The War Illustrated No 8 Vol 1 November 4th 1939

November Uh, 1939 The War Illustrated They Follow in Their Fathers’ Footsteps Sit the last war every British soldier generally managed to get a shave and a haircut even under difficult circu m stances, and in the centre photograph of an Army barber at work the same desire for personal neatness is manifest in the soldiers of today. The British Arm yin France is not suffering those discomforts which the first B.E .F .endured in the autumn of 1914 .The men above, photographed in October 1939 ,are manning an anti-aircraft gun in afield just behind the line as yet untouched by war or weather. Photo, British Official: Crown Cobvrizht There is a marked contrast between the colour of the British and French uniforms, as can be gathered from this photograph of two detachments of Allied soldiers passing through a French town, the British in khaki, the French in horizon blue. Photo, Planet News
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