The Illustrated London News, December 20, 1947: British-trained armed Jewish Police and the Partition Plan for Palestine

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

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Pages 677-704. Features: Colour Dunlop ad inside front cover features The Mumming Plays; Cover photo of wartime munitions being scrapped for production drive; Five photos illustrate the United Nations new simultaneous interpretation system; Two pages of illustrations explain the Swedish Albatross marine expedition as it investigates seabed deposits; An account of the aims of the Albatross expedition and of the equipment used to obtain material for scientific investigation from great depths; Six-photo sequence shows an F8F Bearcat's failed attempt to land on the USS Tarawa - it ultimately crashes into the sea; Photo of road scouts delivering 800,000 signatures to the House of Commons with the aim of restoring the basic petrol ration; Photos of personalities of the week include Lord Croft, Mr. Strachey, Malcolm McCorquodale, Lord Hemmingford, H. R. Macbeth-Raeburn, M. Tristan Bernard, Sir Reginald Stubbs, Marshall Tito, Mr. Dinnyes, Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, Mr. Dimitrov of Bulgaria, Col. N. A. Filatov, Winston Churchill at Manchester Town Hall, and Arab leaders attending the Arab League Conference on Palestine at Almaza Airport; Article discusses the Marshall Plan and Mr. Molotov; Photos of Jewish Settlement Police trainees and map of the United Nations plan, dividing Palestine into a Jewish state and an Arab state, with Jerusalem and International city; Two pages of photos and text describe troops of the Arab League states, including photo of Glubb Pasha, commander of the Arab Legion of Transjordan; Two-page centrefold illustration inside the Structures Department at the Royal Aircraft Establishment where students are taught how to test aircraft components; Six illustrations show young engineers training in model making and wind tunnel testing; Five photos document the state funeral of France's great tank General Leclerc, who perished in a North African air crash; Eritrea's commission of investigation - six photos with text; Photos of the first ramjet helicopter, on ground and in flight; Photo of 12 foot diameter pipeline carrying water to generate power from the Campbell River dam in British Columbia; Photo of Sir Alan Cunningham and G. Heddingham inspecting scene of rioting and looting in the commercial centre of Jerusalem; Photo of directors and officials of Krupps, Hitler's main armament maker, on trial at Nuremberg; Two pages of photos and text describe bronzes newly found in North Honan; Review of the film "Mine Own Executioner"; Back cover colour ad for Wright's coal tar soap shows dancing Arctic seals. Above average external wear with clumsy tape repair to coverfold. Unmarked. A worthy reference copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, December 20, 1947: British-trained armed Jewish Police and the Partition Plan for Palestine

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

Illustrator: de Grineau, Bryan

Categories: Judaica, Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1947

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Fair

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h0979

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