The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 10, 1941 - Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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32 pages. Features: Cover photo of five airmen being rescued after nearly a day adrift; Two-page photo of German airmen in liferaft floating in water they have dyed to aid in their recovery; Photo of Frederick James Leathers; Page of photos and illustrations explain new Middle East "Airgraph Service" which transmits 4500 letters in 16-mm films which weigh only 1lb; Page of photos show "Sky Doughboys" - paratroops training at Fort Benning; Series of illustrations explain how a tank is controlled and shows details of the Carden-Vickers Bren-Gun carrier; Full-page photo of British soldiers safely evacuated from Greece; Article entitled "The Withdrawal From Greece"; The Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq - photo of Habbaniyeh, the R.A.F. base which was shelled by Iraqi artillery, the infant King Feisal II, aged six, with his uncle, the regent Emir Abdul Ilah, Raschid Ali Gailani (who seized power on April 3), Basra's fine airport; Two more photos of the R.A.F. Station at Habbaniyeh; Two pages of R.A.F. troops in training at a secret R.A.F. station; Centrefold illustration of cockpit view from Westland "lysander" diving to attack enemy paratroops; Two dramatic photos of the sinking "Rajputana" after it was torpedoed in mid-Atlantic; Three photos of the Italian destroyer "Artigliere" and its most explosive end after being hit by the H.M.S. "Ajax" and the H.M.S. "York" the following day; Photos of personalities of the week include Polish President Raczkiewicz, Col. Moore-Brabazon, Lord Beaverbrook, Churchill at a luncheon to celebrate Sir Emsley Carr, Queen Wilhelmina with U.S. Ambassador Biddle and his wife, Maj.-Gen. B.C. Freyberg, The Rt. Hon. R.H. Cross, Col. J.J. Llewellin, Ramsay Muir, Ethel Mayne, Lord Aitchison, U-Boat Commdr. Prien, and French Corporal Du Fretay; Photos illustrate how Junkers planes are adaptable to carrying heavy war loads - including photos of huge dredges flown, part-by-part to Bulolo, Papua; Photo of the Focke-Wulf '189,' the first aeroplane of its type to be put into service with the Luftwaffe; Photo of German tanks entering Belgrade; Photos of Flight Lieut. J.G. Fleming, D.F.C. and Flying Officer J.J. Meikle who successfully flew a Catalina flying boat from Bermuda despite broken ailerons; Illustration and photo of the "North Carolina," America's new and mighty battleship; Photos of U.S. Aircraft, Tanks and Helmets; Photo of a Douglas "B-19", Dreadnought of the Air, nearing completion at Santa Monica; and more. Staples removed. Unmarked with average wear. A worthy vintage copy of this informative WWII issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 10, 1941 - Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq

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: Good

Seller ID: 143H3386

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 10, 1941 - Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq five airmen being rescued after nearly a day adrift; Two-page photo of German airmen in liferaft floating in water they have dyed to aid in their recovery; Photo of Frederick James Leathers; Page of photos and illustrations explain new Middle East "Airgraph Service" which transmits 4500 letters in 16-mm films which weigh only 1lb; Page of photos show "Sky Doughboys" - paratroops training at Fort Benning; Series of illustrations explain how a tank is controlled and shows details of the Carden-Vickers Bren-Gun carrier; Full-page photo of British soldiers safely evacuated from Greece; Article entitled "The Withdrawal From Greece"; The Pro-Axis Uprising in Iraq - photo of Habbaniyeh, the R.A.F. base which was shelled by Iraqi artillery, the infant King Feisal II, aged six, with his uncle, the regent Emir Abdul Ilah, Raschid Ali Gailani (who seized power on April 3), Basra's fine airport; Two more photos of the R.A.F. Station at Habbaniyeh; Two pages of R.A.F. troops in training at a secret R.A.F. station; Centrefold illustration of cockpit view from Westland "lysander" diving to attack enemy paratroops; Two dramatic photos of the sinking "Rajputana" after it was torpedoed in mid-Atlantic; Three photos of the Italian destroyer "Artigliere" and its most explosive end after being hit by the H.M.S. "Ajax" and the H.M.S. "York" the following day; Photos of personalities of the week include Polish President Raczkiewicz, Col. Moore-Brabazon, Lord Beaverbrook, Churchill at a luncheon to celebrate Sir Emsley Carr, Queen Wilhelmina with U.S. Ambassador Biddle and his wife, Maj.-Gen. B.C. Freyberg, The Rt. Hon. R.H. Cross, Col. J.J. Llewellin, Ramsay Muir, Ethel Mayne, Lord Aitchison, U-Boat Commdr. Prien, and French Corporal Du Fretay; Photos illustrate how Junkers planes are adaptable to carrying heavy war loads - including photos of huge dredges flown, part-by-part to Bulolo, Papua; Photo of the Focke-Wulf '189, ' the first aeroplane of its type to be put into service with the Luftwaffe; Photo of German tanks entering Belgrade; Photos of Flight Lieut. J.G. Fleming, D.F.C. and Flying Officer J.J. Meikle who successfully flew a Catalina flying boat from Bermuda despite broken ailerons; Illustration and photo of the "North Carolina, " America's new and mighty battleship; Photos of U.S. Aircraft, Tanks and Helmets; Photo of a Douglas "B-19", Dreadnought of the Air, nearing completion at Santa Monica,