Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, No. 2, 19 June 1940 - 25 June, 1940

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Quantity: 1 available

Condition: Good


40 pages. 60 black and white photos and illustrations. Printed on glossy stock. Features: Photo at St. Malo of the second B.E.F. evacuation; Last to leave France - "The Unbeaten Army" returns home; Scorched earth as the French leave Brest, their naval base in Brittany; Article - A summary of the armistice terms proposed to France by Germany and Italy; Photos of the R.A.F.'s war in the air; Great overhead photo of attack on the German-occupied Schipol Aerodrome which damaged 10 of 22 planes on the ground; Australians rally to the motherland; Centerfold illustration by C.E. Turner depicts the Scharnhorst suffering another damaging blow; Photos of Sir Clive G. Liddell; Sir A.M. Longmore and General W.G.S. Dobbie; Photo of French General Nogues, Commander of French forces in Morocco, conferring with staff officers; Aerial photo of bombs raining down on Italian bases in Libya; Several photos of British bomb damage caused by mass air raids on Britain; Photos of metal recycling in Britain, including removing the steel rails from St. James's Park; Photo-illustrated text of statement in Parliament by Herbert Morrison, Minister of Supply, entitled "Britain's Output of Arms"; Photo of engineers inspecting a 16" naval gun weighing 106 tons; Photo of North Tower of Crystal Palace which was doomed to come down so its iron framework could be used for war purposes; Great full-page illustration entitled "Sub-Machine Guns to Resist Parachute Invaders" illustrates an Astra Pistol Machine-gun, a Thompson sub-machine gun, a Star sub-machine gun, a Garand semi-automatic rifle, a Johnson semi-automatic rifle, and a Johnson light machine gun; Page of photos of regimental badges of teh British Army; Commentary on the war this week; Photos of crew at work inside the Lockheed Hudson aircraft, plus photos of the plane in flight; Summary of the chief daily events in the war this week. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound copy.

Title: Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, No. 2, 19 June 1940 - 25 June, 1940

Author: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, History,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 432c7874

Keywords: Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 6, No. 2, 19 June 1940 - 25 June, 1940 Photo at St. Malo of the second B.E.F. evacuation; Last to leave France - "The Unbeaten Army" returns home; Scorched earth as the French leave Brest, their naval base in Brittany; Article - A summary of the armistice terms proposed to France by Germany and Italy; Photos of the R.A.F.'s war in the air; Great overhead photo of attack on the German-occupied Schipol Aerodrome which damaged 10 of 22 planes on the ground; Australians rally to the motherland; Centerfold illustration by C.E. Turner depicts the Scharnhorst suffering another damaging blow; Photos of Sir Clive G. Liddell; Sir A.M. Longmore and General W.G.S. Dobbie; Photo of French General Nogues, Commander of French forces in Morocco, conferring with staff officers; Aerial photo of bombs raining down on Italian bases in Libya; Several photos of British bomb damage caused by mass air raids on Britain; Photos of metal recycling in Britain, including removing the steel rails from St. James's Park; Photo-illustrated text of statement in Parliament by Herbert Morrison, Minister of Supply, entitled "Britain's Output of Arms"; Photo of engineers inspecting a 16" naval gun weighing 106 tons; Photo of North Tower of Crystal Palace which was doomed to come down so its iron framework could be used for war purposes; Great full-page illustration entitled "Sub-Machine Guns to Resist Parachute Invaders" illustrates an Astra Pistol Machine-gun, a Thompson sub-machine gun, a Star sub-machine gun, a Garand semi-automatic rifle, a Johnson semi-automatic rifle, and a Johnson light machine gun; Page of photos of regimental badges of teh British Army; Commentary on the war this week; Photos of crew at work inside the Lockheed Hudson Aircraft,