The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 25, 1940 - Cover Portrait of French General Weygand

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Pycraft, W.P.; Squires, Sir John

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Pages 677-728. Features: Twelve photos (over 4 pages) of Nazi Parachutists in training - falling and rolling, landing and fighting; Three illustrations of the British local defence volunteer force and how it confronts invading parachutists; Dramatic two-page aerial photo of R.A.F. operating against a Nazi motorized column between St. Menges and Floing, north of Sedan (a huge crater at a fork in the road forces Nazis to detour); Air photo of R.A.F. bombing on Dinant; Air photo of demolished bridges at Sedan; Sketch of destroyed Church of St. Pierre at Lessines, west of Brussels; Four sketches from Belgium show downed Heinkel near Waterloo, British troops shooting at German planes, bomb damage in Tournai, and Refugees fleeing Brussels; The War with Nazi Germany - The Great German Offensive (article); Flanders again devastated - six pictures from war-ravaged Belgium; Six photos of refugees from Belgium and the Netherlands receiving sanctuary in England; Centerfold illustration of the second martyrdom of Belgium - a swarm of German planes bombing Tournai, while a British roadside post with Bren gun waits for low-flying attacks; Nine excellent photos of Nazi mechanized units - heavy, medium and light tanks, armoured cars, motor-cyclists, and motorised guns; Photos of personalities of the week include Turkish delegation in London, Nazi prisoner in London, Class 'B' enemy aliens being marched through Liverpool, and Dutch Premier Jonkheer de Geer with four colleagues in London; One-page illustration of Nazi 'Blitzkrieg' offensive combining air and tank attacks; Photo-illustrated article on the vanishing American Bison; Photo of Hitler with his Army leaders; Illustrations of General Von Brauchitsch and Halder; Two-page world map illustrates 66 items which are still available to Great Britain via world trade; Weather Predition (article); Many nice vintage ads including a fantastic one-page photo ad for "Staybrite" steel by Firth-Vickers of Sheffield which shows large-scale production in their mill; Two photos of troops on the Faroe Islands (The Faroes) at Thorshavn; Photos of Bedford, Ford, and Fordson tractors being exported from Britain; Photo of General H. G. Winkelman, Commander-in-Chief of the Netherlands Army. Please note: Brown discolouration of unknown origin to bottom 0.75" of all pages. All text legible. Average wear and a minor nibble from foot of spine. A sound copy of this dramatic wartime issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 25, 1940 - Cover Portrait of French General Weygand

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Pycraft, W.P.; Squires, Sir John

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 201G4640

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 25, 1940 - Cover Portrait of French General Weygand photos (over 4 pages) of Nazi Parachutists in training - falling and rolling, landing and fighting; Three illustrations of the British local defence volunteer force and how it confronts invading parachutists; Dramatic two-page aerial photo of R.A.F. operating against a Nazi motorized column between St. Menges and Floing, north of Sedan (a huge crater at a fork in the road forces Nazis to detour); Air photo of R.A.F. bombing on Dinant; Air photo of demolished bridges at Sedan; Sketch of destroyed Church of St. Pierre at Lessines, west of Brussels; Four sketches from Belgium show downed Heinkel near Waterloo, British troops shooting at German planes, bomb damage in Tournai, and Refugees fleeing Brussels; The War with Nazi Germany - The Great German Offensive (article); Flanders again devastated - six pictures from war-ravaged Belgium; Six photos of refugees from Belgium and the Netherlands receiving sanctuary in England; Centerfold illustration of the second martyrdom of Belgium - a swarm of German planes bombing Tournai, while a British roadside post with Bren gun waits for low-flying attacks; Nine excellent photos of Nazi mechanized units - heavy, medium and light tanks, armoured cars, motor-cyclists, and motorised guns; Photos of personalities of the week include Turkish delegation in London, Nazi prisoner in London, Class 'B' enemy aliens being marched through Liverpool, and Dutch Premier Jonkheer de Geer with four colleagues in London; One-page illustration of Nazi 'Blitzkrieg' offensive combining air and tank attacks; Photo-illustrated article on the vanishing American Bison; Photo of Hitler with his Army leaders; Illustrations of General Von Brauchitsch and Halder; Two-page world map illustrates 66 items which are still available to Great Britain via world trade; Weather Predition (article); Many nice vintage ads including a fantastic one-page photo ad for "Staybrite" steel by Firth-Vickers of Sheffield which shows large-scale production in their mill; Two photos of troops on the Faroe Islands (The Faroes) at Thorshavn; Photos of Bedford, Ford, and Fordson tractors being exported from Britain; Photo of General H. G. Winkelman, Commander-in-Chief of the Netherlands Army.,