Music and Masters

The U.S. continued converting toward peace, even before the main battles had been faced:

> Old masters, stored in inland safety since Pearl Harbor, began returning to Manhattan museum walls. Bellicose Fiorello LaGuardia, who heretofore had enjoyed an air raid alert as much as a fire, lamely justified the relaxation: "I don't say [Hitler's] not coming over, but I'm sure he cannot come with enough to aim at the pictures and hit the mark."

>The Air Service Command was re ported ready to lop off from 13,000 to 15,000 employes by the New...

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