The Press: Bombs v. Type

In spite of bombs, in spite of censorship, in spite of blasted communications, Great Britain's press last week did a masterly job of carrying on. Recently three London newsplants (the matronly Times, Lord Beaverbrook's conservative Evening Standard, Lord Kemsley's gamin Daily Sketch) had been palpably hit by Nazi raiders. One newsman, Sketch Photographer Charles M. Maxwell, was dead. But despite the tremendous strain under which they worked not one of London's eleven dailies had missed an edition. Things they have had to contend with:

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