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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.
 

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America stores up for defense
641
Raw materials, Munitions
Averting death from the skies
648
Bomb shelters, Air raid warning systems
$100,000 model railroad
654
Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago, Ill.), Model railroads
Reclaiming a farm empire
657
Irrigation (California)
Sky trips start from union station of the air, New York
665
Airports, New York (N.Y.) (Stations)
Meet the television hams
722
TELEVISION amateurs
Mapping the ocean floor with bombs
728
Sounding and soundings
Prehistoric scenes come to life in miniature
731
Lou BEDFORD, Extinct animals, Mechanical models
Battling the jungles for oil
732
Jungles, Petroleum (Colombia), Petroleum pipelines
Black forest corner shelf has rounded edges
737
Shelves and racks, Woodworking

Supercharging the pilot
668
Aviation (Altitude flying), Air pilots (Health and hygiene), Oxygen
Lighting wizards help brighten the blackout
673
Air raid warning systems, Lighting
Roughing it the easy way
674
Camping, Outdoor life
Baby engines and super fuels
680
Gas and oil engines, Gasoline (Anti-knock and anti-knock mixtures)
Floating concrete fortresses girdle Britain
685
Great Britain (Defenses)
Army engineers practice for war
686
United States Army Corps of Engineers
Clearing the rails for Uncle Sam
690
Railroads
Blizzards made to order
696
Motion pictures (Setting and scenery), Storms
Flying battleships patrol the seas for Britain
701
World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
Little navy tests our future fleet
702
Ship and boat models, SHIPSTesting
Nothing but lightning can stop a steeplejack
705
Steeplejacks
America's defenders on the firing line
706
Military training, Shooting
War paint and screens veil army movements
711
Camouflage
Streamlined lifesaving
712
Life saving
Course and direction finder aids blind flying
717
Direction finding equipment, Radio in aviation
Shooting 'em on the wing
718
Anti-aircraft guns
Location of plane in flight graphed by radio stations
720
Direction finding equipment, Radio in aviation

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