World Battlefronts: Design for Living

A newly published British Government pamphlet, called A Guide to the Preservation of Life at Sea after Shipwreck, sells for fourpence in London and tells in simple, sometimes grim language the personal lessons learned in World Sea War II. Sample lessons:

Abandoning Ship. "If you do not get away in a boat, go over the lower side if the ship has listed. If you go over the upper side you will be in danger of being badly hurt by barnacles [and] of fracturing your ankles by hitting your heels against the bilge keel. . . . Jump into the water feet first;...

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