The Illustrated London News, December 13, 1947: The Pendulum Swing of Communal Violence Begins in Palestine

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

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Pages 649- 676. Features: Cover photo of huge black plume of smoke rising from a Jerusalem cinema, mistakenly thought to be Arab owned and burned by Jews in retaliation for Arab looting; Six dramatic photos of Arab riots in Jerusalem where Britain represents the sole stable factor; Photo of the huge Consolidated Vultee military transport, the XC-99, during its first test flight; Photo inside the belly of the XC-99; Two photos of the air raid shelter, or bunker, where Hitler and Eva Braun died; Two photos of the deep water salvage submarine designed by Italian Pietro Vessena for use in Lake Como; Five photos of Russia's mighty military on parade in Moscow; Five photos of hunger and destitution in postwar Berlin; Article discusses the great communist counter-offensive in France; Photos from Manchuria where China's Civil War continues; Two pages of scenes of sabotage and civil disorder in Paris, Arras and Lille, where the French assertion of the right to work has brought the Communists into the open; One-page reproduction of the famous photo of St. Paul's Cathedral during the 1940 blitz - contrasted with the opposing page which shows St. Paul's today, war-scarred but majestic amid devastation; Five photos show repairs being made to St. Paul's; Two pages of photos illustrate the ancient art of Benin; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Eustace Pulbrook, King Michael of Rumania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parme, Samuel Courtauld, Mr. Molotov, Mr. Vishinsky, Chiang Kai-shek, Harold Wilson, and Mme. Chiang Kai-shek; Photo of a detachment of the York and Lancaster Regiment at Dolni Bousov, Czechoslovakia, receiving back the regimental drum, lost to the Germans in Crete in 1941; Photo of huge crowd in Tel Aviv celebrating news that the UN had voted in favour of the partition of Palestine. Somewhat above average wear. Unmarked. Few tape repairs. A worthy vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, December 13, 1947: The Pendulum Swing of Communal Violence Begins in Palestine

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

Categories: History, Magazine Back Issues, Judaica,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1947

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 338H0980

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, December 13, 1947: The Pendulum Swing of Communal Violence Begins in Palestine Israel huge black plume of smoke rising from a Jerusalem cinema, mistakenly thought to be Arab owned and burned by Jews in retaliation for Arab looting; Six dramatic photos of Arab riots in Jerusalem where Britain represents the sole stable factor; Photo of the huge Consolidated Vultee military transport, the XC-99, during its first test flight; Photo inside the belly of the XC-99; Two photos of the air raid shelter, or bunker, where Hitler and Eva Braun died; Two photos of the deep water salvage submarine designed by Italian Pietro Vessena for use in Lake Como; Five photos of Russia's mighty military on parade in Moscow; Five photos of hunger and destitution in postwar Berlin; Article discusses the great communist counter-offensive in France; Photos from Manchuria where China's Civil War continues; Two pages of scenes of sabotage and civil disorder in Paris, Arras and Lille, where the French assertion of the right to work has brought the Communists into the open; One-page reproduction of the famous photo of St. Paul's Cathedral during the 1940 blitz - contrasted with the opposing page which shows St. Paul's today, war-scarred but majestic amid devastation; Five photos show repairs being made to St. Paul's; Two pages of photos illustrate the ancient art of Benin; Photos of personalities of the week include Sir Eustace Pulbrook, King Michael of Rumania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parme, Samuel Courtauld, Mr. Molotov, Mr. Vishinsky, Chiang Kai-shek, Harold Wilson, and Mme. Chiang Kai-shek; Photo of a detachment of the York and Lancaster Regiment at Dolni Bousov, Czechoslovakia, receiving back the regimental drum, lost to the Germans in Crete in 1941; Photo of huge crowd in Tel Aviv celebrating news that the UN had voted in favour of the partition of Palestine Creation,