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The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 01
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 01
1939 09 16 ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from the Editor's Wartime Diary ..... Why We Are At War ..... Types of Men Who Fight and Suffer ..... How We Fight the Raiders from the Skies ..... Britain's First Air Raid Warnings ..... Britain is at Full Strength by Air Land and Sea ..... Britain's Home Defences Were All Ready ..... Britain's War Cabinet ..... The Children's Trek to Safety ..... A Triumph of British Civilian Organization ..... The Dastardly Sinking of the 'Athenia' ..... France Takes Up the Challenge ..... War Strengths of the Allies and European Neutrals, Germany, Italy, Soviet Russia and the U.S.A. ..... Britain's Royal Navy ..... Danzig and the Men Who Betrayed It ..... Warsaw: First Victim of the New Nazi Ruthlessness ..... Poland Resolute Against the German Might ..... Odd Facts About The War ..... The Armed Forces of Germany Advance ..... Hitler's Six-year Campaign of Lies ..... The two 'Scraps of Paper' ..... These Men Sought War ..... And These Are They Who Sought Peace ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Slavs and Slaves Shake Hands ..... Germany on the Eve of the Nazi Betrayal ..... The Audacious Raid - R.A.F. Bombs German Fleet ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Volunteers Who Serve Their Country ........... Special Supplement: Reference Maps of Wartime Europe ..... Where the Gallant Poles are Meeting the Fierce Nazi Attacks

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 02
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 02
1939 09 23 ....... Cover: ... In 1939 as in 1914 the London Scots Are Ready ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... To Arms! Poland's Fair Lands Invaded ..... Magnificent Heroism of the Poles at Westerplatte ..... Retreat - But Fighting All the Way: Poland's Heroic Defence of Her Historic Land ..... Warsaw, the Heart of Poland Beats True ..... On the Qui Vive for the Germans ..... Gamelin - Man of the Moment ..... Nazi Germany Feels the Invader's Tread ..... 'They Shall Not Pass!' - Thanks to Maginot ..... Germany's Vaunted Western Wall ..... In the Hour of Britain's Need and Danger ..... Air Raids and Warnings: Facts to Remember ..... These Were Ready on the Civilian Front ..... Britain's Commanders by Land, Sea and Air ..... When a U-boat Meets Its Doom ..... Poland's Army Takes the Field: These Are the Men Who Undismayed, Fought the Nazi Hordes ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Were Victims of Nazi Frightfulness - They Were Survivors from the 'Athenia' - I Saw the First Raids on Warsaw - How Our Refugee Train Was Bombed - I Was in Munich on the Eve of War ..... There's A.R.P. in Germany, Too ..... Nazi Soldiers Dropped from the Clouds ..... Not Bombs But Leaflets for Germans ..... The Empire Rallies to the Motherland ..... The War-Maker Goes to the Eastern Front ..... With the German Army in their Polish Drive ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Hitler's Fantasy of Imperial Domination ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... It Is Said That... ..... Puerile Propaganda of the Nazi Peace-Breakers ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Our War Dictionary ..... Volunteers Who Serve Their Country

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 03
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 03
1939 09 30 ....... Cover: ... Our Police Are Still "Wonderful"! ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Poland's Stand for Freedom ..... Her Fight for Existence Against Fearful Odds ..... Poland is Stabbed in the Back by Russia ..... Marshal Smigly Rydz-Poland's Leader ..... Warsaw Was in the Front Line of Fighting ..... When the Poles Still Held Their Capital ..... Young Britain Puts on Khaki ..... 'Somewhere in England' They Were at War ..... Nazi Submarines Engage in Ocean-Wide Piracy ..... Some Victims of the Early U-Boat Campaign ..... Gamelin's Hammer Blow at Nazi Western Forts ..... In the Maginot Line, France's Base of Attack ..... The Great Siegfried Line is Threatened ..... Poland's 'Brave and Resolute' Army in the Field ..... Nazi Terrorism in Poland Knew No Mercy or Limits: Hitler's Plighted Word Broken Yet Again ..... Murder Most Foul from the Air ..... This is the Way Nazis Made War ..... The Empire's Help in Fighting Hitler ..... The Empire Stands to Arms! ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - How We Bombed the Nazi Ships at Kiel - We Were Victims of the Nazi U-Boats - Our Trawlers Met a U-Boat - I Saw the Frenchmen Called Up ..... Every War Has Its Lighter Side ..... In Wartime France ..... Red Russia's Weight in the Scales of War ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... End of a Glorious Stand ..... Goering's Cold Cheer for Nazis ..... It Is Said That... ..... Sound and Fury Against Britain ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 04
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 04
1939 10 07 ....... Cover: ... The New B.E.F. Marches Away ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Poland: The First Phase Ends ..... Pathos and Terror of the Last Days in Warsaw ..... Bombs Have Battered These Open Polish Towns ..... Poland Has Died Before - To Rise Again ..... Britain Won't Go Hungry in this War ..... Women Take Over in Paris and London ..... Winning the Fight Against U-Boats ..... Floating Strongholds of British Sea Power ..... The New Watch on the Rhine ..... The Best War News Is a Letter From Home ..... The Lads of '39 off to the Western Front ..... 'Tiger' Gort - Commander-in-Chief, B.E.F. ..... Britain's Effort Gains Speed ..... British Knights of the Air ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Jumped from the Sinking "Courageous" - We Were on 'Courageous' When She Was Hit - 'Tommy' Lands in France Again - I Bombed a U-Boat from the Air ..... Paravanes Spell Safety in a Minefield ..... Hitler's S O S to the Jews ..... Himmler - The Man Germany Fears ..... The Soviet Plays 'Jackal to the Nazi Lion' ..... Beginning of the Great Russian Betrayal of Poland .....Words That History Will Remember ..... Czechs Raise Standard of Revolt ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: 1939 By Humbert Wolfe ..... It Is Said That... ..... Making the Best of a Black Business ..... Cartoon Commentary on the Conflict ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 05
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 05
1939 10 14 ....... Cover: ... The Happy Warriors ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Poland Fought On, 'Bloody But Unbowed' ..... They Stood by Poland to the End ..... Warsaw Bombed and Burned to a Smoking Shambles ..... With the Red Army in Its March through Poland ..... Soviet Power in the Ukraine, Baltic and Poland ..... Rumania's Premier Pays The Price ..... Daladier, the Strong Man of France ..... Watch and Ward on the West ..... The War Zone of the Western Front ..... How the People Were Numbered ..... How Britain is Winning the U-Boat War ..... Battleships Beat the Bombers ..... From 'Somewhere in England' to 'Somewhere in France'; 1939 Echos the Story of 1914 ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Mr. Briton'll See It Through ..... Nazi Gangsters Bank the 'Swag' ..... America's First Reactions to the European War ..... Sir Nevile Among the Nazis ..... Women Leaders in the Nation's Effort ..... Changes in the London Scene: Then and Now ..... There is Safety in Sandbags ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Went Across with the 'New Contemptibles' - We Were Saved by R.A.F. Flying Boats - How We Escaped From Poland - The First Rescue by Seaplane in Naval History - I Saw Fighting from a Foreign Frontier ..... There Is Still Chivalry Between Fighting Airmen ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: The Free Peoples Rise By Ernest Raymond ..... It Is Said That... ..... Our Who's Who of the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 06
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 06
1939 10 21 ....... Cover: ... Early Arrivals in France ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Epic Siege and Fall of Warsaw ..... High-Explosive Bombs Do Their Fell Work ..... How Russia and Germany Shared the Spoil ..... Aerial Battles in the West ..... The Possible Aces of Tomorrow's Air War ..... Making Themselves at Home on the Western Front ..... German Air Weapon at Work East and West ..... Uneasy Neighbours of the Soviet Power ..... On Frontiers From Baltic to Black Sea ..... Methods that Will Beat U-Boats ..... For H.M. Navy's 'Constant Care' ..... They Defy the U-Boats - and So Britain Lives ..... In Fair Weather and Foul the Search Goes On ..... 'Force Will Be Met By Force' , Big Guns Dominate Nazi Artillery and Batter the Siegfried Line ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Dutch and Belgians on the Alert ..... First Lord's Tonic for the Nation ..... Winston Churchill, 'Nazi Enemy No. 1' ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... The Good Old Horse Comes Back ..... Women's Work That Guards the Home Skies ..... Silent Sentries Await the Raiders ..... The Tank Idea Triumphs Again ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - 'Old Hitler Gave Me a Headache' - I Saw an Air-Liner Passenger Shot - With the French Troops in Germany - They Arrested Me as a German Spy - All U-Boat Commanders Are Not So Callous ..... Million A.A. Shells in the Making ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Fathers and Sons By Louis N. Parker ..... It Is Said That... ..... Our Who's Who of the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 07
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 07
1939 10 28 ....... Cover: Ramming it Home for Hitler ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Poland Under the Heel of the Conqueror ..... Nazi Guns in Stricken Warsaw's Ruined Streets ..... Sorry 'Triumph' in a City of the Dead ..... German Towns Whose Citizens Have Had to Quit ..... 'A Very Curious War' in the West ..... Sunshine and Rest-Time with the Troops in France ..... If It's Contraband It Won't Get to Germany ..... Getting a Stranglehold on Nazi Commerce ..... With the Destroyers on Night Watch By Sea and Air Hunt for U-Boats Goes On ..... British Submarine's Gallant Fight for Life ..... These Are Always Ready for U-Boats ..... The Siegfried Line, the Nazis' One Hope ..... The French on the Frontier and Over It ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... 'Wats' Carry on the Tradition of the 'Waacs' ..... Words That Hitler Has Eaten ..... Mussolini Plays a Neutral Hand ..... Cartoon Commentary on the Conflict ..... There Pictures Spell A.R.P. ..... Turkey Guards the Black Sea ..... They Fight Hitler Inside Germany ..... Practice Makes Perfect with the Big Guns ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - Bullets Whistled Past My Parachute - We Were Put Ashore by a U-Boat - We Flew From Warsaw in Makeshift 'Planes - The Nazi 'Planes were Joy-Riding - I Saw a Bomber Attack a U-Boat ..... Russia's New Footholds in the Baltic ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: The Crooked Cross By Gilbert Frankau ..... It Is Said That... ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 08
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 08
1939 11 04 ....... Cover: The Armored Wheels of this French Howitzer are adjustable, as here, to Shield the Gunners ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Under the All-Seeing Eyes of the Royal Air Force ..... Waiting for Zero Hour in the West ..... They Follow in Their Father's Footsteps ..... The Poles Pay the Price of Defeat ..... Child Victims of Hitler's War of Frightfulness ..... Tortured Warsaw Surveys Her Wounds ..... The Bolshevik Flood Reaches the Baltic ..... How the New B.E.F. Went to France ..... Britain's Supremacy in the Air ..... Nature Conscripted to Conceal Our Planes ..... Poland Bids a Temporary Farewell to Freedom ..... After War's Tumult the Deadly Quiet of Defeat ..... Britain Takes Toll of First Air Raiders ..... The Cavalry of the Skies in Training ..... The Tragedy of the 'Royal Oak' ..... No Easy Passage for the U-Boats ..... Chamberlain Meets the 'Peace Offensive' ..... Marshalling the Empire's Air Strength ..... How They Saw Each Other - 'Only Yesterday'! ..... Make-Believe - But Very Like the Real Thing ..... When Hitler Hoisted the Pirate's Flag ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Were Rescued from the 'Royal Oak' - What We Saw of the First Air Raid on Britain - I Followed Warsaw Raiders with My Camera - We Saw the U-Boat Captain a Prisoner - How We Dodged the British Navy - ' Bremen ' ..... Our Diary of the War ..... It Is Said That... ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 09
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 09
1939 11 11 ....... Cover: Minesweepers Ready for Air Attack ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... In Fifty Days They Didn't Drop a Bomb! ..... French Men and French Guns on German Soil ..... Behind the Lines with the British Field Force ..... Luxembourg Fears Again for Her Neutrality ..... None But The Best for Britain's Army ..... Salute to Turkey, Our New Ally ..... The Guardians of the Straits are Ready Now ..... Finland Resolved to Defend Her Heritage ..... Scandinavia's Rulers Take Counsel Together ..... Convoys are Safe with the Royal Navy ..... Nazi Bombers Brought Down by British Guns ..... 'German' Ocean, Not With These About! ..... In Britain's Factories Today's Effort Speeds Tomorrow's Victory ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Sing-Songs and Stars for the Young Soldiers ..... Nazi Poison Propaganda: The Great Gas Lie! ..... 'There will always be Misery', says Hitler ..... Germany Must Feel the Pinch of the Blockade ..... Mr. Hore-Belisha Talks About the War ..... The Man Who Got the Army Ready ..... How to tell Officers of Navy, Army and Air Force ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - How Our Convoy Beat the Nazi 'Planes - Two Days at Sea in a Rubber Boat - The Terror of a Blazing Oil Tanker - I Chased a British 'Plane Over My Home - We Strayed Into a North Sea Battle ..... Friend and Foe Borne in Honour to the Grave ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: The Voice of the Empire By Lord Rennell ..... It Is Said That... ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 10
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 10
1939 11 18 ....... Cover: First Enemy 'Plane Down in Britain - Exclusive Historic Photos in this Number ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... British Cavalry in France - 25 Years Ago and Today ..... Allies & Neutrals Await the Nazis ..... R.A.F. Rules the German Sky ..... How to Recognize German Raiders ..... It's Not so Easy to Bomb Britain! ..... First Photograph of the First Air Raid on Britain ..... Opening the Doors to America's Limitless Arsenal ..... One More U-Boat Has Dived to Its Bottom ..... The Famous Dover Patrol Carries On ..... The U-Boat Hunt Starts at Dawn ..... Hitler Doomed to Failure Where Napoleon Failed ..... The Russian Riddle is Still an Enigma ..... The War of Machines on the Western Front - Makes Foot-slogging Old Fashioned! ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... How to Tell Non-commissioned Ranks of the Forces ..... Dramatic Story of Strasbourg's Great Exodus: Historic City of France Emptied of 220,000 Souls ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... Training to Fight Enemy Fire-Makers ..... Behind the Scenes in Nazi Prison Camps ..... Britain's First Bag of Prisoners of War ..... Cartoon Commentary on the Conflict ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Saw the First Air-Raid at Rosyth - They Were Shot Down in the Lammersmoors - We Watched a Duel in British Skies - Stars and Stripes Went to the Rescue - Saved One Crew While Seeking Another ..... Mr. Briton'll See It Through ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: London By Ernest Rhys ..... It Is Said That... ..... Wartime Abbreviations

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 11
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 11
1939 11 25 ....... Cover: A Giant Defender of Our Coasts ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Entente Cordiale in the Maginot Line ..... Britain's Field Force Through French Eyes ..... The Duke of Windsor Sees His Second War ..... Here in Their Front Line are the 'Poilus' ..... While Here Are Nazis in Their 'Westwall' ..... Finland Stands Out Against the Soviet ..... The Empire Gets into Its Stride ..... They Are Ready to Send Death Into the Skies ..... At the Heart of Britain's Air Defence ..... The War's First Air Heroes Decorated by the King ..... Threatened With War They Appealed for Peace ..... When These Great Guns Begin to Speak Britain May Well Bid Defiance to Her Foes ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Despite the War Paris is Not So Gloomy ..... They Have Come Back to Blighty Already ..... Smoothing the Way of the Wounded ..... Great Guns that Make Our Coasts Secure ..... In Wartime 'Q' is Big Business ..... 'In the End We Shall Break Their Hearts' ..... These Are the Tales the Nazis Spread About Us ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - Our Ships Fought Back at the U-Boats - I Commanded the Captured 'City of Flint' - I Saw Hitler's Rout at Munich - We Found a German Plane on the Hill ..... The Whole World Watched the Odyssey of this Ship ..... Who Was the Guy Fawkes in the Munich Cellar? ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: The Shroud of Gold By Hurbert Wolfe ..... It Is Said That... ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 12
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 12
1939 12 02 ....... Cover: French Sailors Man Their A.A. Gun ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... 'Planes in Action Above the Halted War ..... Invention Gives Accuracy to the Gunners' Aim ..... Play and Dance Banish the Poilus' Boredom ..... Empire Pilot's Unique Feat in the Aerial War ..... Dutchmen Refuse to be Rattled ..... France Has a 'Silent' Navy Too ..... Mighty Symbol of the Naval Strength of France ..... French Flyers in Spectacular Air Battle ..... Solitary Watchers of the Skies ..... British Science Is Helping to Win the War ..... 'Battle Practice' Oils the A.R.P. Machine ..... 'Royal Ordnance' Won't Let the Soldiers Down ..... Fiery Particles Streaming from War's Cauldron ..... Lord Gort Gets To Know His Men by Day and Night ..... The Commander-in-Chief Watches Every Detail ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... The Navy, Too, Fights in the Air ..... One More Convoy Safe Home in Port ..... Though the Sun Goes Down the Convoy is Unafraid ..... 'The German Menace Will Be Broken' ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... The First Anniversary in the Second Great War ..... Yet Another Sea Crime in the Nazi Score ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - The Fuehrer Had Just Left Us When... - We Saw the Jewish Pogrom in Germany - We Tried to Save Our Mined Destroyer - We Spent Five Days in the 'Deutschland' - Our Ship was Sunk by a Pocket Battleship ..... First Bombs Dropped on Britain in This War ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: To The Dead By Sir John Squire ..... It Is Said That... ..... Easy French Phrases For British Soldiers - 1.

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 13
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 13
1939 12 09 ....... Cover: New Style British Sentry - Underground Periscope Watcher ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Once More the Great Adventure is Delayed ..... French Forts Held by the Men in Khaki ..... 'Vivent les Guards!' as They March Through Paris ..... Young France Prepares for Air Battle ..... Poland Tastes the Bitterness of Defeat ..... Prague under the Bully's Bludgeon ..... Round the Clock in a Prison Camp ..... Theirs is an Easy Fate, in England ..... Their Majesties' Lead in Our War Effort ..... The King and Queen Inspect the Home Front ..... New Nazi Frightfulness Off Britain's Coasts ..... The Menace of the Hidden Mine ..... The Murder Mines: Three Ships Sent to Their Doom by the 'Latest Abomination of German Savagery' ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Hitler's 'Secret Weapon' is a Secret No More ..... Europe's Mastery is Germany's Dominant Aim ..... Britain's War Aims Stated by the Premier ..... Why Germans Don't See the War as We Do ...... 'The Big Lie' ..... How Athenia Sank: Subject of Crude Nazi Lies ..... 'Untruthfulness on a Large Scale' Exemplified ..... How the Nazis Make Even the Camera Lie ..... First Favorites With French and British ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Were On the Mined 'Simon Bolivar' - Sunk - But We Didn't Get Our Feet Wet ..... Badges of Proficiency and Trades in the Forces ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: The Secret Weapon By "Lucio" ( Gordon Phillips ) ..... It Is Said That... ..... Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 2.

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 14
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 14
1939 12 16 ....... Cover: Marshal Mannerheim, Finland's Liberator and War Chief ....... Articles Inside: ...Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Raid and Reconnaissance in a Wintry Scene ..... Where the Allies and the Nazis Stand to Arms ..... Above Ground and Below in Germany's 'Westwall' ..... Such a Trench as the 'Old Soldiers' Dreamt Of ..... Swastika Over Britain: A Tale of Failure ..... These Are the Fighters That Routed the Raiders ..... Warsaw is Now a 'City of Dreadful Night' ..... Poland Still Lives and Fights in France ..... Inside a Citadel of the Static War - One of the Bastions of the Maginot's Mighty Line ..... 'Everywhere Activity, Everywhere Mud' ..... Stalin Makes Foul War on Gallant Finland ..... Finland's Cavalry the Flower of Her Little Army ..... Finland Defies the Russian Bully ..... Dawn Patrol: Britain's Fighters on the Wing to Meet the Challenge of a New Day ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Things You May Not Know ..... Britain Hits Back at the Mine-Laying 'Planes ..... 'To Defend Freedom & To Establish Peace' ..... 'Rawalpindi' Went Down With Colours Flying ..... 'A Most Gallant Fight Against Overwhelming Odds' ..... Nelson Would Have Said 'Well Done' ..... They Watch and Wait for Endless Hours ..... These 'Babies of the Sky' Are Lusty Infants ..... 'Mail Up!' is the Call Soldiers Like Most to Hear ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Scanned the Sea for Mines and U-Boats - Our Ship Could Not Sail Home - We Weathered A Gale in Open Boats - 'U-Boat Men Not All Heartless Murderers' ..... Mr. Briton'll See It Through ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Shadows on the Lake By George Shelly ..... Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 3.

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 15
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 15
1939 12 18 ....... Cover: Tractor Crew of a Finnish Big Gun ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Over the Top and Down Below with the Nazis ..... Three Months of War and Now Comes Winter ..... Out in No-Man's Land a Mine Goes Up ..... So on This Road Too 'They Shall Not Pass' ..... France is Always on the Qui Vive ..... Finland Fights On in Snow and Ice ..... Finns and Russians Plod to Battle Across the Snows ..... Germany the Real Betrayer of Finland ..... Red Russia: Weak at Sea, Strong in the Air ..... Red Tsar of the Kremlin ..... No Indiscriminate Air-Raids On Civilians - Yet ..... Stocking the Nation's Wartime Larder ..... When a Convoy Comes Safe to Port ..... Finland's Capital City Receives a Lesson in Soviet 'Frightfulness' ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Our War Gazetteer ..... Small Arms Great in Quality and Performance ..... How the British Soldier of 1939 Goes to War ..... The Winged Lion Soars Over Heligoland ..... 'Carry On and Dread Nought' ..... Britain's Answer to Germany's Mine Campaign ..... Stockholm Now Lies Under the Shadow of War ..... Odd Facts About the War ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Manned the Guns of the 'Rawalpindi' - A Polish Destroyer Rescued Us - We Drifted for a Week Without a Compass - An Aeroplane Raced to Our Help ..... Skill and Qualification Badges: Navy and Army ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Afterwards By John Gawsworth ..... It Is Said That... ..... Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 4.

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 16
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 16
1939 12 23 ....... Cover: The Navy Gets Ready for Christmas ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Viscount Gort is At Home to His Majesty ..... The King Goes Up The Line ..... 'Somewhere in France' King and President Meet ..... All Hands to the Pumps in the Trenches ..... Finland's Heroic Resistance Surprises the World ..... Close Up to the War with French Patrols ..... Scandinavia is Shaken by War's Thunder ..... This Nazi 'Plane Will Drop No More Mines ..... Taking the Sting Out of the 'Devil Fish' ..... Unraveling the Tangle of the Balkan Pattern ..... There's a Place in the Line for the Air Cadets ..... Helsinki Feels the Force of the Soviet Slogan: 'Workers of the World Unite!' ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... The Christmas Spirit: in '39 as in '14 ..... The Wartime Theatre Defies the Black-out ..... Over Thirty-five but Not Too Old to Serve! ..... We Have the Men - We Have the 'Planes Picture-Diagram of a Heligoland Bomber-Raider ..... 'We are Masters: As Masters We Behave' ..... 'Graf Spee' is Brought to Bay ..... Outfought and Outsailed She Fled to Safety ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Saw Horrible Sights in Helsinki - A Nazi Tank Slew My Wife in Poland - We Escaped Torpedo, Fire and Shipwreck - The Maire Who Welcomed the King ..... Now It Can Be Told: Epic Story of the 'Orzel' ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Par Nobile Fratrum By A. A. Milne ..... Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 5.

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 17
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 17
1939 12 29 ....... Cover: In a British Gun-Pit on the Western Front ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Britain's Army Is in the Front Line Again ..... Taking the Discomfort of War in Their Stride ..... First to Arrive for Christmas in 'Blighty' ..... Here's To a Day's Good Deed Well Done! ..... Finland Was Not Stalin's Birthday Present ..... War's Tempest Blows Fiercely in the North ..... No 'Picnic' in Finland for the Red Army ..... British Submarines' Best Week - So Far ..... They Singed the Fuehrer's Moustache! ..... 'Taken in Wartime', At Least So They Said! ..... Photo-Propaganda to Cheer the Nazi Home Front ..... 'The Glorious Battle of the River Plate' ..... 'Incredible Audacity' Wins the Day for Britain ..... 'The Nelson Touch': The Most Audacious Sea Fight in Modern Naval History ..... The Shameful Suicide of Hitler's Proud Warship ..... At ₤2,000 a Shot Torpedoes Must Be Accurate ..... Some Secrets of the Convoys Revealed ..... Guardian Wings Above the Convoy's Course ..... The Commonsense View of Gas Attacks ..... Mr. Briton'll See It Through ..... Poland is the Nazis' Jig-Saw ..... One of the Seven of a Single Day's Bag ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Things You May Not Know ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Flew from Germany on Clipped Wings - I Saw the 'Graf Spee' Attacked - We Were Prisoners On the 'Graf Spee' - I Scuttled My Ship to Avoid Capture ..... Russia Unmasked by the Cartoonist's Pencil ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: More Than a Pound of Flesh By William Bliss ..... Easy French Phrases for British Soldiers - 6

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 18
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 18
1940 01 05 ....... Cover: Our Balloon Barrage Daunts the Raiders ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... 'Brains Trust' of the R.A.F. in France ..... Britain Greets the New Year with a Cheer ..... On the Western Front in the Depths of Winter ..... 'All Members of the Great Family of Nations' ..... Finland's Vantage in Arctic War ..... Finland's Peasant-President in the Trenches ..... Real Arctic Weather Aids a Gallant Defence ..... Who is Fighting Whom? ..... Greatest Air Battle in History ..... They Were 'Like Flies Waiting to Attack Us' ..... 'Non Belligerency' Is Italy's Name For It ..... But Mussolini Still Has His Dreams of Empire ..... The King Honours the Brave and the Fair ..... They Were Targets of the Nazi Air Murderers ..... Looming Silent and Shadowy in the Night ..... Britain's Guns Are Made Ready to Roar ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... 'Tin Hats' for the Heads of Britain's Defenders ..... They 'Scuttle' - Because That's the Nazi Way ..... Ursula's Exploit in 'Hitler's Cabbage Patch' ..... Bombs are the Real Danger in Air Raids ..... Air Raids on Britain: This War and the Last ..... Balloons Now Float Above Britain's Seas ..... 'Silver Fish' Provide Work for Clever Hands ..... Workers Who Put Our Fighters Into Khaki ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Saw The Canadians Land in England - We Had Scuttling Drill on the 'Columbus' - Our Trawlers Were Bombed From the Air ..... Why the Nazis Want to 'Deify' Hitler ..... Last Scenes of All in the Battle of the River Plate ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Dachau By Humbert Wolfe ..... It Is Said That... ..... Odd Facts About the War

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 19
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 19
1940 01 12 ....... Cover: Finnish Refugees Fleeing from the Red Terror ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... What is the Front Line Really Like? ..... Ready to Fire Six Hundred Rounds a Minute ..... Friend and Foe as Near as the Rifle Speaks ..... Air Heroes of Two Wars Now Sleep Side by Side ..... Brains Triumph over Brute Masses in Finnish War ..... Disaster Overtakes the Columns of the Invader ..... Incendiary Bombs Illumine the Wintry Scene ..... Cameos of Destruction in Raided Helsinki ..... Finland Has Her 'Lawrence of the North' ..... New Zealand Hastens to Help the Motherland ..... Britain's Shipwrights Are Outpacing the Nazis ..... Another Stout Ship for Britain's Merchant Navy ..... Terrible Things are Happening Under the Nazis ..... 'Graf Spee' Pays the Full Price of Defeat ..... Frozen Finland Was Scorched With the Flames of War on the Birthday of the Prince of Peace ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Land-Ships of Which Britain May Rightly Be Proud ..... Striking the Balance of the Blockade ..... Lifeboatmen Rise to the New Challenge of War ..... Without Oil the Wheels of War Must Stop ..... In Uniform and Coveralls British Women Serve ..... Germany's 'Gates' Are Closing One by One ..... War Honours Won by Sea and Air in 1939 ..... The 'Bloodstained Criminals' Court Each Other ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Tried to Save Half Our Ship - How I Bombed A German Submarine - I Drove Over a Finnish Field of Victory - My Ship Broke Clean in Half ..... After the Battle the Grim Silence of Death and Captivity ..... Horse and Mule Keep Going When Motors Stop! ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The Poets & the War: Filius Ultor By William Bliss

The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 20
The War Illustrated Vol. 1 No. 20
1940 01 19 ....... Cover: Bren Gun Section - Ready for Anything! ....... Articles Inside: ... Jottings from My Wartime Diary ..... Europe's Map Saw Many Changes in 1939 ..... Once Again the Stern Vow, 'They Shall Not Pass!' ..... Germany Lost That War: How Can She Win This? ..... Unsleeping Watch on the German Side of the Rhine ..... In Finland's Snows Stalin's 'Comrades' Perish ..... Hungry Reds Leave Even Their Food Behind ..... Spoils of War Add to Finland's Armaments ..... These Hardy Finns Don't Mind the Arctic Weather ..... Stalin's Grip on the Baltic is Tightened ..... Women Work and Die for Finland ..... Come Aboard One of Our Aircraft Carriers! ..... Where is the Ark Royal? - Why, Here She Is! ..... We Shan't Win the War by 'Wishful Thinking'! ..... Heroes of Wartime Black-out, Unseen & Unsung ..... Intimate Picture of Daily Life in the R.A.F. at a British Aerodrome on the Western Front ..... Words That History Will Remember ..... Photo-Story of the Life and Death of a U-Boat ..... Things You May Not Know ..... Hunter and Hunted in the Submarine War ..... How a Submarine of the 'Ursula' Class is Operated ..... The Modern Mine is a Double-Edged Weapon ..... Australia's Airmen Now Comrades of the R.A.F. ..... How Big a Threat is Germany's Air Force? ..... Are They Practicing for a 'Blitzkrieg' in the Air? ..... 'What Are We To Do To Win This War?' ..... I Was There! Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Saw Our 'Planes Bomb a U-Boat - Our Three Bombers Fought Twelve Fighters - We Were Torpedoed on Christmas Day - How We Escorted a Merchant Convoy ..... Cartoonists on Red Aggression ..... Our Diary of the War ..... He Leaves - But His Work Lives On




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