The Illustrated London News (ILN), October 4, 1952 - First W.R.A.C. Operational Gunners at Gibraltar / Passing of Speedboat Racer John Cobb

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

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Pages 525-568. Features: Nice colour ad for Sanderson Wallpapers and fabrics inside front cover; Nice cover photo of the special "Centenaries Express" train on its non-stop run from London to York; Three photos of the first W.R.A.C. Gunners to serve operationally in Gibraltar; Interesting photos of a newly constructed U.S. Air Base recently constructed at Thule, Greenland; Photos of the crashed R.A.F. Hastings aircarft in Greenland; Four photos describe speedboat racer Mr. John Cobb and his death in Loch Ness while racing his jet-powered 'Crusader'; Four photos of the Queen Mother's visit to the new Grangemouth oil refiners; Two photos illustrate the birth of a new volcanic island 200 miles south of Tokyo; Several photos document H.M. Sidi Mohammed, Sultan of Morocco, and his seeking of treaty revisions with France; Wonderful centerfold photo of the Queen and her family with King Feisal II and the Regent of Iraq standing in the driveway of Balmoral Castle; Six lovely photos of Charlie Chaplin and his family as he returns to London for the first time in 21 years; Recent excavations at the Hastinapura site, near Delhi; Fascinating photos of excavations at Hastinnapura, India; Photos of personalities of the week, including Rocky Marciano, new heavyweight champ, and George Santayana who passed away on September 26th; Photo of Dr. Mossadeq with Mr. Loy Henderson and Mr. G. Middleton; Five photos of the N.A.T.O. 'Exercise Mainbrace'; Nine photos of Richard Nixon as he deals with "The Nixon Affair" after accepting financial aid from wealthy California supporters; Photos of unique vehicles from the Commercial Motor Show at Earl's Court; Wonderful one-page photo of the welcome home from Korea for the 1st Battalion, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, in Edinburgh; Nice colour ad for Vat 69 scotch whisky inside back cover; Great colour ad on back cover for the Hawker Siddeley Group features an aircraft in vertical ascent; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A quality vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), October 4, 1952 - First W.R.A.C. Operational Gunners at Gibraltar / Passing of Speedboat Racer John Cobb

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril;

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: England, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1952

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 302G2787

Keywords: Sanderson Wallpapers and fabrics inside front cover; Nice cover photo of the special "Centenaries Express" train on its non-stop run from London to York; Three photos of the first W.R.A.C. Gunners to serve operationally in Gibraltar; Interesting photos of a newly constructed U.S. Air Base recently constructed at Thule, Greenland; Photos of the crashed R.A.F. Hastings aircarft in Greenland; Four photos describe speedboat racer Mr. John Cobb and his death in Loch Ness while racing his jet-powered 'Crusader'; Four photos of the Queen Mother's visit to the new Grangemouth oil refiners; Two photos illustrate the birth of a new volcanic island 200 miles south of Tokyo; Several photos document H.M. Sidi Mohammed, Sultan of Morocco, and his seeking of treaty revisions with France; Wonderful centerfold photo of the Queen and her family with King Feisal II and the Regent of Iraq standing in the driveway of Balmoral Castle; Six lovely photos of Charlie Chaplin and his family as he returns to London for the first time in 21 years; Recent excavations at the Hastinapura site, near Delhi; Fascinating photos of excavations at Hastinnapura, India; Photos of personalities of the week, including Rocky Marciano, new heavyweight champ, and George Santayana who passed away on September 26th; Photo of Dr. Mossadeq with Mr. Loy Henderson and Mr. G. Middleton; Five photos of the N.A.T.O. 'Exercise Mainbrace'; Nine photos of Richard Nixon as he deals with "The Nixon Affair" after accepting financial aid from wealthy California supporters; Photos of unique vehicles from the Commercial Motor Show at Earl's Court; Wonderful one-page photo of the welcome home from Korea for the 1st Battalion, the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, in Edinburgh; Nice colour ad for Vat 69 scotch whisky inside back cover; Great colour ad on back cover for the Hawker Siddeley Group The Illustrated London News (ILN), October 4, 1952 - First W.R.A.C. Operational Gunners at Gibraltar / Passing of Speedboat Racer John Cobb,