SURABAYA Rishpon Palestine HIROSHIMA Croydon bomb
A 16 page issue (32 sides) of A Magazine Detailing Events in the Second World War
A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d.- A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed - Please see condition report at end of descriptions.
Home from Sea on HMS Dovey - A sailor coming ashore at Chatham with an enormous bunch of bananas Full front page
General George S. Patton s Last Journey his coffin draped in the US flag being taken to the US military cemetery at Hamm in Luxembourg - he died at Heidelberg following a vehicle accident at Mannheim
Kippers in Berlin - An ATS Corporal Pinning up the Corporal Kipper Poster in the NAafi in Berlin
Two RAF Policemen Making Friends with Two Young Berliners children Sleekburnc.
Members of the ATS (the womens branch of the army) Being Accompanied by Armed Escort AFter Dark
Display at Bonnegberg of Volkswagen Cars For Use by the British Army ...
Map - The Philippines Commonwealth
Guns of the Royal Navy Bark at Surabaya -:
Chinese Seeking REfuge ...
The Guns of an HMS Ship Firing off Surabaya ( Indonesia ) with an inset of a 4.5 in gun fired and the gunnery officer andc chief yeoman of signals check results
Rockall Deep Some 200 Miles to the West of North Uist in the Hebrides - A Thousand FAthoms Deep Lies the U-Boat Fleet two drawings - one of a RN ship passing Rockall and the other a sketch showing the area in relation to Londonderry - malin Head - Vidal Bank and Rockall with Destroyers Sinking U Boats ..
The First WAAF for South East Asia Air Command HQ - Coming Ashore at Singapore from the Troopship Devonshire in Dec 1945 Full page photograph showing women leaving the ship - info. Womens Royal Air Force - the caption makes ref. to Air Marshal Sir William A. Coryton
In Search of Saboteurs in Palestine -:
Man Hunt in the Village of Rishpon with Mine Detectors
Women of the Jewish Red Shield Ambulance Organization Assisting Casualties to a Clinic
Burnt OUt Coastguard Building at Sidna Ali
Troops of the 6th Airborne Division Guarding Jewish Settlers at Shifayim While the Village was Searched
War Dogs Await Their Demobilization - Quarantine at Stockbridge in Hampshire:
Mac an Airedale Dropped by Parachute in Normandy on D-day to Detect Mines and Owned by Mrs H. Paton of Glasgow
Lyal a Black Labrador, Owned by Mr D. Millar of Fife, Seen About to be X-Rayed
Bruce a Black LAbrador Used in Mine Detection and Owned by Captain Miskin of Richmond Taking a Walk with His Handler in Kennel Yard
Preparing Meals for the Dogs
Lieutenant Jean Henri Coleman RNVR - An Organiser of the Maquis ...
Radio Vans to Enable the British Railways Service to be Carried On Miel During the Height of the Blitz ...
German Use of Radar Revealed by RAF Reconnaissance Photographs at the Cap de la Hogue in Normandy in 1940 ...
A Forward Facing Oblique Cameras Mounte on the Port Wing of a Spitfire ...
Heroes of The Lifeboat Service Honoured 25 Oct 1945 by the Duchess of Kent President of the RNLI - Robert Cross GM of the Humber Lifeboat - - H. G. Bloggs GC B.E.M of the Cromer LB - - Lieutenant W. H. Dennison CGM RNVR of the Hartlepool LB - - J. B. McLean of the Peterhead Aberdeenshire LB - - W. J. Gammon of The Mumbles LB - P. Murphy of the Newcastle Co. Down LB - - J. Boyle of the Arranmore Col Donegal LB shows the seven men in a row
The Cruiser HMS Devonshire Which Docked at Plymouth in Late 1945
ON The Quarter Deck of HMS Devonshire - Vice Admiral Sir H. Bernard Rawlings KCB OBE and his Chief of Staff Acting Commodore J. P. L. Reid
On The Long Run FRom Singapore HMS Nelson Sailing Through the Suez Canal with 2000 Souls Aboard a view looking from the bridge probably down onto the crowded deck
HMS NElson Enters Portsmouth Harbour in Nov 1945 rust staple mark to ship Sleekburnc.
HMS Maidstone Docked at Portsmouth after Five Years Absence on 11 Dec 1945 the men leaving the ship mingling with relatives etc, many of them released POWs and survivors of HMS Exeter of Battle of the Plate Fame sunk off Java
SToker P. O. Mulgrave Picking Up His Son Michael Who Was Only Eight Days Old When He Last Saw Him the sailor picking up his little son who is wearing his sunday best with cap - a lovely photograph - there is rust staple damage to this photgraph affecting PO Mulgraves jacket
Music By the Royal Marines Band in the After Lift Well of HMS Indomitable as She Left Australia - The Ships Company and Passengers Watching On
Brother Submariners Return With Their Commands:
Commander of HM Submarine Sleuth Lieut. Cmdr. K. H. Martin Boarded the Submarine Solent to Greet His Brother Lieut. Cmdr. J. D. Martin
Ashore Welcomed by Their Wives Who Are Sisters - Mrs K. H. Martin - Mrs J. D. Martin - with Baby Richard - Lieut. Cmdr. J. D. and K. H. - With Baby Ben
Mister Arthur Durham Divine
Ruins at "Hangmans Bridge Spanning the Pegnitz
St Lorenz Church
A Homeless Nuremberger Salvages Scrap from the Ruins
Tower and Half Ruined Gate
At The Extensive Hermann Goering Works near Brunswick - Operations by No. 34 Field Salvage unit. a 12 ton Gun Being Hoisted by A Crane four men working on the salvage operation - Full page
An Indian Soldier Serving with The Royal Indian Army Service Corps - Stops for Tea at a YMCA Tea Car
Native Boys with Urns on Their Heads, To Distribute The Tea to Forces Stationed in Jungle Clearings in West Africa
Mobile Canteen Serve Tea to Naval Pilots and Ratings Just Ashore from patrol
Mr James F. Byrnes US Secretary of State - Mr Ernest Bevin - Mr V. M. Molotov Soviet Commissar - Toasting Each Other at a Moscow Conference
Two Naval VCs Arrive fro Australia in Dec 1945 -Lt. Ian E. fraser RNR and Leading Seaman James J. Magennis - Shaking Hands with Lieutenant The Hon. Frederick Shore DSC
Poland - a Flower Seller Manages to Erect a Booth Among Warsaws Ruins
Ruins of Warsaws Royal Castle
Life in Sydney - During the Strike - Tellers Counting the Votes in the Neutral Bay By Election by Hurricane Lamps and Candles
Food Leaving Sydney Town Hall by Lorry for the Docks on to Britain ..
Food Loaded onto Ships at Sydney Docks
The Terrifying Development of Destruction from the Air Illustrated in Two Photographs:
Aerial View of Rotterdam
Aerial View of Hiroshima After the Dropping of the 400lb Atomic Bomb ...
The Guards Chapel at Wellington Barracks London All But Demolished by a Flying Bomb - temporarily restored a service in the chapel
Unloading Pilchards at Looe in Cornwall with ref in the caption to Mr L. E. Middleton
Under Secretary for Housing Miss Evelyn Sharp looking at a large map
Croydons 400lb German Bomb Known to Locals as Hermann Being Hoisted from Its Deep Hole on 17 Dec 1945 After 200 Days full back page photograph
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 :-
What is Happening in Java ? - by Joseph Taggart
The Most Decisive Sea Batle of the War by Francis E. McMurtrie - Leyte Gulf
Now It Can Be Told Page:
British Naval Officer Who Led Maquis - Lt. Jean Henri Coleman
Our Most Effective Underwater Explosive - Torpex
Lost JU 88 Held Vital Radar Secrets
Nine Men Kept Six Year Vigil - Eskdale Valley and the Painting from Tate Gallery etc
No Peace for Britains Lifeboats < p>The Greatness of Dunkirk Revealed - A Review by Hamilton Fyfe
The Teapot Revolution Maintained the Troops Morale by Frank Huntly with ref. to the NAAFI and YMCA etc
Eye Witness Stories of the War:
How Two VCs Were Won Under a Japanese Cruiser - Lieut. Ian E. Fraser RNR of Farnham Common Bucka and Leading Seaman James J. Magennis of Belfast Sleekburnc.
In Poland I Saw a Grim Battle for Life - Frederick Tritton Gives a Thought Provoking IMpressions of his Visit to Warsaw on Behalf of the Friends Sevice Council
The Editor Looks Back with ref. to Mr Walter Lippman of the US - - Gallic Wit and Mme G.K.Guillaume- - Atlantic Flyers - - the Phoney Days - - Mr British Bureaucrat
From Rotterdam to Horoshima - The Marvellous Development of Bombing Power by Captain Norman Macmillan - Full page
Our Diary of the War and Flashbacks
The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.
It measures 285 mm x 220 mm (11.25 x 8.5 inches) approx. 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. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. The staples are rusty ( ) leaving witness marks. There are some creases etc to corners. The back page is torn. There are a few tears and handling marks to the edges. The 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. As far as I can tell there are NO pages missing, so 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.
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