The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

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Pages 505-532. Features: Cover photo of Monty pinning Sgt. Keith Elliot with the V.C., for outstanding gallantry at Ruweisat; The Battle of the Solomons - U.S. Sea Losses and Land Fighting, with photo of aircraft carrier "Wasp" ablaze and dramatic photo of U.S. auxiliary vessel "Colhoun" and U.S. destroyer "Little" shortly before they went under; Multiple photos of the Battle of the Solomons; Photos of Guadalcanal's vital airfield, Henderson Airport; Six photos of U.S. troop life on Guadalcanal; One-page illustration of sappers 'Hoovering' a minefield in the Western Desert; Photos of Allied airmen waging ceaseless war on Rommel's troops and supply columns; Multiple photos of the Eighth Army's steady progress in the Western Desert - aspects of the battle in its initial stages; The Third British Offensive in Egypt - article; Photos of eleven personalities of interest include Pilot Officer George F. Beurling, John Grix, and Mrs. Roosevelt meeting her U.S. Army son, Elliott, in Britain; Two pages of photos of lively episodes and incidents in the desert battle; Three photos of "Reprisal" raid bombing damage in Canterbury; Seven photos from Madagascar - successful British operations despite road blocks and blown-up bridges; Photos of renewed raids on Malta; Amazing daylight photo from 1 of 94 Lancasters flying low over France enroute to bombing the Schneider words at Le Creusot on October 17th; Illustrations explain how low-flying tactics create new problems for the enemy; Large high-resolution aerial photos of bomb damage to Schneider Works and Breuil Steelworks; Eight woodcuts by Chinese children illustrate the ongoing drama in that nation; Nice colour back cover ad for Johnnie Walker shows iron fence being installed in front of stately home. Moderate wear. Unmarked. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Categories: History, Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 201G4668

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), November (Nov.) 7, 1942 - The Battle of the Solomons Monty pinning Sgt. Keith Elliot with the V.C., for outstanding gallantry at Ruweisat; The Battle of the Solomons - U.S. Sea Losses and Land Fighting, with photo of aircraft carrier "Wasp" ablaze and dramatic photo of U.S. auxiliary vessel "Colhoun" and U.S. destroyer "Little" shortly before they went under; Multiple photos of the Battle of the Solomons; Photos of Guadalcanal's vital airfield, Henderson Airport; Six photos of U.S. troop life on Guadalcanal; One-page illustration of sappers 'Hoovering' a minefield in the Western Desert; Photos of Allied airmen waging ceaseless war on Rommel's troops and supply columns; Multiple photos of the Eighth Army's steady progress in the Western Desert - aspects of the battle in its initial stages; The Third British Offensive in Egypt - article; Photos of eleven personalities of interest include Pilot Officer George F. Beurling, John Grix, and Mrs. Roosevelt meeting her U.S. Army son, Elliott, in Britain; Two pages of photos of lively episodes and incidents in the desert battle; Three photos of "Reprisal" raid bombing damage in Canterbury; Seven photos from Madagascar - successful British operations despite road blocks and blown-up bridges; Photos of renewed raids on Malta; Amazing daylight photo from 1 of 94 Lancasters flying low over France enroute to bombing the Schneider words at Le Creusot on October 17th; Illustrations explain how low-flying tactics create new problems for the enemy; Large high-resolution aerial photos of bomb damage to Schneider Works and Breuil Steelworks; Eight woodcuts by Chinese children illustrate the ongoing drama in that nation; Nice colour back cover ad for Johnnie Walker,