The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 18, 1940 - Nazi Invasion of the Netherlands / Dutch Machine Gun Crew Cover Photo

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Byles, Charles E.

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Pages 645-676. Features: One-page map of the Low Countries' (Holland and Belgium) Traditional Defence - Strategic Inundations (Flooding); Photos of flooding which confronted the Nazis in Holland; Photos and brief write-ups of Mr. Churchill and his War Cabinet - an all-part Ministry; Holland as the R.A.F. Sees It - Air photos of key points Central Rotterdam, Dordrecht Island and the Moerdyk Bridges; "Ten Times as Strong as in 1914" - Belgian army and defense fortification photos; Sketch of German air attack on railway in Belgium; Four sketches beneath the caption "1914 Repeated - With a Difference - The B.E.F. Advance into Belgium - While the Pitiful Refugees Depart; Three cross-section illustrations of 'a new instrument of total war' - British and German troop carriers - the Junkers JU 52, the Ju 89-90, and the Bristol 'Bombay'; Seven illustrations beneath caption "Invasion by Parachute-Armies - Nazis improve on a Soviet device; Two pages of illustrations of how the Nazis invade by parachute on a large scale; Centrefold map entitled "The Low Countries - A Map Showing Aerodromes and Inundation Areas"; The War with the Nazis - The Crisis Has Come (article); Three photos of R.A.F. bombing Nazi troop planes at Katwijk and Waalhaven; Six photos illustrate how Britain guards against fifth column and parachuteist surprises - road blocks, check points and alien detention; Photos of European royals fleeing Nazi aggression - Dutch Princess Juliana and her children, Prince Bernhard, and Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxemburg; Two photos of the famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police training their precise motorcycle formation driving in England; Six photos of homes wrecked by Nazi bombs in Belgium, Holland and France; Several photos show German bombs missing their ship targets in the North Sea; Dramatic photos of 500lb Nazi bombs exploding near British aircraft carrier off Norway; Photos of the bombing of Namsos and Aandalsnes; Two photos of the H.M.S. Bittern on fire; Six excellent photos of Allied troops returning from fighting in Norway, including the "Blue Devils" and General Carton De Wiart, V.C.. Please note: Brown discolouration of unknown origin to bottom 1.5" of all pages. All text legible. Average wear and a small nibble from foot of spine. A sound copy of this dramatic wartime issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 18, 1940 - Nazi Invasion of the Netherlands / Dutch Machine Gun Crew Cover Photo

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Byles, Charles E.

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1940

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 201G4639

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 18, 1940 - Dutch Machine Gun Crew Cover Photo map of the Low Countries' (Holland and Belgium) Traditional Defence - Strategic Inundations (Flooding); Photos of flooding which confronted the Nazis in Holland; Photos and brief write-ups of Mr. Churchill and his War Cabinet - an all-part Ministry; Holland as the R.A.F. Sees It - Air photos of key points Central Rotterdam, Dordrecht Island and the Moerdyk Bridges; "Ten Times as Strong as in 1914" - Belgian army and defense fortification photos; Sketch of German air attack on railway in Belgium; Four sketches beneath the caption "1914 Repeated - With a Difference - The B.E.F. Advance into Belgium - While the Pitiful Refugees Depart; Three cross-section illustrations of 'a new instrument of total war' - British and German troop carriers - the Junkers JU 52, the Ju 89-90, and the Bristol 'Bombay'; Seven illustrations beneath caption "Invasion by Parachute-Armies - Nazis improve on a Soviet device; Two pages of illustrations of how the Nazis invade by parachute on a large scale; Centrefold map entitled "The Low Countries - A Map Showing Aerodromes and Inundation Areas"; The War with the Nazis - The Crisis Has Come (article); Three photos of R.A.F. bombing Nazi troop planes at Katwijk and Waalhaven; Six photos illustrate how Britain guards against fifth column and parachuteist surprises - road blocks, check points and alien detention; Photos of European royals fleeing Nazi aggression - Dutch Princess Juliana and her children, Prince Bernhard, and Grand Duchess Charlotte of Luxemburg; Two photos of the famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police training their precise motorcycle formation driving in England; Six photos of homes wrecked by Nazi bombs in Belgium, Holland and France; Several photos show German bombs missing their ship targets in the North Sea; Dramatic photos of 500lb Nazi bombs exploding near British aircraft carrier off Norway; Photos of the bombing of Namsos and Aandalsnes; Two photos of the H.M.S. Bittern on fire; Six excellent photos of Allied troops returning from fighting in Norway, including the "Blue Devils" and General Carton De Wiart, V.C,