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The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 181
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 181
1944 05 26 ....... Cover: ... In Honour of the Russian Fallen in Stalingrad this temporary memorial has been erected to unknown Red Army soldiers who died in the fierce fighting for the city ; a permanent monument will later take its place. In a recent statement, the Vice-President of the Academy of Architecture of the U.S.S.R. said that plans were being made to lay out the centre of the reconstructed city in broad squares, adorned with mighty monuments to the heroes of Stalingrad. Photo, Pictorial Press ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Looks at the Housing Problem ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... of Allied Attack in the Pacific War ..... In New Guinea Another Japanese Base Falls ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... H.M.S. Grenville Rams E-Boat in Midnight Battle ..... How Glider Troops Went to Burma 'Broadway' ..... Precipitous Heights of the Imperial Road ..... is Canada's Help to the United Nations ..... Dominion Enterprise Keeps War Industries Busy ..... Our Colonies in the War: No. 8 - Sierra Leone ..... Empire Premiers Tackle War and Peace Plans ..... Blockade-Running Now a Desperate Axis Gamble ..... Along the Battlelines with Russia's War Artists ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Psychology and the Soldier' By Rev. Norman Copeland - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... New Stalingrad Rises from the Ashes of War ..... Red Marine Commandos Raid the Crimea Coast ..... Hounds of War Now Go to Training School - Man's Best Friend Helps Him Fight the Enemy ..... How They Fight the Malaria Menace at Anzio ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Knew Our Sister Ship Would Sail No More - Bulldozing With the 5th Army at Anzio - We Dropped Supplies to the Troops in Burma - For Stalingrad's Citizens a New Era Dawns ..... Our Diary of the War ..... S" For Sugar, Veteran Lancaster of Bomber Command ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Allied Awards for British Services Rendered ..... Editor's Postscript ..... More Forts to Pound the Heart of Germany

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 182
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 182
1944 06 09 ....... Cover: ... Delivered by Donkey Post are the letters and parcels sent to men of a heavy bombardment group of the 15th U.S.A.A.F. in Italy. Commanded by Lt.-Gen. Nathan Twining, who is responsible for strategic bombing operations, the 15th U.S.A.A.F. is one of the units of the Mediterranean Allied Air Force, whose formation, replacing the Mediterranean Air Command and the N.W. African Air Forces, was announced on Jan. 27, 1944. by Gen. Sir H. Maitland Wilson Supreme Commander in the Mediterranean. Photo, U.S. Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Looks at the Housing Problem ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... 5th and 8th Armies Break the Gustav Line in Terrific New Push to Smash Kesselring ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Royal Indian Navy Backs the Burma Battles ..... Seaborne Raiders Strike at Arakan Japanese ..... Our Colonies in the War: No. 9 - The Bahamas ..... Ships and Men of the Convoy Rescue Service ..... Pre-War Cargo Boats Perform a Mercy Task Now ..... Allied Flyers Cross the 'Roof of the World' Carrying Supplies for China's Fighting Men ..... This Will be a Task as Big as the War Itself ..... Canada Helps Win the Battle of the Atlantic ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'With Pennants Flying' By Mr David Masters - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Britain's Battle Padres are Front Line Men ..... These Whip the Cream of the German Armies ..... Indomitable Spirit of the Red Air Force ..... Soviet Might Wins Back the 'City of Glory' ( Sebastopol ) ..... 'The Faithful Durhams' Toughen-up for Battle ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - In the Jungle of Assam Where Wild Battles Sway - I Walked in Odessa's Guerrilla Army Catacombs - I Saw the Tricolour Flying Over Mount Majo ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... 8th U.S.A.A.F. Is Germany's Daylight Scourge ..... Ulster Makes Dress-Lengths for Our Planes ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Whilst Death Rains Down from China's Sky

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 183
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 183
1944 06 23 ....... Cover: ... General Sir Harold Alexander, G.C.B., C.S.I., D.S.O., M.C., Commander-in-Chief of the Allied Armies in Italy, watches keenly the successful progress of our troops as they engage the enemy at the commencement of the great new offensive on May 11, 1944. General Alexander was appointed Commander-in-Chief on December 14, 1943. On May 12, 1944, in an order of the day addressed to his forces in English, French, Italian, and Polish he declared, " We are going to destroy the German armies in Italy." Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Sees War Prisoners Return ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... After Four Long Years D-Day Dawns at Last ..... Allied Invaders Storm Germany's 'Atlantic Wall' ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Royal Navy Drops Shells on the Appian Way ..... Moving Up Into Battle Over the Cassino Plain ..... They Plucked a German General Out of Crete ..... Workers Step-up Production on Soviet Farms ..... Britain's Colonies in the War: No. 10 - Cyprus ..... New Guinea Shipyard Speeds Pacific Offensive ..... Here the Allies Prepare for a Last Round-up ..... Background of the Fleet Air Arm's Success ..... San Giorgio's Bell May Yet Ring for Victory ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Thoughts on War' By Capt Liddell Hart - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... How 5th Army Linked up with the Anzio Beach-head ..... Allied Units Blast Japanese on the Burma Fronts ..... This Is how We Mobilized for Total War ..... Welfare of Our Wartime Working Millions ..... At the End of the Great Battle for Cassino Hill ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Things I Saw in Battle-Smashed Cassino Abbey - We Wrestled at Sea with a 100-m.p.h. Gale - I Flew Over Hitler's Front Line in the West - I Watched an Unbeatable Army Come Home ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Metal 'Carpets' for Our Front Line Airfields ..... R.A.F. Rockets Equal a Warship's Broadside! ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Avenger Takes Off on its Mission of Death

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 184
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 184
1944 07 07 ....... Cover: ... Victory for Our Armour Near Bayeux was the outcome of the first heavy clash with enemy tanks in Normandy on June 9, 1944; above, a British tank crew, wrapped in blankets, is seen taking a brief rest between spells of violent action. Brought across miles of water by ship, or landed from the air, our armoured monsters pushed on inland. Trying to stem the flow, especially in the Caen area, the Germans threw into battle increasing numbers of tanks, including the big Mark VI Tigers. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Speeds Airborne Troops ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... After the D-Day Storm that Smote the Hun ..... Britain and Canada Fight as One in Normandy ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Great Sea Guns Blast Hitler's French Coast ..... These Men Lead the Mighty Liberation Forces ..... On Normandy Beaches Won Back from the Nazis ..... Miracles of Planning Behind the Great Invasion..... Allied Tanks and Equipment Pour into Normandy ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Japan's Islands of Mystery' By Capt Willard Price - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Freedom Returns to Stricken Towns of France ..... We Have Won Battle of the Beaches Montgomery ..... Heart of a Fallen Empire Beats Freely Again - As Allies Reach the End of the Road to Rome ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War -I Was There! - How We Smashed Into Western Europe - Went With the First Glider-borne Troops - Ashore with the 50th Division - of the Warspite Shelled the French Coast - Carried Canadian Troops to the Beaches ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. Allied Wings that Rule the Skies in Normandy ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Pacific Signpost is Victory Indicator

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 185
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 185
1944 07 21 ....... Cover: ... Opening the Gates of France Redeemed - symbolic of the complete liberation of all enemy-occupied territories General de Gaulle (right), accompanied by high-ranking French officers, enters Bayeux, cleared of the Germans by our Forces on June 8, 1944. First French town to be freed, Bayeux has twice before been occupied by English soldiers - in 1346, at the start of the Hundred Years War, and again in 1417, in the reign of King Henry V. Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Behind-the-War Scenes With Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... British 2nd Army in the Normandy Campaign ..... Swiftly Advancing Red Army Regains Vitebsk ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... British Troops March Through Freed Bayeux ..... Great Climax of Allied Assault on Cherbourg - Nazi Naval and Military Commanders Surrender ..... Nurses Were Soon Tending Our Men in France ..... How Crab Tanks Clear the Nazi Minefields ..... Lack of a Drink a Battle May Be Lost ..... 5th and 8th Armies Advance on 150-Mile Front ..... Streets as Battlefields and Towns as Forts ..... D-Day Morning in Fields of Northern France ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Navies in Exile' By Mr. A. D. Divine - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Torn Tarawa Atoll Now an Allied Base ..... Vital Burma Supply Road Freed by 14th Army ..... Men of the Maquis are Striking for France! ..... Armour Speeds to Combat on the Western Front ..... Our Colonies in the War: No. 11 - The Cameroons ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - - I Saw a City Below the German's 'West Wall' - A Gale Nearly Wrecked Our Invasion Fleet - We Broke Through the Hills Around Cherbourg ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Casualties Carried by R.A.F. Transport Command ..... Southern England Attacked with Flying Bombs ..... Editor's Postscript ..... North Italy: A Wave in the Permanent Way

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 186
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 186
1944 08 04 ....... Cover: ... How are the Mighty Fallen! This German 60-ton Tiger tank, shorn for ever of its deadly power and now hurled on its side and with one track missing, yet retains one degree of usefulness - it provides shelter from the rain for a resting British soldier on the Italian front. Enormous losses of armour and equipment have been suffered by the enemy in our latest offensives ; as much as possible is salvaged for prompt repair and re-use by the Allies, or for shipment as scrap for conversion into new weapons. Photo, Keystone ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Visits Allied Air Forces ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Vital Key-city Captured on Normandy Front ( Caen ) ..... Victories Garnered in Red Army's Drive West ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Saipan's Capture is a Bombing Threat to Tokyo ..... In Praise of the Heroes of the Stokehole ..... The Bailey Bridge that Triumphs over Demolitions..... 2nd Army Infantry Stormed this Nazi Bastion ..... Hunting Out the Lurking Hun in Shell-Torn Caen ..... New Zealand's Premier Sees His Troops in Italy ..... Town After Town falls on the Road to Florence ..... Bulldozing to Victory on All Fighting Fronts ..... Conquests of 2nd Army in Normandy ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Wingate's Raiders' By Mr. Charles J. Rolo - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... How Our Dogs Detect Land-Mines in France ..... Here Our Armour Outfought Rommel's Panzers ..... Aircraft Command's Detectives at Work ..... Our Plan of Campaign Against the Flying Bomb ..... China Enters 8th Year of Her Fight for Freedom ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Caen I Saw the Flag of Freedom Raised - Tornado-like a Flying Bomb Roared Down at Me - I Traveled the Red Army Road to Vitebsk ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Japan Bombed Again by America's New 'Heavies' ..... Wonder-drug Penicillin Saves Limbs and Lives..... Editor's Postscript ..... R.A.F. Chaplain as Newsboy in Normandy

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 187
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 187
1944 08 18 ....... Cover: ... Two of Britain's Invasion Chiefs are Lieut.-Gen. Sir Miles Dempsey, K.C.B., D.S.O., M,C. (right), Commander of the British 2nd Army in Normandy, and Lieut.-Gen. Sir Richard Nugent O'Connor, K.C.B., D.S.O., M.C. (left), Commander of British armoured forces in the Caen area ; aged 55, General O'Connor won the D.S.O. and bar and the M.C. in the 1914-18 war. Both Generals served in North Africa, and both were at the Staff College, Camberley, with General Sir Barnard Montgomery. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Sees War's Impact at Home ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Russians Crack More Bastions in Berlin Drive ..... Great Gaps Torn in Nazi Line across France ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... 8th Army Riflemen Patrol the Arno Valley ..... Advance to Arezzo Heralds Fall of Florence ..... Irresistible Red Armies Swept On Into Poland ..... In the Front Line Near Cagny ..... They Tend the Front Line Sick and Wounded ..... Hard-hitting Spearheads of Our 2nd Army Front ..... Roar of British Guns Rolls over Norman Plains ..... 'Red Duster' Flies Again in Swedish Ports ..... Naval Aid for Our Armies of Invasion ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Peace or Chaos?' By Mr. George Soloveytchik - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... The Japanese are being Driven out of Manipur ..... How Freed France Kept Bastille Day in 1944 ..... Catapults give R.A.F. Pilots a Flying Start ..... Spitfire Cameras in Action High Over Normandy ..... New Awards Raise the War's V.C. Roll to 93 ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - How We Ran the Blockade in the Gay Corsair - I Dodged the Germans for Five Weeks in Caen - We Shelled German Targets at 11 Miles Range - In a Burning Plane I Crashed in Yugoslavia - Our Unwanted Cargo was an Unexploded Mine ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Tedder's Carpet Laid Down on Western Front ..... Britain's Colonies in the War: No. 12 - Gambia ..... Editor's Postscript ..... British 17-pounders Pursuing the 'Tigers'

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 188
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 188
1944 09 01 ....... Cover: ... Our King in Italy (background) watched with keen interest, from a forward observation post, shells bursting during an artillery duel in a target area some four miles beyond the 8th Army front line, north of Arezzo, which was captured on July 16, 1944. His Majesty went to Italy on July 23, and spent twelve days visiting units of the Navy, Army and R.A.F. as well as the Dominions and Allied forces. He returned to Britain on August 3. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Sees Women at Way Overseas ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Carriers Astride the Caen-Falaise Road ..... Anti-Tank Defences Broken by 1st Canadian Army ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... One-way Traffic to Victory in Normandy ..... After Biting Into Brittany ..... Hospital Ships on the Cross-Channel Run ..... Purged of the Scourge French Life Begins Anew ..... Bradley's Blitzkrieg Freed Brittany's Capital ..... 'Legion of the Lost' Fought on in New Guinea ..... Stronghold of Saipan Torn from Japanese Hands ..... Under the Japanese Heel in Shanghai Today ..... Shadow of German Doom Cast over Normandy ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'What To Do With Germany' By Mr. Louis Nizer - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... .A.F. Smash Flying Bomb and Rocket Sites - While Ack-Ack Gunners Take Increasing Toll ..... Will The Nazi War Machine Run Dry and Crash? ..... From China Our Allies Press On to Burma ..... How Russia Cares for Her Wounded Warriors ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Pounded the Japanese Stronghold of Sabang - I Visited a Bombed-Out Flying-Bomb Site - When those Victory Salvos Roar in Moscow - They Bake 1,000 Loaves a Day for Invasion Craft ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Typhoon Rockets Smashed Great Panzer Thrust ..... Britain's Colonies in the War: No. 13 - Mauritius ..... Editor's Postscript ..... The 'Factory Removers' Went to Colombelles

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 189
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 189
1944 09 15 ....... Cover: ... British and Canadians Joined Up in Normandy when armoured cars of a Canadian reconnaissance unit, driving hard from south to south-east of Caen, contacted advanced British troops after the successful crossing of the River Orne during the night of August 7, 1944. The offensive, preceded by a terrific air bombardment, was part of a vast sweeping movement which trapped the bulk of the German 7th Army in the Falaise " pocket." See also illus. pp. 271-273. Photo, British Newspaper Pool ....... Articles Inside: ... Victory Sidelights seen by Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Over the broad Seine Allied tanks Thundered ..... Here are Nazi Prisoners Coming in at the Double ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... A New chapter Opens in the Story of Florence ..... Craft that Land our Men on Enemy Beaches ..... Mightily We Smote the Hun in Southern France ..... Germany's Armoured Vehicles ..... 'Magic Carpets' Help to Keep our Forces Moving ..... Nazis were Snatched from Albanian Stronghold ..... British and Greek Commandos in Aegean Raid ..... The Story Behind Britain's Vast Radio Blitz ..... Von Kluge's 7th Army Trapped in France ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Merchant Navy at War' By Capt. Frank H. Shaw - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... French Army Fights Again in its Native Land ..... Through Shattered Falaise Avenging Armour Sped ..... Before the Red Armies a Name Immortal Ran ..... Soviet Guns Reach the Soil of the Reich ..... Over Guam Island 'Old Glory' Flies Again ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Opened the Fourth Front in Southern France - I Saw the Mad Colonel of St. Malo Surrender ..... How Our Buttoned-Down Tanks Charged Through ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... How R.A.F. helped the Maquis to Set Paris Free ..... Wild Beauty Now Covers Our London War-Scars ..... Editor's Postscript ..... How We Crossed the Orne at Thury Harcourt

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 190
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 190
1944 09 29 ....... Cover: ... In Liberated Paris tanks of the 2nd French Armoured Division presented an impressive spectacle as they passed the Arc de Triomphe. On August 25, 1944, the German General von Choltitz had surrendered the capital to General Leclerc after 50,000 members of the French Forces of the Interior and unarmed patriots had risen against the enemy garrison and some 10,000 Germans had been made prisoners in the city. See also illus. pages 303-306. Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Afloat and Ashore with Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... When Allied Armies Reached the Siegfried Line ..... The Gothic Line Breached on a 20-Mile Front ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... In Belgium's Capital Hitler Went Up in Smoke ..... Dramatic Return of the Canadians to Dieppe ..... Surgeons in Action With the Royal Navy ..... Over the Seine in Hot Pursuit to Brussels ..... Memories were Stirred on Battlefields Regained ..... How We Blasted the Huns with Flame in France ..... An End to this World-Curse of German Minorities! ..... Cheers and Homage in Paris Freed ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Wings Over Burma' By Kenneth Hemingway - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Russians at Bucharest and East Prussian Border ..... Armed Might that Gladdened the Heart of France ..... Air Force Regiment in Action Overseas ..... Airmen-Soldiers Deeply Versed in Craft of War ..... They Helped to Drive the Japanese from India ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Was the End of Our Serfdom in Brussels - At St. Lambert I Saw the End of German Might - Our Kill-or-Capture Raid on Thira Island ..... Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Quick Bases for Spitfires in Southern France ..... How Paris was Relieved from Peril of Famine ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Our Tanks Chased the Nazis out of Lisieux

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 191
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 191
1944 10 13 ....... Cover: ... Yugoslav Walking Armoury, this smilingly confident partisan of Marshal Tito's National Army of Liberation sets out to harass a German retreat line. So successful was their offensive launched against the Germans, with the co-operation of the Royal Navy, units of Land Forces Adriatic and aircraft of the Balkan Air Force, on Sept. 8, 1944, that by Sept. 17 the Dalmatian islands of Korcula, Hvar and Brae had been freed. Four days-later Tito's forces were drawing their net around Belgrade. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... At Home and Far Away with Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Thrusting Through Holland Towards the Ruhr - Bitter Was the Fighting for Nijmegen Bridge ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Those U-Boat Pens Were Not So Bomb-Proof! ..... Fiercely Contested Channel Ports Regained ..... Blasting at Last Through the Siegfried Line ..... British Second Army's Epic Dash to Brussels ..... Line-Up of Our Forces Against Western Germany ..... How the Wehrmacht Scrambled out of Belgium - With British Troops and Armour at its Heels ..... The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Flying Bombs ..... When Hitler's V1 Left its Lair for England ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'New Zealand, A Working Democracy' By Mr. Walter Nash - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Desert Battle to Save World's Food Supplies ..... First Dutch Town Entered by British Ground Troops ( Valkenswaard ) ..... 'Seven-League Boots' are Winning Pacific War ..... Burma Border Outpost Cleared by 14th Army ..... How Belgium's White Army Aided Allied Advance ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Dutch Fields were Bright with our Parachutes - I Saw the Maginot Line Come to Life Again - We Salute the Men Who Tunnel Through Death! ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... 1st Allied Airborne Army Descends on Holland ..... Exploits of Our Special Air Service ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Monty the Conqueror at Historic Vimy Ridge

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 192
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 192
1944 10 27 ....... Cover: ... Canadians at the Menin Gate, following the liberation of Ypres on September 7, 1944, paid their tribute to the memory of 55,000 officers and men whose names are inscribed upon the Memorial. Unveiled on July 24, 1927, the Menin Gate Memorial was erected in honour of " the Armies of the British Empire who stood here from 1914-18 and to those of their dead who have no known graves." Through the arch is seen the tower, of the rebuilt Ypres Cloth Hall. Photo, Associated Press ....... Articles Inside: ... Home Front-Line Tour with Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Sherwood Rangers Our First Troops in Germany ..... Dempsey's Men in the Corridor Through Holland ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... 2nd Escort Group Raise U-Boat Toll to 500 ..... Dodging Destruction With Cargoes of Death ..... Canada Mounts Guard at Calais Headquarters ..... Dutch Fight Their Way Home With the Allies ..... Battle-Trained Postmen Handle Front Line Mail ..... Red Army Triumphant in Estonia and Bulgaria ..... The Tragic End of Polish Resistance in Warsaw ..... Immortal Story of the Airborne Men of Arnhem ..... Reinforcements for our Sky-Troops in Holland ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Ten Years in Japan' By Mr. Joseph C. Grew - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Greek Infantry With the 8th Army in Italy ..... Going Home in Florence Now That They're Free ..... Weapons in Brief: The Alphabet Goes to War ..... A.V.R.E. is Added to Allies Mighty Armoury ..... Heroism Beyond Praise: Their Award the V.C. ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - It Was a 'Tough Do' at the Bridge of Arnhem - I Watched a German Parachute Mine Explode - It's Like Heaven Now in War-Free Malta ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Our Pacific Forces Move Still Nearer to Japan ..... Last Shots Fired in Four-Year Channel Duel ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Rest from Battle in Nijmegen on the Waal

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 193
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 193
1944 11 10 ....... Cover: ... Dover's Symbol of Thanksgiving - the Town Flag - was hoisted for the first time since the early days of the war by the Mayor, Alderman J. R. Cairns, J.P., on September 30, 1944. He led the rejoicings of Britain s "front-line town," crowds dancing and singing in the flag-hung streets after loudspeakers had announced that after four years' ordeal of cross Channel shelling all enemy long-range guns mounted in Trench ports opposite had been silenced or captured. Photo, Planet News ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Tours the European Scene ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... British and U.S. Armies on Germany's Border - And Driving Towards the Po Valley in Italy ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... British Commandos Turn Up in Stormy Albania ..... Lifeline to Russia: Tasks Without Parallel ..... Through Persia to Marshal Stalin's Armoury ..... Joyfully the Greeks Greet British Freedom Army ..... Germans Sealed the Utter Doom of Aachen City ..... Commandos With a Hose: Our Soldier-Firemen ..... How the Army Fire Service Prepared for France ..... Now the Arab States Move Towards Federation ..... How the Jeeps Outwit the Japs in Northern Burma ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Assignment U.S.A.' By Selden Menefee - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... The How and Why of Jet-Propelled Aircraft ..... Nazi Flying Bombs Are Launched This Way Now ..... With British-Trained Fijians in the Pacific Battle ..... Red Army Avalanches Sweep on to the Reich ..... Danes Stirred to Resistance by Nazi Decree ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - 10,000 Cried for the Blood of Greek Traitors - Our Home-from-Home in the Burmese Jungle - We Do Our Soldiering at the Bottom of the Sea ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Parachute-Borne Fragmentation Bombs in Action ..... This is the Tempest - Bomb-Killer Number One ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Climbing a Mountain Pass to Victory in Italy

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 194
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 194
1944 11 24 ....... Cover: ... Marshal Josip Broz Tito, President of the National Liberation Committee of Yugoslavia, and bodyguard, arrived at Nish in liberated territory for talks with Dr. Subasitch, Premier of King Peter's Government. Agreement between the partisans and the Government was announced on June 16, 1944. On October 20, Belgrade, Yugoslav capital, fell to Marshal Tito's forces collaborating with Russian troops under Marshal Tolbukhin. On November 8, Tito was reported in Moscow for talks with Stalin. Photo, U.S. Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Sees Peace Preparations ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Fiercely Kesselring Clings to Northern Italy ..... Hun Hordes are Hammered in the Netherlands ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Refuel As You Go is the Navy's Slogan Now ..... Looking for Death on the Beaches of Britain ..... How Our Sappers Tackle German Booby Traps ..... Buffaloes at Beveland Aid Scheldt Invasion ..... Dempsey's Men Hurl Enemy Back to the Maas ..... New Guinea Landing Cuts Off 15,000 Japanese ..... Leyte: General MacArthur Keeps His Promise ..... Harbours Made in Britain Sailed to France ..... Secret of the European Invasion Revealed ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'They Made Invasion Possible' By Peggy Scott - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... This is How the Enemy Sniper Gets His Man ..... Chinese Regain Ancient City on Burma Border ..... Hungary: Last of Hitler's Allies in Europe ..... Nazis Fall Back on Their 'Last Ditch' Reserves ..... Russians Well Over the East Prussian Border ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - I Saw the Royal Marines Go In at Walcheren - I Took a No. 10 Tram to the Front Line - We Sent a U-Boat Down in Five Minutes - Radio Spy in the Jungle of Leyte Island ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Assembling Super-Fortresses for the Pacific ..... British Forces Returned in Triumph to Greece ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Swastika Ripped from the Old Church Tower

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 195
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 195
1944 12 08 ....... Cover: ... In the Wheelhouse of one of the landing-craft that braved the crippling fire from enemy shore batteries at Westkapelle on the island of Walcheren on November 1, 1944, the coxswain, Leading-Seaman Tony Cole, of Walthamstow, London, stands unflinchingly by the tiller. The final phase of the battle to free the sea approaches to Antwerp was thus begun, when at dawn Royal Marine Commandos battled their way landwards against German guns thought to have been silenced. See pages 463-466. , British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Records the London Scene ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Moving Eastward on a 300-Mile Front in Burma ..... From Holland to the Reich the Big Push Goes On ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... They Help to Keep Our Merchant Fleet at Sea ..... With a Red Coastal Battery in the Far North ..... Amidst Eternal Snows the Great Guns Roar ..... 'Vive Churchill!' Cried 100,000 Parisians ..... New Glory for the Guards in the Battle of Italy ..... The Story Behind a Polish Armoured Brigade ..... How We Heartened the Homeless in Holland ..... Catafighters of the Atlantic Suicide Squad ..... At Westkapelle the Royal Marines Went in at Dawn ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Under Cunningham's Command' By George Stitt - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Germany's V2 Terror-Weapon Hits at England ..... Secrets of the New-Style Doodle-Bug Revealed ..... British Women's Services are Busy Overseas ..... These War-Workers in Uniform See the World ..... 'Aussies' at Home in Netherlands New Guinea ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Between Battles in the Land of Awful Silence - General Slept While We Took 2,000 of His Men - The Havoc and Destruction I Saw in Italy ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Inglorious Tirpitz Takes the Final Knock-Out ..... V.C. Awards Gained on Five Battle Fronts ..... Editor's Postscript ..... 5th Army R.E.s Spanned This 530-Foot Gap

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 196
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 196
1944 12 22 ....... Cover: ... Chinese Guerrilla, one of thousands fully prepared to pit weapons and skill against the Japanese invader. During their Seven years' active resistance to the enemy, such fighters have rendered valuable assistance to the Allied cause. On November 23, 1944, Major-General Albert C. Wedemeyer, who succeeded Genera! Stilwell as military adviser to Chiang Kai-shek, announced that the Generalissimo had accepted in principle a plan which he had submitted for the disposition of Chinese forces. Photo, U.S. Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Sees Latest British Weapons ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... British Thrust at Venlo on the Ruhr Highway ..... Marshal Tolbukhin Breaks Through in Hungary ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Japanese Navy Routed in Big Philippines Action ..... Canada's Mighty Wartime Seafaring Expansion ..... The Dominion Takes Over Royal Navy Ships ..... The Tricolour Flies Again Over Alsace-Lorraine ..... 2nd Army Infantrymen Dig In Along the Maas ..... Boredom is Banished in Time Off From Battle ..... 'Let the Forces Sing' Helps to Win the War ..... Where Hitler's Own Last Battle Will Be Fought? ..... Side by Side the Allies Smash into Germany ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'An Apple for the Sergeant' By Anthony Cotterell - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... How Petrol is Piped to Our Airfields in Italy ..... MacArthur's Men Tighten Their Grip on Leyte ..... How Mosquitoes Released Doomed Men from Gaol ..... R.A.F. Bombs Cracked Open the Prison at Amiens ..... Tank-Carrying Hamilcar: World's Largest Glider ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - They Told Me 'The Tea Always Gets Stewed!' - For Four Years the Nazis Tried to Catch Me - How We Saved the Precious Chocolate Machine - From Saipan Our Forts Flew to Bomb Tokyo ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Civil Defence in Action After a V-Bomb Raid ..... V2 Rocket-Bombs' Home Obliterated by R.A.F. ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Shattering Man-Traps on the Road to Berlin

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 197
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 197
1944 01 05 ....... Cover: ... Men of Arnhem - 400 Red Devils" of deathless fame - marched proudly away from Buckingham Palace after a special investiture by H.M. the King on December 6, 1944. The numbers were so unprecedented that, for the first time in history, the ceremony had to be held in the spacious entrance hall of the King's London home. Sixty-one of the noble band (see pages 366-70) received decorations. They included a V.C. ( Major R. H. Cain ), two C.B.s. seven D.S.O.s, 19 M.C.s, seven D.C.M.s. and 25 M.M.s. Photo, Daily Mirror ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Visits the Airborne Troops ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... German Escape Routes Hammered in Yugoslavia ..... In Holland Where the Nazi Floods Swirled ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Our Mightiest Home-Built Battleship Launched ( HMS Vanguard ) ..... When the Bombed and Blazing Apapa Went Down ..... Royal Navy Swept Clear the Scheldt to Antwerp ..... How They Built Up R.A.F. Transport Command ..... British Troops in Conflict with Greek Rebels ..... Scientists Battle for Precious Lives in the Far East - Annihilating the Deadly Malaria Mosquitoes ..... A Simplified Guide to the Burma Campaigns ..... Royal Welch Fusiliers are Bound for Mandalay ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Ocean Odyssey, a record of the Fighting Merchant Navy' By Mr. Stanton Hope - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Why Britain's Achievements Astound the World - Colossal War-Efforts of the Homeland Revealed ..... Home Front Civilians Honoured for Bravery ..... Stand-Down Parade of Britain's Home Guard ..... Chinese are Called on to Summon All Resources ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Behind ELAS Lines in Dissension-Torn Athens - My Amazing Escape from an Exploding Bomb Dump - The British Soldier's Lot is Tough in Germany - We Cheered the Home Guards' Last Parade ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... V2 Holds No Secrets from Our Experts Now ..... Britain's 7.2 Howitzer is Now in Action Overseas ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Oil from India to be Pipelined to China

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 198
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 198
1944 01 19 ....... Cover: ... Whence the Chindits Took Their Name: Major-General F. W. Festing, D.S.O., commanding the 36th British Division (left), and Lieut.-Genera! Dan I. Sultan, the U.S. Commander in Burma (centre), stroll thoughtfully past one of the great Chin Taes at Mawlu in North Burma. These startling guardians of Burmese temples were originally erected to keep away evil spirits, them the late General Wingate's force (see page 46, Vol. 7) took its undying name. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Home Scenes Recorded by Our Roving Camera ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... All Wet and Quiet on British 2nd Army Front - As Rundstedt Struck Savagely Farther South ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Fantastic Nazi Frog-Men and Human Torpedoes ..... Troopships That Never Fail the Battle Lines ..... Two Irresistible Soviet Armies Encircle Budapest ..... McCreery's Die-Hards Take Faenza in Italy ..... Political Prisoners Dash From Alsace Gaol ..... Miracle of South-East Asia Air Command ..... Assam and Bengal Squadrons Smite Japanese ..... Armour Again Saves Our Fighting Men's Lives ..... In Flooded Holland Our Men Stand By ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Golden Carpet' By Capt. Somerset de Chair, M.P. - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... How the Army's Amazing Bailey Bridge is Built ..... Our Engineers Triumph Over Sheer Destruction ..... London's Battle for Homes Reaches Its Peak ..... People of Britain Square Up To V-Bomb Terror ..... Master of Most Jobs is the Wonderful Tractor ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Tanks Ran Right Over the American Foxholes - How We Captured a Member of the Gestapo - Our Submarine's Fight with Nine Japanese Ships - Hot Burma Jungle Race for a 1,500,000 Pounds Sterling Store - Stone Age Terrors I Saw in Devastated Russia ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Premier Flies to Athens to Call Peace Parley ..... News from the Airways of the World at War ..... Editor's Postscript ..... They Also Serve Who Guard the Arctic Seas

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 199
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 199
1944 02 02 ....... Cover: ... On Board the Blighty Express, London-bound from a southern port, men of the British Army of Liberation, aided by the ever-ready Naafi, celebrated in the buffet-car the beginning of their 7-days home leave (the first since D-Day), which began on January 1, 1945. Leave was balloted for among units serving in France, Belgium and Holland. To be eligible a soldier must have served abroad for six months. Special trains equipped with canteens were run from the landing ports. Photo, New York Times Photos ....... Articles Inside: ... Our Roving Camera Greets the Home-Leave Men ..... The Battle Fronts by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Winter Camouflage for Monty's Men and Armour ..... Snow and Rain Saved the Hun in the Lowlands ..... Australia's Mammoth New Graving Dock, at Sidney ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Proud Record of the Royal Australian Navy ..... Aussies Prepare to Erase Japs from Pacific ..... New Line-Up of Armies to crack Belgian Bulge ..... Gay Setting for Our Troops on Paris Leave ..... The Price Norway is Paying for Her Liberation ..... Retreating Nazis in Finmark Burn and Destroy ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'The Australian Army' - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Battle Trails in Icy Skies ..... I Helped the 14th Army in Burma to Laugh ..... George Medals for These Factory Heroes .....Where Kesselring's Fierce Attack Was Held ..... The Story of the Little Bronze Cross for Valour - And Seven Brave Men Who Have Lately Won It ..... Nazis Failed to Establish Greenland Radio Base ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - British Fought Like Tigers at the Ardennes Tip - In the Front-Line Foxholes North of Bastogne - Mud-Slogging with 5th Army in the Apennines ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... With the 2nd Tactical Air Force of the R.A.F. ..... Blazing Hellcat Roars Home - to Fight Again ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Shattered Relic of Rundstedt's Offensive

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 200
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 200
1945 02 16 ....... Cover: ... Askari Warrior of the Sudan Defence Force, he patrols the Abyssinian border country. These native troops100 percent equatorial Africansare under the command of 22-year-old Bimbashi (Captain) J. T. Weekes, of Sussex, whose nearest white neighbour is 250 miles distant by road. S.D.F. units collaborated with General Platt's forces in the liberation of Abyssinia (see page 675, Vol. 7). At Debra Marcos, in 1941, a unit of only 300 successfully held at bay a force of 12,000 Italians. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Soviet Hosts March on Main Roads to Berlin ..... The Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Flame-Throwers Support Our Advance in Belgium ..... Now Rundstedt's Western Drive is Written Off ..... War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Ships That Also Carry Aircraft ..... Home Fleet Action Destroys Nazi Norway Convoy ..... How Master-Bombers Control the Aerial Fleets ..... Strange Truce Outside Beleaguered St. Nazaire ..... Business as Usual in Threatened Strasbourg ..... 'Josef Stalin' is Russia's New Monster Weapon ..... Polish Capital Resounds to the Victory March ..... Channel Islanders Look Daily for Deliverance ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: Czechoslovakia, Land of Dream and Enterprise By Lindsay Drummund - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Known Regions to be Wrested from Japan ..... Our Zones of Advance in the Western Pacific ..... Premier Ranges War Fronts in Confident Review ..... From Athens at Last Fades Grievous Turmoil ..... Triumphant Return to the Arakan Port of Akyab ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Talked to the People of Stricken Warsaw - On this Tiny Island of Peleiu 17,000 Died - I Kicked My Captor Crashing Down a Hillside When the Earth Was Burning at Mandalay ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Escort-Carrier H.M.S. Fencer in Convoy to Russia ..... By Sea, Land and Air with Our Roving Camera ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Rocket Showers Shatter Mindoro Defences

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 201
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 201
1945 03 02 ....... Cover: ... The National Fire Service has sent a unit, with their own vehicles, to the Western Front as the First Overseas Column for firefighting duties with the U.S. Army, it was announced in January 1945. They wear N.F.S. uniform with Army webbing equipment and a beret, but carry no arms. Trailer pumps are here seen being hauled across a disused English gravel-pit by way of training, while N.F.S. girl motor-cyclists essay battlefield conditions on the stony track below. (See also illus. p. 34). Photo, Daily Mirror ....... Articles Inside: ... Stalin's Berlin Thrusts Approach Journey's End ..... The Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Colmar the Nazi 19th Army Was Destroyed ..... From War to Peace in a Central Burma Village ..... H.M.S. Indefatigable, Britain's Newest Aircraft Carrier ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... These Men and Ships Aid Burma's Liberation ..... India's Proud New Navy Came Into Being ..... Bound for Mandalay Across the Shwebo Plain ..... On Myebon Peninsula in Jap-Infested Arakan ..... Can Hitler Wage War Without Front Lines ..... With Sinews of War Through the Persian Gulf ..... Enemy Forces Lured to their Doom by Bluff ..... Marshal Gregory Zhukov: His Target Berlin ..... In the Wake of Our Armies Marches U.N.R.R.A. ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: Tribute to Our Troops in Burma by Hamilton Fyfe ..... is How South-East Asia Command Works ..... When the G.I. Joes Swarmed Ashore at Luzon ..... Australian Forces to Clean-Up the 'Island Front' ..... V.C. of Burma, Italy and the Western Front ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - in Manila, the Philippines Capital - Down a Mine for a Night's Work with a Bevin Boy - Singapore's Giant Floating Dock Was Our Target - They Wear as Badge the Burma Peacock ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Snow was the R.A.F.'s Bitter Enemy in Holland ..... Our Roving Camera Salutes Balloon Command ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Pay Day Aboard One of India's Little Ships

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 202
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 202
1945 03 16 ....... Cover: ... Mr. Churchill Arriving at Yalta for the Crimea Conference (see pages 682-83) early in February 1945. Returning to England on Feb. 19 by way of Athens, where he was given a tumultuous welcome, he discussed the war against Japan with President Roosevelt at Alexandria, and at Cairo met the Emperor of Ethiopia, the King of Saudi-Arabia, the King of Egypt, and the President of the Syrian Republic in " the most important conversations ever held on the future of the Middle East." Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Red Army Keeps a Birthday as it Nears Berlin ..... The Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... All Clear Again in Philippine Islands Capital ..... 'Nothing's So Bad that It Couldn't be Worse!' ..... War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Loud Sounds the Knell of Fate for Nippon ..... U-Boats With Funnels Are Prowling the Seas ..... Nazi Navy Throws Up Fantastic New Devices ..... Crimea Conference: The Big Three Determine - Germany's Fate and Reshaping of the World ..... Nightmare Landscape of One of the Most Difficult Operations ..... Has Tito the Key to the Macedonian Problem? ..... The Fruits of Allied Control of Burma Skies ..... With Thunderbolts of Eastern Air Command ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Why We Lost Singapore' By Dorothy Crisp - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... 's Task in the South-West Pacific - Includes Round-up of Japs in New Britain ..... Over to Belgium with the A.T.S. ..... War-Stricken Dutch Children Happy in Coventry ..... Brave Birds and Animals Have Their Own V.C. ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - It's a Watery War on Our Part of the FrontHow the Parachutists Came Down on Corregidor - I Watched Koniev's Tankmen Cross the Oder ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... At Balikpapan in Borneo Jap Oil 'Goes Up' ..... From Ypres to Lambeth with Our Roving Camera ..... Editor's Postscript

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 203
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 203
1945 03 29 ....... Cover: ... Bomb-Line Provided a Bridge across the flooded airfield for this L.A.C. of the Mediterranean Allied Air Force on the 8th Army's front in Eastern Italy where, in February 1945, heavy rain and snowfalls transformed many of our forward fields into lakes. The M.A.A.F., it was reported on Feb. 13, were concentrating on one of Kesselring's few remaining oil-sources - the sugar-beet refineries in the Po Valley, known to have been converted to the production of industrial alcohol. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Tokens of Defeat Once the Rhineland's Pride ..... Seeing the War at First Hand:"The War Illustrated" Sends its Own Representative to the Front by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... of a "Mulberry" Port ..... The War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... We Stormed and Crossed the Roer River ..... Precision-Bombing Spared Cologne's Cathedral ..... Secrets Behind the Names That Sail the Seas..... The Howe at Sydney Ready to Smite the Japs ..... Red Guns and Cavalry Eat Deep into Germany ..... Line-up of Allies for 'One Good Strong Heave' ..... 'Turkey is Our Ally, Turkey is Our Friend' ..... First Convoy to Break Land Blockade of China ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Britain's Home Guard' By Mr. John Brophy - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... In Burma Lord Louis Keeps Touch With His Men ..... The Stilwell Road Artery to Hard-Pressed China ..... Behind Our Lines Hun Hordes Await Their Fate ..... Cassino of Bitter Fame to Rise in Part Again ..... De Gaulle Attends Opening of French Assembly ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - We Surged Into the Outskirts of Cologne - Assault on Iwo Jima - Remote Pacific Stronghold - The Lifeboat Came Down from the Skies ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... R.A.F. Mosquitoes Range the Rhine with Films ..... Our Roving Camera Goes to Buckingham Palace ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Smoke-Markers Point Berlin Bomb Targets

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 204
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 204
1945 04 13 ....... Cover: ... Through the Shattered Medieval Gateway of Xanten, ancient Rhineland town founded by the Romans, a German prisoner is seen being marched under British guard. The town was entered by a battalion of Somerset Light Infantry on March 8, 1945. Capture of Xanten meant the wiping-out of the Wesel pocket and the line-up of the Allied armies along the west bank of the Rhine on an unbroken front from Arnhem to Coblenz. Photo, Associated Press ....... Articles Inside: ... On the Eve of Last Big Battles in the West ..... Seeing the War at First Hand: Why Our Soldiers are Fittest in the World by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Join Us in Cracking Their Late Ally ..... War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... From Destruction by 10 Vital Minutes - For 10 Days It Bore Them O'er the Rhine ( Ludendorff Bridge ) ..... Vanishing Battle-Scars of Valiant Leningrad ..... First Slice is Lopped From Mikado's Empire ..... They Help the R.A.F. to Keep Up With the Army ..... Norway's Spirited Resistance to Hun Occupation ..... Mighty Mechanical 'Brain' Helps the War Office ..... Dawn Breaks on Britain's East Indies Fleet ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Martial India' By Major Yeats-Brown - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Post-War Problems Are Looming Large ..... E.N.S.A. Cheered our Troops on to Mandalay ..... War Graves of British Commonwealth of Nations - For Them the Tumult and Discord Has Ceased ..... Hue-and-Cry for Nazis in the Vale of Glamorgan ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Navy to the Rescue of Hunted Norwegians - Mandalay Battle Was Fought With Burning Oil - First Into White Flag Villages on the Rhine - I'm Running a Railway in Battered France ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... How Transport Command Serves Us Overseas ..... Smiles and Ships Snapped by Our Roving Camera ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Mid Snow and Ice on Europe's Alpine Front

The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 205
The War Illustrated Vol. 8 No. 205
1945 04 27 ....... Cover: ... Seeing the Big Heave for Himself, Mr. Churchill drove in an armoured car through ruined Xanten to cross the Rhine, and watch troops of the British 2nd Army in action in areas still under enemy fire. In the uniform of a Colonel of the Royal Sussex Regiment he visited the 3rd Division, which is composed largely of English county regiments, with battalions from Scotland and Northern Ireland. During his trip ( disclosed on March 26, 1945 ) a shell exploded only 50 yards from him. Photo, British Official ....... Articles Inside: ... Desperate Last Stands Routed by Russians ..... Seeing the War at First Hand: How the Tide of Battle Swept into Germany by Captain Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Battle Fronts by Maj.-Gen. Sir Charles Gwynn, K.C.B., D.S.O. ..... Royal Navy's Fast Ferry Service on the Rhine ..... War at Sea by Francis E. McMurtrie ..... Who Planned the Great Airborne Landings From the Skies Into Action Beyond the Rhine ..... With Our 7th Armoured Division in the West ..... Dortmund-Ems Canal Now a Negligible Ditch ..... What Speedy Liberation Means to the Dutch ..... Canadians On the Way to the V-Bomb Bases ..... Feats of the Royal Regiment of Artillery ..... Over the Rhine With Monty's Men ..... Views & Reviews of Vital War Books: 'Stand By To Beach' By Mr. Gordon Holman - Reviewed by Hamilton Fyfe ..... Allied Military Control at Work in Wesel ..... War Factories Wrenched from the Hun Intact ..... In Rapid Succession the Nazi 'Plums' Fall ..... A New Use for Germany's Famous Motor-Roads ..... Red Army Advance Freed British Prisoners ..... I Was There! ... Eye Witness Stories of the War - Above the Rhine I Saw the Sky-Men Pounce - Slaves of the Reich on the Westward Trek - I Saw Hitler's Great Arsenal Cold and Dead - Battle of Rheine Town and Its Aftermath ..... Our Diary of the War ..... The War in the Air by Capt. Norman Macmillian, M.C., A.F.C. ..... Home to Rome With Our Roving Camera ..... Editor's Postscript ..... Reich's Greatest River a Bulwark No Longer




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