The Illustrated War News

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British Gunners in Action at the Front from the Dec. 23, 1914 issue.

The Illustrated War News (first issue Volume 1, August 1914), was a weekly magazine during the First World War, published by the Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. of London, England.[1]


Upon the outbreak of the first World War the magazine Illustrated London News began to publish illustrated reports related entirely to the war and entitled it The Illustrated War News. The magazine comprised 48 pages of articles, photographs, diagrams and maps printed in landscape format. From 1916 it was issued as a 40-page publication in portrait format. It was reputed to have the largest number of artist-correspondents reporting on the progress of the war.[1] It ceased publication in 1918.[2]


  1. ^ a b It's Your History. "The Illustrated War News Volume 1, August 1914". Centuries of history on cd-rom. Retrieved 24 May 2009 – via Internet Archive. 
  2. ^ "The illustrated war news". Archive. Retrieved 28 January 2016.