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The Illustrated London News

Original WW2 Vintage Newspaper

DATED 1941


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

The Fall of Bardia Before Mechanised Forces and Australian Infantry. Australian Units Manoeuvring Over the Desert in Bren Gun Carriers Front page

Inheritors of an Heroic Hellenic Tradition an dPrime Inspirers of the Great Greek Victories Over THe Italians: King George II Talking to General Metaxas, The Greek Prime Minister

Ice an Snow the Silent Enemies of the Bomber a diagramatical sketch of how ice forms on the wings, turret, Props. etc and how it is dealt with. Drawn by "Our Special Artist G. H. Davis. full page

Tank Warfare in Libya: Rapid Infantry Tanks Racing Ahead and Firing on their Enemy Target Drawn by "Our Special artist Captain Bryan De Grineau"

Tank Warfare in Libya An Infantry Tank Halted for Inspection of Engines and Removal of sand and Grit - A Crew Hard at Work Cleaning Up and Overhauling The Mechanism aand Caterpillar Wheels

Tank Warfare in Libya - As used against Sidi Barrani, A Graphic Impression From The Drivers Seat Showing Their Two Pounder Anti Tank and Besa Automatic Guns Full page

Emblems of Britains Air Might: Another Series of Pictures of RAF Unit Badges And Mottoes showing thirty two Bomber Squadron Badgers. Double page. "...now with her bomber squadrons, Britain is dealing smashing body blows at the enemy, and the pilots and crews of Bomber Command are striking harder and harder at the Nazi war machine...."

Comparative Diagrams Showing Sectional Elevation of Round Tower of Clondalkin, Near Dublin and Sectional Elevation of Ingoosh Fighting Tower

Towers at Khanee Between Salghee and Lialakho

general Wavells New Goal - Tobruk Barbed Wire Entanglements ar Everywhere at Bardia, The Australians Cut them Down With BangaloreGrenades - - - A View of The Italian Naval Base At Tobruk - - - The esidency on the Waterfront During a Ceremonial Parade - - - Another Viiew of the Waterfront at Tobruk: Showing the Principal Buildings. A Picture Taken Showing Mussolini WHen Visiting Libya

Britains Latest Reply to The U boat Menace: The Corvette Now Operating, Vessels With Adequate Armament. They are Named After Flower

A Chart of the Tiny Island of Emirau in Mid Pacific On Which 496 Persons, Including Women and Children From the SS Rangitani and Other SHips, Were Dumped by a German Raider Using The Japanese Flag

HMS Erebus Hastened The Fall of Bardia

Australian Troops Training For Bardia - Members of An Australian Motor Cyclist Battalion Speeding Across The Desert From tHeir Encampment Beneath The Torride Red Egyptian Hills

Australian Infantry, Holding Their Rifles at The Ready, advancing Across The Desert Behind Tanks, Tactics that Brilliantly Succeeded at Bardia

The Former Schoolmaster Who Led The Australian Troops: Major General Iven Giffard Mackay, Commanding Australian Forces Which Captured Bardia

Waltzing Matilda! - Motor Cyclists of The Australian Imperial Force in the Middle East Negoitiating a Desert Mound

Another Shot From a British Movietone News Film Showing Australian Soldiers Advancing Behind Tanks During Practice for the Offensive

A Lewis Gunner and A Rifleman of the Australian Imperial Force Used To Surveying Vast Plains and Landscapes in Their Native Land

A Picture Recalling Gallipoli: The Famous Charge of the Australian Infantry, which Sealed the Fate of bardia and Sidi Barrani

Australian Troops - Light Tanks Advancing Across The Arid lateau of the Libyan Desert While Infantrymen Take Up Positions

Bayonet Tank and Rifle - A Symbolic P:icture of Empire Weapons of War Before Which The Boaste Might of Mussolinis Fascist Armies Perished

General Wavells New Objective, Tobruk: A Map Showing The Terrain and Main Land Communications Between Bardia and Torbruk

The Capture of Koritza, The First Great Victory Gained By Our Greek Allies in Albania. Italian Prisoners Being Marched To Internment Camps in Greece

Three Italian Soldiers, Bearded Lithe The Pard: Types of Contadini, Whose Army, As Mr Churchill Saind in His Impressive Broadcast to the Italian People on December 23, "Evidently Has No Heart for The Job"...

The Greek Triumph Over Italy, The Fall of Koritza and Argyrokastro:

A Greek Staf Officer Haranguing Greek Troops Before an Attack

Mechanics of the Valiant Greek Royal Air Force Loading Heavy Bombs into a French Potez 63 Twin Seater Light Bomber Before a Raid

A Column of Greek Field Artillery Passing Through athens en Route for the Front

Greek Army Mule Transport on the March in the Albanian Mountains

Greek Troops With Mules May Be Discerned Here Moving In To Occupy The Town

Zeto E Ellas - Scenes of Wild Rejoicing in Athens After The Official Announcement From The War Office After The Fall of Argyrokastro, WHich Said Mr Churchill, Recalled The Classic Age

The Greek Triumph Over Italy, The Fall of Koritza and Argyrokastro:

A Group of Officers of The Greek Fleet Air Arm

Evzones, Modern Greek Hoplites Who Have Emulated The Immortyal Exploits of THeir Forerunners, Leaving For The Front

Mountain Artillerymen Cheering After Silencing An Italian Gun

A Greek Officer With His Staff on Reconnaissance High in the Albanian Mountains

A Wellington Bomber Sets Out At Dusk For A Distant Target Area Wonderful double page From the Painting "By Our Special Artist C. E. Turner "

Italys Run Away Navy - The Fleet Action off Sardinia on Nov 27: Italian Warships on the Horizon Being Shelled and Throwing Out Smoke Screens

The Sardinia Action:

Another Glimpse of an Enemy Warship Over The Horizon Whixch Turned Away on Contact. Shells seen Bursting in the Vicinity

HMS Ark Royal, Showing a Swordfish Preparing to Land on Her Deck

Enemy Aircraft Attacking The Ark Royal

Close Up of a Swordfish Plane Returning after The Action

Battle Cruiser HMS Renown, Full Speed Ahead, Endeavouring, But Vainly, To Bring Heavily Gunned Italian Battleships into Action

British Cruisers To The Fore Attacking The Fleeing Italians. The Only Damage Sustained Were Two Hits on HMS Berwick, Which Was Slight

Two British Cruisers Under Enemy Fire

Baron Camrose - - - Lord Hugh Cecil PC created New Baron - - - Sir Edmund Ironside, New Baron - - - Sir Boyd Merriman created New Baron - - - Sir R. Kindersley Created NEw Baron - - - Prof Gilbert Murray, Order of Merit

A. H. Mann Esq, formerly Editor of the Yorkshir Post - - - Rt Hon. W. M. Hughes - - - J. L. Garvin Esq LL.d - - - Hugh Lett Esq CBE, New Baron - - - Marchioness of Reading created Dame of the British Empire - - - Miss Irene Vanbrugh created Dame of The British Empire

Prof. W. L. Bragg FRS - - - G. Dyson MA D.Mus created Knight Bachelor - - - Frank Brangwyn RA Knight Bachelor - - - Mr Justice Crossman Died Jan 1 - - - Miss Sydney Fairbrother died at Kensington - - - Lieut C. B. Crouch RN

Mr Harry L. Hopkins, President Roosevelts Personal Representative to London - - - Dr Vergis With Three of the Fifteen Dodecanese Companions With Whom He Raided THe Italian Occupied Island of Gaidaro - - - Miss Amy Johnson CBE died in an Air Accident off The Thames Estuary

The Modern Miltiades With Heroes of the Greco Italian War: General; Papagos Visiting SWounded Greek Soldiers in an Athens Hospital

General Metaxas, The Greek Prime Minister, At The Bedside of an Officer of an Evzone Regiment Wounded Before Koritza

The GPO Carries on Despite High Explosive and Fire Bombs - Subscribers Whose Telephones Were Blitzed During the Fire Raid on London Making Use of the Improvised Exchange at Northgate House - - - Applicants at The GPO in King Edward Street Claiming Correspondence Sent to Addresses in Buildings Destroyed by The City Fire

The GPO Carries on Despite High Explosive and Fire Bombs - This Kiosk is Not What It Was Before The Attack But it Is Still Possible to Put Through a Call - - - With The Premises to Which These Letters Were Addressed Razed Toe the Ground, A Member of The Staff Collects Them - - - Two Postmen Collecting LEtters From a Pillar Box Almost Buried Beneath Mounds of Fallen Masonry

A Service Held In the Ruined Church of St Anne and St Agnes by The Bishop of Fulham, Despite Damage

Broadcasting House Hit By Bombs: High Explosives And Fire Bombs Do Serious Damage on Two Separate Occasions, Members of the Staff Being Killed

Liverpools Parish Church Damaged: St Nicholas, Known As The Seamens Church, Was Damaged During a Recent Raid

Manchester - Devastation in Manchester After The Nazi Air Raid on December23: The Burnt Out Shell of The Free TradeHall, Peter Street, Taken From the Platform End After The Raid

Manchester - Aftermath of Manchesters Worst Air Raid of the War: A Vie wTaken From the High Altar in Manchester Cathedral, Looking Towards The Military Chapel

Manchester - The Royal Exchange Afrter The Raid - A View of A Corner of the Damaged Building

Manchester - Wreckage in the North Chapel of the Bombed Cathedral Showing an Undamaged LEctern Eagle Exultantly Defying The Nazi Destroyers

All That Remains of the Famous Books i the Guildhall, Many First Editions

The Classic Twin Archways and the Golden Gates Leading to the Council Chambers of the Guildhall, Now a Fire PittedRuin

A Griim Panorama

The Ruins of Addle Street, Near Aldermanbury

Aldermanbury After The Fires Were Quenched

Ruined Basinghall Street, Famous Shipping Quarter, Reduced to Shells and Ruins

Near to St Giles, Cripplegate: Jewin Street with The Smoke Still Drifting Above The Ruins

A View From st Pauls Cathedral Showing The Bomb Damage Done to the Surrounding Buildings on The Night of December 29

Dr Johsons Famous House Partially Wrecked

Ave Maria Lane. Affected By Publishers and Printers, Suffered Severely in the Raid

The Spire of St Mary le Bow Towers Above the Broken Roof Tops

Soldiers, Police, Demolition and Rescue Squads at Work in Fore Street

At The Corner of Falcon Square

Newgate Street Wreathed in a Coud of Smoke as The Ruins of Burnt Out Buildings are Blown up By The Royal Engineers

Daily The Work of Demolition Goes On

Smoke Belches Across A Deserted Street

Three more scenes of demolition

Londons Holocaust: Firemen Fighting Flames at Dr Johnson House wonderful full page "From a Sketch on The Spot by Feliks Topolski "

The Nest of The Hornet three examples

Brightest Comet For Thirty Years - Cunninghams Comet: A Celestial Map, Showing The Path of the New Comet in its Rapid passage Towards The Sun Full page - "Drawn Specially for the Illustrated London News By G. F. Morrell FRAS FRGS"

Masterpieces of National Art in Lisbons Centenary Exhibition Double page

Another Famous Landmark in the City of London Wrecked By German Incendiary Bombs - Trinity House, Headquarter of the Trinity Brethren, Controlling Lighthouses

A Scene of Devastation at Paternoster Row London

Rolls Royce Best Car in The World Advert

Firemen At Work, on the Morning after The Nazi Attempt to Burn The City, in Aldersgate Street

The Home of An Island Industry - Harris Tweed Advert.



This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

Our Note Book by Arthuyr Bryant

Books of the Day by Charles E. Byles

The War With Nazi Germany: Hitlers Assault on Britain; and The Victory of Bardia by Cyril Falls

The World of Science - The Nest Making of Hornets and Wasps by W. P. Pycraft FZS.



18 pages ( 36 sides). It measures 370 x 260mm (14.5 x 10 "). It retains its advertising covers. There is a little age yellowing, the staples are rusty. It is in generally good condition, unless otherwise specified in the main part of the description. The photos, sketches etc. vary in size. The images are in black and white unless otherwise stated. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete as published but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing but if you are looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. The process of the page numbering in The Illustrated London News issues are applied in a yearly sequence and therefore do not start at number 1. This item will be packaged in a tube unless otherwise requested.

PLEASE ALSO NOTE That the paper banners, or mastheads vary, and the scan shown is only a representative sample. Quotation or speech marks in the text signifies the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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