1915 World War WW1 Magazine BLACKPOOL Pilot Charles Samson AMERICAN NURSES (8200

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Original antique newspaper magazine detailing events in WW1 dated 1915 La Bassee Battle TROOPS IN BLACKPOOL Liverpool Scottish Regt AMERICAN NURSES Wing Commander Charles Rumney Samson RUSSIAN FRONT Rupprecht Crown Prince of Bavaria SMS BLUCHER SUNK. Plus much more; see main description

La Bassee Battle TROOPS IN BLACKPOOL Liverpool Scottish Regt AMERICAN NURSES Wing Commander Charles Rumney Samson RUSSIAN FRONT Rupprecht Crown Prince of Bavaria SMS BLUCHER GERMAN SHIP SUNK

A magazine detailing events in the First World War

DATE 1915

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

La Bassee, Northern France: An Assault Launched on the Germans Holding the Brickfields South of the Canal - full page from a drawing by A.W. showing British troops hand to hand fighting with bayonets fixed..

Somewhere in the Environs of London: Mounted Corps of Lord Kitchener's New Army on Horseback.

Wing Commander Samson, the Nelson of the Air, Leading Thirty Four Aeroplanes and Seaplanes in an Attack on German Submarine Bases - a full page from a drawing showing the pilot and navigator above the sea in their plane, with gun mounted in front, many other planes behind - the caption mentions W/Cdr Samson KA, and Flight Commander Grahame-White. Info. Charles Rumney Samson

A Drawing by a German Artist of a German Submarine, Full Speed Awash.

Full page showing three prints from photographs entitled To the Battle - And After:

A Body of French Colonial Infantry Seen Hurrying to the Firing Line During an Attack at Beaumont.

The Tragic Aftermath of the French Soldiers Returning from the Battle Line at Beaumont, Wounded Soldiers Returning.

French Cooks Prepare Hot Soup Behind the Same Point of Attack.

The Russian Front:

Russian Infantry About to Leave for the Carpathians after Rest ing in a Galician Village.

General Lunching in a Ditch by the Wayside.

Russian Red Cross Workers Removing Austrian Wounded from a Battlefield in Galicia.

Mounted Russian Engineers Keenlyside.

Austrian Prisoners Lined Up Outside a Galician Church Before Being Taken to a Moscow Concentration Camp.

Making Observations in Galicia - Russian General and Staff Member.

Russian Telephone Reconnaissance: Soldier Relay News Back To HQ.

Two Slav Soldiers Preparing Potatoes in the Trenches.

Cossacks Examining Barrels Abandoned By Germans in a Polish Village.

Lille France - The Crown Prince of Bavaria Saluting the Crown Prince of Saxony in the Place de la Republique - half page with cross references on photograph.

Lille: The Crown Prince of Bavaria at the Hed of His Troops in the Grand Place After A Birthday Parade to reive Honour the King of Bavaria - half page as above.

Page entitled There is No Colour Line at the Battle Line - Four photographs:

A Senegalese Encampment in Northern France Where the Dark Soldiers of the French African Colony Accommodate in Peculiar Dwarfed Tents.

Sons of Africa Building a Fire to Prepare a Meal Within the Sound of the Guns.

British Soldiers Photographed with a Negro From the Belgian Congo .

A French Turco with Arab Horse Has Drawn up to a Village Pump for Water and Is Greeted by Three British Soldiers.

Machine Guns in Use in the War:

The Maxim Gun Being Fired By Sikhs.

Soldiers Firing A Colt Gun.

The Latest Pattern Mitrailleuse Fired By French Soldiers.

The First London Machine Gun Battery Practising With a Lewis Gun.

East Prussian Trenches and a German Shield Protected Machine Gun in Action.

Flood Warfare - Brave Belgians Under Fire While Constructing a Brushwood Bridge in the Flooded Area - full page from a drawing.

Sanguinary hand to Hand Fighting During the Second La Bassee Battle - full page drawing showing a close up battle scene.

A Heavy Motor Waggon Lifted From a Ship at The Quayside, Rouen By a Powerful Crane.

Private Car Being Dropped By Crane from A Ship at the Quayside, The Chauffeur Guides It Into Place.

Over a Mile of Military Cars at a Standstill on a French Road - Being Held Up by a Car That's On Fire.

A Sunbeam Car Which Has Crashed and Overturned on a Road.

French Sentries Inspect a Red Cross Car for Spies, The Driver Showing His Papers.

A Russian Suspected of Being a Spy Between Two German Soldiers.

French Soldiers Inspecting Vehicles for German Spies.

French and Algerian Prisoners Being Interrogated by German Officers.

A Franc-tireur Being Questioned by a German Officer, Others Awaiting Interrogation.

Troops Training in The Seaside Resort of Blackpool - four photographs:

Large Number of Liverpool Scots Who Have Been Training At Blackpool - Drawn up on the Sands for Inspection.

Members of the Liverpool Scottish at Rifle Practice on the Fair Ground, South Shore, Blackpool (info. possibly the Pleasure Beach).

The South Shore and The Liverpool Scottish Training in the Sand with the Big Wheel and House of Nonsense Seen in the Background.

Page entitled Our American Cousins with Friend and Foe - three photographs:

The American Ambulance at Neuilly near Paris - The Doctors, Nurses and Patients on the Balcony of the Hospital.

The American Hospital in Paris - Miss Grace Gassette Organises The Bandage Room in miel the Surgical Department of the Hospital - with many other nurses in the picture.

The American Military Attache and His Staff in Berlin with German Officers.

SMS Blucher The Pride of the German Navy Going to The Bottom - full page photograph showing the capsized ship with hundreds of men clinging to the sides during the Battle of Dogger Bank.

German Submarines Cradled in Kiel Canal.

Small diagram showing the speed of the enemies approach in various forms, air, cruisers, battleships etc.

Dutch Precautions Against Submarines: The Rotterdam Steam Ship Laura Exhibits Her Name in Large White Letters.

Wounded British and German Soldiers Lying Side by Side in the Hippodrome at Frankfort.

Page entitled Some Mascots and Trifles That Have Saved Lives:

Wolf The Mascot of the 2nd Battalion London Scottish.

German Cartridge Clip Struck by French Bullet.

Princess Mary's Gift Box Which Saved the Life of Private Metcalf, of the Royal West Kents by Diverting the Course of a Bullet, But Killing Another Man in the Trenches.

A German Yiddish Bible in Which Lodged a Russian Shrapnel Bullet Saving the Life of a Landwehr Officer.

Bible Shield Which Saved the Life of Private A. G. Perkins of the 1st Lincolns, A Shrapnel Bullet Went Through It.

Billy the Goat Mascot of the Welsh Regiment.

A Grim Relic from a Battlefield of The Aisne - A Bugle Perforated by Shrapnel Bullets Which Killed It's Owner a K. R. Rifleman.

The Goat Tipperary A Mascot of the 2nd Battlion London Scottish.

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

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea.

Article by H. G. Wells - The second and concluding part.... Mister Wells expresses his own opinions with absolute freedom and in no wise accomodates himself to any editorial point of view

Air warfare by C. G. Grey.

Plus many caption articles to accompany the images.





An original used issue, not printed on the best of quality paper, but it more than makes up for this in terms of written content with many images. The four digit number in brackets in title is for my ref only.

Ten pages (20sides). It measures 285mm x 220mm (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. There are two page 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 (8200)
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