The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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Pages 169-196. Features : Cover photo of Field-Marshal Montgomery with General Crerar of the Canadian First Army and General Dempsey of the British Second Army; The Battle of the Roer Dams - photos of the Urftstausee - a German defense key-point; Twelve great photos at various locations on the Western Front, including the capture of Colmar; Eighteen fantastic photos of the Reichswald Offensive where German towns were smashed by Allied bombing and infantry and armour moved through mud and flood; Article 'Prospects on the Western Front' by Cyril Falls; Two-page illustration of the victory over the Roer Triangle by the British 2nd Army - the crossing of the Vloed Beek; Two-page illustration of the victory of the Roer Triangle by the British Second Army - the gallant fight in Susteren; Two-page illustration of the victory of the Roer Triangle by the British Second Army - the critical Schilberg Cross-Roads; Seven photos of cities in the path of the Russian advance; Three photos of Royal inspection of the "Indefatigable"; Three photos of victory celebration in Colmar; Photos of personalities of the week include Captain J.R.O. Thompson, G.C., Guy Byam, The Northern Sudan Advisory Council, Sir Edward Bridges, Sir Ernest Bird, Lord Fairfield, General McNaughton of Canada, P.N. Loxley, Sir Gordon Nairne, Captain John Henry Brutn, V.C., and Sir Walter Citrine (addressing paratroops in Greece); Six photos of the Crimea conference - which sounded the death knell of Nazism - with FDR, Stalin and Churchill in five photos; Photo of official disbandment of the R.A.F. Balloon Command, with Sir Archibald Sinclair addressing members; Photo of part of 500 Dutch children arriving by boat on their way to Coventry; Photo of Bristol's Colston Hall which has just burned to the ground; Photos of damage to the Compo Santo of Pisa, and protective measures; Two pages of art from Bali - village scenes; nostalgic ads; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Coverfold taped. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), February (Feb.) 17, 1945 - Battle of the Roer Dams / Capture of Colmar / The Reichswald Offensive

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: History, Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1945

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 417H2703

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