1916 World War WW1 Magazine FLORA ANNIE STEELE Verdun DE FONT REAUX (4800)

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13 pages (26 sides) of:


A magazine detailing events in the First World War


DATED 1916  


This first part of the description features a list of images i.e. photographs, sketches, maps, drawings etc (these sometimes have descriptive articles but not always). They include:

SW of La Bassee: British Troops with Machine Gun in a Mine Crater During a German Counter Attack - full page (fp) from a drawing

Flora Annie Steel - from a small photo.

Full page entitled From Field to Field of Britain's Endeavour: British Officers Inspecting a Captured German Trench - British Officer - - British Officer Jumping a Sandbag Wall at A Gymkhana Held to Entertian the Troops at Salonika - - Pipers of a Scottish Regiment in a Village Street in Greece.

Huge Stacks of high Explosive Projectiles Behind Franch Lines.

Full page from a drawing by Stanley L. Wood entitled On Your Feet, Lads A Glory of Douaumont - shows the French infantry commandant De Font Reaux rallying his men on into a battle.

Horses for Transport Work With British Expeditionary Force in Mesopotamia Being Ferried on the Tigris - half page (hp).

Camels Used As Transport in British East Africa Coming Ashore From Native Boats - hp.

British Soldiers Billeted for the night on Board a Battleship in the Levant - hp.

Men of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on the Deck of a British Warship - hp.

The Tsar of Russia with General Kuropatkin on the North Front - fp; showing 4pics.

Page entitled Perennial Duel Betwseen Archies and Skycraft: Italian Anti Aircraft Gunners and Their Archie on an Alpine height - - French 90mm Gun in Action against a German Aeroplane - - Plus two other pics. (info. ARchies were anti aircraft guns)

With The French at Verdun - fp; showing 5 pics.

The French Safeguard Against Gas and Grenades - fp; showing 2pics.

Pretre Wood: Two French Soldiers in a Sand Bagged Position - fp. Info. Bois-le-Prêtre.

Soldiers Sheltering in a Forest in the Bosges - fp.

Full page titled Petain's Heroes to and From the Battle Front: Outside Verdun, Soldiers Marching to the Trenches while Women children are Ordered to Leave their Homes - - Troops in Reserve Behind the Verdun Fighting Line - - Civilians About to Leave Battle one - x3pics.

Full page titled Debris and Derelicts of the Verdun Storm: The Ruins of hennement - - Germans Captured at Verdun - - French officers Interrogating Prisoners at Verdun - x3pics.

Full page entitled With Friend and Foe Ashore and Afloat: French Sniper in a Mine Crater - - Baby Dnkey Mascot of the New Zealander in Egypt - - Captured hun Being Shown a Huge German Shell Fired into French Lines but not Exploding - - Natives in Mesopotamia in a Primitive River Canoe - - Swedish Drill Aboard British Destroyer - - British Officers on a Cruiser Scan The Sea for Submarines. X6pics.

Fp Fighting Bedouins in W. Egypt: Australinas Training Near Cairo - - Bedouins Captured In W. Egypt with British Soldiers.

Hundreds of Camels Ready to Proceed to the Western Frontier of Egypt. - x3pics.

Map: The Last German Colony East Africa - fp map stretching from South Uganda - Sth. British East Africa in the North down to N. Portuguese East Africa and N. Rhodesia in the South. Also showing Mombasa - Zanzibar - Dar es Salaam - Mafia - Lake Nyasa - Bismarckburg - New Langenburg - Mahenge - - Tabor - Kilimatinde - Usumbura - Muansa - etc.

A Sporting Event With The Grand Fleet: A Boxing Match on the Deck of Board a British Warship at Sea - fp.

German Sailors hauling a Hydroplane out of the Sea at Wilhelmshafen.

Decorated for Valour:

Private Charles Hull VC Who Saved the Life of Captain G. E. D. Learoyd.

Captain Cecil Phillips MC of Welsh Regiment

Sergeatn H. J. Waller DCM - MIddx Rege

Private H. Christian VC - 2nd Royal Lancaster Regt.

Second Lieutenant A V. Smith VC - 5th East Lancashire Regt (TF). Photograph of him with his parents possibly.

Sergeant S. Maynard DCM - 1st Border Regt.

Corporal W. Bartlett DCM - 2nd Bedford Regt.

Sec. Lieutenant J. K. W. Trueman MC - 6th Wilts Regt.

Sec. Lt. S. P. Hannan MC - RFA.

Destruction of an Old Lighter, Blown up by British "Handymen" in the Eastern Mediterranean - fp of the explosion. - Small tear to right border on this page not affecting image.


This second part of the description features items of news articles etc but have no images associated with the subject matter unless listed above. They include:

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

The Yorkshire Light Infantry by A. W. Holland.

Article on the events etc in the war by F. A. McKenzie War Correspondent.

Page entitled Fallen Stars: A Study of the Shirkers specially written by Flora Annie Steel the novelist. A very interesting piece how women are stepping up to the roles asked of them in the war effort; and pointing a finger at some of the men not playing any part, or very little at all.


If there is a particular date you require in regards to this item eg. for a Birthday or anniversary etc please ask. This magazine is an original and 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.

It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5 inches) approx. The spine is loose with binding witness marks where once bound. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. There are some creases etc to corners. There are handling marks to the edges. The photographic images, sketches etc. vary in size. Small tear to back page affecting border.

PLEASE NOTE: I cannot guarantee that the issue is complete 'as published' - but what I have described above IS present. As far as I can tell there are no pages missing, but if you are 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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