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'Magic Carpets' Help to Keep our Forces Moving

Sep1944

'Magic Carpets' Help to Keep our Forces Moving

Bogged vehicles and grounded aircraft are millstones around the neck of an army; if its transport ceases to flow, offensive action becomes impossible and defence a matter of uncertainty. How perplexin

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I Was There! - Men, Mules and Mud I Saw on Monte Camino

Jan1944

I Was There! - Men, Mules and Mud I Saw on Monte Camino

One of the key heights on the road to Rome, Monte Camino enemy positions were broken into by the 5th Army by December 7, 1943. War Correspondent Alexander Clifford described appalling conditions maste

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Anti-Suicide Guards are Alert at Nuremberg

Mar1946

Anti-Suicide Guards are Alert at Nuremberg

American guards look into the cells housing the Nazi war-criminals at Nuremberg every thirty seconds, day and night, whilst these are occupied, as a precautionary measure against attempts at suicide

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What British Bombers Did at Bremen on the Weser

Oct1945

What British Bombers Did at Bremen on the Weser

Germany's second largest port, Bremen was a prime target for attacks by the R.A.F. from May 1940 to April 22, 1945 - five days before its capture by the British 2nd Army. Onslaughts included one of

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Freed at Hongkong They Sing God Save the King

Oct1945

Freed at Hongkong They Sing God Save the King

Over 2,000 British internees in Hongkong sang God Save the King as the Union Jack was hoisted at Camp Stanley on August 30, 1945 - the first time for almost four years. They were freed by Rear-Admir

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When London's Docks Visited the Clyde

Nov1945

When London's Docks Visited the Clyde

One of our most astonishing and successful feats in the countering of the Nazis when Britian had her back to the wall was the partial removal, in the autumn of 1940, of the Port of London to the Clyde

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'Magic Carpets' Help to Keep our Forces Moving

Sep1944

'Magic Carpets' Help to Keep our Forces Moving

Bogged vehicles and grounded aircraft are millstones around the neck of an army; if its transport ceases to flow, offensive action becomes impossible and defence a matter of uncertainty. How perplexin

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I Was There! - Cossacks Welcomed Us as We Entered Berlin

Aug1945

I Was There! - Cossacks Welcomed Us as We Entered Berlin

Prelude to Potsdam, the historic entry of the first advance units of British and U.S. occupation troops into Berlin on July 3, 1945, is indelibly recorded in this dispatch from Edwin Tetlow his first

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I Was There! - Men, Mules and Mud I Saw on Monte Camino

Jan1944

I Was There! - Men, Mules and Mud I Saw on Monte Camino

One of the key heights on the road to Rome, Monte Camino enemy positions were broken into by the 5th Army by December 7, 1943. War Correspondent Alexander Clifford described appalling conditions maste

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Anti-Suicide Guards are Alert at Nuremberg

Mar1946

Anti-Suicide Guards are Alert at Nuremberg

American guards look into the cells housing the Nazi war-criminals at Nuremberg every thirty seconds, day and night, whilst these are occupied, as a precautionary measure against attempts at suicide

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Now It Can Be Told! - D-Day Rehearsal at Cambridge University

Feb1946

Now It Can Be Told! - D-Day Rehearsal at Cambridge University

One of the best-kept secrets of the war was revealed by an appeal launched for help in the restoration of the Union Society's premises, damage to which was caused by bombs in July 1942. Here, in this

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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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Magazines by year: 1939

  • Volume 1 - No. 1 - September 16, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 2 - September 23, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 3 - September 30, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 4 - October 7, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 5 - October 14, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 6 - October 21, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 7 - October 28, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 8 - November 4, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 9 - November 11, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 10 - November 18, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 11 - November 25, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 12 - December 2, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 13 - December 9, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 14 - December 16, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 15 - December 18, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 16 - December 23, 1939
  • Volume 1 - No. 17 - December 29, 1939

Magazines by year: 1940

  • Volume 1 - No. 18 - January 5, 1940
  • Volume 1 - No. 19 - January 12, 1940
  • Volume 1 - No. 20 - January 19, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 21 - January 26, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 22 - February 2, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 23 - February 9, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 24 - February 16, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 25 - February 23, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 26 - March 1, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 27 - March 8, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 28 - March 15, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 29 - March 22, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 30 - March 29, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 31 - April 5, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 32 - April 12, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 33 - April 19, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 34 - April 26, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 35 - May 3, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 36 - May 10, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 37 - May 17, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 38 - May 24, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 39 - May 31, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 40 - June 7, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 41 - June 14, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 42 - June 21, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 43 - June 28, 1940
  • Volume 2 - No. 44 - July 5, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 45 - July 12, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 46 - July 19, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 47 - July 26, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 48 - August 2, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 49 - August 9, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 50 - August 16, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 51 - August 23, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 52 - August 30, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 53 - September 6, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 54 - September 13, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 55 - September 20, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 56 - September 27, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 57 - October 4, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 58 - October 11, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 59 - October 18, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 60 - October 25, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 61 - November 1, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 62 - November 8, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 63 - November 15, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 64 - November 22, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 65 - November 29, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 66 - December 6, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 67 - December 13, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 68 - December 20, 1940
  • Volume 3 - No. 69 - December 27, 1940

Magazines by year: 1941

  • Volume 3 - No. 70 - January 3, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 71 - January 10, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 72 - January 17, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 73 - January 24, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 74 - January 31, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 75 - February 7, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 76 - February 14, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 77 - February 21, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 78 - February 28, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 79 - March 7, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 80 - March 14, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 81 - March 21, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 82 - March 28, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 83 - April 4, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 84 - April 10, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 85 - April 18, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 86 - April 25, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 87 - May 2, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 88 - May 9, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 89 - May 16, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 90 - May 23, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 91 - May 30, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 92 - June 6, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 93 - June 13, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 94 - June 20, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 95 - June 27, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 96 - July 4, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 97 - July 11, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 98 - July 18, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 99 - July 25, 1941
  • Volume 4 - No. 100 - August 1, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 101 - August 8, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 102 - August 15, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 103 - August 22, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 104 - August 29, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 105 - September 10, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 106 - September 20, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 107 - September 30, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 108 - October 10, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 109 - October 20, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 110 - October 30, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 111 - November 10, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 112 - November 20, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 113 - November 29, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 114 - December 10, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 115 - December 20, 1941
  • Volume 5 - No. 116 - December 30, 1941

Magazines by year: 1942

  • Volume 5 - No. 117 - January 10, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 118 - January 20, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 119 - January 30, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 120 - February 10, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 121 - February 20, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 122 - February 28, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 123 - March 10, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 124 - March 20, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 125 - April 2, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 126 - April 17, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 127 - May 1, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 128 - May 15, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 129 - May 29, 1942
  • Volume 5 - No. 130 - June 12, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 131 - June 26, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 132 - July 10, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 133 - July 24, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 134 - August 7, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 135 - August 21, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 136 - September 4, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 137 - September 18, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 138 - October 2, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 139 - October 18, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 140 - October 30, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 141 - November 13, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 142 - November 27, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 143 - December 11, 1942
  • Volume 6 - No. 144 - December 26, 1942

Magazines by year: 1943

  • Volume 6 - No. 145 - January 8, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 146 - January 22, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 147 - February 5, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 148 - February 19, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 149 - March 5, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 150 - March 19, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 151 - April 2, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 152 - April 16, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 153 - April 30, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 154 - May 14, 1943
  • Volume 6 - No. 155 - May 28, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 156 - June 11, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 157 - June 25, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 158 - July 9, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 159 - July 23, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 160 - August 6, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 161 - August 20, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 162 - September 3, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 163 - September 17, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 164 - October 1, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 165 - October 15, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 166 - October 29, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 167 - November 12, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 168 - November 26, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 169 - December 10, 1943
  • Volume 7 - No. 170 - December 24, 1943

Magazines by year: 1944

  • Volume 7 - No. 171 - January 7, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 172 - January 21, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 173 - February 4, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 174 - February 18, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 175 - March 3, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 176 - March 17, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 177 - March 31, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 178 - April 14, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 179 - April 28, 1944
  • Volume 7 - No. 180 - May 12, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 181 - May 26, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 182 - June 9, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 183 - June 23, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 184 - July 7, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 185 - July 21, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 186 - August 4, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 187 - August 18, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 188 - September 1, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 189 - September 15, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 190 - September 29, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 191 - October 13, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 192 - October 27, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 193 - November 10, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 194 - November 24, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 195 - December 8, 1944
  • Volume 8 - No. 196 - December 22, 1944

Magazines by year: 1945

  • Volume 8 - No. 197 - January 5, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 198 - January 19, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 199 - February 2, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 200 - February 16, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 201 - March 2, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 202 - March 16, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 203 - March 29, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 204 - April 13, 1945
  • Volume 8 - No. 205 - April 27, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 206 - May 11, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 207 - May 25, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 208 - June 8, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 209 - June 22, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 210 - July 6, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 211 - July 20, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 212 - August 3, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 213 - August 17, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 214 - August 31, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 215 - September 14, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 216 - September 28, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 217 - October 12, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 218 - October 26, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 219 - November 9, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 220 - November 23, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 221 - December 7, 1945
  • Volume 9 - No. 222 - December 21, 1945

Magazines by year: 1946

  • Volume 9 - No. 223 - January 4, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 224 - January 16, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 225 - February 1, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 226 - February 15, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 227 - March 1, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 228 - March 15, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 229 - March 29, 1946
  • Volume 9 - No. 230 - April 12, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 231 - April 26, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 232 - May 10, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 233 - May 24, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 234 - June 7, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 235 - June 21, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 236 - July 5, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 237 - July 19, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 238 - August 2, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 239 - August 16, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 240 - August 30, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 241 - September 13, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 242 - September 27, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 243 - October 11, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 244 - October 25, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 245 - November 8, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 246 - November 22, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 247 - December 6, 1946
  • Volume 10 - No. 248 - December 20, 1946

Magazines by year: 1947

  • Volume 10 - No. 249 - January 3, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 250 - January 17, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 251 - January 31, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 252 - February 14, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 253 - March 14, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 254 - March 28, 1947
  • Volume 10 - No. 255 - April 11, 1947

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Article of the day

Our Heavy Tanks Make Light of Heavy Going

Nov1940

Our Heavy Tanks Make Light of Heavy Going

When tanks are on manoeuvres they do not look for easy ways or smooth going, but seek out every obstacle likely to make their course a hard one. Here heavy Infantry Tanks Mark 2, weighing 25 tons ap

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