Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 5, December 25 - 31, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

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32 pages. Printed on glossy stock. Profusely illustrated with black and white photos and illustrations. Features: Photo of dozens of large British bombs on a Greek quay as they await use against the retreating Italians; Wonderful photo of a Sunderland flying boat above the Greek Islands; The Archbishop of Athens visits wounded Greeks back from the Pindus battle-front; Photo of rich booty claimed by the Greeks after the fall of Koritza; Great illustrated article containing text of a speech entitled 'All Because of One Man' which was broadcast to the people of Italy by Winston Churchill; Photos of soldiers of the Sudan; Illustration by S. Drigin shows the Netherlands Navy ship Van Kinsbergen, operating in the West Indies, boarding the German vessel S.S. Rhein which has already been set ablaze by her crew; photos depict how 1940 ended with the second great fire of London - with images of Guildhall, St. Bride's Church; St. Vedast's, St. Andrews, The Church of St. Anne and St. Agnes; Christ Church, Greyfriars; The famous photo of the miracle of St. Paul's shows the top of its structure visible through the smoke from fires in surrounding buildings; Wonderful photos of firefighters at work in London; Photos of utter destruction in London at Fore St. and Milton St., and Paternoster Row; Photo of Winston Churchill and his wife inspecting fire havoc; Centerfold illustration by Montague B. Black shows the R.A.F. bombing Tripoli; Photos of the advance into Libya; Large aerial photo of terrible bombing in progress below in Mannheim; Illustrated article - Woodlands In the War - how felled native trees save valuable shipping space - with photos of Australian woodsmen at work; Photo of rail-mounted British Howitzers ready to protect the homeland; Photos of Abyssinia in revolt; A commentary on the war this week; Several great photos of the Royal Navy in action in the Mediterranean, including a shot of large bombs just missing the Ark Royal; Summary of the chief events in the war this week. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. Binding tight. A quality copy.

Title: Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 5, December 25 - 31, 1940

Author: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Categories: History, Military, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1940

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 432c7901

Keywords: Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 9, Number 5, December 25 - 31, 1940 large British bombs on a Greek quay as they await use against the retreating Italians; Wonderful photo of a Sunderland flying boat above the Greek Islands; The Archbishop of Athens visits wounded Greeks back from the Pindus battle-front; Photo of rich booty claimed by the Greeks after the fall of Koritza; Great illustrated article containing text of a speech entitled 'All Because of One Man' which was broadcast to the people of Italy by Winston Churchill; Photos of soldiers of the Sudan; Illustration by S. Drigin shows the Netherlands Navy ship Van Kinsbergen, operating in the West Indies, boarding the German vessel S.S. Rhein which has already been set ablaze by her crew; photos depict how 1940 ended with the second great fire of London - with images of Guildhall, St. Bride's Church; St. Vedast's, St. Andrews, The Church of St. Anne and St. Agnes; Christ Church, Greyfriars; The famous photo of the miracle of St. Paul's shows the top of its structure visible through the smoke from fires in surrounding buildings; Wonderful photos of firefighters at work in London; Photos of utter destruction in London at Fore St. and Milton St., and Paternoster Row; Photo of Winston Churchill and his wife inspecting fire havoc; Centerfold illustration by Montague B. Black shows the R.A.F. bombing Tripoli; Photos of the advance into Libya; Large aerial photo of terrible bombing in progress below in Mannheim; Illustrated article - Woodlands In the War - how felled native trees save valuable shipping space - with photos of Australian woodsmen at work; Photo of rail-mounted British Howitzers ready to protect the homeland; Photos of Abyssinia in revolt; A commentary on the war this week; Several great photos of the Royal Navy in action in the Mediterranean, including a shot of large bombs just missing the Ark Royal,