WASHINGTON NAVY YARD MUSEUM During Navy week, children visit the Washington Navy Yard Museum and look at displays of ships and battles fought on the sea. Twenty-four of the models President Kennedy kept in the White House are on display in the John F. Kennedy Collection including a model of the aircraft carrier Leyte and the actual deckgun from the submarine Tigrone.
MAU MAU LEADER CAPTURED As Britain's Colonial Secretary Oliver Lyttleton visits Kenya and joins a typical jungle patrol, a leader of the Mau Mau terrorist group, General China, is captured--offering the first contact with the upper levels of the Mau Mau leadership.
LAGOS CRISIS Some ten thousand Nigerian men and women volunteer for the Army after the eastern state, Biafra, declares its independence. The government declared unofficial war, saying Biafra would be "crushed."
PANORAMA OF WESTWALL FIGHTING Strasbourg, capital of Alsace-Lorraine, is captured by the Americans and the French. Flooded canals testify to the unruly weather being encountered. Tons of heavy equipment have been left by the Nazis in their headlong retreat. And swastikas by the thousand, are trod under foot by sullen Nazi prisoners. Various villages, including Baseweiler, are bombarded, then entered. Many Yanks are wounded. Pursuing the scorched earth policy, the Nazis have applied the torch to many of the towns, causing the natives to band into volunteer fire departments, to save their homes.
ARMY, NAVY FOOTBALL Traditional pageantry ushers in the annual Army-Navy gridiron thriller. 102,000 fans in Philadelphia's Municipal Stadium, including high Service officials, see Midshipmen and Cadets battle to a stand-off, with the biggest thrill in the closing seconds as Navy battles to the tying touchdown--is called back on a penalty--and does it again.
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