The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 - Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler

By: Bryant, Arthur; et al

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32 pages. Features: Photo of General Georges Catroux; Six photos of Home Guard members protecting Buckingham Palace; Illustrations show how wireless communication provides the eyes for a field battery; Four charming photos of Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and the Queen; Photo at Kirkuk pre-refinery which pipelines oil to a Haifa refinery; Photos of oil wells in Iraq - the focal point of the Nazi "Drang Nach Osten"; Photos of and related to the 620-mile pipeline to Haifa; Map of South America with article entitled "Nazi Threat to U.S. and Panama - Lufthansa Air Lines in Latin America; Article entitled "The Attitude of the Vichy"; Photos of Dakar entitled "Germany's Infiltration to Dakar - It's Menace to America"; Six photos from Addis Ababa where Imperial forces enter and the Union Jack is hoisted; Six photos entitled "The Return of Haile Selassie - The Negus Welcomed by His People" includes a photo of Miss Banichyzgu Kidani, the only woman soldier in the forces of the Negus; Photos of new bombing raid damage in London - The Queen's Hall, Lambeth Palace, Salvation Army HQ, St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, St. Olave's, St. James's Palace, and the Old Bailey; Two pages of photos from enemy sources include: German soldiers exercising in Africa to the sound of an accordion, German troops resting after capturing El Agheila, Libya, British POWs waiting at an African airport; General Von Kleist saluting panzer unit in Belgrade, Photo of hundreds (thousands?) of Yugoslavian soldiers crowded into German POW camp, swastika flag hoisted over the Acropolis, and General Tsolakoglu signing final capitulation; Photo of ship the 'Zamzam', reported sunk; Photo of German POWs in the western desert receiving food; Two photos of booty taken when the British captured Kismayu; Seven photos from Canada beneath caption "Nazi Prisoners in Canadian Camps - Dodges Used for Escaping" - includes photos of mail checking, improvised tool and weapon, etc.; Photo of Air Chief-Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore arriving in Egypt; Photo of destroyed parish church of St. Peter and Paul, Bromley, Kent; Photo of Mr. Kenneth Riddle, President of the Oxford Union; Photo of five British POWs released from camp in Italian Somaliland; Photo of massive celebration for Portuguese Prime Minister; Photo of De Gaulle with Longmore in Cairo; Photo of Viscount Gort with Sir Clive Liddell whom he succeeds at Gibraltar; Photo of U.S. battleship "Washington" which is nearing completion; Photo of the King and Queen inspecting bomb damage at Westminster Abbey; Photos of personalities of the week include: General Sir R.H. Haining, Maj.-Gen. H.C.B. Wemyss, Lieut.-Gen. Sir H.R. Pownall, Brig. Viscount Bridgeman, General Dentz, Miss Agnes Keyser, The Duke of Aosta, Queen of Croatia, The Duke of Spoleto, The Duke of Hamilton, Mr. Ivone Kirkpatrick, E.M.B. Ingram, Lieut.-Gen. Sir W. Pulteney, Grig.-Gen. Sir C. Champion De Crespigny and The Earl of Suffolk; Dunlop one-page ad shows bombs being loaded into the belly of a plane; and more. Staples removed. Unmarked with somewhat above-average external wear. A worthy vintage copy of this informative WWII issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 - Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler

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: 143H3387

Keywords: The Illustrated London News, Saturday, May 24, 1941 - Iraqi Oil Coveted By Hitler General Georges Catroux; Six photos of Home Guard members protecting Buckingham Palace; Illustrations show how wireless communication provides the eyes for a field battery; Four charming photos of Princess Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and the Queen; Photo at Kirkuk pre-refinery which pipelines oil to a Haifa refinery; Photos of oil wells in Iraq - the focal point of the Nazi "Drang Nach Osten"; Photos of and related to the 620-mile pipeline to Haifa; Map of South America with article entitled "Nazi Threat to U.S. and Panama - Lufthansa Air Lines in Latin America; Article entitled "The Attitude of the Vichy"; Photos of Dakar entitled "Germany's Infiltration to Dakar - It's Menace to America"; Six photos from Addis Ababa where Imperial forces enter and the Union Jack is hoisted; Six photos entitled "The Return of Haile Selassie - The Negus Welcomed by His People" includes a photo of Miss Banichyzgu Kidani, the only woman soldier in the forces of the Negus; Photos of new bombing raid damage in London - The Queen's Hall, Lambeth Palace, Salvation Army HQ, St. Andrew's Church, Holborn, St. Olave's, St. James's Palace, and the Old Bailey; Two pages of photos from enemy sources include: German soldiers exercising in Africa to the sound of an accordion, German troops resting after capturing El Agheila, Libya, British POWs waiting at an African airport; General Von Kleist saluting panzer unit in Belgrade, Photo of hundreds (thousands?) of Yugoslavian soldiers crowded into German POW camp, swastika flag hoisted over the Acropolis, and General Tsolakoglu signing final capitulation; Photo of ship the 'Zamzam', reported sunk; Photo of German POWs in the western desert receiving food; Two photos of booty taken when the British captured Kismayu; Seven photos from Canada beneath caption "Nazi Prisoners in Canadian Camps - Dodges Used for Escaping" - includes photos of mail checking, improvised tool and weapon, etc.; Photo of Air Chief-Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore arriving in Egypt; Photo of destroyed parish church of St. Peter and Paul, Bromley, Kent; Photo of Mr. Kenneth Riddle, President of the Oxford Union; Photo of five British POWs released from camp in Italian Somaliland; Photo of massive celebration for Portuguese Prime Minister; Photo of De Gaulle with Longmore in Cairo; Photo of Viscount Gort with Sir Clive Liddell whom he succeeds at Gibraltar; Photo of U.S. battleship "Washington" which is nearing completion; Photo of the King and Queen inspecting bomb damage at Westminster Abbey; Photos of personalities of the week include: General Sir R.H. Haining, Maj.-Gen. H.C.B. Wemyss, Lieut.-Gen. Sir H.R. Pownall, Brig. Viscount Bridgeman, General Dentz, Miss Agnes Keyser, The Duke of Aosta, Queen of Croatia, The Duke of Spoleto, The Duke of Hamilton, Mr. Ivone Kirkpatrick, E.M.B. Ingram, Lieut.-Gen. Sir W. Pulteney, Grig.-Gen. Sir C. Champion De Crespigny and The Earl of Suffolk; Dunlop one-page Ad,