The Illustrated London News (ILN), May 19, 1945: VE-Day Celebrations!

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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Pages 521-548. Features: Great cover photo of Churchill celebrating with the masses in Whitehall; Photo of Churchill celebrating with Royal Family at Buckingham Palace; Five photos of celabratory night lights on London; Photos of vast crowds outside Buckingham Palace; Two pages of photos of the King and Queen with celebrating crowds, visiting bombed sites, at Thanksgiving services and among their subjects in South London; Photos of the Royals taking carriage to St. Paul's; Page of photos of the Royal Family and other distinguished personages at the national thanksgiving in St. Paul's Cathedral; Article "Field-Marshal Montgomery as a Soldier'; Three photos of captive German cruisers at Copenhagen and two photos of the first U-Boat, U-249, arriving at Portland; Six photos of unconditional German surrender signing at Rheims; Eight photos of the last act of German surrender ratified in Berlin; Twelve joyous centrefold photos of celebrations in Holland, Denmark, Belgium, and Norway; Twelve amazing post-war photos include Soviet troops planting their flag atop the Brandenburg Gate, Former French men and women political prisoners in striped garb walking home from Berlin, Field-Marshal Montgomery being saluted by cheering Copenhagen crowds, American soldier standing beside partially completed V-2 rocket underground at Nordhausen, German prisoners (opponents of the Nazi regime) in striped garb walking to freedom, Glum crowd of German civilians in Luneburg listening to reading of terms of surrender, and an amazing photo of an American soldier of the Seventh Army walking uphill toward a burning Berchtesgaden, Hitler's Bavarian home; Photo of captured Field-Marshal Von Rundstedt and his son after their capture by the Seventh Army; Photo of the notorious Seyss-Inquart - Reichskommissar of the Netherlands during the German occupation - who was captured in Hamburg by the Royal Welch Fusiliers; Pages of photos documenting the liberation of the Channel Islands - scenes of surrender and rejoicing; Photos of personalities of the week include Princess Elizabeth talking to R.S.M. J. Baker, Charles Sweeny, A.E. Saunders, Sir Basil Brooke, Jemadar Parkash Singh, V.C., Ingleby Oddie, Count Schwerin Von Krosigk, James Doolittle, and Field-Marshal shaking hands with "Johnny" Johnson; Page of photos of prominent captured Nazis and anti-Nazis including Kurt Von Schuschnigg, M. Leon Blum and his wife, Pastor Niemoller, Field-Marshal Kesselring, and five photos of Goering, without his medals, after his personal surrender to the U.S. Seventh Army; Photo of Hamburg radio station, made famous by Lord Haw-Haw, now operated by the British - showing desk and microphone; Amazing photo of gaping hole in 15' of reinforced concrete atop submarine pen caused by 22,000lb bomb; Page of six photos of vast celebrating crowds in Paris; Page of scenes of celebration in Denmark; Page of photos of distinguished prisoners released by the U.S. Seventh Army includes M. Reynaud, Mme. Weygand, General Gamelin, M. Daladier, and General Weygand, General Bor-Komorowski and his chief of staff, General Pelczynski, The Master of Elphinstone and Lord Lascelles, Colonel De La Rocque of the Croix de Feu, M. Jean Borotra, and M. Michel Clemenceau; nostalgic ads; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Coverfold taped. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), May 19, 1945: VE-Day Celebrations!

Author: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Loganville, Pennsylvania, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 417h2705

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), May 19, 1945: VE-Day Celebrations Churchill celebrating with the masses in Whitehall; Photo of Churchill celebrating with Royal Family at Buckingham Palace; Five photos of celabratory night lights on London; Photos of vast crowds outside Buckingham Palace; Two pages of photos of the King and Queen with celebrating crowds, visiting bombed sites, at Thanksgiving services and among their subjects in South London; Photos of the Royals taking carriage to St. Paul's; Page of photos of the Royal Family and other distinguished personages at the national thanksgiving in St. Paul's Cathedral; Article "Field-Marshal Montgomery as a Soldier'; Three photos of captive German cruisers at Copenhagen and two photos of the first U-Boat, U-249, arriving at Portland; Six photos of unconditional German surrender signing at Rheims; Eight photos of the last act of German surrender ratified in Berlin; Twelve joyous centrefold photos of celebrations in Holland, Denmark, Belgium, and Norway; Twelve amazing post-war photos include Soviet troops planting their flag atop the Brandenburg Gate, Former French men and women political prisoners in striped garb walking home from Berlin, Field-Marshal Montgomery being saluted by cheering Copenhagen crowds, American soldier standing beside partially completed V-2 rocket underground at Nordhausen, German prisoners (opponents of the Nazi regime) in striped garb walking to freedom, Glum crowd of German civilians in Luneburg listening to reading of terms of surrender, and an amazing photo of an American soldier of the Seventh Army walking uphill toward a burning Berchtesgaden, Hitler's Bavarian home; Photo of captured Field-Marshal Von Rundstedt and his son after their capture by the Seventh Army; Photo of the notorious Seyss-Inquart - Reichskommissar of the Netherlands during the German occupation - who was captured in Hamburg by the Royal Welch Fusiliers; Pages of photos documenting the liberation of the Channel Islands - scenes of surrender and rejoicing; Photos of personalities of the week include Princess Elizabeth talking to R.S.M. J. Baker, Charles Sweeny, A.E. Saunders, Sir Basil Brooke, Jemadar Parkash Singh, V.C., Ingleby Oddie, Count Schwerin Von Krosigk, James Doolittle, and Field-Marshal shaking hands with "Johnny" Johnson; Page of photos of prominent captured Nazis and anti-Nazis including Kurt Von Schuschnigg, M. Leon Blum and his wife, Pastor Niemoller, Field-Marshal Kesselring, and five photos of Goering, without his medals, after his personal surrender to the U.S. Seventh Army; Photo of Hamburg radio station, made famous by Lord Haw-Haw, now operated by the British - showing desk and microphone; Amazing photo of gaping hole in 15' of reinforced concrete atop submarine pen caused by 22, 000lb bomb; Page of six photos of vast celebrating crowds in Paris; Page of scenes of celebration in Denmark; Page of photos of distinguished prisoners released by the U.S. Seventh Army includes M. Reynaud, Mme. Weygand, General Gamelin, M. Daladier, and General Weygand, General Bor-Komorowski and his chief of staff, General Pelczynski, The Master of Elphinstone and Lord Lascelles, Colonel De La Rocque of the Croix de Feu, M. Jean Borotra, and M. Michel Clemenceau,