The War Illustrated, No. 220, Vol. 9, November 23rd 1945

V c( 0 SIXPENCE T / u W a S i I l l u s t r a t e d AT 220 NOVEMBER 23, 1945 THE LAST DAYS OF A TRAITOR—the 89-years-old ex-Marshal of France, Philippe Petain—are spent in dishonour behind bars in the Pyrenean fortress-prison of Portalet. His death sentence pronounced on August 15, I94S, was com m uted two days later. His cell is that in which he confined JGeorges Mandel, Minister of the Interior in the Reynaud Governm ent in I940 and later m urdered. Pctain’s only contact with the outside world is by letter to his wife. See also page 245. l ’hoto, Vianet News .......... Edited by Sir John Hammerton p ~ — N O . 221 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
Add Names


We have sought to ensure that the content of this website complies with UK copyright law. Please note however, that we may have been unable to ascertain the rights holders of some items. Where we have digitised items, we have done so with items that to the best of our knowledge, following due investigations, are in the public domain. While the original works are in the public domain we reserve all rights to the usage of the digital works.

The document titled The War Illustrated, No. 220, Vol. 9, November 23rd 1945 is beneath this layer.

To view this document now, please sign up as a full access member.

Free Account Registration

Please enter your first name
Please enter your surname
Please enter a valid email address
Please enter your password, it must be 8 or more characters

Already a member? Log in now
Small Medium Large Landscape Portrait