The War Illustrated No 103 Vol 5 August 22nd 1941

Registered at the C.P.O. as o 'V wspaper The W ar Illustrated, August sznd, ig.jr FOURPENCE E d ite d b y S i r John H & m m erl'on WEEKLY T ' ' j ; V:*! ¦ i i l i i ... ¦ , . f N ^ J l j " , & 1 1 1 # , f l i t - f f ... % - - 1 ^ - f - - . - y , j r ' f v<« - j 1 " > * ' < $ ; i : / I f 1 . , : ' ^ * ' /' * &: ^ § 1 4 1 ! % * I ¦ ¦ ¦ • / T ;; H.M.S. N ELSO N, 34,000-ton battleship operating with the W estern Mediterranean Fleet, was one of the naval units protecting the very important convoy which successfully defied the dangers of the Sicilian Channel towards the end of July, 1941. The story of the desperate enemy attacks m ade upon this convoy and an eye-witness account of the successful naval defence are given in pages 31 and 45 of this volume. Above is an actual photograph of H.M.S. Nelson taken during the three-day period of inccssant attacks. P hoto, ISritish P a ra m o u n t N ew s
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