The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 - Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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Book Condition: Fair

32 pages. Features: Cover photo from deck of battleship "North Carolina" with guns firing; Two pages of photos from the Russian front include an armoured Russian train about to be blown up, a Soviet armoured car ablaze, German troops occupying the city of Dniepropetrovsk, a crippled panzer unit, terrified horses as shells explode nearby, large Soviet motorized gun, and bridge blown up by the Soviets on their retreat from Narva; photo of De Gaulle inspecting Free French troops in Surrey; Photo of Averill Harriman with Lord Beaverbrook, Mr. Eden and M. Maisky; Photo of rail crash wreckage in Cheshire where nine died; Photos of the Shah of Iran and the former Crown Prince of Iran, Shahpoor Mohammed Riza; Two pages of photos showing Russia's women at war - determined to take over men's jobs and hold key positions in U.S.S. R. workshops; Detailed illustrations explain the Acoustic Mine - a new terror of the under-sea war; Photo of HItler and Mussolini strolling through a devastated Russian village; Six photos of Russia's industrial might; Photos of Lieut.-Comdr. G.A. Thring and Squad.-Leader J.H. Thompson; Photo of Captain Margesson presenting award to Sandhurst cadet N.B. Erskine; Illustrated article explains the life of a sailor with a corvette on convoy escort duty; Centredold illustration of convoy at sea; Seven intimate photos of the Royal family at home; Wow! photos of thousands of tanks inspected by the King - the greatest concentration of armoured land forces that has ever been witnessed in Great Britain; Photos of the new Handley Page "Halifax" bomber; Photos of the latest cannon-firing "Spitfire"; Photos of scorched earth to infrastructure and coal in Spitzbergen before the residents are removed to Britain - including photo of Canadian officers Brigadier Potts of Saskatoon and Major Geoffrey Walsh of Oakville; Photos illustrated "Luftwaffe Life-Boats" - pneumatic craft carried as small packs; Two pages with nine *fascinating* photos of the primitive people of Tierra Del Fuego; and more. Staples removed. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. A worthy vintage copy of this extraordinary WWII issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September [Sept.] 20, 1941 - Titanic Struggle on the Russian Front

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: History, Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Fair

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 143h3389