The Illustrated London News, Saturday, January [Jan.] 25,1941 - Photos of the Fall of Argyrokastro

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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32 pages. Features: Cover photos of downed Italian fighter in the Western Desert, one of hundreds; Nice photo of Haile Selassie taking salute of Abyssinian troops; Illustrations of the Sicilian Straits - the vital channel in the Mediterranean War; Photos and illustrations of H.M.S. 'Illustrious' and 'Southampton', saviours of the convoy; Illustration of Luftwaffe attacking British aircraft-carrier; Six photos aboard a Sunderland flying boad - the eyes of the Fleet; Five photos of an R.A.F. Squadron co-operating with the Coastal Command; Three photos of British aircraft carrier being replenished with bombs; Two-pages of illustrations show the tactics and technique used by Stuka dive-bombers which attack Mediterranean convoys; Article on the Situation in the Balkans; Two aerial photos of bomb damage after R.A.F. attack on Wilhelmshaven; Six photos of downed enemy aircraft in Libya; Six photos of victors and vanquished in Bardia area; Two-page illustration of scene inside tank turret of the type used in Libya; Twenty photos document the capture by the Greeks of Argyrokastro; Photos of personalities of the week include A.G. MacDonell, A.A. Uthwatt, Margaret Lloyd George, Viscount Wakefield, Churchill in Glasgow with the Lord Provost of Glasgow and Harry Hopkins, Wendell Willkie, Ross Preston, James Bonar, and Captain J.G. Stuart; One-page photo of iron foundry work being performed aboard H.M.S. 'Forth'; Six boastful photos of Kassala before it was recaptured by the British; Four excellent photos of the H.M.S. 'Thunderbolt' (and part of her crew) which torpedoed an escorted Italian U-Boat; Photo of mass burial at Portsmouth; Photo of Roy Widdicombe and Robert Tapscoot who sailed 3000 miles to safety in 71 days; Photo of Bofors anti-aircraft guns being packed in Canada for the motherland; One-page illustration of Rear-Admiral considering order to Flag Lietutenant; Two-page illustration inside British mine-layer at work; and more. Staples disintegrated. Unmarked with above-average wear. A worthy vintage copy of this important wartime issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, January [Jan.] 25,1941 - Photos of the Fall of Argyrokastro

Author Name: Bryant, Arthur; et al

Categories: Military, History, Magazine Back Issues,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1941

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 143H3376

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, January [Jan.] 25, 1941 - Latest Pictures From Bardia Area photo of Haile Selassie taking salute of Abyssinian troops; Illustrations of the Sicilian Straits - the vital channel in the Mediterranean War; Photos and illustrations of H.M.S. 'Illustrious' and 'Southampton', saviours of the convoy; Illustration of Luftwaffe attacking British aircraft-carrier; Six photos aboard a Sunderland flying boad - the eyes of the Fleet; Five photos of an R.A.F. Squadron co-operating with the Coastal Command; Three photos of British aircraft carrier being replenished with bombs; Two-pages of illustrations show the tactics and technique used by Stuka dive-bombers which attack Mediterranean convoys; Article on the Situation in the Balkans; Two aerial photos of bomb damage after R.A.F. attack on Wilhelmshaven; Six photos of downed enemy aircraft in Libya; Six photos of victors and vanquished in Bardia area; Two-page illustration of scene inside tank turret of the type used in Libya; Twenty photos document the capture by the Greeks of Argyrokastro; Photos of personalities of the week include A.G. MacDonell, A.A. Uthwatt, Margaret Lloyd George, Viscount Wakefield, Churchill in Glasgow with the Lord Provost of Glasgow and Harry Hopkins, Wendell Willkie, Ross Preston, James Bonar, and Captain J.G. Stuart; One-page photo of iron foundry work being performed aboard H.M.S. 'Forth'; Six boastful photos of Kassala before it was recaptured by the British; Four excellent photos of the H.M.S. 'Thunderbolt' (and part of her crew) which torpedoed an escorted Italian U-Boat; Photo of mass burial at Portsmouth; Photo of Roy Widdicombe and Robert Tapscoot who sailed 3000 miles to safety in 71 days; Photo of Bofors anti-aircraft guns being packed in Canada for the motherland; One-page illustration of Rear-Admiral considering order to Flag Lietutenant; Two-page illustration inside British mine-layer at Work,