The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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32 pages. Features: Cover photo portrait of Sir Archibald Wavell who led the capture of Benghazi; Photo of J.G. Winant, new U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain; Sixteen photos of the taking of Tobruk - with over 25,000 prisoners, fires caused by naval bombardment, and devastation at the El Adeem aerodrome; Photo of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran who died on February 5th; Photo of 'San Giorgio' ablaze and Italian naval prisoners; Article on the fall of Benghazi; Twelve more photos after the fall of Tobruk, including Air Commodore R. Collishaw, Commanding R.A.F. units in Libya, who was born in Nanaimo, B.C. and after whom the Nanaimo Airport Terminal is named; One-page map of the Balkan states - is Bulgaria the next German target after Rumania?; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Maitland Wilson, R.N. O'Connor, Iven MacKay, A.G. Creagh, Sir A.M. Longmore, Sir A.B. Cunningham, Lord Moyne, Malcolm Macdonald, Wendell Willkie, Ernest Brown, Tom Johnston, Euan Wallace, Sir Reginald Hoare, W.G.S. Dobbie, General berganzoli, Stanley J. Adams and Mrs. Marguerite Hyde; Two-page illustration of No. 3-A 'Defiant', a night fighter; Photo of Churchill visiting his old Battalion, the Royal Scots Fusiliers; Photo of Sir John Dill visiting Canadian troops; Photo of the funeral procession of Lord Baden-Powell at Nyeri, Kenya; Photo of stolen seven-seater aircraft stolen by French mechanic and flown from France to England; Photo of Haile Selassie returning to Abyssinia to take command of his troops; Photo of unexploded German torpedo on deck of British ship!; Photos of crash between the London-Norwich express train and a London express to Southend which killed six; Six photos from Ethiopia where they relentlessly press back at the Italians; Photos of airplanes from the U.S. for use by the R.A.F. - the 'Martlet I', 'Tomahawk', Brewster ' Buffalo I', and 'Boston II'; Two pages of fascinating illustrations show how fires caused by German incendiaries are fought in office buildings and residential districts; Eight photos of Benghazi landmarks; Two pages with twelve photos of the Polish fleet being inspected by General Sikorski; and more. Staples disintegrated. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy vintage copy of this important wartime issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo

Author: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Illustrator: Turner, C.E.

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, History,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 143h3379

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February [Feb.] 15, 1941 - Sir Archibald Wavell Cover Photo Photo of J.G. Winant, new U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain; Sixteen photos of the taking of Tobruk - with over 25, 000 prisoners, fires caused by naval bombardment, and devastation at the El Adeem aerodrome; Photo of Lord Lloyd of Dolobran who died on February 5th; Photo of 'San Giorgio' ablaze and Italian naval prisoners; Article on the fall of Benghazi; Twelve more photos after the fall of Tobruk, including Air Commodore R. Collishaw, Commanding R.A.F. units in Libya, who was born in Nanaimo, B.C. and after whom the Nanaimo Airport Terminal is named; One-page map of the Balkan states - is Bulgaria the next German target after Rumania?; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Maitland Wilson, R.N. O'Connor, Iven MacKay, A.G. Creagh, Sir A.M. Longmore, Sir A.B. Cunningham, Lord Moyne, Malcolm Macdonald, Wendell Willkie, Ernest Brown, Tom Johnston, Euan Wallace, Sir Reginald Hoare, W.G.S. Dobbie, General berganzoli, Stanley J. Adams and Mrs. Marguerite Hyde; Two-page illustration of No. 3-A 'Defiant', a night fighter; Photo of Churchill visiting his old Battalion, the Royal Scots Fusiliers; Photo of Sir John Dill visiting Canadian troops; Photo of the funeral procession of Lord Baden-Powell at Nyeri, Kenya; Photo of stolen seven-seater aircraft stolen by French mechanic and flown from France to England; Photo of Haile Selassie returning to Abyssinia to take command of his troops; Photo of unexploded German torpedo on deck of British ship!; Photos of crash between the London-Norwich express train and a London express to Southend which killed six; Six photos from Ethiopia where they relentlessly press back at the Italians; Photos of airplanes from the U.S. for use by the R.A.F. - the 'Martlet I', 'Tomahawk', Brewster ' Buffalo I', and 'Boston II'; Two pages of fascinating illustrations show how fires caused by German incendiaries are fought in office buildings and residential districts; Eight photos of Benghazi landmarks; Two pages with twelve photos of the Polish fleet being inspected by General Sikorski,