1915 WW1 Magazine WAR HORSES Dardanelles Kumkale ZILLBEKE HILL 60 Battle GREAT WAR (7300)

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Original WW1 Magazine Detailing Events in the Great War Dated 1915:DARDANELLES HMS IRRESISTIBLE Essex Cyclist Scouts ALPIN CHASSEURS BLUE DEVILS BAND Zillebeke Hill 60 OFFICERS ORANGE FREE STATE COMMANDO Dardanelles Kumkale Battle ROYAL MARINES Women War Work WAR HORSES Persian Gulf Map


Original First World War Magazine

DATED 1915

Twelve pages (24 sides)

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

Group of Essex Cycle Scouts Riding Along A Coast Road - full front page showing a river inlet; a wind mill; a sailing boat showing the fishing boat registration code on the side HH 9 which is for Harwich I believe. It looks like a post mill with a three story roundhouse, and possibly four double patent sails.

Behind the British Lines in France: General French Unofficially Reviews a Line of War Worn Soldiers off to the Trenches.

Full page entitled Super Huns: The Kaiser's Kings of Kultur nine photographic images:

General Baron von Scheffer-Boyadel.

Lieutenant General Wild von Hohenborn the Minister of War.

In a Berlin Hospital: General von Moltke and His Wounded Sons, Captain Wilhelm von Moltke and Lieutenant Adam von Moltke.

General von Woyrsch the Commander of the Landwehr Corps.

Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg. c.keenlyside.

General Ewald von Lochow.

General von Kluck (nicknamed Old One O'Clock by British Soldiers) with Colonel von Bergmann and General von Kuhl.

The Battlefield as Described by an ASC Sergeant From a Sketch Made by Him.

A French Gun in Action, The Officer Has His Hands to His Ears and Gunners Wearing Ear Caps to Reduce Noise.

An Austrian Big Gun at the Moment of Firing; The Soldier Covers his Ears.

An Artillery Duel in Progress o the French: Gunners Cover Their Ears.

The Last Moments of HMS Irresistible After hitting a Mine in the Dardanelles.

French Artillery Marching Along the Desert Road to Alexandria.

General D'Amade and Sir Ian Hamilton Operating in the East.

An Impressive Review near Alexandria With General Sir Ian Hamilton and General D'Amade Reviewing the Troops.

Near the Trocadero, Paris: Party of War Scarred Soldiers Arriving in a Car to a Fete.

A Wounded Soldier Being Helped by Two Paris Policemen at the Fete.

General Pau the French Strategist Greeted by Parisians on his Return.

The Alpine Chasseurs or "Blue Devils" Giving a Brass Accompaniment of the Cannons in the Wood of Montmare, St Mihiel a Mile from German Trenches.

Full page entitled The Next Generation Prepares with Keen Enthusiasm the army of the future:

Young Children in an Alsatian Village Crying Vive la France! with French Soldiers.

Young French Reserves Wave Their Parents Goodbye at the Gare du Lyon x2 photogaphic images.

Infantile French Patriots Some Members of the 1930 Class in Training small children dresses as soldiers with their wooden stick "rifles" and paper army hats.


Full page entitlet Racket and Rest Along the British Firing Front:

A Sergeant Major Completing His Morning Toilet.

An Officer Occupant of a House Within Range of the Enemy Guns, Returning from Trench Duty to Discover a "Jack Johnson" had Completely Wreceked the "happy home" - the officer staning inthe ruins of the house.

A Peasant Going About His Work with Fatalistic Indifference, While the Village in the Foreground is Being Heavily Bombarded.

A Bomb Proof Shelter of Logs, Sandbags and Brushwood: The Temporary home of Three British Officers in Northern France.

Page entitled Hygienic War Devices to Kill the Deadly Microbe:

New Travelling Boiler Now Part of the German Red Cross Equipment: The Contraption Stopping and Men Drawing Water From Wayside Stream or Pond and Filtering it Simultaneously.

British Soldiers Filling A Wagon With Sterilised Water is Why Our Army is So Free From Enteric.

Russian Travelling Laundry: A Railway Car Which Visits Various Points in the Russian Lines to Collect Soldiers Clothes for Washing.

Special Portable Clothes and Linen Disinfector a Feature of the French Red Cross Service. sleekburnc.

A Hand Sterilisation Apparatus Drawn by a Horse Which was Invented for the Use of the Soldiers and Civilians Population.

An Incident at Neuve Chapelle: The Worcesters Hunting Down German Soldiers, Find One Trying To Heave His Portly Form up the Chimney - full apge from a drawing showing British soldiers of the Worcestershire Regt. Entering a room where German soldiers are trying to flee.

The Brilliant Capture and Defence of Hill 60 at Zillebeke near Ypres: British Soldiers Entrenched in a Deep Hole Caused by Explosion of Mines - a full page from a drawing by Dudley Tennant showing British soldiers in the bomb crater attacking the enemy position on the famous "Hill 60".

Full page entitled Africa Aflame with Britain's Four Wars:

Warriors of the King Emperor Operating at a Heliograph Station.

Black Soldiers from the Soudan and From India as Allies: These picturesque warriors form a strange contrast with their modern equipment.

Officers of the Orange Free State Loyal Commando Who Fought for Either Britain or the Boers, Now all Are Patriots - group photograph showing fourteen men.

Officers and Men of the Orange Free State Defending the Traditions of the British Empire.

One of the Empire's Hero Sons Fighting in South West Africa From Behind the Shelter of Sand Bags.

Full page entitled Huns East and West Fulfill Prussia's Tragic Destiny:

German Artillery Entrenched and Screened from the Allies Airmen.

Machine Gun Being Hoisted Reive into a Tree by German Soldiers.

Krupp's "the devil's workshop" Sends Perambulating Repair Depots to the Front for the Guns.

On the Shores of the Masurian Lakes: Troops of the Landsturm in the Trenches; A Sniper is Posted in a Tree.

Near Neuve Chapelle: German Machine Guns Installed in a Window Under A thatched Roof of a Farmhouse.

The War in the Levant:

general View of Seddul Bahr One of the First Gates to Constantinople in the Dardanelles.

A Turkish Field Guns Shell Falls Wide of Its Mark, Exploding in the Water.

Kum Kaleh Fort Being Bombarded by the Allies; The Fort on Fire.

The Dardanelles - full page:

Royal Marines or "Water Gunners" in Turkish Forts built With German Money: Sentry Marines in an Abandoned Turkish Redoubt.

Royal Marines Taking Cover Behind a Dismantled Turkish Fortress.

Royal Marines Arriving to Take Up Guard Duties.

Marine Sentry Watching a Woman Washing Clothes By Beating Them on Rocks.

Turkish women and Children Who Are Used to the Presence of British Bluejackets and Marines, and Children Gathered Around British Sailors x2 photographic images.

Boots Discarded by Our Men at the FrontKeenlyside.

Group of British Men Entrenched in a Shell Wrecked Building In France.

Gallipoli and Officers of HMSTriumph and Majestic Who Rendered the Submarine E15 Useless In Case it Fell into Turkish Hands:

Commander Arthur Brooke Webb RNR.

Commander Eric G. Robinson.

Lieutenant Claude Godwin.

Women in War Time Work:

Members of a Revue Company Appearig at a Local Music hall, Escorting Patriots to the Recruiting Office Near Wood Green.

A Zouave Buys the Latest News of the War From a Fashionable Newsgirl.

Women Street Cleaners a Feature of La Ville Lumiere (Paris).

A Joan of Arc Type Carrying a Gun with the Colours of the Regiment Affixed to It.

Young Serbian Women Wait Outside the Red Cross Hospital for News of The Wounded.

Russian Royalties Nursing Wounded Officers at the Imperial Hospital Tsarkoe Selo: Daugters of the Tsar, The Tsaritza - Grand Duchess Tatiana - Grand Duchess Olga - nurses in an operating theatre.

French Airmen and Crew Taking Aboard Bombs.

Full page entitled Some Equine Recruits and Veterans:

A Horse in Training With The Canadian Contingent's Remount Deopt.

Russians Tending a Wounded Horse Muzzled with Nose Pincers.

Countryside Scene Near A British Camp in France: Transport Service Horses Being Watered in a Stream.

A Popular French Jockey Entertaining Wounded Britons and Frenchmen in a Riding School that is Now a Hospital.

Member of The Canadian Contingent Decorating One of His Horses with Gaily Coloured Ribbons.

A War Scarred Horse Which Had Worked for the Allies Cause, In a Hospital near Paris, Will be Allowed to End Her Days in Peace - the horse with an amputated leg and its handlers.

Map: The Region of British Activities in the Persian Gulf - shows areas from Mishrif - Kuwait - Jehard in the south; through Bandar Mashur - Khor Wasta - Muhamera - Busra: To SKhor El Hamar - Serifa - Ahwaz - Miel - Nasrie - in the North. Also Shows river Euphrates - projected railway - Turco Persian Boundary etc..


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

An article on Air Warfare, RFC (RAF) etc by C. G .Grey.

Article by F. A. McKenzie the Daily Mail War Correspondent.

Article by Carlyon Bellairs RN on the war at sea, the Navy etc.

Article entitled The Real Triumph of German Kultur by Edward Wright.

Battlefield in the Great War - Described by an ASC Sergeant. sleekburnc.0105.

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 7300 (Wt. range 201g)
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