Thunder over the Pacific, He Who Got Slapped, Desert Tank Battle, Our New Army WWII Articles Appearing in Collier's Magazine Jan 3, 1942. Quentin Reynolds.

Thunder over the Pacific, He Who Got Slapped, Desert Tank Battle, Our New Army WWII Articles Appearing in Collier's Magazine Jan 3, 1942

Softcover, New York: Collier's, 1942. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+. Complete issue of Collier's Magazine from January 3, 1942. Includes four articles about WWII. "Thunder Over the Pacific" by Frank Gervasi about the Philippines on the eve of the Japanese attack. "He Who Got Slapped" by Walter Duranty about Litvinoff (the newly arrived Soviet ambassador to the US who most US experts believed had been purged by Stalin in 1939). "Desert Tank Battle" by Quentin Reynolds the first part of a two part extended article about the British using American made tanks during their fighting in Libya. And "Our New Army" (uncredited) about the new Wildcat airplanes being readied for carrier service. All articles accompanied by photographs and/or maps. This complete issue also includes seven fictional short stories, including the conclusion of a story by Nevil Shute "The Pied Piper". Period advertising, and cover art by Jon Whitcomb. Magazine is clean and bright. [Item #59386]

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