The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September 16, 1939 - Cover Photo of a Child-Survivor of the "Athenia"

By: Various Contributors

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32 pages. Features: Five photos of sea-going U-Boats; Six photos inside U-Boats; Two-page pictorial map of the region of the Maginot and Siegfried Lines; Two photos of the German advance in Poland; Various photos from the home front; Full-page map of Poland and her neighbours; Military photos of the Westerplatte, at Danzig; Five photos of Warsaw's baptism of bombs; Two pages of photos behind the German Lines in Poland - "mud and obstacles which may upset Blitzkrieg calculations; Centerfold illustrations depict the torpedoing of the "Athenia" without warning - the actual moment of the attack; Photos of the "Athenia" outrage - landing survivors in Eire and Scotland; Photos of notable people and events including rescuing survivors of the "Magdapur"; Full-page illustration showing Britain's food in the last war - rationed and unrationed items; Various photos of war preparation; Many photos of war's sudden impact on London streets; Photos of London transformed by sandbags; Photos of London in August 1914 for comparison with the present day; Full-page back-to-back colour illustrations of General Marie Gustave Gamelin and General Lord Gort, V.C. laid-in. Average wear. Unmarked. Pages 461-462 missing. One page loose but present. A worthy pre-war reference copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September 16, 1939 - Cover Photo of a Child-Survivor of the "Athenia"

Author Name: Various Contributors

Categories: Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1939

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 739G0216

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, September 16, 1939 - Cover Photo of a Child-Survivor of the "Athenia" U-Boats; Six photos inside U-Boats; Two-page pictorial map of the region of the Maginot and Siegfried Lines; Two photos of the German advance in Poland; Various photos from the home front; Full-page map of Poland and her neighbours; Military photos of the Westerplatte, at Danzig; Five photos of Warsaw's baptism of bombs; Two pages of photos behind the German Lines in Poland - "mud and obstacles which may upset Blitzkrieg calculations; Centerfold illustrations depict the torpedoing of the "Athenia" without warning - the actual moment of the attack; Photos of the "Athenia" outrage - landing survivors in Eire and Scotland; Photos of notable people and events including rescuing survivors of the "Magdapur"; Full-page illustration showing Britain's food in the last war - rationed and unrationed items; Various photos of war preparation; Many photos of war's sudden impact on London streets; Photos of London transformed by sandbags; Photos of London in August 1914 for comparison with the present day; Full-page back-to-back colour illustrations of General Marie Gustave Gamelin and General Lord Gort, V.C.,