The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;

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Pages 565-592. Features: Photo and major article celebrating the 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors to this publication over the last century - with 17 photos/illustrations; Seven photos of convoy drama in the Mediterranean - Two-page photo spread entitled "Russia, 1942 - the melting snows herald the opening of gargantuan battles with the German invaders; Photos of Germany's new fighter, the Focke-Wulf F.W. "190"; Air photo of bombs exploding on Zeebrugge; Air photo of bombs falling on Dunkirk dock area; Three photos and map of Madagascar beneath caption 'Vichy French Surrender in Madagascar after Severe Fighting'; H.M.S. "Edinburgh" sunk; Free Dutch gather in London; Return of H.M.S. "Upright"; Battle of the Coral Sea - photos of the U.S.S. "Saratoga" and "Lexington", plus Douglas "SBD-1" dive-bombers and map; Interesting one page of illustrations explain American warship design, considerations of speed and range in relation to naval strategy; One page of illustrations explain how Allied pilots recognize Japanese warships from the air; Photos of King an Queen making 1,000-mile tour of the West Country; Half-page ad for War Savings Groups highlights Mrs. Venning of Crouch House, Rickmansworth, Herts.; more vintage ads. Minor nibble from foot of spine. This copy was never stapled. Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality copy of this vintage issue.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue

Author: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril; Squire, Sir John;

Illustrator: Bryan; Davis, G.H.; Turner, C.E.; De Grineau, Bryan

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, Military, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1942

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201g4654

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), Saturday, May 16, 1942 - 100th Anniversary Issue 100th Anniversary of this publication; Two-pages of illustration of London 100 years ago; Two pages of dramatic photos of bomb damage in present-day London; Page of interesting illustrations from the first issue, 100 years ago; One Hundred Years of Warfare (article); Photos of nine personalities of the week, including Dr. Felix Weingartner, Lord Amulree, Admiral Leahy with Marshal Petain, the Duke of Gloucester on the Libyan battlefront, and Major-General Sir William Dobbie with is wife; Article on the great writer contributors to this publication over the last century - with 17 photos/illustrations; Seven photos of convoy drama in the Mediterranean - Two-page photo spread entitled "Russia, 1942 - the melting snows herald the opening of gargantuan battles with the German invaders; Photos of Germany's new fighter, the Focke-Wulf F.W. "190"; Air photo of bombs exploding on Zeebrugge; Air photo of bombs falling on Dunkirk dock area; Three photos and map of Madagascar beneath caption 'Vichy French Surrender in Madagascar after Severe Fighting'; H.M.S. "Edinburgh" sunk; Free Dutch gather in London; Return of H.M.S. "Upright"; Battle of the Coral Sea - photos of the U.S.S. "Saratoga" and "Lexington", plus Douglas "SBD-1" dive-bombers and map; Interesting one page of illustrations explain American warship design, considerations of speed and range in relation to naval strategy; One page of illustrations explain how Allied pilots recognize Japanese warships from the air; Photos of King an Queen making 1, 000-mile tour of the West Country; Half-page ad for War Savings Groups highlights Mrs. Venning of Crouch House, Rickmansworth, Herts,