The War Illustrated No 8 Vol 1 November 4th 1939

The War Illustrated November 4th, 1939 Tortured Warsaw Surveys Her Wounds JjS.ii mm -**...®r .-4, c.*-$*o %The utter destruction that came to Warsaw is well seen in this photograph. A couple of German soldiers and a derelict car are the sole occupants of a once prosperous end busy street. welcome in a country which had its own problems and to spare, they trudged through the autumn days, and at night huddled into doorways or found abed in some lonely barn. All the worldly goods which the war had left them were con­tained in the pitifully small bundles which they carried on their backs or pushed before them in little handcarts. Perhaps still more pitiable was the condition of the Polish leaders. Ex- President Moscicki found refuge in the little town of Sinaia Colonel Beck was there too in a sanatorium. Marshal Smigly Rydz and his lady were in a palace at Craijowa and other ministers found a temporary resting-place at Herculanee, near Turnu Severin on the Danube. f ,.V,t MlM -Besides dam age to buildings Warsaw suffered the almost complete destruction and immobilization of her transport services, the[n centre photograph is a huge crater formed by a bomb that dropped in a main street and penetrated to the tunnel of the underground railway. But life must goon, and the first efforts to mitigate the disaster are being made. In the photograph below is another wrecked street, with a tram-car Ivina on its inside the roadway, having been caught by the blast of a shell ,or it may have been used as a barricade. Photos, Planet News and Associated Press
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