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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, February 13, 1943 - Churchill Drops in on the Eighth Army
The London Illustrated News, 1943. 28 pages. Features: Front cover photos of Churchill dropping in on the Eighth Army; Photos of British troops practising street-fighting tactics; Last Days at Stalingrad - the most catastrophic deteat inflicted on the German Army since 1918 - dramatic photos of Field-Marshal Paulus and more; Russian Pressure Maintained - article by Cyril Falls; The End of Italy's Empire - Closing Scenes in the Desert War; Employing Repaired Enemy Planes - the "Union Jack" in Tripoli; From Turkey to Downing Street - photos of Mr. Churchill's homeward journey; Photos of Churchill reviewing the victorious Eighth Army in Tripoli; Tunisia - photos presenting the German point of view; Pull-page photo portrait of Joseph Stalin - Commander-In-Chief of the Red Army - "A Great Warrior, a name which will live long and will be the most loved in the history of the Russian people"; Centerfold illustration of the magnificent painted hall of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich, drawn by Sir Muirhead Bone; The Gobi Desert - article by Mildred Cable and Francesca French; News photos from around the world, including one of Bonnier de la Chapelle who killed Admiral Darlan at Algiers; Illustrations describing the deadly menace of the U-Boat - the power and possibilities of Germany's Underwater Wolves; Illustrations showing the first use of aircraft in war - bombs and leaflets; The new Whipple Comet; Funeral of Flight-Sergeant Middleton V.C.; Before and after photos of the destroyed German city of Mainz; Banana gifts for children in hospital; Photos of personalities in the news, including Queen Farida of Egypt with her daughter, Hitler receiving Marshal Antonescu, and Hitler examing a wall-mounted map of the eastern front with a magnifying glass; and more. Unmarked. Average wear. A sound copy.
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