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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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Surprise weapons of war
1
Armaments
Weatherman goes to war
8
Meteorology, Military
Heavyweight sluggers guard our coasts
14
Coast defenses
Electric brain directs the fire of AA guns
17
Electric control, Anti-aircraft guns
Wooden soldiers of '44
18
Lumbering
Game of the magic broom
78
Curling (Sport)
Forging for victory
82
Forging and forgings
Lyre mirror
89
Mirrors
Is there a plumber in the house?
98
Plumbing
Backyard snow slide
104
Playgrounds, Home (Equipment)

Mail order service for warships
28
United States Navy, Ships (Maintenance and repair)
Flying cannoneers
34
Aerial bombing, World War, 1939-1945 (Aerial operations)
Liquid of a thousand uses
40
Glycerin
Winged avengers of the night
46
United States Army Air Forces
Getting 'em ashore
50
Landing craft, United States (Armed Forces)
Air highways of 1950
56
Air traffic control
Oil field joins up
62
Petroleum (Canada)
Two-rotor helicopter may fly at 300 m.p.h
65
Helicopters
More deadly than war
66
Industrial accidents
Giving tools of war the third degree
72
Armaments
Shortcuts on sewing machines
113
Sewing machines
Disappearing attic ladder
115
Trapdoor LADDERS
Photo subjects cut from paper
118
Paper work (Art), Photography
Chick brooders you can make
123
Poultry brooders and brooding
Cutting-torch kinks
127
Oxyacetylene cutting
Simple ozone generator purifies air in home
129
Ozone
How to use abrasive cut-off wheels
130
Grinding wheels, Metal cutting
Easy way to figure roof area
137
Area measurement, Roofs and roofing
Solving wartime home set tube replacement problems
141
Radio receivers (Maintenance and repair)
1944 little giant built from odds and ends
142
Radio receivers

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