1946 WORLD WAR 2 newspaper Surabaya Palestine Hiroshima Croydon bomb (4220)

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SURABAYA Rishpon Palestine HIROSHIMA Croydon bomb

A 16 page issue (32 sides) of A Magazine Detailing Events in the Second World War

DATED 1946

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.

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 :-

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

Full page

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

Full page

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

Nuremberg Sleekburnc.

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

Editors Postscript

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.

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.

The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page.

Quotation or speech marks in my description 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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Condition Used
Product Code 4220
Weight 0.1kg