The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot

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

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Condition: Good


Pages 537-564. Features: Cover photo-portrait of the King with General Henri Giraud (in 1940); Burial of Lieut.-Commander E. Esmonde, V.C.; King welcomes fighter pilots back after daylight sweep over northern France; Photo of dozens of gas producer units to be fitted into lorries to save petrol; Photo of Australia's Dr. H.V. Evatt with Churchill; Photo of U.S. Admiral H.R. Stark in London; Photo of POW German Generals Von Ravenstein, Arthur Schmidt, and I.P. de Villiers at South African port; Photo of A.T.A. platoon marching; Seven photos of Madagascar plus one-page relief map indicating its strategic importance and why it has been occupied by British forces; Photos of bomb damage in York, Norwich, and Hazebrouck Railway Station; Photos of King and Queen surveying Bath bomb damage; The Spring Air Offensive - article with maps of Burma and Mandalay vicinity; Six interesting photos of Mandalay and Lashio; Fascinating two-page map illustrates "The Riddle of the Middle East as viewed from Berchtesgaden" - a map looking towards the oilfields; Wonderful photos of Marshal Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife meeting Gandhi and Nehru - scenes at Calcutta, including photo of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek wearing Sari presented to her by the Birla family; Air photos of Grim aftermath of R.A.F. attacks in Rostock and Augsburg; Dramatic centerfold action illustration of Beaufighter long-range fighter downing enemy aircraft; Polish troops march in Edinburgh; Photos of Royal Artillery Mountain Battery excercises in Wales; One page of illustrations of Luftwaffe Developments - Germany's new fighters and bombers; Nine great photos explain how $millions in gold was recovered from mine-infested waters - salvage ship 'Claymore' recovers booty from sunken liner 'Niagara'; Photos of thirteen personalities of the week include W.P. Pycraft, Rear-Admiral H.J. Ruser-Larsen, Mr. Patrick Munro, M.P., Third Officer Agnes McLennan Traynor, Mr. Thorvald Stauning, Brig.-Gen. H.H. George, Staff Sergeant J.L. Lockhard, and General MacArthur with Mr. Curtin in Canberra; Fascinating one page of illustrations introduce stereoscopic television pictures - a notable British achievement; Eight high-resolution photos illustrated the world's diamond trade, now centred in London as experts from the low countries help the Allies; Classy B.S.A. colour back cover ad shows Egyptian scene with caption "The ever-turning wheel", by F. Matania; 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 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot

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: 201g4653

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 9, 1942 - Madagascar Occupied By British Forces to Forestall Japanese Plot photo-portrait of the King with General Henri Giraud (in 1940); Burial of Lieut.-Commander E. Esmonde, V.C.; King welcomes fighter pilots back after daylight sweep over northern France; Photo of dozens of gas producer units to be fitted into lorries to save petrol; Photo of Australia's Dr. H.V. Evatt with Churchill; Photo of U.S. Admiral H.R. Stark in London; Photo of POW German Generals Von Ravenstein, Arthur Schmidt, and I.P. de Villiers at South African port; Photo of A.T.A. platoon marching; Seven photos of Madagascar plus one-page relief map indicating its strategic importance and why it has been occupied by British forces; Photos of bomb damage in York, Norwich, and Hazebrouck Railway Station; Photos of King and Queen surveying Bath bomb damage; The Spring Air Offensive - article with maps of Burma and Mandalay vicinity; Six interesting photos of Mandalay and Lashio; Fascinating two-page map illustrates "The Riddle of the Middle East as viewed from Berchtesgaden" - a map looking towards the oilfields; Wonderful photos of Marshal Chiang Kai-Shek and his wife meeting Gandhi and Nehru - scenes at Calcutta, including photo of Madame Chiang Kai-Shek wearing Sari presented to her by the Birla family; Air photos of Grim aftermath of R.A.F. attacks in Rostock and Augsburg; Dramatic centerfold action illustration of Beaufighter long-range fighter downing enemy aircraft; Polish troops march in Edinburgh; Photos of Royal Artillery Mountain Battery excercises in Wales; One page of illustrations of Luftwaffe Developments - Germany's new fighters and bombers; Nine great photos explain how $millions in gold was recovered from mine-infested waters - salvage ship 'Claymore' recovers booty from sunken liner 'Niagara'; Photos of thirteen personalities of the week include W.P. Pycraft, Rear-Admiral H.J. Ruser-Larsen, Mr. Patrick Munro, M.P., Third Officer Agnes McLennan Traynor, Mr. Thorvald Stauning, Brig.-Gen. H.H. George, Staff Sergeant J.L. Lockhard, and General MacArthur with Mr. Curtin in Canberra; Fascinating one page of illustrations introduce stereoscopic television pictures - a notable British achievement; Eight high-resolution photos illustrated the world's diamond trade, now centred in London as experts from the low countries help the Allies; Classy B.S.A. colour back cover ad shows Egyptian scene with caption "The ever-turning wheel", by F. Matania,