1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)
1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)
1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)
1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)
1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)

1940 WW2 Magazine ELSPETH HENDERSON Roosevelt HURRICANE BOMBER Helen Turner (4600)

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Original antique newspaper magazine detailing events in WW2 dated 1940 HOLLAND PARK TUBE SHELTER President Roosevelt HAWKER HURRICANE DIAGRAM Sgt Joan Mortimer WAAF Empress of Britain AMERICAN DESTROYERS FOR ROYAL NAVY Mark II Tank GREECE Belgian POWs Plus much more; see main description.
Original Magazine 1940 WW2 HOLLAND PARK TUBE SHELTER President Roosevelt HAWKER HURRICANE DIAGRAM Sgt Joan Mortimer WAAF Empress of Britain AMERICAN DESTROYERS FOR ROYAL NAVY Mark II Tank GREECE Belgian POWs 

A magazine detailing events in the Second World War

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

A Kilted Greek - full front page.

The Italian Destroyer "Artigliere" Sunk by HMS Ajax in the Mediterranean - full page photograph showing a plume of smoke.

Greek Pack Artillery and Soldiers Marching Towards the Albanian Frontier.

A "Bridge" Over The River Kalamas in the Epirus Region - - info. Thyamis.

A Bridle Path Following the River Acheron.

At The Town of Janina - - info. Ioannina.

The Greek Port of Parga on the Coast of Epirus.

A Caravan of Mules on a Track in the Snow Topped Balkan Mountains.

Koritza - An Italian Base in Albania.

Belgian Soldiers Taken Prisoner Being Marched Off to Prisoner of War Camps.

World War I: Franklin Roosevelt on Board the USS Ship Wyoming with Rear Admiral C. J. Badger - and others.

1919 - Mr Roosevelt - Mr Daniels US Sec ofr War - The Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor).

From a Cartoon by Illingworth of the Daily Mail - US Election Circus 1940 - sketch.

President Roosevelt and Mrs Roosevelt. Loght.

Mr Roosevelt - Franklin Roosevelt Jnr. and Wife the Former Ethel du Pont - John Roosevelt and Wife Former Anne Lindsay Clark - Mrs Sara Delano Roosevelt (mother) - The Presidents Wife - a wireless photograph of the President and co. at Hyde Park, New York State after his return for a third term - not good quality.

Letters from Home Aboard Ship:

A Picket Boat of a Warship Delivering Mail.

The Ships Post Office - Sailors Sorting Mail.

Marine Sorters Distributing Letters.

Men Reading Their Letters While at the Mess Tables.

Full page.

Tanks - An Infantry Tank Mark 2, in a Disused Quarry, On Exercises in the Northern Command - full page photograph showing a soldier in a tank.

The Hawker Hurricane Fighter Aeroplane - a full page sectional diagram showing the construction and arming of the design - From a Drawing by Max Millar.

A Formation of Twelve Hurricanes patrolling the Sky Above the Clouds.

Mister Sydney Camm Chief Designer at Hawker Aircraft Ltd.

The Hurricane-s Armament of Eight Browning Machine Guns.

A Formation of Nine Hurricane Aircraft.

The Results of a Bomb Blast in London - A Tractor Drawing a Furniture Van Blasted Onto the top of Another - the van has the name W. Jelks and Sons Removals of London.

A Temporary Bridge Built Over a Crater on a London Street.

A Gallery of War Pictures by Official Artists:

George Anderson Able Seaman with Lawrence Smith Halcrow a Steward Of SS Highlander - by Sir Muirhead Bone.

Minesweeper by Hubert Freeth - a sailor.

Lieutenant General Sir Alan Francis Brooke KCB by R. G. Eves RA.

Sergeant G. Holmes an Air Gunner in His Turret - by John Mansbridge.

Able Seaman Povey of HMS Hardy - by Eric Kennington.

Coldstream Iresh and Welsh Guards in the Gymnasium - By Anthony Gross.

Bombing Practice - by W. Conor.

A Street in Louvain Just Before the Bridge Was Blown in affront of a German Advance - by Edward Ardizzone.

A North East Coast Aerodrome - by IKeith Henderson.

The WIthdrawal from Dunkirk - by Charles Cundall.

Norway 1940 - by Eric Ravilious. c.keenlyside..

Manufacture of Battle Dress - by A. R. Thomson - women war workers.

Abyssinian Chiefs Paying Homage to The Former Emperor Haile Selassie - At His HQ in the Sudan.

Addis Ababa Bombed by the RAF - aerial view.

Small Map Showing Gallabat - Sudan - Khartoum - Red Sea (part) - etc.

A 500lb Bomb Being Hauled With A Winch at an RAF Ammunition Store.

American Destroyers Coming into Service in the British Navy:

A Drinking Water Fountain for British Sailors Which is The Norm on US Destroyers.

A Bicycle Taken reive Over to Our Troops by US Destroyers - The Postman Taking Mail Ashore.

On Board the American Destroyer Crossing the Atlantic - Watching For U-Boats.

British Sailors on the US Destroyers Practice miel With the 4 Inch Guns.

British Commander on Board One of the Destroyers in Mid Atlantic.

Maps of the Greek Islands - small.

Crete - The Harbour - photograph by Rene Zuber.

The Monastery of Aghia Moni in Chios.

The Ancient Fortress of Mitylene the Capital of Lesbos - small inset.

St. Catherine's Gate on Rhodes.

Gibraltar with Europa Point - La Linea - aerial photograph showing the position of a Canal cut through the sandy isthmus to the mainland.

German Propaganda Photograph - German Landing Craft.

The Candian Pacific Liner Empress of Britain On Fire Before She Was Finally Sunk by a German U-Boat off the Coast of Ireland - photograph by Associated Press showing two tugs attempting to tow the ship.

A Mobile Canteen Supplying Hot Food and Drinks to London Air-raid Victims.

The PDSA Rescue of Animals from Bombed Out Homes:

The PDSA Officials Rescuing an Airedale Dog from a Wrecked Home in Londons East End.

PDSA Officers Rescuing Dogs and Cats from the Ruins.

The Airdale Dog Being Bandaged at a PDSA Clinic by a Vet.

A Mongrel Dog Receiving First Aid.

An Owner Handing an Injured Dog to A PDSA Rescuer - photographs by Planet News.

In Holland Park Underground Tube Station - Food Being Distributed.

Awarded Honours - Photograph of each man:

2nd Lieutenant A. D. E. Curtis MC - The Royal Engineers.

Colonel (temp Brig.) A. C. L. Stanley-Clarke CBE.

Major R. L. Willott DSO - Royal Engineers.

Lieutenant Colonel J. B. Gartside DSO - Lancs Fusiliers.

Pilot Officer W. L. McKnight DFC - RAF.

Flight Lieutenant J. A .Kent DFC - RAF.

Aircraftman Gordon N. Patterson - Bar to DFM - RAF.

Flying Officer H. A. C. Bird-Wilson DFC - RAF.

Acting Flight loght Lieutenant G E Ball DFC - RAF.

Sgt Joan E. Mortimer MM - RAF.

Sgt. Helen E. Turner MM - RAF.

Acting Assistant Sec. Officer E. Candlish Henderson MM.

Lieutenant T. D. Wilson MC - Royal Armoured Corps Hussars.

Acting Squadron Leader A. V. R. Johnstone DFC RAF.

Squadron Leader E. A. McNab DFC - RAF.

Wing Commander F. V. Beamish DFC - RAF.

Lieutenant D. C. Mirrieless MC - Black Watch.

Patrol Officer M. C. Sadler OBE - Bristol AFS.

Sgt E. Smith GM - Fireman.

Fireman A. V. Thomas GM - Bristol Fire Brigade.

Sgt W. V. Philpott GM - Bristol AFS.

Sgt W. Bryant GM - Bristol AFS.

Full page.

The Burglar's Mate - from a cartoon by E. H. Shepard of Punch.


This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

Mussolini's Men Checked in Greece.

Article by E. Roysto Pike - If the Nazis Came to England - a list of what ifs.

Article on Franklin Roosevelt?

AA Guns Shot Down 357 Raiders - with a list of Aircraft Losses Over Britain From May to Nov 1940 with daily results for November including British Losses.

RAF Bombers and the Nazi Tyranny.

Bombing Raids by the RAF on Germany and Enemy Occupied Territory During October Compiled from Official Air Ministry Communiques - Totals - all the towns and cities listed. The List also shows Aerodromes, Factories, Stores, Chemical works, Power Stations, Railway, Bridges, Naval.

Excerpt from a Speech at Sheffield by Secretary for Air Sir Archibald Sinclair.

The War in The Islands of Greece - with mention of Mitylene or Lesbos - Lemnos - Chios - Sporades - Skiathos - Calchi - Lipso - Crete - etc.

Articles on the War: General Smuts Policy Strengthened - - Enemy Torpedo Device Fails at Gibraltar - - Gibraltar Transformed into an Island.

Eye Witness Stories: The Sinking of The Empress of Britain - with mention of George Larkin a Fireman of Liverpool - - James Cameron a Steward of London - - Mrs Stratter.

Lorna Lewis Related a Story about the Mobile Canteens and The People They Serve.

The London Underground as Shelters.

To The Workers of London - Poem by M. D.Anderson.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images. 2211 


An original used issue, not printed on the best of quality paper, but it more than makes up for this in terms of written content with many images. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only. 

Sixteen pages (32 sides). It measures 285mm x 220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size. PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. If you're looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.

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