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Illustrated Magazine 1940


Illustrated Magazine 1941
Illustrated 10th May 1941

28 pages

Cover General Sir Archibald Wavell

Empire's Man of Destiny  General Sir A Wavell 5 pages

Reporter Anne Dvorak makes a war picture 2 pages

The shelter kids 2 pages

Military objectives centre pages

One of our planes is lost - but the pilot is safe (sea rescue) 5 pages

Illustrated 29th November 1941

28 pages

Cover Phyllis Calvert

Cairo as the British Army sees it  5 pages

Greta Garbo 2 pages

Lorna, Pam and June (3 of Dover's cave children)  3 pages

Walt Disney designs for military units - centre pages

These girls fight fires 2 pages

Phyllis Calvert

Illustrated 6th December 1941

28 pages

Cover Sir Claude Auchinleck

The Auk sets about 'em 3 pages

American tanks in Libya battle

British actor plays in Nazi prison camp 3 pages

Here is a new Gibson girl 2 pages

Home guard officer 3 pages

centre pages detached from magazine

Illustrated Magazine 1942
Illustrated 23rd May 1942

28 pages

Cover Michele Morgan

Flying Tigers 4 pages

Hollywood has discovered Michelle Morgan 2 pages

U.S. fights to save cacti 2 pages

Men of Johnshaven  4 pages

Chungking 3 pages

Illustrated Magazine 1943
Illustrated 13th February 1943

28 pages

Casablanca and after  6 pages

A little bit of fluff (Stage farce)  3 pages

Kill or be killed - Ministry of Information film 2 pages

Clothes, clogs and colours centre pages colour

Hollywood canteen opens 2 pages

Army launches lifeboat 3 pages

Illustrated Magazine 1944
Illustrated  29th January 1944

28 pages

Cover Invasion admiral - Sir Bertram Ramsey

Denmark! Nazi Terror 3 pages

Denmark! The patriots reply 2 pages

Phyllis Dixey 2 pages

Sgt Joe Lewis 2 pages

Rehabilitation (wounded soldiers) colour centre pages

Invasion admiral

The plain people  Mennonites (Amish) 3 pages

Illustrated  17th June 1944

28 pages

Cover Air Marshall Sir Arthur Conningham

Second TAF is the Luftwaffe's scourge  4 pages

The continent as Eisenhower is viewing it 1 page + colour centre pages map

What goes to a woman's head (Hats)  2 pages

Franco's London Duke is laughing 2 pages

Island paradise in war's wake (Tarawa)  3 pages

Illustrated  1st July 1944

28 pages

Cover General Eisenhower

All roads lead to Berlin  9 pages (several articles)

Up in Arms starring Danny Kaye colour centre pages

Illustrated 8th July1944

28 pages

Cover Lt-Gen Sor K A N Anderson

Truth about Normandy's reaction to the allies 4 pages

Things moved swiftly in France  2 pages

Ain't nature wonderful (hats) 2 pages

Royal Windsor horse show colour centre pages

Illustrated  19th August 1944

28 pages

Cover Vitamins

Farming under fire in Normandy 4 pages

Poison weapon beats locusts  4 pages

Boy meets girl 2 pages

Torbruk tablets - vitamins colour centre pages

Miners leader faces pit perils 2 pages

Illustrated  16th September 1944

28 pages

Cover Lt-Gen Devers

How "Warspite" hammered the Huns at Brest 5 pages

Indian village greets VC hero 2 pages

Britain's WAAFs learn Poland's dances colour centre pages

Post war plan for ATS girls 2 pages

Will the war criminals escape this time?

Illustrated  25th November 1944

28 pages

Cover Gen Sir Thomas Blamey

Otto aspires to rule Vienna after the war  3 pages

Life returns to Riviera's golden beaches  3 pages

Showgirls in action colour centre pages

This is for housewives only - America's latest glamour kitchen  2 pages

John Gielgud makes a first rate Hamlet  2 pages

Flying boats in the heart of the Jungle 2 pags

small tear to back cover (taped)

Illustrated  9th December 1944

28 pages

Cover Admiral Submarines

Camera goes into the Dutch front line of battle 4 pages

Nothing is to move on Nazi roads, rail at night  3 pages

Where fashion is ruled by cowboy tradition (cowgirls)  2 pages

Artists sketch book in street fighting 2 pages

Preparing some shocks for the Japs

Illustrated Magazine 1945
Illustrated  September 15th 1945

28 pages

Cover George Isaacs

Forever Arnhem  5 pages

From pin up girl to Cut out girl - Lana Turner paper dolls 3 pages

Bomber pilot into film producer 2 pages

Canada's war guests return (evacuees returning) 2 pages

George Isaacs No 1 job finder 2 pages

First colour picture sent by radio

Illustrated Magazine 1946
Illustrated  2nd February 1946

28 pages

Cover Winter sports

Danish drill - treating bone defects children  4 pages

Cupid is air line's gremlin 2 pages

Has Yugoslavia's ex King a future? 2 pages

US tribute to bombed neutrals  2 pages

Biotechnics and the atom

Illustrated  9th February 1946

28 pages

Cover Sir Ben Smith

Ten million empty cradles 5 pages

Siam's dramatic war dance 4 pages

Artist triumphed over prison camp life  colour centre pages

Illustrated  2nd March 1946

28 pages

Cover New Lord Chief Justice

Storm breaks over Uno-ville 4 pages

The South American Bambalero dance 2 pages

Chinese pilgrimage to the temple of Buddha 3 pages

PBI of penicillin

Illustrated  9th March 1946

28 pages

Cover Trygvr Lie UNO Sec. General

New East End for London 5 pages Photographed by Jack Esten

Midnight blessing of fishermen, nets and waters  3 pages

Madrid Capital of a country at crossroads 3 pages

Marx Brothers are back again  2 pages

Trygve Lie the man who will run UNO  2 pages

Illustrated  1st June 1946

28 pages

Cover Sholto Douglas -Monty's successor

Freedom behind the iron bars - Broadmoor Asylum  6 pages

Navaho braves dance again  3 pages

Disney goes into variety colour centre pages

Italy wavers and waits (elections)  4 pages

Monty's successor

Illustrated  15th June 1946

28 pages

Cover Day off for Zulu miners

The golden rand 4 pages

Simone Simon  3 pages

Return to Terezin  2 pages

The way of an apple in 1946 3 pages

Middle East turmoil 2 pages

Illustrated  20th July 1946

28 pages

Cover Summer gold

The vanishing gypsies 4 pages

Eric and Abe Bedser - Cricketing brothers  3 pages

The birth of a film dance  2 pages

Weighing time for jockeys colour centre pages

Illustrated  3rd August 1946

28 pages

Cover Holiday story

Holiday story 9 pages holiday related articles

The pigeons race again 2 pages

Competition for the BBC? 2 pages

Sultans Friday prayer colour centre pages

Grande Dame Joan Crawford 2 pages

centre pages detached from magazine

Illustrated  17th August 1946

Cover Tokyo a year after

Journey into peace  Paris peace conference 7 pages

Corset lines 2 pages

In Japan today  4 pages

Kissing waltz 2 pages

There's money in milk 2 pages

bottom staple detached from cover

Illustrated  7th September 1946

28 pages

Cover The Royal Family at home

The Ellerby Family moves in (to an AA camp) 3 pages

Their rent is lower now  2 pages

Royal Family at home colour centre pages

Journey's end for the Japanese  3 pages

Broken records-British swimming 3 pages

Illustrated  26th October 1946

28 pages

Cover Molotov Voice of the Kremlin

Cemetry of ships  4 pages

Molotov holds the answer

Hans wants to go home (German prisoners of war)  2 pages

State control How far? 2 pages

Tories at the crossroads  2 pages

Illustrated Magazine 1947

Illustrated Magazine 1948
Illustrated  6th March 1948

28 pages

Cover Jewels in her hair

South Pole squabble 3 pages

A star is born in wax Greer Garson  - Tussauds  2 pages

Wembley midgets (ice hockey) 2 pages

Buddha's temples Ceylon colour centre pages

Diamonds into dollars 2 pages

The city has four bosses - Berlin  4 pages

Cover detached from magazine

Illustrated Magazine 1949
Illustrated 25th June 1949

pages 32

Cover Gonzales

The stake is a crown (Belgium)  3 pages

RAF spreads its new wings 4 pages

Pancho for Wimbledon

They sooth the troubled mind 4 pages

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Illustrated 16th July 1949

40 pages

Cover Lana's holiday wardrobe

Paris newsreel  4 pages photographs by Carl Perutz

Three Rs under canvas 2 pages

Out of pocket state Monte Carlo colour centre pages + 1

Mountain-top scholars  3 pages

The two sides of Pattigonia 3 pages

Baseball hits a home run (British)  3 pages

Dressed to meet the sun

Illustrated 13th August1949

40 pages

Behind the red bamboo curtain 4 pages photographs by Henri Cartier-Bresson

London must have music 3 pages

And a few came home - POWs returning to Vienna 4 pages

Up early to get nowhere - fast- training for women's 50 mile cycle race

Dollar fade out for stars unemployed USA film people 3 pages

Illustrated 10th Decembery 1949

48 pages

Cover Treasure Island

Athletes in darkness (blind)  2 pages

Treasure Island recharted by A E Milne 2 pages

The Vatican by H V Morton  8 pages

100 years not out  Sanda Island lighthouse 3 pages

Illustrated 24th December 1949

40 pages

800th Christmas at St Lukes 7 pages

The private life of Santa Claus 2 pages

Family of Ringmasters Mills Circus  2 pages

Piccadilly Circus 6 pages