The Illustrated London News, July 18, 1942 - Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Coningham (cover photo) / The Russian Front / Renault Factory Destruction

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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Pages 47-84 plus advertorial covers. Features: cover photo of Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Coningham; Dramatic 10-photo sequence of Italian 'S.M. (Savoia Marchetti) 79' bomber as it crashes after attacking a British warship near Malta; Twelve action photos of action on the Russian front where "Colossal losses are inflicted by Timoshenko's troops in steady withdrawal"; Wonderful two-page spread of 42 photos and brief write-ups of "Heroes of the Present War - The Men Who, For Conspicuous Bravery, Have Won the Victoria Cross (V.C.)"; Photos of personalities of the week include Dr. P. regis De Oliveira, Major K.M. Cariappa, Mr. Ivor Brown, Sir Daniel Hall, Commander Miers and men of the submarine Torbay with Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Pridham-Wippell, Dr. Refik Saydam, M. Sarajoglu, the King with George Robey's son, Maj.-Gen. Carl Spaatz, J. Jagger M.P., Sir W. Phene Neal, Sir W. Windham and Leiut.-Gen. Sir G. MacDonogh; Page of photos and diagrams of Germany's Latest - the Dornier "Do.217e," with tail dive-brake; Photo-illustrated book review of "I Rode With Stonewall" by Henry Kyd Douglas; Five photos of fighting French forces celebrating Bastille Day in London with De Gaulle; Article discusses Von Bock's powerful thrust on the Don and towards Caucasus - with map; Photo of the "Airacobra' P-39 fighter in flight with guns blazing; Photo of the 170 "Mars" XPB2M-1 on its maiden flight over Chesapeake Bay; Eleven photos of catastrophic R.A.F. bomb damage inflicted on the Renault works in the Ile Seguin and adjacent banks of the Seine at Billancourt (photos taken by a Free French agent and smuggled to London); Six photos from the El Alamein front; Illustration and photo show how 'Stukas' opened a road through Tobruk's minefield; 5 Photos of North African battles past and present; Five photos of Rommel's troops in the battle for Egypt; Four pages of photos of life-like simulations of the Battle of the Coral Sea, Japan's first important naval defeat; nostalgic ads; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Spine taped. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, July 18, 1942 - Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Coningham (cover photo) / The Russian Front / Renault Factory Destruction

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 417H2687

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, July 18, 1942 - Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Coningham (cover photo) / The Russian Front / Renault Factory Destruction Air Vice-Marshal Arthur Coningham; Dramatic 10-photo sequence of Italian 'S.M. (Savoia Marchetti) 79' bomber as it crashes after attacking a British warship near Malta; Twelve action photos of action on the Russian front where "Colossal losses are inflicted by Timoshenko's troops in steady withdrawal"; Wonderful two-page spread of 42 photos and brief write-ups of "Heroes of the Present War - The Men Who, For Conspicuous Bravery, Have Won the Victoria Cross (V.C.)"; Photos of personalities of the week include Dr. P. regis De Oliveira, Major K.M. Cariappa, Mr. Ivor Brown, Sir Daniel Hall, Commander Miers and men of the submarine Torbay with Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Pridham-Wippell, Dr. Refik Saydam, M. Sarajoglu, the King with George Robey's son, Maj.-Gen. Carl Spaatz, J. Jagger M.P., Sir W. Phene Neal, Sir W. Windham and Leiut.-Gen. Sir G. MacDonogh; Page of photos and diagrams of Germany's Latest - the Dornier "Do.217e, " with tail dive-brake; Photo-illustrated book review of "I Rode With Stonewall" by Henry Kyd Douglas; Five photos of fighting French forces celebrating Bastille Day in London with De Gaulle; Article discusses Von Bock's powerful thrust on the Don and towards Caucasus - with map; Photo of the "Airacobra' P-39 fighter in flight with guns blazing; Photo of the 170 "Mars" XPB2M-1 on its maiden flight over Chesapeake Bay; Eleven photos of catastrophic R.A.F. bomb damage inflicted on the Renault works in the Ile Seguin and adjacent banks of the Seine at Billancourt (photos taken by a Free French agent and smuggled to London); Six photos from the El Alamein front; Illustration and photo show how 'Stukas' opened a road through Tobruk's minefield; 5 Photos of North African battles past and present; Five photos of Rommel's troops in the battle for Egypt; Four pages of photos of life-like simulations of the Battle of the Coral Sea,