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The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck", Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Author    Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Title   The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck"


Condition   Good


   First Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1941

Illustrator   Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan

Seller ID   201g4671

Pages 725-756. Features: Cover photo-portrait of FDR; Photo of Admiral Sir John Cronyn Tovey being piped on board H.M.S. "Prince of Wales"; One-page photo of coastal command station armourers getting ready to bomb up; Eight photos of the vigils of the coastal command - bomb preparation, photo-processing, anti-aircraft stations, operations room and telegraphy section; Two pages of explanatory illustrations show how aircraft carriers, fighter and reconnaissance planes have revolutionised naval warfare and influenced naval architecture; Photos of recen Nazi vandalism - damage to Gray's Inn, the wrecked Canterbury Music Hall, Serjeants Inn, Queen Victoria St., and Dublin; Two pages with fifteen photos of bomb damage to the destroyed Church of the Knights Templar; The Fleet and its Air Arm (article); Air photo of Mannheim-on-the-Rhine shows destroyed western span of Autobahn bridge; Dramatic two-page illustration of "Catalina" under heavy fire as it spots the Bismarck in a heavy sea; Two-page illustration of the last of the "Bismarck", shelled, bombed and on fire as the Nazi mammoth is torpedoed by H.M.S. "Dorsetshire"; Thre photos of the last of the "Bismarck", including dozens of heads of bobbing survivors floating in the sea; Scene in "Petticoat Lane" where, on June 1st, rationing of clothing, cloth and footwear came into force; Photo of Averill Harriman welcoming the first of four million eggs to Britain from the U.S.; Photo of some of the few "Bismarck" survivors being landed at a British port; Photo of H.M.S. "York" which was lost; Photos of personalities of the week include the pilot of the "Catalina" which discovered the fleeing "Bismarck", Lieut. B. Stubbs, Dr. Kurt Heinrich Reith, Max Schmeling, King Victor Emanuel of Italy, Sir Hugh Walpole, Prajadhipok - Prince of Sukhodaya, Lord Cadman, and Admiral Boehm; Photos of Ilkley, which won War Weapons Week; Photos of Haile Selassie's Return to Addis Adaba; Illustratins of bombed Wren Churches - Christ's, St. Mildred's, St. Andrew's, St. James's, Piccadilly, and St. Anne; Interesting one-page Guiness ad entitled "Guiness at Waterloo - and Guinness today". Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy.

The  Illustrated  London  News  (ILN),  June  7,  1941  -  Sinking  Of  The  "Bismarck"    Photo-portrait  Of  FDR;  Photo  Of  Admiral  Sir  John  Cronyn  Tovey  Being  Piped  On  Board  H.M.S.  "Prince  Of  Wales";  One-page  Photo  Of  Coastal  Command  Station  Armourers  Getting  Ready  To  Bomb  Up;    Eight  Photos  Of  The  Vigils  Of  The  Coastal  Command  -  Bomb  Preparation,  Photo-processing,  Anti-aircraft  Stations,  Operations  Room  And  Telegraphy  Section;  Two  Pages  Of  Explanatory  Illustrations  Show  How  Aircraft  Carriers,  Fighter  And  Reconnaissance  Planes  Have  Revolutionised  Naval  Warfare  And  Influenced  Naval  Architecture;  Photos  Of  Recen  Nazi  Vandalism  -  Damage  To  Gray's  Inn,  The  Wrecked  Canterbury  Music  Hall,  Serjeants  Inn,  Queen  Victoria  St.,  And  Dublin;  Two  Pages  With  Fifteen  Photos  Of  Bomb  Damage  To  The  Destroyed  Church  Of  The  Knights  Templar;  The  Fleet  And  Its  Air  Arm  (article);  Air  Photo  Of  Mannheim-on-the-Rhine  Shows  Destroyed  Western  Span  Of  Autobahn  Bridge;  Dramatic  Two-page  Illustration  Of  "Catalina"  Under  Heavy  Fire  As  It  Spots  The  Bismarck  In  A  Heavy  Sea;  Two-page  Illustration  Of  The  Last  Of  The  "Bismarck",  Shelled,  Bombed  And  On  Fire  As  The  Nazi  Mammoth  Is  Torpedoed  By  H.M.S.  "Dorsetshire";  Thre  Photos  Of  The  Last  Of  The  "Bismarck",  Including  Dozens  Of  Heads  Of  Bobbing  Survivors  Floating  In  The  Sea;  Scene  In  "Petticoat  Lane"  Where,  On  June  1st,  Rationing  Of  Clothing,  Cloth  And  Footwear  Came  Into  Force;  Photo  Of  Averill  Harriman  Welcoming  The  First  Of  Four  Million  Eggs  To  Britain  From  The  U.S.;  Photo  Of  Some  Of  The  Few  "Bismarck"  Survivors  Being  Landed  At  A  British  Port;  Photo  Of  H.M.S.  "York"  Which  Was  Lost;  Photos  Of  Personalities  Of  The  Week  Include  The  Pilot  Of  The  "Catalina"  Which  Discovered  The  Fleeing  "Bismarck",  Lieut.  B.  Stubbs,  Dr.  Kurt  Heinrich  Reith,  Max  Schmeling,  King  Victor  Emanuel  Of  Italy,  Sir  Hugh  Walpole,  Prajadhipok  -  Prince  Of  Sukhodaya,  Lord  Cadman,  And  Admiral  Boehm;  Photos  Of  Ilkley,  Which  Won  War  Weapons  Week;  Photos  Of  Haile  Selassie's  Return  To  Addis  Adaba;  Illustratins  Of  Bombed  Wren  Churches  -  Christ's,  St.  Mildred's,  St.  Andrew's,  St.  James's,  Piccadilly,  And  St.  Anne;  Interesting  One-page  Guiness  Ad  Entitled  "Guiness  At  Waterloo  -  And  Guinness  Today 

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