The Press: The War Effort of N. Gubbins

Shy, pawky, pink-faced Nathaniel Gubbins lives with his buxom, red-topped wife, his two daughters, and assorted animals in a cozy house in Surrey which he calls "The Nest." Each week, an army of Britons (including Winston Churchill) regularly read Nat Gubbins' column "Sitting on the Fence" in Lord Beaverbrook's Sunday Express. There Britain's most popular columnist sets out, through various mouthpiece characters (including himself) his often tart, always British comments on his life and hard times.

Last week, in the wake of the British Government's White Paper ("Statistics Relating to the War...

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