Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al
Title The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 8, 1948: The Squalid Tragedy of Palestine
Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Publisher London The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. 1948
Illustrator de Grineau, Bryan
Seller ID 338h0976
Pages 509-536. Features: Series of illustrations show how the Foot Guards' Bearskin and the pre-1914 Infantry helmet evolved from a common ancestor, the 17th-century fatigue cap; One-page Karsh photo portrait of Mackenzie King; Photo of Berlin West power station stripped by the Russians in 1945; Photo of the pit headgear of the new shaft at Mosley Common Colliery; Photo of Roman villa recently unearthed at Lawrence Weston on a housing site; Book review of "Great Morning" by Sir Obert Sitwell; Five photos of an Australian Antarctic survey, The "Wyatt Earp's" latest cruise; Two pages of graphic photos illustrate the squalid tragedy of Palestine - aspects of the dark scene in the Holy land, with the British mandate due to end next week; Article discusses the aftermath of WWII and an approach to Western European Union; One-page map of the strife-torn holy land and her circle of Arab neighbours; Five illustrations of the Dogs' Home at Battersea; Centrefold illustration of scene in the Battersea Dogs' Home; Photo of the Loibl Pass incident - Brig. Churchill, commander of the British zone in Austria, and his party, meet the Yugoslav delegation at the frontier Post; Photo of the return of two British subjects after the Loible Pass incident; Photo of debris after the spire of Oxborough Church, Norfolk, collapsed into the nave; Photo of damaged villa after bomb attempt on the life of the WAFD leader, Nahas Pasha in Cairo on April 25; Photo of a strange craft called "Copula", in which two Frenchmen propose to make a voyage around the world; Photo of the "Rainbow", built in Brazil and lately brought to Paris for an exhibition - described as the world's biggest hydroplane; Photos of Princess Margaret's visit to Bath; Photos of personalities of the week include fisher Miss Joan Watkins, Alan Helm, Gen. Chang Kai-shek, Lieut. Gen. Sir Charles Keightley, Signor De Gasperi, Christos Ladas, J. Platts-Mills, head of the new West Java state, Negara Pasoendan, Mr. Wirana-Takoesoemah, the new King of the Yemen, Seif-El-Islam Ahmed; Photos of new weapons and subzero tests - aspect of US military research; Photo and quote from Mr. Churchill in ad for The Royal Cancer Hospital. Soiling to covers, otherwise unmarked with average wear. A sound vintage copy.