The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 2, 1944 - The Fall of Geilenkirchen / Liberation of Metz

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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Pages 617-644. Features: Cover photos of the Mosquito Mark XVIII and its U-Boat strafing gun and six-pounder cannon; One-page Karsh photo-portrait of Sam Rayburn; Twelve excellent photos from Geilenkirchen, recently captured by British and French forces; Four photos at the Koenigsmacher Fort, which apparently made marine fittings; The Liberatioin of Metz - six photos in the city; Photos in the recently liberated cities of Belfort and Strasbourg; Photos of the advance on Venlo; Variety of photos of mine-clearing, destroyed German rolling stock, and humorous signs; Article entitled "Allied Advance to the Rhine" with maps; Photos of Field-Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, General Sir Henry Maitland-Wilson, and Lieut.-General Mark Clark; Two pages of illustrations of the launching of V-2 rocket bombs with explanation; Six photos of V-2 rocket parts found wrecked in Belgium; One page of illustrations explaining a simple system for castaways to make sea water drinkable; Photo of the U.S.S. "Missouri"; Interesting photos shows long contrail of V-2 rocket, four short contrails of fighters and flying fortress in foreground; Two photos of the burning U.S. light aircraft carrier "Princeton" which sunk in the battle of the Philippines; Aerial photos of the obliterated towns of Duren and Julich; Before and after aerial photos of V-2 factory at Weimar which was hammered by U.S. heavy bombers; Photos of personalities of the week include General Philippe Leclerc, Sir George Clausen, Daniel Sultan, Naik Yeshwant Chadge, V.C., John D. Baskeyfield, V.C., Col. C. Meyer, Maj.-Gen. Dunckern, Duncan Sandys, M. Mikolajczyk, David Vivian Currie, V.C., Sir Edward Grigg, M. Joseph Caillaux, C.W. Alfrey, Sir A.S. Eddington, Count Carandini, and Tulbahadur Pun, V.C.; Photos of damage to Florence - medieval sites destroyed by hun vandalism; and more. Unmarked with average wear. Coverfold taped. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 2, 1944 - The Fall of Geilenkirchen / Liberation of Metz

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1944

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 417H2700

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), December (Dec.) 2, 1944 - The Fall of Geilenkirchen / Liberation of Metz Mosquito Mark XVIII and its U-Boat strafing gun and six-pounder cannon; One-page Karsh photo-portrait of Sam Rayburn; Twelve excellent photos from Geilenkirchen, recently captured by British and French forces; Four photos at the Koenigsmacher Fort, which apparently made marine fittings; The Liberatioin of Metz - six photos in the city; Photos in the recently liberated cities of Belfort and Strasbourg; Photos of the advance on Venlo; Variety of photos of mine-clearing, destroyed German rolling stock, and humorous signs; Article entitled "Allied Advance to the Rhine" with maps; Photos of Field-Marshal Sir Harold Alexander, General Sir Henry Maitland-Wilson, and Lieut.-General Mark Clark; Two pages of illustrations of the launching of V-2 rocket bombs with explanation; Six photos of V-2 rocket parts found wrecked in Belgium; One page of illustrations explaining a simple system for castaways to make sea water drinkable; Photo of the U.S.S. "Missouri"; Interesting photos shows long contrail of V-2 rocket, four short contrails of fighters and flying fortress in foreground; Two photos of the burning U.S. light aircraft carrier "Princeton" which sunk in the battle of the Philippines; Aerial photos of the obliterated towns of Duren and Julich; Before and after aerial photos of V-2 factory at Weimar which was hammered by U.S. heavy bombers; Photos of personalities of the week include General Philippe Leclerc, Sir George Clausen, Daniel Sultan, Naik Yeshwant Chadge, V.C., John D. Baskeyfield, V.C., Col. C. Meyer, Maj.-Gen. Dunckern, Duncan Sandys, M. Mikolajczyk, David Vivian Currie, V.C., Sir Edward Grigg, M. Joseph Caillaux, C.W. Alfrey, Sir A.S. Eddington, Count Carandini, and Tulbahadur Pun, V.C.; Photos of damage to Florence - medieval Sites,