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“Pour la lutte contre le gangsterisme / Pour combattre le crime,” Photo-Journal. November 25, 1937. Page 32 & 03.

“We have often spoke of the strategies used by the police for reducing to impotence the most dangerous bandits.  Often the task of the police is very arduous; sometimes, to catch these enemies of society in their net, they must even stoop to ruse and rival them in force.  

In all the great cities [of Canada and the United States], there exist bandits who have no scruple against battling the police who threaten them, and in pursuit, the latter must take the greatest precautions, for they have no idea of the character of the individuals they chase. Against the always present menace of banditry and gangsterism, the police have had to perfect numerous means of defense. Our photos here illustrate different tactics employed by the Sûreté to get their hands [in French, their grappin or grapples] on the craftiest and most unrepentant bandits.”

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“Le 22ième régiment à la Citadelle de Québec,” Photo-Journal, November 11, 1937. Page 14.

“Cette croix en bois a été rapportée de Vimy, après l’erection là-bas d’une autre croix en pierre.  Elle est maintenant installée à l’intérieur des murs de la citadelle de Quebec, sous la garde du 22e régiment, lequel comprend 175 hommes.”

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“Les civils s’exercent a porter des masques a gaz,” Photo-Journal, November 11, 1937. Page 10. 

Article about gas drill amongst civilians in Great Britain.

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“Les jumelles Dionne ont fêté l’Hallowe’en,” Photo-Journal, November 4, 1937. Page 06.  

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“Une maison hantée à Verdun, [Quebec]” Photo-Journal, November 4, 1937. Page 07.

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“Document photographiques inédits pris par un Canadien à Tien-Tsin et à Shanghai au risque d’être fusillé / Horreurs de la guerre en Chine,” Photo-Journal, October 28, 1937. Pages 2, 3 & 8.

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Photo-Journal, October 21, 1937. Pages 5 and 19.  Two sample stories that exist basically to showcase attractive women.  Top: “Comment se pratique le jiu-jitsu.” Above: “Savoir Manger.”

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