roosevelt has now made' it clear "beyond a per-adventure," as his illustrious predecessor of...

Editorial – Slippery Places

11 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 11 January 1941 Slippery Places Then understood I the end of these men; namely, how Thou dost set them...

Editorial – Fledglings

18 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 18 January 1941 Fledglings                        The Air Ministry's scheme for the formation of an Air Training Corps for boys between...

Editorial – Calling All Classes

25 January 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 25 January 1941 Calling All Classes Mr. Churchill and Mr. Bevin shed light on the great man power problem this...

Soldier – Smith, Herbert – Suits Him !

February 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 01 February 1941 Suits Him ! In the Fife and Forfarshire Yeomanry is Herbert Smith (24), son of Mr. and...

Editorial – The Battle Eve

1 February 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 01 February 1941 The Battle Eve Though wintry weather has slowed down hostilities in the West, disintegration of the...

Editorial – The Twisted Axis

8 February 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 08 February 1941 The Twisted Axis Winter still grips the war here, while the British campaign in Africa becomes...

Editorial – Heartening Words (video)

15 February 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 15 February 1941 Heartening Words As we listened to Mr. Churchill on Sunday night we envied him the luxury...

Editorial – Turkey

22 February 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 22 February 1941 Turkey If the war has taught us anything, it has taught us that so long as...

Editorial – “Total” War

1 March 1941
Mexborough & Swinton Times - Saturday 01 March 1941 "Total" War We have now something like an official declaration of policy on the difficult question of...