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Summary: I. "Monastery bombed." a. Alexander is seen in a small craft off shore reportedly supervising the landing of reinforcements at the Anzio beach-head which is "under fire but holding fast." b. Commentary claims that the Monte Cassino Monastery was "turned by the enemy into a fortress", adducing as evidence film of German prisoners. Leaflets warning the Italians of the Allied plan to bomb the area are loaded into shells and fired before the actual ground and aerial bombardment reduces the Monastery to ruins. "Roman Catholics were among the bomber crews."
II. "The other man's job. 'Eyes' of the warrior." Manufacture of glass lenses: polishing, edging, assembling and checking. Wartime uses of lenses are then listed, including tank telescopes, anti-aircraft identification telescopes, submarine periscopes, naval binoculars as well as telephoto lenses and microscopes. Experience gained in wartime production means that when peace comes "British lenses will have no superiors in the world."