The Illustrated London News, July 23, 1949 - London Dock Strike

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

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Pages 109-144. Features. Cover photo of The London dock strike; Two pages of photos and write-up of the London dock strike - action and stagnation; Photos of Princess Elizabeth and family; Photos of personalities of the week include Dr. Douglas Hyde, Gen. Sir Kenneth Wigram, Major-Gen. V.E. Prichard, Senor Don R.R. Schreiber, the Emir of Cyrenaica, Mr. William H. Newton, Mr. H.R. Knickerbocker, Mr. F.R. Brown, Brian Close, Mr. Douglas Fairbanks, Captain E.W.H. Brookes, Otto Abetz, Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe, Chiang Kai-Shek, Philippine President Quirino and Sir Hartley Shawcross; Photos from the A.A.A. Championships include G.W. Nankeville, McDonald Bailey, D.O. Finlay, A.S. Paterson, H.G. Churcher and H.E. Whittle; Photos of de-fusing of a 1940 German bomb in Grafton Way, off Tottenham Court Road; Photo of the new turbine liner Presidente Peron; Photographing underwater from three miles up in Africa, using a magnetometer; History repeats itself in the Balkans - with photos of Marshal Tito; Four photos of a massive German gun with 33-inch calibre, now scrapped, designed to blast Gibraltar; Photos of yachts competing in the Clyde Fortnight Regattas; Illustrations of forgotten inventions and outmoded gadgets include a faciallyl-mounted cigarette-holder for the man who needs both hands free!; Centrefold illustration celebrates centenary of Hurstpierpoint College, Sussex; Article and aerial photos of dry ice being used to create rain over Louisiana; Striking discoveries from recent excavation in remote Azerbaijan; Photos of Royal occasions in London; Czech lawn-tennis players V. Cernik and J. Drobny; fire aboard the Turkish ship Coram; Former ammo dump near Pruem explodes; Police raid of Marx House, the Australian H.Q. of the Communist Party; French luxury liner Ile De France sails again; Photos of downed K.L.M. Constellation near Bombay which killed 33 in India's worst air disaster to-date; and more. Complete, intact and unmarked with moderate wear. A sound vintage copy.

Title: The Illustrated London News, July 23, 1949 - London Dock Strike

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

Illustrator: de Grineau, Bryan

Categories: Magazine Back Issues, History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1949

Binding: Paperback

Condition: Good

Type: Magazine

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 338h0953

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