Foreign News: Tippers & Runners

TIME Correspondent Wilmott Ragsdale cabled this account of Luftwaffe tip-&-run raids which have done little military damage but have made village life both dangerous and exciting:

Twenty-five German planes swept out of the sea mist, their guns wide open. They came in so low that they had to bank to avoid church steeples. While their machine guns and cannon sprayed indiscriminately over the town, they dumped high explosive and incendiary bombs. In less than 60 seconds it was over.

The church steeple crashed to the ground. Children walking home from Sunday school were carried from the streets with pulverized glass and cement ground...

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