The Illustrated London News (Iln), Saturday, June 22, 1940 - Cover Photo of Long Line of Bren Carriers
London: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd, 1940. First Edition. Paperback. Pages 829-860. Features: Photo of Ernest Bevin appealing to radio listeners to financially support the war effort; Nice one page photo-portrait of the President of Turkey, General Ismet Inonu, with Dr. Refik Saydem and Kemal Gadeletch; Seven photos of the Britsh forces in Egypt opposing the Italians; Five photos of India's troops and equipment in Egypt; Two-page illustration of dozens of German planes airborne beneath the caption "The Enormous Number of Planes Needed to Land Even a Thousand Men in Britain By Air"; Photo-illustrated article on trees and their strange roots; Four action photos of R.A.F. bombing of German convoys in the Dunkirk area; The War with Nazi Germany - The French Tragedy (article with two maps showing stricken France and the widened sphere of the war since it was joined by Italy; Two-photos of French refugee carts and horses destroyed by the Nazis; Eight photos of American Lockheed "Hudson" planes of the R.A.F. over Heligoland; Four magnificent aeroal photos of Paris, spared by its capitulation; Chronology - from Sedan to the Debacle; Two sketches of Paris, now in the shadow of the swastika; Photos of thirteen personalities of the week include Lord Cromwell (reported missing), Italian Ambassador, Signor Bastianini, and family departing London, Mr. E. Stanley Hall, Viscount Fincastle (KIA), and Lieut.-Gen. Sir Clive Liddell; Six photos include the heroic Calais Garrison, British cruiser 'Calypso' which was lost, Polish submarine "Orzel", and more; Photo of Lockheed bomber being horse-drawn into Canada to conform with neutrality regulations; Photo of the King decorating Lieut.-Col. A. Cazenove, Coldstream Guards; photo of L.D.V. (Local Defence Volunteers) march in London; Several illustrations of the principal weapon inair-fighting - aircraft machine guns; Nice two-page spread of 11 photos illustrated the great drive to give teh empire swarms of iron cavalry - armoured fighting vehicles built at speed in Britain and Australia; Nice colour back cover ad for North British Golf Balls shows British fighters in flight; Many more nice vintage ads. Average wear. Minor nibble from top of coverfold. A quality copy of this dramatic wartime issue.. Good .
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