1944 ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS Falaise VON AULOCK Regt de Marche Du Tchad (7945)

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REGIMENT DE MARCHE DU TCHAD General George S. Patton FALAISE POCKET BATTLE NORMANDY British Canadian Forces ST MALO Andreas von Aulock FLORENCE ITALY Pacific HITLER Samuel Kress Collection


The Illustrated London News

Original Vintage WW2 Newspaper

DATED 1944

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


Major General Patton Commanding American Third Army in Northern France- full page (fp) photo. front page.

The French Army Returns to France - fp showing x6photos:

French Armoured Division Arriving on the Beaches on a Landing Craft.

A Tank Crew Bringing their Tank Ashore Somewhere in France.

General Leclerc Inspecting Men and Vehicles of theSecond French Armoured Division Prior to Embarkation for France.

French Women Ambulance Drivers Attached to Regiment de Marche du Tchad Waiting to Embark for France.

Men of the Regiment de Marche du Tchad Awaiting Embarkation Orders at a Rail depot.

Massed Daylight Attack by RAF Bombers on German Positions near Falaise (Falaise Pocket) - double page (dp) showing x4photos:

Nearly 100 Lancasters Over Enemy Positions near Falaise - half page (hp).

Dropping Bombs on German Positions near Falaise - hp aerial photo. showing smoke rising from bombed houses, buildings etc. in the countryside.

The Normandy Battlefront near Falaise After an Attack by Halifax and Lancaster Bombers - hp aerial view of the smoke rising from the countryside.

Near Falaise: Enemy Ammunition Dump Exploding After Direct Hit by Heavy Bombers - hp aerial view showing burning particles bursting over countryside.

Falaise, Normandy From the Air, Taken After an Attack by RAF Bomber Command with Road to Paris Seen at Top of Photo.

Dr G. M. Trevelyan OM Author.

The Ruins of Falaise Town - fp sowing x7pics:

After the Capture by British and Canadians: View of the Shatteret Streets as Troops Found Them x2pics.

Church of St Germais Surrounded by Ruined Buildings -x2.

Castle of Falais: A Soldier Looking at a Swastika Carved a Tower.

Nazi Propaganda Poster Being Inspected by British Troops; Portrays Joan of Arc at the Stake.

British and Canadian Forces inNormandy - dp showing x4 action photographs:

Machine Gunners of the Manchester Regiment Covering Their Battalion While Moving Forward.

The Sexton 25pdr. Field Gun Seen in Action From a Wooded Position.

Infantry and Armour Move along a Falaise Road with Burning German Vehicles Seen in the Distance.

A Small Party of Troops in a Prone Position Waiting for the Order to Advance on a Country Track.

Map Showing Position of General Bradley and US Forces Round the Suburbs of Paris.

General Bernard Montgomery Explaining to Young Officers and Men of the Guards Armoured Division Latest Positions on Other Sectors of the Front.

St Malo Captured - fp showing 6photos:

Last Hours of German Resistance in St Malo: Picture Taken During Attack on Island of Cezembre.

The German Commander of St Malo, Colonel Von Auloch, Carrying REIVE His Baggage as He Surrenders to the Americans.

The Entrance to the Citadel Fortress, Now a Heap of Rubble.

Four American Soldiers Having a Short Rest and A Smoke in a Blocked St Malo Street.

Colonel Von Auloch Being Driven off to Capitivity in a Jeep with Other German Officers Behind.

American Infantry Making Their Way Round the Walls of the Old City.

The Capture of Orleans and Dreux and Other Points on the General Advance - dp showing x12pics:

Frenchwoman Having Collaborated Being Marched at Pistol Point by Men of the French Army of The Interior.

Canadian Cemetery in France. sleekburnc.

Nazi Burial Ground at Ussy, near Falaise.

Villagers of Marguerite de Viette Welcoming Advancing British Infantry.

The RAF Dropping Bombs at Cintheaux on the Falaise Rd.

Orleans: French Civilians Near the Entrance to Their Shelters.

Dreux: Americans on the Road to Mantes in Their Tank Passing through the Centre of the Town.

German General In an American Helmet Sitting Inside a U.S. Armoured Car: Lieut. Gen. Karl Spang Captured near Brest.

Flers: British Tanks Advancing Through the Ruins and Greeted by Inhabitants.

in the Falaise Gap Area: German Prisoners Boarding Lorries to be Transported to a POW Camp.

With Gen. Dempseys Second Army at Vassy: Royal Engineers British Forces Testing the Road Edges for Mines.

German Armoured Vehicles, Burning by the Roadside near Carrouges.

Destruction of the Retreating Army As Seen MIEL From the Air - near dp aerial photo shwoing German transport trapped near a road and farms in the gap between Falaise and Argentan.

Allied Invasion of Southern France - dp showing x12pics of the area; general pictures not war: Cavalaire Beach on the French Riviera; San Raphael Harbour; St Maxime; St Tropez; Cannes; Antibes; Nice; Le Lavandou; Toulon; Marseilles; Porquerolles; Port Cros, Iles de Hyeres.

Pictorial Map of the Scene of Successful Allied Landings in Southern France from Coasts to Mountains- dp map drawn by G. H. Davis. Places and positions etc shown include: Sisteron - Avignon - Rhone Valley - Grasse - Praguignan - St Raphael - Antibes - St Maxime - Tropez - Monts des Maures - Brignoles - Mt. Faron - Hyeres Islands - Cavalaire Bay - Lavandou - Castellet - Sanary - Garone Bay Marseilles - - Shipping Routes - and much more.

First Allied Landings in Southern France; and In Italy - dp showing x11photos:

Paratroops in Their Hundreds Landing in Fields in S. France.

Six Hours Before H-Hour: Commando Troops Capture Ile de Levant with Canadian Landing Caft Discharging Supplies.

First German Prisoners Wading Out to a Boarding LCI Craft.

St Maxime, Gulf of Tropez: Frenchmen of a Tank Destroyer Unit Distributing Food.

Mr Churchill With General Maitland Wilson in Italy.

French Tank Crew Passing Through St Maxime After the Liberation of the Town.

Eighth Armys Entry into Florence: A Tank of a South African Unit Passing Through the Porta Romana.

British Troops Entering LForence by Palazzo Vecchio.

British Troops Marching Past the Duomo of Florence.

General Alexander Inspecting Paintings Hidden in the Castello di Montegufoni.

People in the Public Eye - fp x13photos:

Lieutenant General Alexander Patch Commanding Officer Seventh US Army.

Vice Admiral K. Hewitt USN.

General de Lattre de Tassigny Commander French Troops.

Lt Gen. C H. Hodges American First Army.

Major Gen. Curtis Lemay US Army.

Company Sergeant Major Hollis Green Howards Awarded VC.

Sgt. H. V. Turner Awarded Posthumous VC.

Brigadier J. Hargest of New Zealand - Fiftieth Northumbrian Div. Killed in Normandy.

Lieutenant Joseph P. Kennedy USN Killed in Action.

Air Chief Marshal Sir William Mitchell.

Lord Romer.

Sir Henry Wood the Conductor Dies.

Dr A. E. W. Hazel Principal of Jesus College Oxford.

United States Marines Wade Ashore at Tinian Island in the Pacific.

U.S. Paratroopers Supportig an Amphibious Allied Landing on Noemfoor Island, Pacific.

German Seamen Swarming Round the Conning Tower as Their U-Boat Sinks in The Atlantic; Twelve Survivied.

At a Conference Held Soon After The Attempt on Hitlers Life: Admiral Doenitz - Von RIbbentrof - Hitler - Reichsleader Bormann - Mussolini - Marshall Goring.

Battle of the Flying Bombs: Predictor Crews as the Guns Go Into Action.

The Results of an Allied Air Raid on a Railroad atKanbalu in Burma.

The Kress Collection of Paintings Received by The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC USA.

How the RAF Fights Malaria: x3pics

The Illustrated London New One Hundred Years Ago: Prince Albert's Apiary, Sholl's Barrel Beehive - - The Telephone, a Telegraphic Alarum.


Day Nursery at a Factory Frees Mothers for War Work: The Kodak Nursery in the Home Counties - a fp in colour showing x5 pictures of children and staff etc.

Lanchester Car advert - fp back cover in colour. Car not shown.

DP showing various ads. incl. Atkinsons Face Powder - Celanese Lingerie - Vamour Vermouth - Vitabuoy - Armstrong Siddeley - Goodyear - etc.



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:


From the 14thC to the 19thC - English Social History by G. M. Trevelyan OM. An Appreciation by Sir John Squire.

Note Book page by Arthur Bryant

The Great World War: Offensive Campaigns in France - by Cyril Falls.

Science: The Secret Weapon in the Insect War - by E. S. Grew - about using DDT etc with mention of Sir Arthur Shipley.

Plus caption articles to accompany many of the images/photos etc. SleekburnC. 2608

This is an original USED vintage newspaper not a scan and not a later re-print. If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. For a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. The Illustrated London News was a magazine founded by Herbert Ingram with the first edition of the Illustrated London News appearing on 14 May 1842. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

16 pages (32 sides). It measures 365 x 260 mm (14.25 x 10.25). It retains the outer advertising cover. There is a little age yellowing. Some of the pages have handling marks, blemishes due to their great age. The staples are rusty leaving witness marks. The images 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. The process of the page numbering in the ILN run on from previous issues and therefore do not start at number 1.

The above description 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. This item will be packaged in a tube.

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Product Code 7945 Wt 260g
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