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The War Illustrated

By Sir John Hammerton [Ed]

1944-47- London- The Amalgamated Press

11.5" by 9"

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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A selection of war illustrated magazines focusing on World War II.

A incomplete run between January 1944 and January 1947.

Volumes as follows:
Volume 7 No. 172-178 and 180. Jan 1944- May 1944
Volume 8 No. 205 April 1945
Volume 10 No 231- 240 and 243, 244 and 249. April 1946- January 1947.

The War Illustrated was a British war magazine published in London. It was first released in 1914, eighteen days after the United Kingdom declared war on Germany. Regular issues continued throughout World War I. The magazine was discontinued after the 8th Feb 1919 issue but returned in 1939 following the start of World War II. The magazine closed permanently ceased production on 11th April 1947.

The magazine contained personal accounts of the war by war correspondents such as Hamilton Fyfe and Luigi Barzini Sr, descriptions and illustrations of Victoria Cross actions and articles by various authors including retrospectives of great battles and events in the war. These volumes include articles on Pearl Harbour, The Luftwaffe, The London Victory Celebrations of 1946 and the Nuremberg trials held between 1945 and 1946. 

CONDITION

In original paper wraps. Externally, sound with spotting to wraps. Internally, generally firmly bound although volumes 232 and 249 with plates detached. Ink signature to front of volume 173. Spotting throughout all volumes. Overall: GOOD


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