The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

By: Bryant, Arthur; Quaritch, H.G.; Et al

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Book Condition: Good


Pages 161- 200. Features: Cover photo of Japanese infantry wearing curious overhead camouflage (netting and bamboo) to mislead enemy air observers; The Jonkher diamond; Five photos of Japan's dominant army at work - ingenious methods of camouflage; 5500 tons of gold for the new USA strong room at Fort Knox - six fascinating photos; The original manuscript of immortal nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard", the only copy of which is now exhibited in the Bodleian - text and many wonderful illustrations; One page photo of the Gulishan Garden in the Tabas Oasis; Rain and frost create ice art at Jonkoping Station - three photos and text; Photos of whirlpools on either side of the equator rotating in opposite directions; Eight photos display ingenious devices for instruction in bomb dropping and machine gun fire used by the German Air Force; Article on Early Indian art from the Siamese Jungle - the first exploration of Sri Deva by a European archaeologist; Photos of Indochina's oldest Hindu shrine; Sculptures from Sri Deva; seven photos of Khmer art at Sri Deva - by anti-Indian 12th-century settlers; Madrid's grim ordeal - five graphic photos document 33 air raids in 10 weeks; Noted travel filmmaker Mr. Martin Johnson dies in California air crash; Photo of bombed-out education ministry building in Lisbon; Photo of breached St. Francis levy at Fisk, Missouri; Centrefold illustration of crew of the doomed "Trym" being saved by the "Venus"; Photos of personalities of the week include Brig. Tompkinson, Charles Bryant, M. Navachin, Herr Opsahl of the "Trym", Sir Hamilton Grant, M. Piatakoff, M. Karl Radek, M. Sokolnikoff, Sir George Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Trotsky at Tampico, Mexico, with Mrs. Ribera, wife of the famous Mexican artist; Photos of Taungthu women, of the Burmese Shan states, wearing bath towels as turbans; photos of stranded California miners receiving aid by plane; One-page travel ad for South Africa; Half-page illustrated ad for Bentley cars; One page photo illustrated ad for Hudson's new Terraplane car; and more. Unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; Quaritch, H.G.; Et al

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News: 1937

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 338H0992

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, January (Jan.) 30, 1937: Japanese Camouflage / 5500 tons of Gold for Fort Knox Japanese infantry wearing curious overhead camouflage (netting and bamboo) to mislead enemy air observers; The Jonkher diamond; Five photos of Japan's dominant army at work - ingenious methods of camouflage; 5500 tons of gold for the new USA strong room at Fort Knox - six fascinating photos; The original manuscript of immortal nursery rhyme "Old Mother Hubbard", the only copy of which is now exhibited in the Bodleian - text and many wonderful illustrations; One page photo of the Gulishan Garden in the Tabas Oasis; Rain and frost create ice art at Jonkoping Station - three photos and text; Photos of whirlpools on either side of the equator rotating in opposite directions; Eight photos display ingenious devices for instruction in bomb dropping and machine gun fire used by the German Air Force; Article on Early Indian art from the Siamese Jungle - the first exploration of Sri Deva by a European archaeologist; Photos of Indochina's oldest Hindu shrine; Sculptures from Sri Deva; seven photos of Khmer art at Sri Deva - by anti-Indian 12th-century settlers; Madrid's grim ordeal - five graphic photos document 33 air raids in 10 weeks; Noted travel filmmaker Mr. Martin Johnson dies in California air crash; Photo of bombed-out education ministry building in Lisbon; Photo of breached St. Francis levy at Fisk, Missouri; Centrefold illustration of crew of the doomed "Trym" being saved by the "Venus"; Photos of personalities of the week include Brig. Tompkinson, Charles Bryant, M. Navachin, Herr Opsahl of the "Trym", Sir Hamilton Grant, M. Piatakoff, M. Karl Radek, M. Sokolnikoff, Sir George Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. Trotsky at Tampico, Mexico, with Mrs. Ribera, wife of the famous Mexican artist; Photos of Taungthu women, of the Burmese Shan states, wearing bath towels as turbans; photos of stranded California miners receiving aid by plane; One-page travel ad for South Africa; Half-page illustrated ad for Bentley cars; One page photo illustrated ad for Hudson's new Terraplane Car,