The War Illustrated No 139 Vol 6 October 16th 1942

liege Suarez LlVohemar. MU ES Madagascar’s Capital Now in British Hands FRENCH COLONIAL TROOPS in Madagascar, some of whom are seen above, very largely composed the strength of the Vichy forces at the dis­posal of M. Annet, the Governor-General. Right, Gen. Sir William Platt, G.O.C. East Africa, who was in command of the British forces. ANTANANARIVO, the chief ob­jective of the British thrusts, was occupied on Sept. 23rd below is a view of the city, with the old palace in the centre. Right, air­port at Majunga, captured on Sept. 10. The Daily Express. Photos. Paul Popper, Sport &General, Assoc. Press
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