National Geographic : 1941 Oct
Rural Britain Carries On 549 European No Straggling Here-a Porker Squad Answers Mess Call The buck private in command belongs to an antiaircraft battery in southern England. He and his comrades operate a small farm near their battery to help augment army rations. Barbed-wire entangle ments are visible through the pigpen fence. British Home Guards Learn to Say "Hands Up" in German Similar commands, such as "Put that pistol down," are taught in this German phrase class at the Home Guard Training School in Middlesex. Such knowledge will be useful should Nazi parachutists drop in an invasion attempt. The instructor wears a Local Defense Volunteer armband.