The War Illustrated No 177 Vol 7 March 31st 1944

Our Roving Camera With Britain’s Transport LADEN WITH 'IRON ORE is this tra inbound for a foundry in York ­shire.- T h e ere is converted into steel used inroad and rail transport work and in engineering and machine con'.t-uc: ion it is essential also for munition and armour plate making. A N A .A .PATROL finds i t hard ingoing the snow drifts of D e rh ysh ira during a recent wintry spell in the north of England. Auto mobile Association patrols are carrying o u tin v a iu a lab war tasks, helping to ensure the smooth running of road traffic .COAL BARGES (above) proceed along the Regent’s Canal in the heart of London— one stretch of the 2,000 miles of our inland water­ ways along which now travel 1,000,000 tons of cargo a year. Mainly a haunt of pleasure boats wand ate rfo w lin peacetime, canals which had been long neglected in favo u for road and rail transport have come into their own again under the stress of wartime needs. IN V A IONS CRAFT passes along a Manchester street (left) from works which produced it, towards the waters on which it will play its part, along with thousands o f others, in gigantic operations to come. There are several types o f these vessels, devised fo revery conceivable sea-borne attack purpose this one is an L .C.M .(Landing Craft, Mate rials .)See i 1 1 us. pp. 656-657. Pholos, Fox, F.//. lirindley, Daily Mirror, Topical PAGE i37 4
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