AIR: Thousand-to-one Way

Citizens who still wonder whether the U.S. can and will be bombed had two pieces of news to think about last week:

> Lloyd's of London, still doing business, offered odds of 1,000-to-1 that U.S. cities will not be bombed within a year. Specifically, Lloyd's offered insurance at that rate against bomb damage (or any other war damage) to homes, banks, hotels, etc. The rate for factories: $2 per thousand (because the policy also covers accidental damage).

> U.S. bombers-for-Britain took off with loaded bomb racks, flew the Atlantic in seven to eight hours. Moral: Given equally good bombers, plus...

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