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Volume 6 - No. 135 - August 21, 1942

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Aug1942

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 Midw

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Along the Battle Fronts

Aug1942

Along the Battle Fronts

Readers are asked to remember that the articles on the War by Land, Sea and Air, specially written for THE WAR ILLUSTRATED by our expert contributors, should be read with at least a fortnight's perspe

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The Home Front

Aug1942

The Home Front

"Is that a utility suit?" demanded an Hon. Member of the President of the Board of Trade the other day when the Commons were discussing the annual "Vote." "No, sir," replied Mr. Dalton, "because I am

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I Was There! - Our Convoy Went Through 6 Days of Bombing

Aug1942

I Was There! - Our Convoy Went Through 6 Days of Bombing

A six-day battle against attacking planes recently fought by one of the largest convoys to reach Russia with war supplies was described by British seamen on their return to this country. For nearly

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I Was There! - We Picked Up Forty-Four Unhappy Italians

Aug1942

I Was There! - We Picked Up Forty-Four Unhappy Italians

Here in a few words Petty Officer Nicholas Symmons tells of an incident that came to break the monotony of a spell of convoy duty. At a time when the menace of the U-boats is being stressed in Press a

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