1915 WW1 Magazine CUXHAVEN RAID Przemysl GERMAN TRENCHES Falklands Battle NORTH SEA FLEET War (1200)

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JELLICOE NORTH SEA BATTLE FLEET Battle Falkland Islands Admiral von Spee ZEPPELIN AIRSHIP London Scottish Regiment SIEGE PRZEMYŚL POLAND New Zealand Contingent Egypt CUXHAVEN RAID Grahams-White MAJOR SLEGIMAN J BATTERY RHA German Austrian Trenches RSPCA Horses Army Veterinary Corps DRUMMER SPENSER J. BENT General Hubert Gough HQ France


Original First World War Magazine

Twelve pages (24 sides)

DATED 1915

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

General Gough and Two of His Colleagues at His Headquarters in France - full front page

Admiral Jellicoe Going Up to The Bridge of His Flagship.

The Flagship of Admiral Jellicoe Full Speed Awash.

A View of the Flagship Deck in Rough Weather.

Part of the north Sea Battle Fleet in Line.

Part of the Falkland Islands the Nearest Land to the Scene of the Naval Victory in the South Atlantic.

Admiral Von Spee's Squadron in The Harbour at Valparaiso Prior to the Ill-fated Voyage.

Admiral von Spee Embarks from Valparaiso.

How a Zeppelin Fights Attack From Above with Mounted Guns of high Angle Range to Repel Attacking Aeroplanes - full page

British Lancers Going Into Action.

The London Scottish After a Night Attack on the Enemy.

Exercising Cavalry Horses in the Snow on the Yser.

Horses Being Exercised in the Snow.

General View of Przemysl the Galician Stronghold.

Field Marshal von Kusmanek Commander of the Austro-Hungarian Garrison.

Artillery Officer in a Redoubt of the Fortress of Przemyśl Directing Fire - - info. Poland

Battery of Austrian Artillery on the Outskirts of Przemysl.

Austrian Encampment Outside Przemyśl.

Russian Soldiers at the Railway Station at Lemberg enroute for Przemysl. Info. Lviv Ukraine.

Russian Wounded Soldiers Returning From the The Front by Train.

Galicia - Russian Battery Working under the Direction of A Gunner Locating the Enemy Position From up a Ladder.

Austrian Prisoners and Russian Captures "Settle the Affair" by Means of a Friendly Wrestling Match.

Alleged "Irreconcilable Enemies" Fraternising near Lemberg: Austrian Prisoners Taking a Meal With Russians.

New Zealand and Australian Troops in Egypt:

Helmieh, Egypt - New Zealand Troops Setting Up Reive Their Immense Stores in a Village.

Australian Troops Relaxing in front of the Pyramids.

Troops on Camels in Front of the Sphinx.

Scenes at the "Buffet" of the New Zealand Contingent.

The Raid on Cuxhaven - ten photographs:

British Sea Planes Typical of Those Used in the Raid.

HMS Arethusa.

HMS Undaunted.

Flight Lieutenant A. J. Miley RN - An Airman Who Took Part in the Raid.

Flight Sub Lieutenant V. G. Blackburn RN An Airman Who Took Part in the Raid.

Flight Commander R. P. Ross RN.

Flight Commander D. A. Olvier RN.

Flight Commander Hewlett.

Flight Commander C. F. Kilner RN.

Flight Commander C. H. K. Edmonds RN.

The Raid on Fortified Cuxhaven - double page from a drawing by C. M. Sheldon, with article, showing a scene as might have been witnessed from the foredeck of the Undaunted, when its guns and those of HMS Arethusa, being loaded by sailors, being fired at the Zeppelins. Also shows planes in the air. Info. - info. Artist Charles Mills Sheldon b. Lawrenceburg, Indiana, 1866 - d. Chiswick, London 1928. He was an American journalist and illustrator who reported on many wars, including the Boer War and the First World War.

The British Navy Hoisting a Hydroplane from a Pinnace into Position Next to a Ship.

How the Seaplane Appeared Over Cuxhaven.

British Naval Hydroplane at Weymouth.

Somewhere on the Continent - Soldiers Trying to Follow an Air Fight Between A British Plane and a German Taube.

Flight Commander Grahame-White Chatting with a British Soldier and French Airman in France - info Claude Grahame-White Hendon.

Sub Lieutenant Travers in Flight on a Borel Waterplane Over a Troopship off Netley Hants.

Major Seligman Attached to J. Battery RHA and Member of Headquarters' Staff.

Major General Allenby Commander of the Cavalry Expeditionary Force - with another man

Brigadier General Gough Who Succeeded in Clearing the Enemy fromthe Bethune Aire Canal Region.

Brigadier General Sir Philip Chetwode DSO Commanded Fifth Cavalry Brigade - and others

Military Attaches Inspecting German Trenches near Antwerp.

German Soldiers in a German Bomb Proof Shelter.

German Soldiers Dining in a Trench.

East Prussian Battlefield - German Soldiers Asleep in a Trench While Their Comrades Keep Watch in the Snow.

Austrian Infantry Look-outs in Snow Covered Trenches in East Prussia. sleekburnc.

Galicia - Austrian Officers Directing Fire of a Battery by Field Telephone From an Observation Post.

Germans Repairing Telephone Cables in Belgium - two photographs, one in a trench the other two soldiers up a telegraph pole

Verdun - A German Officer in a Dug Out and on the Telephone to His Headquarters.

A German Outpost Patrol Taking a Message on a Telephone.

Hotel Astoria Over the Champs Elysees, Paris - British Wounded Soldiers Enjoying Convalescence - three photographs

British Soldiers at Boulogne Listening to Entertainment (Arranged by Mister Seymour Hicks, Miss Ellaline Terriss and Miss Gladys Cooper) - shows inside a building with the wounded soldiers lying at the front of the hall; two photographs.

Kitchen Utensils as Deadly Weapons of War - A Fight Between British and German Soldiers, A Hand to Hand Encounter Showing the British Fighting Spirit as the Germans Stumbled into the Scots Greys Camp at Supper Time - full page from a drawing showing the men using frying pans, dixey tins and pans etc

Horses Wounded in the War at The Front:

Three Members of the RSPCA with the Army Veterinary Corps Attending a Wounded Horse.

HQ of the Blue Cross Society at Serqueux - A Horse Being Treated.

Serqueux Veterinary hospital: A Horse Being Attended.

Members of the Army Veterinary Corps Preparing a Prescription on a Fire Behind the Fighting Line.

The Horses Returning to the Front After Receiving Care at a Veterinary Base - the photograph shows the horses being loaded into boxes onto what looks like trains

Paris: Women at the Abbaye de Theleme, Montmartre Hard at Work Making Bandages.

Daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm, the Duchess of Brunswick, Feeding the Children of German Reservists.

Tokyo Japan: Geisha Girls of the Yanagibashi Quarter Preparing Consolation Bags for Japans Fighting Men.

Belgian By Birth Austrian By Marriage - Countess Lonyay the Leader of the Red Cross in Vienna.

The Agency of Mrs Alec Tweedie, 12 Russell Square, London WC: Women Sorting Books, Games Etc.

The Tsaritza and Her Two Daughters Princesses Olga and Tatiana Assisting in the Care Miel of Wounded Soldiers at Petrograd.

Drummer Spenser J. Bent Who Has Received the VC - Rescuing Private McNulty and Dragging Him to Safety with His Feet - full page from a drawing.

The Roll of Honour - Officers Killed in Action or In The Service of Their Country Directly Incidental to the Great War:

Major H. B. W. Smith-Rewse - Royal Field Artillery.
Captain T. P. Dorington - 1st Royal Dragoons.
Captain Everard J. Lamb - 1st Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.
Capt. H. Whitaker - Rifle Brigade. c.keenlyside.
Captain C. B. Chichester - The Buffs East Kent Regiment.
Captain C. Symes-Thompson - Grenadier Guards.
Captain Miles Radcliffe - Border Regiment.
Lieutenant S. K. R. Gore - Royal West Kent.
Lieutenant K. P. Henstock - Middlesex Regiment.
Captain The Hon. A. Annesley - 10th Hussars - Arthur Annesley
Sub Lieutenant Earl Annesley RNVR - - info. Francis Annesley
Lieutenant Sidney A. Goldsmid - Worcester Regiment.
Lt. H. W. Nicholson - Cheshire Regiment.
Lieutenant J. M. Atkin - Sherwood Foresters.
Second Lieut. H. P. Hartnoll - Worcester Regiment.
Sec. Lieutenant P. McDonagh - Royal West Kents.
Second Lieutenant R. W. Fletcher - Royal Field Artillery.
Lieutenant A. P. F. Lyon - Gordon Highlanders.
2nd Lt M. A. Hepburn - Seaforth Highlanders.
Second Lieutenant J. H. G. Lee-Steere - Grenadier Guards.


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

The Battle off The Falklands Islands in the South Atlantic.
The Raid on Cuxhaven - two articles, with mention of Douglas A. Oliver - Francis E. T. Hewlett - Robert P. Ross - Cecil F. Kilner - Arnold J. Miley - Charles H. K. Edmonds - Vivian Gaskell Blackburn etc.
German Raid on Dunkirk - approx . 130 words.
The Western Battle Front with mention of The Yser - Flanders - Vosges - Meuse - Alsace.
The War in Poland and Galicia.
American Protest, Dr Page to Foreign Office - approx. 90 words sleekburnc. 0901

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. There are binding witness marks to the outer spine. 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 1200 (Wt. range 201g).
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