Transport: War Travel

From transatlantic planes and ships white faces last week peered out fearfully at grey, rain-lashed waters that already cradled 18 torpedoed ships, some 200 corpses. To escape that fate Britain's proudest ocean queens dressed like drabs in grey. In the second week of World War II:

> Britain's Imperial Airways curtailed passenger flights in Europe, but maintained its transatlantic and Empire services. >Recalled from South America by their Governments were the planes of Germany's Lufthansa and France's Air France. Thus Pan American Airways became virtual cock-o'-the-walk on both North & South Atlantic routes.*

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