The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck"

By: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

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Pages 725-756. Features: Cover photo-portrait of FDR; Photo of Admiral Sir John Cronyn Tovey being piped on board H.M.S. "Prince of Wales"; One-page photo of coastal command station armourers getting ready to bomb up; Eight photos of the vigils of the coastal command - bomb preparation, photo-processing, anti-aircraft stations, operations room and telegraphy section; Two pages of explanatory illustrations show how aircraft carriers, fighter and reconnaissance planes have revolutionised naval warfare and influenced naval architecture; Photos of recen Nazi vandalism - damage to Gray's Inn, the wrecked Canterbury Music Hall, Serjeants Inn, Queen Victoria St., and Dublin; Two pages with fifteen photos of bomb damage to the destroyed Church of the Knights Templar; The Fleet and its Air Arm (article); Air photo of Mannheim-on-the-Rhine shows destroyed western span of Autobahn bridge; Dramatic two-page illustration of "Catalina" under heavy fire as it spots the Bismarck in a heavy sea; Two-page illustration of the last of the "Bismarck", shelled, bombed and on fire as the Nazi mammoth is torpedoed by H.M.S. "Dorsetshire"; Thre photos of the last of the "Bismarck", including dozens of heads of bobbing survivors floating in the sea; Scene in "Petticoat Lane" where, on June 1st, rationing of clothing, cloth and footwear came into force; Photo of Averill Harriman welcoming the first of four million eggs to Britain from the U.S.; Photo of some of the few "Bismarck" survivors being landed at a British port; Photo of H.M.S. "York" which was lost; Photos of personalities of the week include the pilot of the "Catalina" which discovered the fleeing "Bismarck", Lieut. B. Stubbs, Dr. Kurt Heinrich Reith, Max Schmeling, King Victor Emanuel of Italy, Sir Hugh Walpole, Prajadhipok - Prince of Sukhodaya, Lord Cadman, and Admiral Boehm; Photos of Ilkley, which won War Weapons Week; Photos of Haile Selassie's Return to Addis Adaba; Illustratins of bombed Wren Churches - Christ's, St. Mildred's, St. Andrew's, St. James's, Piccadilly, and St. Anne; Interesting one-page Guiness ad entitled "Guiness at Waterloo - and Guinness today". Clean and unmarked with moderate wear. A quality vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck"

Author: Bryant, Arthur; Falls, Cyril

Illustrator: 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.: 1941

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 201g4671

Keywords: The Illustrated London News (ILN), June 7, 1941 - Sinking of the "Bismarck" photo-portrait of FDR; Photo of Admiral Sir John Cronyn Tovey being piped on board H.M.S. "Prince of Wales"; One-page photo of coastal command station armourers getting ready to bomb up; Eight photos of the vigils of the coastal command - bomb preparation, photo-processing, anti-aircraft stations, operations room and telegraphy section; Two pages of explanatory illustrations show how aircraft carriers, fighter and reconnaissance planes have revolutionised naval warfare and influenced naval architecture; Photos of recen Nazi vandalism - damage to Gray's Inn, the wrecked Canterbury Music Hall, Serjeants Inn, Queen Victoria St., and Dublin; Two pages with fifteen photos of bomb damage to the destroyed Church of the Knights Templar; The Fleet and its Air Arm (article); Air photo of Mannheim-on-the-Rhine shows destroyed western span of Autobahn bridge; Dramatic two-page illustration of "Catalina" under heavy fire as it spots the Bismarck in a heavy sea; Two-page illustration of the last of the "Bismarck", shelled, bombed and on fire as the Nazi mammoth is torpedoed by H.M.S. "Dorsetshire"; Thre photos of the last of the "Bismarck", including dozens of heads of bobbing survivors floating in the sea; Scene in "Petticoat Lane" where, on June 1st, rationing of clothing, cloth and footwear came into force; Photo of Averill Harriman welcoming the first of four million eggs to Britain from the U.S.; Photo of some of the few "Bismarck" survivors being landed at a British port; Photo of H.M.S. "York" which was lost; Photos of personalities of the week include the pilot of the "Catalina" which discovered the fleeing "Bismarck", Lieut. B. Stubbs, Dr. Kurt Heinrich Reith, Max Schmeling, King Victor Emanuel of Italy, Sir Hugh Walpole, Prajadhipok - Prince of Sukhodaya, Lord Cadman, and Admiral Boehm; Photos of Ilkley, which won War Weapons Week; Photos of Haile Selassie's Return to Addis Adaba; Illustratins of bombed Wren Churches - Christ's, St. Mildred's, St. Andrew's, St. James's, Piccadilly, and St. Anne; Interesting one-page Guiness ad entitled "Guiness at Waterloo - and Guinness Today,