The Illustrated London News (ILN), March (Mar.) 17, 1945 - Captured Cologne / First Rhine Crossing

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Price: $299.95

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Book Condition: Good


Pages 281-308. Features: Great cover photo of Patton, Eisenhower, Hodges and Bradley standing side-by-side in uniform; Nice full-page colour Guiness ad illustrated by H.M. Bateman inside advertising front cover shows men unloading boat; Captured Cologne - photos of devastation near the Cathedral; Twelve photos of scenes in Cologne after its fall to the American First Army, under General Hodges; Photo of General Crerar assisting Churchill into captured German caravan now used for guests at First Canadian Army Tactical H.Q.; Three photos of the latest German Tiger Tank which fires a 14.5" shell; Photos inside and outside the Cologne Cathedral show it largely unharmed; Two pages of photos of Remagen and its now-famous bridge - the first Rhine crossing - with U.S. First Army troops advancing across it; Article 'Double Offensive Against Germany' includes map and photo of Leonard T. Gerow; One-page map of the Western Front indicates the terrain and the various commands under Eisenhower; Photos of destruction in Germany, including Bonn University, a street in Xanten, the (formerly) beautiful old gate of Xanten, and the south bridge over the Moselle at Trier; Six photos of new Rocket Barrage and its ammunition - a devastating British infantry and tank weapon; Centrefold illustration of General Crerar's surprise night assault which smashed the important fortress town of Goch; Photos with the Red Army as it drives toward Berlin; Great page of eight photos of Heroines of the U.S.S.R. - combatant members of the Red Air Force, including Major Yevdokia Bershanskaya, Leiut. Natalia Meklina, Major Yevdokia Mikulina,Irina Sebrova, Lieut. Rufina Gasheva and Flight Commander Yevgenia Zhigulenko; Photos of personalities of the week include Carl Timmerman, W.D. Morgan, Lance-Corporal Henry Harden, V.C., Field-Marshal Alexander with Marshal Tito in Belgrade, F.A.B. Fasson, Dr. Janet Vaughan, Peter Lawless, Viscount Dawson of Penn, and Lieut.-General Mario Roatta in the Rome High Court of Justice (his subsequent escape caused rioting); Naval photos including H.M.S. "Implacable," Admiral Somerville boarding the battleship H.M.S. "Queen Elizabeth," German U-Boat crewmembers floating after their vessel was sunk by the Canadian corvette "St. Thomas," and a gaping hole in a British submarine which, remarkably, survived; Photos and illustrations of Mandalay and its relief; Six interesting photos of camouflaged pill-boxes in Britain; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover shows shipbuilders at work; nostalgic ads; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. Coverfold taped. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), March (Mar.) 17, 1945 - Captured Cologne / First Rhine Crossing

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: History, Magazine Back Issues, Military,

Edition: First Edition

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

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 417H2704

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), March (Mar.) 17, 1945 - Captured Cologne / First Rhine Crossing Patton, Eisenhower, Hodges and Bradley standing side-by-side in uniform; Nice full-page colour Guiness ad illustrated by H.M. Bateman inside advertising front cover shows men unloading boat; Captured Cologne - photos of devastation near the Cathedral; Twelve photos of scenes in Cologne after its fall to the American First Army, under General Hodges; Photo of General Crerar assisting Churchill into captured German caravan now used for guests at First Canadian Army Tactical H.Q.; Three photos of the latest German Tiger Tank which fires a 14.5" shell; Photos inside and outside the Cologne Cathedral show it largely unharmed; Two pages of photos of Remagen and its now-famous bridge - the first Rhine crossing - with U.S. First Army troops advancing across it; Article 'Double Offensive Against Germany' includes map and photo of Leonard T. Gerow; One-page map of the Western Front indicates the terrain and the various commands under Eisenhower; Photos of destruction in Germany, including Bonn University, a street in Xanten, the (formerly) beautiful old gate of Xanten, and the south bridge over the Moselle at Trier; Six photos of new Rocket Barrage and its ammunition - a devastating British infantry and tank weapon; Centrefold illustration of General Crerar's surprise night assault which smashed the important fortress town of Goch; Photos with the Red Army as it drives toward Berlin; Great page of eight photos of Heroines of the U.S.S.R. - combatant members of the Red Air Force, including Major Yevdokia Bershanskaya, Leiut. Natalia Meklina, Major Yevdokia Mikulina, Irina Sebrova, Lieut. Rufina Gasheva and Flight Commander Yevgenia Zhigulenko; Photos of personalities of the week include Carl Timmerman, W.D. Morgan, Lance-Corporal Henry Harden, V.C., Field-Marshal Alexander with Marshal Tito in Belgrade, F.A.B. Fasson, Dr. Janet Vaughan, Peter Lawless, Viscount Dawson of Penn, and Lieut.-General Mario Roatta in the Rome High Court of Justice (his subsequent escape caused rioting); Naval photos including H.M.S. "Implacable, " Admiral Somerville boarding the battleship H.M.S. "Queen Elizabeth, " German U-Boat crewmembers floating after their vessel was sunk by the Canadian corvette "St. Thomas, " and a gaping hole in a British submarine which, remarkably, survived; Photos and illustrations of Mandalay and its relief; Six interesting photos of camouflaged pill-boxes in Britain; Nice colour Johnnie Walker ad on back cover shows Shipbuilders,