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Complete set of the first one hundred issues of the British weekly magazine "The War Illustrated", each approx. 34pp. 4to., with the first issue published Sep. 16, 1939, and the hundredth published Aug. 1, 1941. The magazine, edited by Sir John Hammerton, served as a photographic record of the week-by-week progression of World War II. Vo. 1, No.1, for instance, reports on the sinking of the liner "Athenia" by a U-boat, the evacuation of children from British cities, the fall of Danzig and Warsaw in Poland, the mobilization of France. It also features a two-page illustration of the ships of the Royal Navy, and a supplemental "Map of Wartime Europe". Each issue shows toning, wear, and some loose pages, else very good.

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April 17, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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