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The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 131
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 131
1942 06 26 ....... Cover: ... Into Battle, or as near the actual thing as the rigorous training under modern conditions can make it. An infantryman, yelling a weird war cry, leaps through a wall of flame. The strenuous conditions of fighting today demand a far more realistic course of battle drill than formerly : the baptism of fire is not delayed until the soldier reaches the front line. See the article in page 14, and further illustrations in pages 15 to 18. Photo, The Daily Mirror ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts ..... Hard Knocks for Hitler's Afrika Korps ..... The 'Kamerad' Cry in the Western Desert ..... Well Done, Horses (and Dogs) of the Red Army! ..... Russian Fighters and Their Animal Comrades ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... What the 1,000 Bombers Did to Cologne ..... Back from Cologne, Greatest Raid in History ..... In America Ships Are Being Mass-Produced ..... House-to-House Fighting in a Soviet Town ..... With Timoshenko's Army Outside Kharkov ..... Battle School: The 'Real Thing' in Training ..... Here and There in the India That Isn't British ..... Nearing the End of a Weary Road in Burma ..... In Madagascar the British Assume Control ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Now Mexico Is Added to Our Company - In the land of the Aztecs and Oil Kings ..... The Home Front by Augustus Muir ..... The Changing Face of Wartime London ..... Here and There With the Roving Cameraman ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Our Tokyo Raid Gave the Japs a Shock - We Drew V's at Night in Oslo's Streets - We Trekked to India Through a Burmese 'Zoo' ...... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 132
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 132
1942 07 10 ....... Cover: ... Heroes of Bir Hacheim. Of a surety the true France is expressed in the smiling and confident bearing of these two Free French warriors who fought most valiantly in the defence of Bir Hacheim. The Free French brigade under General Koenig held out for sixteen days. They destroyed about 70 Axis tanks, inflicted severe losses in men and material on the German and Italian forces, and in night raids liberated a number of our own men who had been taken prisoner. The garrison of Bir Hacheim was withdrawn on June 19. Photo, British Official : Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts ..... At Close Quarters with the General Grants ..... In the Libyan Inferno Round About Acroma ..... The 'Fighting French' at Bay at Bir Hacheim - 'All France Looked to Them in Pride' ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Kittyhawks Seeking Their Prey in Libya ..... 'Down Under' They Mean To Be On Top ..... At Canterbury the Nazis Bombed the Library ..... We Dropped a Tricolor by the Arc de Triomphe ..... Molotov Makes History in Britain and U.S. ..... Britain and Russia Allies For Twenty Years ..... Tobruk Was Taken By Storm at Last ..... United Nations Day in London and New York - The Beat of Liberty in the Heart of England ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... 'Abandon Ship!' Last Minutes of the Lexington ..... Midway Was a Victory for the United States ..... Dutch Harbour: War at the 'Top of the World' ..... Men of the Sea, They're Planning the Next Convoy ..... Our Submarines and Theirs: a 'Bag' of Exploits ..... Cheers and Smiles Caught By Our Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - 'Give Me a Moonlight Night and My Hurricane!' - What the Americans Told Me About Midway - The Germans Caught Me As I 'Snapped' Them - I Went to France With the Commando Men ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 133
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 133
1942 07 24 ....... Cover: ... America in N. Ireland : a sentry on board a U.S. destroyer which has put in at the great American naval base that has been constructed at Londonderry, second city of Northern Ireland. A year ago Magee's Fields, as the site was named locally, was a stretch of tufted and boggy pastureland; now, where only sheep used to roam, American ships engaged in the Battle of the Atlantic are repaired and refitted. ' Even before the base was officially finished ships put in for overhaul, the first arrival being the U.S. converted fishing schooner Albatross, on January 17. The Commandant, Capt. Larson, says : " Give us any ship that's in trouble, and we'll see it home." Photo, Planet News....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Rommel's Tanks Speed Across the Desert ..... Britons in Action in the Battle of Egypt ..... Help for India! The Convoy Makes Port ..... How the 'Herrenvolk' Treat the Poles ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Today Britain Too Has Glider Troops ..... Now the W.A.A.F. Is Three Years Old ..... In West Africa the R.A.F. Build an Aerodrome ..... America's Naval Base in Northern Ireland ..... Here's Luck to the U.S. Forces in England ..... Egypt: Between the Desert and the 'Ditch' ..... Do We Yet Know Why We Lost Tobruk? ..... Sevastopol's Epic of Imperishable Glory - Last Days in the Verdun of the Soviets ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Another Torpedo for the Battle of the Seas ..... Welcome Home to the Victors of Midway ..... Bombed Into Ruin by America's Flyers ..... The Home Front by Augustus Muir ..... Pleasure Motoring Stops 'for the Duration ..... King and People in the Eye of the Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - They Quite Like Us A.R.P. Wardens Now! - Daily I Thanked My Lucky Star - and the French - Our Ship Was Shelled by Tanks at Tobruk - We Laid Mines in Enemy Waters ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 134
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 134
1942 08 07 ....... Cover: ... Red Army Machine Gunners engaging the enemy at close quarters in a German-occupied village at the southern end of the vast Eastern Front. Towards the end of July the situation in this sector became increasingly grave for our most gallant allies. "There the question is being decided," said the Soviet newspaper Red Star; " will the enemy succeed in his aims or shall we stop him, delivering such a blow as will clear the road for victory ? Can we stop the enemy ? The answer is undoubtedly. Yes ! " Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... The Eighth Army Goes Into Action in Egypt ..... At Alamein Rommel's Drive Was Halted ..... Five Years: China's Great Fight For Freedom - Since 1937 They Have Kept the Japs at Bay ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... War's Whirlwind Sweeps the Summer Sky ..... Lancasters Flew 1,750 Miles to Danzig and Back ..... Yet More Airfields in Britain's Countryside ..... Eyes of the Army, and Much More Besides ..... Russia Burnt and Blasted by the Fire of War ..... Under the Swastika ..... So This Is How the Americans See Us! ..... And This Is Our Men's Guide To America ..... Under the Stars and Stripes They Go to War ..... Australia and America: Comrades in Arms ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Ships and Planes on the Northern Patrol ..... Our Daily Round in War-torn Malta ..... The Fighting French Celebrate the Bastille's Fall ..... Here the Army's Pigeons Go to School ..... Berlin Camouflaged Against Our Bombers ..... Wartime Subjects for the Roving Cameraman ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - When I Left Germany Last May... - 'Now It's Hell in Bir Hacheim' - 'The Hermione Reared Up Like a Huge Whale' ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 135
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 135
1942 08 21 ....... Cover: ... U.S. Aircraft-Carrier Yorktown and other fighting ships of the American Navy throw up a heavy screen of A.A. fire to beat off a squadron of Japanese torpedo-carrying planes during the Battle of Midway Island in the Pacific last June. The aircraft-carrier and her escort were unsuccessfully attacked during a crucial phase of the battle by thirty-six enemy aircraft launched from the Japanese carrier Hiryu, subsequently destroyed; but in a further attack by torpedo aircraft the Yorktown (left) was hit. Photo, Sport & General ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... They Fought and Died to the Last Man ..... New Zealand Will Remember El Alamein ..... Nazi War Methods on Two Fronts ..... When It Was 'Sitzkrieg' for the Nazis in Libya ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ...... New American Planes Already in Action ..... Down to the Sea They Swoop to Save ..... Though Silent Now Bow bells Will Ring Again ..... U.S. Commanders on the World's War Fronts ..... Americans in the Australasian War Zone ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Rommel: The Man and the Myth ..... What the Germans Found in Sevastopol ..... 'Kamerad!' A Pocket of Nazis Surrenders ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Woman's War Work and How It's Paid ..... Here are the ATS, the WAAF and the WRNS ..... The Germans Fortify the Channel Islands ..... From the Battlefield to the Hospital Ward ..... 'On the Record' By Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Saw the Indians Go into Action in Libya - It's So Nice to See the Nazis Gorge in Oslo! - Our Convoy Went Through 6 Days of Bombing - We Picked Up Forty-Four Unhappy Italians ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 136
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 136
1942 09 04 ....... Cover: ... Curtiss Commando, already in mass production in America, is a 25-ton transport 'plane. This aircraft carries infantry, light artillery and one or more Jeeps, its purpose being to speed up reinforcements. The Curtiss Commando is the largest twin-engined military 'plane in the world, and has a wing span of 108 feet. In the foreground are seen three Jeep cars lined up behind a column of U.S. infantrymen, waiting to file into the aircraft. The cars are driven into the cabin by means of special ramps. Photo, Associated Press ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... America's Famous 'Leathernecks' Go into Action ..... United Nations Attack in th e South-West Pacific ..... Sweeney Todd of Tobruk Has No Customers Today ..... Hearty Welcome Back to the Aussies in Egypt ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Captured Fighter Gives Away Luftwaffe's Secrets ..... Malta is 'A Very Great Nuisance to the Axis' ..... Ferry Pilots Marooned in Greenland for 45 Days ..... We Trained For the R.A.F. in America - Britons Learn to Fly in Florida's Sunny Clime ..... Those Three Fateful Years! By Paul Tabori ..... The War's Most Vital Conference ..... This was the Cost of the Passage of the Don ..... Behind the Front with the Red Army ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Escorts Take Deadly Toll of Convoy Raiders ..... Special Service Troops prepare for 'The Day' ..... Indians Trek By Scottish Lochs and Hills ..... Women in Uniform: Civilian Work and Pay - Many and Varied Tasks of the Women's Services ..... Our Roving Camera Ranges the Home Front ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - With the R.A.F. I Dropped Food Over Burma ..... At Night With My Tank in the Western Desert - We Were the R.A.F.'s Rearguard in Libya ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 137
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 137
1942 09 18 ....... Cover: ... Home from Dieppe the fierce nine-hour raid by British, U.S. and Fighting French troops on August 19, these two Commandos, tired, battle-stained, but happy, have just stepped ashore at a British port. They triumphantly display the Union Jack which was planted by one of the first parties of British troops to land in the Dieppe area. The flag acted as a beacon to guide incoming raiders to the landing-stage, and assisted our men to find their way back to the waiting ships. Photo, Exclusive to The War Illustrated ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Speeding to Battle Across the Channel ..... How Britain's Commandos Attacked Dieppe ..... 'Thumbs Up' at the End of a Memorable Day ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... The R.A.F.'s Umbrella over Dieppe ..... First All-American Raid on nazi Europe ..... 'Abandon Ship!' Yet Another Atlantic Drama ..... Brazil's Vast Bulk to Weight the Scales of War - South America's Largest Republic Our New Ally ..... So These 'Blond Beasts' Plan to Rule the World! ..... Women's Work and Wages: A Wartime Tribute ..... American Aid for the Hard-pressed Soviets ..... In Stalingrad, Aim of Von Bock's Savage Struggle ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... When the Avila Star Was Sunk Off the Azores ..... Britain's 6-Pounder on the Beach and in Action ..... Views & Reviews ..... The Duke of Kent Killed on Active Service ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - The Sea Poured Relentlessly Into the Eagle - I Turned the Wheel Hard Over and Rammed - I Went Round the World to Join the Czechs ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 138
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 138
1942 10 02 ....... Cover: ... Battle in Britain! Under conditions resembling as nearly as possible "the real thing," men undergoing a course at the Royal Marines Battle Training School in the West Country advance to storm a heavily-constructed and well-defended strong point. The Marines are trained to carry out landings, attack prepared positions, and face fire from live ammunition, and in a special assault course they are initiated in the highly-developed technique of unarmed combat and the overcoming of formidable obstacles, ranging from barbed wire to the scaling of high cliffs. Photo, Central Press ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... During the Lull in the Fighting in Egypt ..... Free China Launches a New Offensive ..... After the Raid: German Photos of Dieppe ..... America's Storming Parties in the Solomons ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... How to Recognize American Bombers in Britain ..... Flying Fortresses on an English Airfield ..... Fierce Battle in the City of the Cossacks ..... This Is the Ruhr We Bomb So Often - Vital Targets in Germany's Black Country ..... To Battle in the Morning in Egypt ..... Mr. Churchill on the 'Desert Army' ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Retreat in the East' by Mr. O'Dowd Gallagher - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Under the Swastika : Europe's Youth Refuses to Be Hitler's Slaves by Paul Tabori ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Ships that Brazil Brings to the Allied Cause ..... Merchantmen Have Their Own Fighters Now ..... The Admiral Signaled: 'Proud to Have Met You' ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Tanks or Watches, R.E.M.E. Mends Them All ..... Brave Deeds Recalled by Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - 'We Will Stick it in Malta. We Will Win' - We're English Sailors in Free France's Navy - 'Shake Hands! I'm From Tobruk' ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 139
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 139
1942 10 18 ....... Cover: ... Britain's New Tank - the " Churchill "- possesses an astonishing speed and maneuverability, and, owing to its powerful armament, can be used as a pill-box. Early models were equipped with the two-pounder gun, but in the light of Libyan experience six-pounders are now fitted, giving this heavy infantry tank formidable fire-power. This photograph shows a 'Churchill" moving off at speed after being landed from a tank landing craft during combined operational exercises. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright. ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Madagascar's Capital Now in British Hands ..... Between the Japanese and Port Moresby ..... Reds and Nazis in the World's Greatest Battle ..... Bombs, Bombs, Yet More Bombs On Stalingrad! ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... American 'Sky-Troopers' Try the English Air ..... 55 Men ( And One Women ) to Fly a Stirling ..... Yet Again Dusseldorf Was Burnt and Blasted ..... Under the Swastika : What of 'Morals' Under the 'Master Race'? by Paul Tabori ..... Hitler Has the Best of Laval's Exchange ..... New Links in the Chain of Panama's Defence ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: Liddell Hart on This Expanding War - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Sweeping for Mines in the Egyptian Desert ..... 'To the Island Fortress ( Malta ) ~ the George Cross' ..... Light Coastal Craft - Clash at Night in the Channel ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Grand Fellows, the Men Who Guard the Convoys ...... 'Your Destroyers, Gee, They're Swell!' ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... The Battle of Britain: Two Years After ..... Round and About Goes Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - From the Zulu I Saw the Sikh's Last Fight - We Nurses Were in the Front Line of Fire - On the 13th Day I Killed and Ate a Seagull ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 140
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 140
1942 10 30 ....... Cover: ... Once Great and Lovely Stalingrad is now ( says Reuters Moscow Correspondent ) a gigantic inferno. " Street after street burnt or blasted to smithereens ; gaunt smokestacks rising out of mounds of rubble ; dead bodies lying in gruesome attitudes, waiting for burial which the living have no time to perform. A pall of acrid smoke hangs over the city like a funeral shroud . . ." This photograph, radioed from Moscow, shows an unhappy Russian woman retrieving a few of her household goods from the ruins of her home. ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... The Covered Themselves with Glory at Dieppe - Heroes of the Great raid on Hitler's Bastion ..... Through New Guinea Runs Australia's Front Line - Martial Array in a Giant Island of the Tropics ..... Japanese Bombers in the Solomons ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Dianthus Sent a U-Boat to the Bottom ..... Her Thunder Meets the Thunder of the Sea ( H.M.S. Duke of York ) ..... Never in History Such Street Fighting as This - In Stalingrad Every Ruin Blazed Defiance ..... Stalingrad's Name Is Written In Blood ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Victory Through Air Power' By Alexander Seversky - Reviewed by S. G. Blaxland Stubbs ..... Mr. Kaiser's the Man to Beat the U-Boats - All Records Broken by America's Shipyards ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... How to Recognize U.S. Fighters & Other Craft ..... In Libya We're Bombing Them All the Time ..... On a Village School the Nazi Dropped a Bomb ..... Under the Swastika : In Paris They Have a Way with the Boche ..... 'So, You Would Force Us Greeks to Kneel!' ..... Here and There with Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - 'Were You Frightened, Reuter? So Was I, Very!' - One Evening I Crossed the Volga to Stalingrad ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 141
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 141
1942 11 13 ....... Cover: ... The Fifty-First in Action Again! Although in the brief campaign in France in the summer of 1940 the 51st ( Highland ) Division suffered grievous losses in the rearguard action and at St. Valery, where most of the division were made prisoners, its spirit lived on, to " fight another day." Reconstructed and re-equipped, on Oct. 23, 1942, the 51st went into action again, this time with the 8th Army in Egypt. This photograph shows Highlanders in the Western Desert shortly before the great Allied offensive began. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Aussies & Americans Side by Side in new Guinea ..... From Summer into Winter Stalingrad Fought On ..... Setting the Stage for Action in West Africa - Now Liberia Is Ranked Among Our Friends ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... More Gallant Chapters in the Sea War's Story ..... The Story of a British Boy's Grave in Malta ..... New Airfields Built on the Canadian Prairies ..... 'America's Burma Road' Finished in Six Months - Beside the Rockies Runs the Alaskan Highway ..... What Britain Has Done For Russia ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Coming Battle of Germany' By William B. Ziff - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Americans Have Been With Us Since 1939 ..... How Lease-Lend Speeds the Goods to Britain ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Learning to Glide to Battle from the Sky ..... 'In This Spirit We Will March to Victory' ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... 'Utility' Finds Fresh Fields to Conquer ..... On the Home Front with Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Slaved for the Nazis in the Channel Islands - 'It Made Me Feel as if I Were in the Abyss of Hell' - One of Our Tanks Gave Jerry the Shock of His Life ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 142
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 142
1942 11 27 ....... Cover: ... Charging to Victory In Egypt a photograph taken amid the dust and noise of the terrific battle that began on Oct. 23, and radioed to London from Cairo. It shows Australian troops, covered by a smoke screen, advancing to the assault of an enemy strong-point which has put up a stubborn resistance. Attacked on all sides, taken too by surprise, the defenders surrendered before it came to the bayonet. Photo, British Official. ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Watch the 8th Army Assail Rommel's Lines ..... 'Action' Photographs Taken at Deadly Hazard ..... Montgomery to Our Air Forces: 'Quite Magnificent' ..... How the Correspondents Saw Rommel Crack ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... In Mid-Ocean a Tanker was Set Ablaze ..... Where the Americans Landed in North Africa ..... What the Germans Have won in Russia ..... Battle in the Snowbound Passes of the Caucasus ..... Anson and Howe : Our Two Newest Battleships ..... Churchill Reveals Secrets of the Battle of Egypt ..... Across Africa the Allies Have a Highway - Over Jungle and Desert They've a Skyway Too ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... What the Lancasters Did to Le Creusot ..... Fierce Is the Struggle for Guadalcanal ..... In New Guinea the Allies Stormed Kokoda ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Raids or No Raids, Transport Sees It Through ..... Round and About Goes Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Knocked Out 37 Axis Tanks in Egypt - I'm Priest of a Church at 'Hell-Fire Corner' - My Year's Struggle to Join General De Gaulle ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 143
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 143
1942 12 11 ....... Cover: ... Again the Union Jack Flies Over Tobruk. By Friday, Nov. 13, 1942, this Axis fortress was for the second time in our hands, South Africans being the first to enter. Taken during Gen. Wavell's advance in Jan. 1941 Tobruk withstood eight months' siege from April to December of that year, when it was relieved by our second Libyan offensive. On June 21 this year it was retaken by the Germans, but following Gen. Montgomery's decisive victory in the Battle of Egypt, the Nazis made no attempt to hold it. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Up the African Beaches Goes 'Old Glory' ..... Triumphant Progress for the Allied 'Invaders' ..... To the Rescue of Wounded Men and Machines ..... 'Clearing-Up' in the Eighth Army's Wake ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Navy's Work in the Mediterranean ..... The Battle of Alamein as the Axis Saw It ..... Tunisia, the Key Country of North Africa ..... For These Allies and Axis Are Now At Grips ..... How They Prepared to Invade North Africa ..... Victor of the Battle of Egypt ..... Under the Swastika : How the Nazis Treat Their Prisoners-of-War ..... Cyprus Guards the Gate to the Middle East ..... Stalingrad Spells Colossal Defeat for the Nazis ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Who Holds This, Holds the Mediterranean ..... 'Do We Intrude?' Let the Nazis Answer! ..... On Tunis Airfield Nazi Crosses Made a Target ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Women Shipbuilders Out to Beat the Record ..... On a Sunday in November the Bells Rang Again ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Off Algeria We Fought Waves of Nazi Bombers - We Blitzed the Nazi Convoys from 10 Feet Up - I Watched the General Decorate Our Heroes ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 144
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 144
1942 12 26 ....... Cover: ... Red Army on the Offensive. From Russia there comes every day news of the hammer-blows delivered by Stalin's armies against the Nazi invader. This photograph shows just one corner on the 2,000 mile long front, stretching from the frozen wastes of the Arctic to the almost equally bleak slopes of the Caucasian heights. Automatic riflemen of the Red Army are speeding the enemy's departure from yet another " inhabited place, as the villages are styled in the Russian communiques. Photo, U.S.S.R. Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... With the Allied Forces in French North Africa ..... When the Luftwaffe Hit Back at Algiers ..... What So Precious as Water in the Desert? ..... Speed the Supplies to Montgomery's Men! ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Out of Toulon's Smoke France Will Rise Again ..... 'Occupy All France!' said Duce to Fuehrer ..... In New Guinea They've Got the Japs on the Run ..... A Second Winter's Tale of Dreadful War - Grim Battle in Russia's Snowbound Landscape ..... In Italy Is Fascism Riding for a Fall? ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Navy & Defence' By Lord Chatfield - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Bizerta's Significance in Tomorrow's Strategy - Finest Harbour on the North African Coastline ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Mustangs Are the Eyes of the Army ..... Halifaxes Respond Well to Hospital Treatment ..... For the Third Time We March into Benghazi ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Striking Page from Story of London's Ordeal ..... Wartime Faces & Places Seen by Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Back from Stalingrad We Chased the Nazis - The 'Eyeties' Begged Us to Give Them a Lift - Over the Alps We Flew to Bomb Genoa ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 145
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 145
1943 01 08 ....... Cover: ... Axis Ships in Benghazi Harbour were still blazing as the result of the non-stop attack by Allied bombers on Rommel's chief Libyan port when the 8th Army entered the town on November 20, 1942. .Two Indian soldiers in the foreground are enjoying the interlude in the hurricane of war. Immediately after our recapture of Benghazi the harbour was speedily cleared up, and by mid-December was again in working order. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Hard and Bitter Is the Battle for Tunisia ..... No 'Picnic' for the Men of Anderson's Army ..... 'Blood Banks' Save Lives for the 8th Army ..... Montgomery Drives On Along the Road to Tripoli ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Life or Death Struggle in the Submarine War ..... Deep Snow Covers the Russian Battlefront ..... Through the Wintry Forest Speed the Red Guards ..... Why the Solomons Battle Is So Important ..... Guadalcanal, Cockpit of the S.W. Pacific ..... Japan's Fanatical Belief that She Can Win ..... Under the Swastika : Hungry and Cold Are the French This Winter ..... The War Comes Very Near to Sicily - Italian Island Now a Base of the Luftwaffe ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... On a December Day They Bombed Eindhoven ..... Newcomers to Our Battle-line in the Air ..... Germany's Biggest Plane Takes Troops to Tunis ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Britain After Three Years At War ..... Our Roving Camera Tours the Commonwealth ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - They Were Jammed Like Sardines in Naples Harbour - We Rammed Oran's Boom to Land Our Troops - I Spent Three Days in a German U-Boat ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 146
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 146
1943 01 22 ....... Cover: ... General Giraud was appointed High Commissioner for French North Africa after the assassination of Adm. Darlan on Christmas A renowned French military leader, he would have become generalissimo in the Battle of France, in succession to General Gamelin, had he not been taken prisoner in May 1940. This recent photograph shows him reviewing U.S. Troops account of his dramatic career is given in page 486. Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Through Tripolitania the Enemy's Flight Continues ..... Battle Is Joined Between Anderson & Nehring ..... General Giraud Writes Another Page of History ..... French Troops Fight Beside the Allies in Tunisia ..... Fierce Battle off Guadalcanal ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Wounded from Libya Are Her Passengers Now ..... Inside Germany in the War's Fourth Year ..... Calcutta's Civil Defence Meets the Challenge ..... Wavell Assumes the Offensive in Burma ..... It's the Same War All the World Over ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Chetniks of Yugoslavia' By George Sava - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Meet Some of Norway's Young Fighter Pilots ..... Norway's Sons Never, Never Will Be Slaves ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... America Guards the Sky Above Midway ..... Nazi Planes 'Under New Management' in Libya ..... Britain's 'Crusaders' in Action in North Africa ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Guns & More Guns for Britain's Armies Overseas ..... On the Record by Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Our 80,000 Miles in the Triumphant Truant - Gona Beach Was Strewn With Japanese Dead - I Found Both Gaiety and Gloom in Chungking ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 147
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 147
1943 02 05 ....... Cover: ... On Top in Tunisia! Sgt. R. Sumner, a Londoner, recently distinguished himself in a remarkable exploit in the fierce fighting with Nehring's Nazis. During an attack on the enemy positions he charged a machine-gun nest single-handed, capturing two Germans with their light machine-gun and 3,009 rounds of ammunition. While he was using the gun later it jammed, but he persuaded one of the prisoners to adjust it. and held down enemy fire until his ammunition was spent. Sgt. Sumner is here seen with the captured gun. Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Pioneer Corps Handle Vital Supplies in N. Africa ..... Skirmishing Activity Amid the Tunisian Hills ..... Commanders Have to Keep Up With the War ..... Tripoli Added to the Eighth Army's Prizes ..... U-Boats ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Scylla and Bengal Sink Two Enemy Ships ..... Through the Smoke of Battle Surge the Anzacs ..... Russia's Cruel Winter Grips Retreating Nazis ..... Neither Cold Nor Nazis Stay the Red Army ..... Epic Exploit of the New France in Fezzan ..... Under the Swastika : Nazis Scour the Continent for Factory Slaves ..... America's Hundred Billion Dollar Budget - Uncle Sam Rolls Up His Sleeves for War ..... Handley-Page Halifax ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Allies Reach Last Stage in New Guinea Battle ..... How Our Men Pass the Time in Captivity ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... London's Little Streets Have Kept Their Courage ..... At Home and Abroad With Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Got the Convoy Through the U-Boats - We Were the Cat Among Rommel's Pigeons - My Night of Tense Expectancy in the Russian Lines ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 148
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 148
1943 02 19 ....... Cover: ... Good Luck, Aussies! Gen. Sir Thomas Blarney, C.-in-C. Allied Forces, Australia, gives these cheerful " Diggers a cordial send-off as they set out on their journey for the New Guinea front. They were among the first Australian soldiers to reach the battlefield by air; and, as the enemy was soon to know to his cost, they have given a splendid account of themselves in the Papuan fighting. ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Paving the Way for Victory in North Africa ..... Just What and Where Is the Mareth line? ..... Into Tripoli Montgomery Marched in Triumph - The Roman Wolf Hears the Conqueror's Pipes ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... They Got the Convoy Safely Through to Malta ..... Coastal Command Keeps Watch and Ward ..... Great Achievements Recalled by the Camera ..... Premier and President Hold Council of War ..... History in the Making at Casablanca Meeting ..... 'Mines Were Laid in Enemy Waters' ..... Under the Swastika : Ominous Cracks in the Facade of Hitler's Fortress ..... Leningrad's Epic of the Unknown Civilian ..... Speedy Progress Along the Road to Rostov ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... At Home in a Land of Scrub and Sand ..... Help from America for Hard-pressed China ..... Did He Want His Bombs to Drop Just Here? ..... Alamein to Tripoli: 1,400 Miles in 80 Days ..... A 'Most Useful weapon' Mr. Churchill Called It ( The Priest ) ..... By Land and Sea With Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - These Men Juggle with Death on the Home Front - His Operating-Theatre was in Mid-Atlantic - 'All Hell Seemed to be Let Loose Beneath Us' - In Six Hours I Shot Down Four German Raiders ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 149
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 149
1943 03 05 ....... Cover: ... Welcome Home to 'A Great English Gentleman'! Mr, Churchill is here seen outside No. 10 Downing Street on his safe return to London on Feb 7, 1943, from his momentous air-journeying to Casablanca, Cairo, Turkey, Cyprus, and Tripoli. In a broadcast a few days later, President Roosevelt referred with intense satisfaction to his consultations with " a great English gentleman," which had shown that Britain and the U.S.A. were in complete accord in their determination to destroy the forces of barbarism in Europe, Asia and Africa. Photo, Keystone ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... On the East Front Nazis Suffer Blow after Blow ..... All Along the Line Victorious Russia Marches On ..... Gen. Giraud's Army Takes Shape in North Africa ..... In Tunisia the 'Gallant 50th' Rout the Italians ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Bombs on the U-Boats in Their Concrete Lairs ..... Smashing Defeat for the Japs in the Solomons ..... More Tanks from the Canadian War Factories ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Airborne Troops In Modern Warfare' By Capt. F. O. Miksche - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Invasion Fears Haunt the Nazis in Norway ..... Stalingrad: Symbol of Unconquerable Russia ..... Britain's Premier and Turkey's President Meet ..... Mr. Churchill Greets the 8th Army in Tripoli ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Lancasters over Hamburg: High Level of Daring ..... On the Way It's Packed A Life May Depend ..... This is What Our Heavy Bombers Did to Mainz ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... New Names on the R.A.F.'s Roll of Heroes ..... Round the Country with Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - My Escape from Germany - by General Giraud - In Malta We Went Nearly Mad with Joy - I'm One of the Dutchmen Lent to the British Navy ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 150
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 150
1943 03 19 ....... Cover: ... H.M.S. Illustrious, one of Britain's most famous aircraft-carriers, has taken a leading part in many thrilling actions, notably at Taranto in 1940. In 1941 she beat off nearly 100 enemy planes which attacked her in the Sicilian Channel (see Vol. 4, p. 108). This photograph shows Capt. R. L. B. Cuncliffe, R.N., taking the salute during Sunday divisions on the flight deck. In the centre is the lift trap through which aircraft are hoisted from their hangars. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Montgomery's Men Nearing the Mareth Line ..... In North Africa the R.A.F. Has Its Commandos ..... Tunisian Towns the Communiques Have Mentioned ..... Ancient Ruins the Background to Modern Battle ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... France's Mighty Richelieu Arrives in New York ..... A British Trawler Met an Italian Submarine ..... American Troops Amid the Alaskan Snows ..... This Is the Red Army We Salute Today ..... Russian Cities Liberated by the Soviet Advance ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Modern Warfare' By General Sikorski - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... What Sort of a Land Is This Tunisia? ..... Under the Swastika : The Balkan Powder-Barre! Awaits the Spark ..... Brave Men of the Army: Some Recent Awards ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Are the F.A.A. Planes Really Obsolescent? ..... From India Wavell's Men Move into Burma ..... Victory March of Malta's Unbeatable Defenders ..... How an Invading Army 'Pays Its Way' ..... To These Our Roving Camera Pays Tribute ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - and Didn't Know It - I Saw Our Shells Bounce off a German 'Tiger - We Were the American 'Lost Legion' in Tunisia ..... I Was There - Hole No. 37 Was Her Address in Stalingrad ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 151
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 151
1943 04 02 ....... Cover: ... Into Tunisia Sweeps the 8th Army. Where along the Mediterranean shore Italian Tripolitania meets French Tunisia there is a belt of marshland, of swamps which are sometimes lakes. But this natural obstacle was swiftly countered by the 8th Army's sappers, who flung a pair of wooden bridges across one of the-lakes and so enabled the advance to continue. Pouring across the frontier, Montgomery's troops occupied Ben-Gardane, first of the Tunisian townships, on Feb. 15, 1943 : this photo shows Valentine tanks entering the town. ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Up and Back Through Kasserine Went Rommel ..... British and U.S. Tanks Defeat an Enemy Thrust ..... Newspapers the Men of the 8th Army Read ..... Calm before Storm Along the Mareth Line ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Home from the Sea After a Year of Victories ..... Brave Men of the Royal Navy: Some New Awards ..... Not Foe Nor Weather Stay the Ships for Russia ..... Always Ready to Save Is the 'Salvation Navy' - Their Motto: 'The Sea Shall Not Have Them' ..... Bomber Command's Hammer-blows on Germany ..... Under the Swastika : An Englishman's Life in Petain's France ..... Russian Armoured Train in Action ..... Timoshenko Takes the Offensive in the North ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Albacores Over the George Cross Island ..... Japanese Planes Shot Out of the Indian Sky ..... Abyssinia's King of Kings Opens His Parliament ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Wings for Victory Above Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We In France Honour the R.A.F.'s Glorious Dead - How London's Home Guard A.A. Greeted the Raiders - I Was in the Achates When She Fought to the End - We Dropped Our Picks & Shovels to Fight the Nazis ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript.

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 152
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 152
1943 04 16 ....... Cover: ... ' The Eighth Army is on the Move.' This significant announcement came at the end of Mr. Churchill's broadcast on March 21, 1943. The next day the world learned that Gen. Montgomery's forces had already begun their powerful assault on the Mareth positions; in little more than a week the whole Line was overrun. This photo shows the 8th Army's indomitable commander in a forward area in Tunisia, detailing his plans to members of his staff. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Our Guns Stopped Them Dead in Their Tracks - Opening Shots in the Great Battle for Mareth ..... Before the Big Push in Anderson's Sector ..... Joyous Homecoming of Men Wounded in the War ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... After 165 Years H.M.S. Victory Still Serves ..... Mediterranean War Seen Through an Artist's Eye ..... On Fire and Crippled, Illustrious Won Through ..... East of Malta, West of Suez: The Navy on the Job ..... Night and Day the Great Russian Battle Goes On ..... Carrier Pigeons Are Saving Our Men's Lives ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'France' By Pierre Maillaud - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Knocked Out? Tanks Today Have Nine Lives! ..... Thanks to R.E.M.E. the Army Keeps On Moving ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman MacMillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... The R.A.F. Celebrates Its 25th Birthday ..... On Morlaix Viaduct Dived the Whirlwinds ..... Invaders of Tomorrow Pass McNaughton's Test ..... Youth in a Britain of Bombs and Black-out ..... Our Roving Camera Roams the Home Front ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Formed Human Pyramids to Cross Wadi Zigzau - At Hegra We Norwegians Held the Nazis at Bay - I Went with U.S. Bombers to Plaster Vegesack ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 153
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 153
1943 04 30 ....... Cover: ... Victors of the Mareth Line. This Eighth Army tank crew had a part in the smashing of Rommel's defensives and are again ready to advance against the retreating Afrika Korps. They have put ticks against Alamein and Tripoli, and their next objective appears to be Tunis. " Another severe defeat has been inflicted by the Desert Army upon the Axis forces they have so long pursued," declared Mr. Churchill on March 30, 1943. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Yet Another Battle Honour for the 8th Army ..... Not All Our 20,000 Prisoners were Italians ..... Rommel's Flank Rolled Up by the Americans ..... Gabes Greets the Victors with Smiles and Flowers ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Slowly but Surely Are Our Lost Ships Replaced ..... How 'Sparrow Force' Fought the Japs in Timor ..... Life is Good Again in Russia's Liberated Towns ..... Are There Really British Paratroops in Norway? ..... These Women Win Honour for Devotion to Duty ..... How Montgomery Captured the Mareth Line ..... Clerks of the Weather Now Go By Air ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'German Home Front' By Dr. W. W. Schutz - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... After Two Years the Yugoslavs Still Fight On ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Allied Aircraft Hammer the Japs in Burma ..... Helicopters Should Be Useful Against U-Boats ..... Right on the Target - Direct Hit by U.S. Bombers ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... Plough that We May Reap the Victory Harvest ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Our Sub. Destroyed a Nazi Plane in Mid-Air - I Rode 'The Weapon That Will Win the War' - In Burma We Explored a City of the Dead ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 154
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 154
1943 05 14 ....... Cover: ... The Elephant Returns to Active Service. U.S. troops in India, constructing bases near the Burmese border, have adopted the elephant (no newcomer to battlefields of the East) as a powerful ally : as, before them, the Japanese used elephant transport in their advance into Burma early in 1942. American soldiers in a jungle outpost in the Naga Hills region are here shown adjusting a load while their patient beast of burden waits to lumber off. Photo, Sport & General ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Victors and Vanquished in the Tunisian Hills ..... Doughboy Joins Tommy on the Road to Gabes ..... Montgomery's Masterstroke at Wadi Akarit ..... How the Northumbrians Scaled the Wadi Walls ..... H.M.S. Indomitable ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Daring Submarine Raid on Jap-held Makin ..... Bismarck Sea Was a Disaster for the Japanese ..... There's Now a West Point Over Here ..... American Troops Learn from British Commandos ..... General Montgomery - The Man as I Know Him ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Royal Armoured Corps' By Capt. J. R. W. Murland - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Military Camouflage Is a Very Fine Art - Appearances Are Sometimes Very Deceptive! ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Sweeping the Luftwaffe from the African Sky ..... Stalin's Airmen Smite Hard at Nazi Konigsberg ..... Allied War Chiefs Meet in India's Capital City ..... The Home Front by E. Royston Pike ..... So That's How They Use the Bombs We Make! ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - In Denmark They Wear Britannia Brooches - Torpedoed by U-boat Twice in Twenty Minutes - And That Was the End of an E-boat - I Was a 'Naughty' Prisoner in Italian Camps ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 155
The War Illustrated Vol. 6 No. 155
1943 05 28 ....... Cover: ... Tunisian Arabs Welcome a British Sergeant at Chaouach, N.W. of Medjez-el-Bab. which Gen. Anderson's men captured on April 10, 1943. This N.C.O. of the Field Security Police, who managed successfully to evade his German captors in Tunis and rejoin his of the 1st Army, describes in fluent Arabic the Axis defeat in this sector. These Arabs were able to return to their homes at Toukabeur, a near-by village. Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright ....... Articles Inside: ... Along the Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... After Six Months Struggle in the Mountains - Eisenhower's Armies Enter Upon the Last Lap ..... The Truth About Britain's Tank-Busters - How the R.A.F. Deals with the Nazi Armour ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Air Force Gilrs Lend a Hand with the Sea Balloons ..... Gentlemen, a Toast: The Charwomen of the Sea! - Hitler's 'Secret Weapon' Was Met and Mastered ..... Heroic Figures in Britain's Submarine Service ..... This Way for the Air Route Across Africa! ..... Women Make Good as Aircraft Surgeons ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Wings On Her Shoulders' By Mrs. Bentley Beauman - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... From Italian Prison to the Free Air of England ..... Training Tank Captains for the Coming Battles ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Latest and Fastest of Britain's Fighter Planes ..... Brave Men of the Air: Some Recent Awards ..... Spring's Promise of a Bountiful Crop ..... This Strike Was a Gamble with Men's Lives ..... Into War's Byways Goes Our Roving Camera ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Even the Italians Flocked to Greet Us at Sfax - How We Flung the Nazis Off Longstop Hill - In Tripoli I Found No 'Little Ceasars' ..... Our Diary of the War ..... Editor's Postscript




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