1914 WW1 Magazine BELGIAN REFUGEES Vise Looting MONS Belgrade Bombarded WAR (30)

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Original First World War Magazine

DATED 1914

Detailing events of that period in WW1

This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings:

Two Wounded Soldiers - Highlanders Injured in the First Battle Coming Home in a Channel Steamer - front page.

Map - Shows The Advance of the Russian Army in The East of Germany.

Konigsberg - a view of the river and town - plus two inset photographs: General Sukhomlinov of the Russian Army - - General Rennenkampf.

Russian Soldiers, Cavalrymen, and Infantrymen Marching on the Germans - three photographs, one of the captions mentions Gumbinnen.

Squadron of Cossacks That Invaded Germany and Austria.

The Man the Prussian Fears - A Cossack.

Women Passengers on the Folkestone Boat Tending Wounded British Soldiers.

The German Commerce Destroyer Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, Which is Now at the Bottom of the Sea.

HMS Highflyer Which Sank the Kaiser Wilhelm off the Coast of Africa.

Northern France - Regiment of Foot on Their Way to Charleroi - plus inset of a Gun Section in Action.

Soldiers Raking a Wood With Machine Gun Fire to Clear For an Infantry Advance.

Serbs and Servia:

A House in Belgrade Struck by Modern Austrian Artillery Fire.

A Serb Boy of Twelve Who Dug a Trench in miel a Garden by the Danube and Sniped Austrians Across the River.

Servian Peasants Waiting in Belgrade for Rifles and Ammunition.

Serb Troops ON Their Way to Fight the Austrians.

The British Embassy at Belgrade after the Austrian Bombardment.

How the City of Belgrade used to Look Before the Austrian Bombardment. c.keenlyside.

General Smith-Dorrian with His Staff Officers Embarking at Folkestone for the Front.

Sons of the Scottish highlands Setting Out for the Battlefields of France. mister

Troops Entraining for a Southern Seaport.

Soldiers Marching With Their Kitbags for the Great New Adventure on the Fields of Old France.

Charge of British Cavalry at Mons - full page from a drawing by C. M. Sheldon - info. Charles Mills Sheldon was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in 1866. He was an American journalist and illustrator who reported on many wars, including the Boer War and the First World War.

British Cavalry at Mons - The Uhlans Get the Surprise of Their Lives - full page again by Sheldon, but unsigned.

Ostend People Welcome the Marching Column of British Sailor-Soldiers - three photographs

Cornwall - Austrian Prisoners of War Leaving Truro Workhouse for Dorchester Guarded by London Royal Fusiliers.

London: Belgian Refugees with Their Belongings on a Horse and Cart in Arundel Street, Strand.

London: Belgian Homeless Men, Women and Children, Who Had Fled Belgium.

HMS Iron Duke Leading the Battle Fleet in the North Sea - with an inset photograph of: Admiral Sir John R. Jellicoe.

Wilhelmshaven - Some of Germany's Finest Battleships in the War Dock Under the Shelter of the Forts.

Huy, Between Liege and Namur, With Citadel and Bridge Where the Germans Crossed.

Namur - Houses Alongside the River and Bridge with The Fortress Above.

Dinant and Its Fort.

Albert The Heroic King of The Belgians.

Belgian Hussars, Before the Withdrawal to Antwerp - Returning to Camp.

Belgium - Sacred Buildings Turned into Temporary Shelter for Soldiers - Resting in the Nave of a Village Church.

Officers of the Crack Belgian Regiment The Guards - Joking At Two of Their Comrades as They Scribble Brief Letters to their reive Anxious Wives.

Entrenched Troops Between the Liege Forts During a Brief Lull in the Battle. sleekburnc.

A Liege Trench - Soldiers Waiting for the Next Wild Vain Charge of German Soldiers.

"Just as Ridiculously Barbaric as the Cake Walk of the Negroes is the Prancing Movement With Which The German Army paraded in Triumph Through Undefended Brussels" - photo shows soldiers goose-stepping (Stechschritt or Stechmarsch) through Brussels.

A Street in the Belgian Frontier Town of Vise After the Germans Came - Every House Burnt Out, Not an Inhabitant Visible, Only Teutonic Savages Guarding the Scene of their Atrocities - half page.

Vise: German Troops Searching the Fired Town for Loot and Persuaded by Our War Photographer to Have Their Photographs Taken - half page. Info. the Avenue de Maestricht, showing the soldiers with a Dead Horse in the foreground, near a shop or yard with a sign outside reading Scories Thomas, Ste OUgree Marihaye (poss. a fertiliser distributer).

Germany's Empty Triumph in Brussels - Teutonic Conquerors Swaggering in a Cart Down The Boulevard Botanique in Brussels.

German Infantry Crossing the Place Charles Rogier, Watched by a Silent Belgian Crowd, and Photographed at Considerable Risk .


This second part of the description features articles etc (not images):

Heroes of Mons Return to England

King Albert of Belgium

Defenders of Liege

German Fiendishness

Germanys Triumph in Brussels

Russian Army of Invasion in Europe by F. A. McKenzie

The Cossack sleekburnc.0509

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images.



A very descriptive publication, printed on a light quality paper priced 6d. A cheaper option to some of the more popular illustrated magazines of the day, such as Illustrated London News etc. but more down to earth and detailed. Although it contains articles, the main focus is on photographs, drawings, maps, etc.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. Spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing/toning and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, photos sketches etc. vary in size.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. The outer cover is missing; but as far as I can tell there are no other pages missing. If you're looking for something in particular in this issue PLEASE ASK. If you require information on size of articles (i.e. number of words), sizes of images, please ask before bidding or buying. This item will be packaged in a board backed envelope.
The descriptive text in my listing, details the content in my words and not necessarily what is written on the original page. "Info." in the description is my research, although relevant to the accompanying image or article, is not necessarily in the text.

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Product Code (30)
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