SOMME BATTLE OFFENSIVE Jack Cornwell VC FLANDERS Thiepval MONTAUBAN General Foch
A magazine detailing events in the First World War
12 pages (24 sides)
John Travers Cornwell Aged 16 Standing on the Deck of HMS Chester in The Battle of Jutland - full page from a drawing.
Soldiers Working Behind the Lines at the Front - fp showing x5pics.
Basil Clarke - small photo. to accompany his article on the war on the Bukovina Border.
Truckloads of Shells for Batteries of French Guns on the Somme - half page (hp).
How a Burly Anzac Won a Five Franc Bet South of Armentieres - fp from a drawing.
The Fighting in Flanders - fp showing x4photos: Men of the Canadian Scottish - Canadian Sniper - Bombardier Throwing a Grenade.
Before and After the Advance on the Western Front - fp showing x5photos: Anzacs Bringing up a Water Cart - British Soldiers Wearing New Type of Headgear - British Tommy Chalking Shells with Complementary Messages for Fritz - Canadian Wounded Being Removed After Fighting - Resting in the Trenches.
Some Wounded Heroes from the Somme - fp showing x6 photos: Two Wounded Playing Draughts in Hospital - Three New Arrivals in London Hospital Ward - etc.
The British Charge at La Boisselle on the Somme - fp showing x2photos: British Troops Charging Over No Man's Land - British Officers Contemplating the Aftermath Scene and RAMC Orderlies at Their Work in the Background.
Thoughts of Home Before the Critical Effort on the Somme - fp from a drawing showing a group of British soldiers relaxing, writing letters etc by candlelight.
An Incident at Montauban: The Abjact Surrender of a Number of German Soldiers - fp from a drawing.
Recurrence of Red Cross Treachery at Thiepval by German Soldiers - fp from a drawing.
The Ruins of Zillebeke Village.
With General Foch Advancing on the Somme - fp showing x4photos.
Belgium - showing x3photos on fp: Belgian Machine Gun Emplacement - Field Telephone Operator - Belgian Army Marching to the Trenches.
International Shooting Match Near the Trenches - fp x3photos: Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders, South Africans etc - Sir Charles Wakefield Visiting the London Battalions on the Western Front.
East Africa - double page (dp) x4photos. With the Campaign in German East Africa. Sleekburnc.
Presentation Aeroplanes Lined up Somewhere in England Before Being Piloted Overseas to War Zones. reive
Mr M. D. Manton Chief Pilot of Grahame-White Aviation Co.
Sausage Shaped Observation Balloon Being Sent to the Ground by a British Aeroplane - fp.
British Cross Channel Pilots Somewhere o the South Coast Waiting for Orders for Departure.
Fp showing x4 photos: Italian Artillery Advancing to the Alpine Front - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with Italian Officer Guides at Aquileia - Conan Doyle with M. Maxse of the Newspaper National Review, miel and M. Rene Berthelot - Soldiers in Trenches and Dug Outs on the French Front on the Somme.
The Somme and The Glorious First of July - by Edward Wright.
Aircraft in War by C. G. Grey.
Chronology of Events of the Month up to 30 Jun 1916.
Plus caption articles to accompany many of the images.
Please see main description link for content. If there is a particular date you require regarding this item please ask. 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.
It measures 285mmx220mm (11.25 x 8.5") approx. The spine is loose with binding witness marks. There is age yellowing and spotting/foxing and some marking. Some creases etc to corners and handling marks to edges. Images, 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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