The Illustrated London News, 19 August 1944

By: Various Contributors

Price: $99.95

Quantity: 1 available


Prior owner's name and ink stamp upon front cover else unmarked with average wear. Please note: this copy is missing at least 2 leaves, representing at least 4 pages. Regardless, many important WWII photos remain to illustrate: Different types of German weapons captured in France; dramatic photos of Canadians and British troops tearing a big gap in the German defences near Caen; Closing the Falaise Gap; the systematic paralysing of Germany's oil supplies, war factories and communications by land and sea; Red Army leaders and battle scenes from areas in their present command; the heroism of Flight Lieutenant Hornell, the first R.C.A.F. pilot to win the V.C. - a duel between a flying boat and a u-boat (7 sketches on 2 pages); 7 photo sequence of a flying bomb before and after it is destroyed while in flight.