The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 28, 1949: Communists Advance on Shanghai

By: Bryant, Arthur; Baramki, D.C.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

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Pages 722-756. Features: Cover photo of suburban Shanghai Airport converted to defence strong point; The bicentenary exhibition in honour of Dr. Jenner, discoverer of vaccination; Photos of seal pups abandoned in South Africa; Austrian antique arms, armour, models and toys on display in London; Article on "The stately pleasure dome" of the Caliph Hisham revealed in recent excavations near Jericho; Photos of the Khirbet mosaics; Book review of "An Autobiography and other Essays" by G. M. Trevelyan; Article on the Campaign of Novara, 1849 with photo of Radetzky; Photo of flood damage in Fort Worth Texas; Photo of memorial to the Champion Italian Association football team, The Torino F. C., wiped out in an air crash on May 4; Photos from Shanghai, the beleaguered city; One-page map of Shanghai, China's richest prize, now within the communist grasp; Photos of personalities of the week include Maj. Gen. Kvashnin, Wing Commander M.A. Smith, Dr. Gilbert H Grosvenor, Mr. Stanley A. Williams, Sir William Nicholson, Mr. James V. Forrestal, Archbishop Damaskinos, Lieut. George Albert Cairns, V. C., Mr. George Rogers, Mr. Robert Mellish, Mr. J.P. Mallalieu, Mr. William Blyton, Mr. Frank Beswick, Mr. James T. Adams, Dr. H. A. H. Boot, Prof. J.T. Randall, Prof. J. Sayers, and Sir William Coates; Protesting the auction of ex- Marshal Petain's confiscated effects; Photo of Miss Joan Curry, who beat Miss Louise Brough in the French lawn tennis championships; Two pages of dramatic photos of the railway strike in Berlin - scenes of struggle for the stations in the western sectors between the workers on strike and Soviet-controlled railway and "people's" police; Drilling reveals Britain's new Staffordshire coalfield May yield 400 million tons; Photos of huge celebration in Tripoli after the United Nations rejected the proposal to give Italy trusteeship of Tripolitani Photo of royalist Bavarians saluting their Crown Prince Rupprecht on his 80th birthday; Incredible photo of the Martin Marshall Mars flying boat, with its 301 passengers and seven crew on its wings and massed beside it; Two pages of photos of heavenly bodies revealed by the 200 inch Mount Palomar telescope; Page of illustrations shows why a wrecked ship may break in two. Lacking first few pages of advertisements. Unmarked with average wear. Moderate soiling to front cover. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 28, 1949: Communists Advance on Shanghai

Author: Bryant, Arthur; Baramki, D.C.; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Illustrator: de Grineau, Bryan

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1949

ISBN Number: B00ABKYAIM

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h0964

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 28, 1949: Communists Advance on Shanghai Shanghai Airport converted to defence strong point; The bicentenary exhibition in honour of Dr. Jenner, discoverer of vaccination; Photos of seal pups abandoned in South Africa; Austrian antique arms, armour, models and toys on display in London; Article on "The stately pleasure dome" of the Caliph Hisham revealed in recent excavations near Jericho; Photos of the Khirbet mosaics; Book review of "An Autobiography and other Essays" by G. M. Trevelyan; Article on the Campaign of Novara, 1849 with photo of Radetzky; Photo of flood damage in Fort Worth Texas; Photo of memorial to the Champion Italian Association football team, The Torino F. C., wiped out in an air crash on May 4; Photos from Shanghai, the beleaguered city; One-page map of Shanghai, China's richest prize, now within the communist grasp; Photos of personalities of the week include Maj. Gen. Kvashnin, Wing Commander M.A. Smith, Dr. Gilbert H Grosvenor, Mr. Stanley A. Williams, Sir William Nicholson, Mr. James V. Forrestal, Archbishop Damaskinos, Lieut. George Albert Cairns, V. C., Mr. George Rogers, Mr. Robert Mellish, Mr. J.P. Mallalieu, Mr. William Blyton, Mr. Frank Beswick, Mr. James T. Adams, Dr. H. A. H. Boot, Prof. J.T. Randall, Prof. J. Sayers, and Sir William Coates; Protesting the auction of ex- Marshal Petain's confiscated effects; Photo of Miss Joan Curry, who beat Miss Louise Brough in the French lawn tennis championships; Two pages of dramatic photos of the railway strike in Berlin - scenes of struggle for the stations in the western sectors between the workers on strike and Soviet-controlled railway and "people's" police; Drilling reveals Britain's new Staffordshire coalfield May yield 400 million tons; Photos of huge celebration in Tripoli after the United Nations rejected the proposal to give Italy trusteeship of Tripolitani Photo of royalist Bavarians saluting their Crown Prince Rupprecht on his 80th birthday; Incredible photo of the Martin Marshall Mars flying boat, with its 301 passengers and seven crew on its wings and massed beside it; Two pages of photos of heavenly bodies revealed by the 200 inch Mount Palomar Telescope,