The Illustrated London News, August 29, 1942 - The Dieppe Raid

By: Various Contributors

Price: $299.95

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


28 pages. Features: Wonderful colour ad inside front cover features a 1939 Daimler Straight Eight Touring Limousine; Title page photos of tanks returning to England from the failed Dieppe raid; The Commando Raid on Dieppe - aerial photos and a chart of the town; Twelve photos during and after the Dieppe raid; Four sketches of Dieppe action by artist Captain Bryan De Grineau; A Review of Many Events of the War - article by Cyril Falls; Photo portraits of new commanders for our armies in the Middle East - The Hon. Sir Harold Alexander, Major-General Herbert Lumsden and Lieut.-General B.L. Montgomery (Monty); Egypt's contribution to our way of life, by Sir John Squire; Excellent full-page photo portrait of the late Air Commodore H.R.H. The Duke of Kent with the Duchess; Interesting photos at home and abroad; Fifteen photos of personalities and events of the week; Centerfold illustration by Captain Bryan De Grineau depicts zero hour off Dieppe - the combined services launching their attack at the appointed time and place; Excellent two-page illustrations present structural details of the Focke-Wulf "F.W. 190" Fighter Plane; Photos of war activities on three fronts - Pacific, Mediterranean and Channel; Five photos of British 4.5 Heavy Guns in action on the El Alamein Battlefield; Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy - Six photos; The Prime minister visits the Eighth Army at El Alamein - 6 photos; Mr. Churchill visits Egypt and Moscow - six photos including shots of Churchill with Molotov and Stalin; Four large dramatic photos of Naval action in the Great Convoy Fight off Malta; Series of illustrations depict how the tanker "Ohio" delivered fuel to Malta; Great back cover colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch Whiskey shows a crate of whisky being wheeled past a smiling traffic officer. Somewhat above-average wear to covers. Unmarked. A worthy copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, August 29, 1942 - The Dieppe Raid

Author Name: Various Contributors

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 727C8405

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, August 29, 1942 1939 Daimler Straight Eight Touring Limousine; Title page photos of tanks returning to England from the failed Dieppe raid; The Commando Raid on Dieppe - aerial photos and a chart of the town; Twelve photos during and after the Dieppe raid; Four sketches of Dieppe action by artist Captain Bryan De Grineau; A Review of Many Events of the War - article by Cyril Falls; Photo portraits of new commanders for our armies in the Middle East - The Hon. Sir Harold Alexander, Major-General Herbert Lumsden and Lieut.-General B.L. Montgomery (Monty); Egypt's contribution to our way of life, by Sir John Squire; Excellent full-page photo portrait of the late Air Commodore H.R.H. The Duke of Kent with the Duchess; Interesting photos at home and abroad; Fifteen photos of personalities and events of the week; Centerfold illustration by Captain Bryan De Grineau depicts zero hour off Dieppe - the combined services launching their attack at the appointed time and place; Excellent two-page illustrations present structural details of the Focke-Wulf "F.W. 190" Fighter Plane; Photos of war activities on three fronts - Pacific, Mediterranean and Channel; Five photos of British 4.5 Heavy Guns in action on the El Alamein Battlefield; Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy - Six photos; The Prime minister visits the Eighth Army at El Alamein - 6 photos; Mr. Churchill visits Egypt and Moscow - six photos including shots of Churchill with Molotov and Stalin; Four large dramatic photos of Naval action in the Great Convoy Fight off Malta; Series of illustrations depict how the tanker "Ohio" delivered fuel to Malta; Great back cover colour ad for Dewar's "White Label" Scotch Whiskey shows a crate of whisky being wheeled past a smiling traffic Officer,