The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 2, 1942 - Rostock Smashed By the R.A.F.

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;

Price: $299.95

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Condition: Good


Pages 425-452. Features: Wonderful one-page colour Guinness ad entitled "Guinness for Strength" shows farmer pushing huge wheelbarrow loaded with veggies - presumably in the spirit of promoting wartime home food growing; Map of great R.A.F. bombing raid on Lubeck; Five graphic air photos of R.A.F.-inflicted bomb damage to Rostock; Five photos of bomb damage in Valetta, Malta; Three photos of terrible smoke and fire on Rangoon's waterfront as the great oil refineries of Syriam and the Burma Company's oil warehouse are destroyed before the Japanese arrive; Two photos of Nazi reprisal bomb damage in Bath; Photo of six R.A.F. men returning from the spectacular raid on the Diesel works at Augsburg, including Squadron-Leader J.D. Nettleton, V.C.; Photo of British-Italian prisoner exchange at Alexandria; Photo of smiling returing British POWs at Cairo Station; Five photos of the King and Queen visiting Canadian Armoured Division "Sansom's Rough Riders" (named after Major-General E. Sansom; Commandos and Their Raids - article with two photos of Major Lord Lovat and his landing force before their successful reconnaissance raid near Boulogne; Two photos of Scottish Command forces practicing marine landing excercises jumping off barges, some with scaling ladders; Two pages of illustrations of battle drill under the most rigorous and realistic conditions; Nine photos on two-page spread illustrated the H.M.S. "Illustrious" at sea again, carrying American fighter planes - Grumman Martlets; photo of 'Dodge'ems' used to move aircraft on aircraft carrier deck; Magnificent centerfold aerial photo of R.A.F. bomb damage inflicted upoin the city of Lubeck - a mile of roofless houses, great blasted areas and ruined war factories; Six photos illustrate novel U.S. method of rapidly fabricating a 173' submarine chaser at the Defoe Yards at Bay City, Michigan; Two great photos compare the instrument panels of an Me. 109 fighter and a Halifax bomger; Two-pages of illustrations wonderfully explain the mechanism behind aircraft dials - "Marvels of Lilliputian engineering for delicate modern aero instruments; Photos of eleven personalities of the week include General H. Giraud, Rifleman John Beeley, V.C., Sec.-Lieut. C. Ward Gunn, V.C.,Lieut.-Colonel C.G.W. Anderson, V.C., Lieut.-Colonel A.E. Cumming, V.C., and Princess Elizabeth in Girl Guide uniform; Drake's Globe-Cup sold at Christies (large photo); Classy half-page Rover car ad; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover shows shipyard outside window; more nice vintage ads. This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this vintage issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 2, 1942 - Rostock Smashed By the R.A.F.

Author: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;

Illustrator: Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan

Categories: History, Military, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201g4652

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 2, 1942 - Rostock Smashed By the R.A.F. Bombing colour Guinness ad entitled "Guinness for Strength" shows farmer pushing huge wheelbarrow loaded with veggies - presumably in the spirit of promoting wartime home food growing; Map of great R.A.F. bombing raid on Lubeck; Five graphic air photos of R.A.F.-inflicted bomb damage to Rostock; Five photos of bomb damage in Valetta, Malta; Three photos of terrible smoke and fire on Rangoon's waterfront as the great oil refineries of Syriam and the Burma Company's oil warehouse are destroyed before the Japanese arrive; Two photos of Nazi reprisal bomb damage in Bath; Photo of six R.A.F. men returning from the spectacular raid on the Diesel works at Augsburg, including Squadron-Leader J.D. Nettleton, V.C.; Photo of British-Italian prisoner exchange at Alexandria; Photo of smiling returing British POWs at Cairo Station; Five photos of the King and Queen visiting Canadian Armoured Division "Sansom's Rough Riders" (named after Major-General E. Sansom; Commandos and Their Raids - article with two photos of Major Lord Lovat and his landing force before their successful reconnaissance raid near Boulogne; Two photos of Scottish Command forces practicing marine landing excercises jumping off barges, some with scaling ladders; Two pages of illustrations of battle drill under the most rigorous and realistic conditions; Nine photos on two-page spread illustrated the H.M.S. "Illustrious" at sea again, carrying American fighter planes - Grumman Martlets; photo of 'Dodge'ems' used to move aircraft on aircraft carrier deck; Magnificent centerfold aerial photo of R.A.F. bomb damage inflicted upoin the city of Lubeck - a mile of roofless houses, great blasted areas and ruined war factories; Six photos illustrate novel U.S. method of rapidly fabricating a 173' submarine chaser at the Defoe Yards at Bay City, Michigan; Two great photos compare the instrument panels of an Me. 109 fighter and a Halifax bomger; Two-pages of illustrations wonderfully explain the mechanism behind aircraft dials - "Marvels of Lilliputian engineering for delicate modern aero instruments; Photos of eleven personalities of the week include General H. Giraud, Rifleman John Beeley, V.C., Sec.-Lieut. C. Ward Gunn, V.C., Lieut.-Colonel C.G.W. Anderson, V.C., Lieut.-Colonel A.E. Cumming, V.C., and Princess Elizabeth in Girl Guide uniform; Drake's Globe-Cup sold at Christies (large photo); Classy half-page Rover car ad; Nice colour Johnnie Walker Ad,