1941 WW2 Magazine RAF Burma Sqd Ldr Stanford-Tuck LIBYA India WAR (3800)

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RAF Burma Squadron KEREN ERITREA Devastation Around St Pauls MILITARY PARADE PENNSYLVANIA AVE WASHINGTON USA Greek Army TURKISH ARMY

 

12 pages (24 sides) of:
 

A magazine detailing events in the First World War

 

DATED 1941  

 

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

 

Libya: Lieutenant General Henry Maitland Wilson, CinC Cyrenaica, Inspecting a Tripolitan Camel Corps - full page (fp).

General Papagos Greek CinC.

An American Pilot Who Flies for Britain - front cover

Larissa, Greece: Houses Destroyed By Italian Bombs After The Earthquake.

Small Map: Showing Italian Offensive Along Albania, Greece Border.


The Greek Lines:

Staff at Regimental Office Censoring Letters Home.

The Greeks Tending Wounded in Albania.

Greek Soldier in Albania Arctic Conditions.

Greek Women Carrying Heavy Boxes of Ammunition Over a Mountain.


Strategical Map of Wartime Europe - Shows areas under control of beligerent powers; and Britain and Allies.


RAF Burma Squadron :

Squadron Leader Stanford with Some Officers of His Squadron

A Burmese Officer with Sqd. Ldr Stanford-Tuck Overhauling an Amunition Belt o a Hurricaine.

Sqd. Ldr and Another Doing a Final Check Up of Equipment of One of the Hurricanes.

Ground Staff at Work on the Special Wire Netting Which Helps Take Offs.


Turkish Army: Column of Lorries with Anti Aircraft Guns.

A Turkish Officer Using a Range Finder.

Turkish Motor Cycle unit Moving Off wiht Three men to a Motor Bike and Side Car.

Turkish Infantry Battalion on Manoeuvres with Their National Flag.


Small Map: Capture of Berbera in Abyssinia.

Italians Hoisting Their Flag over the Fort at Berbera in 1940.

Keren, Eritrea: Aerial View of A Scene During A Bombing Attack - fp.


Ships in Convoy off the British Coast.

A Messerschmitt 110 Dropping Bombs on a Convoy.

Officers on Deck with Some of the Debris.


A Line of Destroyers; in the Foreground a Ship's Crew Working on Deck.

Admiral Sir Percy Noble CinC Western Approaches


Aerial View of The Bomb Damage in The Streets Around St Pauls Cathedral, London After Germans Dropped bombs on 29 Dec 1940 - double page with a smaller picture showing the before view.


Invasion Practice Showing Scenes during the Realistic Exercise - fp; showing x4pics.

British Invasion Barges x2

An Invasion Barge in the Lofoten Islands After the Raid; loading up with Troops and Norwegian Refugees.


Mister Roosevelt Delivering His inaugural Address .

Washington USA: A Military Parade with Tanks Passing Along Pennsylvania Avenue with the Capital in the Distance - fp

Small Map of Thailand and French Indo China. reive

Admiral Decoux Gob, Gen. of French Indo China with

Japanese Vice War Minister in 1911.


India's War Effort:

Maharajah of Patiala at a Ceremony to Bless the Members of The Yadavindra Infantry BeforeGoing on Active Service.

The St John Ambulance Nursing Division Work Party at Lahore

Indian Troops in Britain: Men of the RIASC with Sabres

The Duke of Devonshire Reviewing Indian Naval Ratings in Scotland.

Mr L. S. Amery Sec. of State for India Inspects Troops at Aldershot.


Gas Masks for Horses - demonstrated at the Royal Veterinary College London. Miel

Civilian Helmets Being Made for Fire Fighters. Sleekburnc.

Anti Aircraft Gunner Officer Addressing Workers of a Munitions Factory - hp.

Hitler Addressing Workers in the Borsig Works, Berlin - hp.

Night Fighter Pilots Wearing Full Equipment.

Wireless Operator in a Vickers Wellesley Bomber.

Balloon Barrages: Photograph Taken From an RAF Patrol Boat; A Lewis Gun in the Foreground.

Crew of A Night Bomber Next to Their Aircraft.

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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:

The Greeks Smashed the Italian Hordes.

Turkey and her Army

Union Jack Flies Over Berbera.

America the Arsenal of Democracy: President Roosevelt's Declaration of Utmost Aid for Britain.

Japan and The Thailand Drama


Eye Witness Accounts:

I Had Breakfast with Our RAF Night Fighters.

We Kept Our Ballon Up in the Channel - an RAF balloon barage vessel.

Our Wireless Operator Read A Thriller Over Germany. Sleekburnc.0404

If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. This magazine is an original and 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.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5 inches) approx. The staples are rusty. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. There are some creases, wear etc. to corners. There are handling marks to the edges. The photographic images, 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. 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. 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. The descriptive text in my listing, details 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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Code SOLD 3800
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